music database

The mica-music database contains comprehensive entries on contemporary Austrian composers, performers, bands and ensembles. The main focus currently lies on the genres contemporary music and jazz.
An extensive presentation of performers from other genres can be found in the SR-Archive for Austrian pop music:, women in electronical music:,

Full discographies by Austrian performers are listed under:

The English version of the composer-database was co-funded by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation and by the AKM.

Aus der Musikdatenbank

Gerhard Präsent ©
Courtesy of Doblinger Musikverlag


Numerous activities as a conductor, especially of contemporary music and his own pieces; married to the violinist Sigrid Präsent-König, founder and artistic director of the ensemble ALEA, numerous concerts, radio- and CD-recordings.

Über die Musikdatenbank