Shenderev Georgi (1937 - 1984)

Shenderev was a composer and bayanist, born in Navoi Uzbekh on July 18, 1937.

In 1958 he graduated from the Music Player School in Simferopol, where he studied bayan, conducting and instrumentation. From 1958 he studied at the Gnessin Institute in Moscow, where he graduated in 1962. There he studied bayan and composition. While studying he also acted as soloist and accompanist in the Yalta Philharmonic of Crimea. 

Once graduated, in 1962, he started teaching bayan and instrumentation in Dnepopetrovsk and from 1966 till 1968, he was a teacher in Kaluga. From 1969 on, he worked in the Crimea. There he died on the 5th of August 1984 in Sun Valley (Crimea)

Shenderev wrote in an authentic national style and had a unique feeling for folk music.
Source: Handbook Accordeonist, author A. P. Basurmanov
1959 Russian Suite no 1 in three parts
        Dumka, Chatushka, Russian Dance
1960 Concertina for accordeon and orchestra
1979 Volga Scenes, concerto for accordeon and orchestra
1982 Russian Fantasy for accordeon and orchestra
Lyric Suite for folk orchestra
Russian Suite no 2
Prelude and toccata for accordeon
Concert Suite for accordeon
24 pedagogical studies for accordeon
Folksongs for accordeon
Improvisation on the theme "Mack the Knife"
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