Dov Carmel, israeli composer-arranger (b.1932)
Musical studies: Violin, music education, composition, choral conducting.
Teaching carrier: 1954-1970 – Harey Efraim Regional High-school.
1971-1995 – Music department, Oranim College of Education.
Private lessons in music theory, musical arrangement.
Prizes: 1968 Acum Prize (Pentahaedron for orchestra);
1971 Kibbutz Culture Prize (Caleidoscope for orchestra);
Havatzelet Scholarship for the Arts (several times), and other awards.
Musical style: The musical language of Dov Carmel is bilateral: on the one hand, his choral music is influenced by the professed israeli-mediterranean style and the music of Bartok and Kodaly.
On the other hand, his instrumental works reflect compositional trends, techniques and devices common in the second half of the last century.