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TUTSCHKU, HANS - Firmament

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: empreintes DIGITALes IMED 15131
Release Year: 2015
Note: "A universe of sound is surrounding us from within. Its composed of our dreams, fears and longings. It only exists within our body, our own imagination"...three new pieces by East-German electro-acoustic composer HANS TUTSCHKU (created 2011-2014), who nowadays works as professor of composition at Harvard University (USA): "Firmament-Schlaflos" , "Klaviersammlung", "Issho ni"; captivating stuff that takes you on a journey of imaginations..
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" 'Firmament - schlaflos' (2010), 'Klaviersammlung' (2011), 'Issho ni' (2014).
Hans Tutschku began to study music at an early age. In 1982 he joined the Ensemble fr Intuitive Musik Weimar, playing synthesizer and live electronics. He studied electroacoustic composition at the Hochschule fr Musik in Dresden (Germany), and accompanied Karlheinz Stockhausen on several concert tours in 1989-91 for the purpose of studying sound diffusion.
In 1989 he co-founded with Michael von Hintzenstern the Klang Projekte Weimar, a presenter of contemporary music, which presents an annual festival as well as a concert series.
In 1991-92 he took part in the international year-long course at the Institute of Sonology (The Hague, The Netherlands). In 1994 he followed the annual composition and computer music course at IRCAM (Paris, France). In 1995-96, he taught electroacoustic composition at the Franz Liszt Academy in Weimar (Germany) where he also set up the studio. In 1996, he attended the Royaumont Composition Workshop with Brian Ferneyhough and Klaus Huber (France).
He taught at IRCAM (Paris, France) from 1997 to 2001, and at the Conservatoire de Montbliard (France) from 2001 to 2004. In May 2003 he completed a PhD in composition at the University of Birmingham (England, UK) with Jonty Harrison. Since September 2004 he has been working as professor of composition and director of the electroacoustic studios at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA)." [label info]