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Plessl Manfred

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Instrumentation Category
1 Traman - music for the movie 2018
2 Andi Irons. Kissed by God. - music for the movie 2018
3 Manaslu (AT) - music for the movie 2018
4 Halim - music for the short-movie 2017
5 Life Guidance - music for the movie 2017
6 Bad Luck - music for the movie 2017
7 Burgen und Schlösser - music for the TV-documentary 2017
8 Ein Habsburger auf Mallorca. Ludwig Salvator und der Zauber des Meeres. - music for the TV-documentary 2017
9 ORF UNIVERSUM "Turmfalken - Unsichtbare Nachbarn" - music for the TV-documentary 2017
10 Red Bull Energy Wear - commercial 2017
11 "Paranoida Islands - Asymmetrical Distribution" - for organ, bass clarinet, percussion 2016
12 Precious Gift - music for the short-movie 2016
13 Valossn - music for the movie 2016
14 Higher - music for the movie 2016
15 Mythos Sommerfrische - music for the TV-documentary 2016
16 The Spirit Worlds Of The Mountain Herbs - music for the TV-documentary 2016
17 Von Männern zu Vätern - music for the TV-documentary 2016
18 Red Bull Spielberg "The Cube" - commercial 2016
19 L'Occitane - commercial 2016
20 Fundermax - commercial 2016
21 Bound in Fiction 2015
22 Vier im Jeep - music for the TV-documentary 2015
23 Servus Krone - Audio Branding 2015
24 Sommercard Dachstein - commercial 2015
25 Streif: One Hell Of A Ride - music for the movie 2014
26 Mythos Gallizien. Die Suche nach der ukrainischen Identität. - music for the TV-documentary 2014
27 Mit Volldampf an die K.u.K. Riviera - music for the TV-documentary 2014
28 Bergwelten - music for the TV-documentary 2014
29 Pfau - commercial 2014
30 STW Klagenfurt - commercial 2014
31 Planet USA - music for the movie 2013
32 Musikviertelstunde 1953 - coordinates for soprano saxophone, bass clarinet and elektronics 2013
33 Auf den Schienen des Doppeladlers, Teil 1-3 - music for the TV-documentary 2013 - 2015
34 Die sprechenden Felsen der Aborigines - music for the TV-documentary 2013
35 Secrets of the Dead - music for the TV-documentary 2013
36 Logo Musik - Audio Branding 2013
37 Blaser - commercial 2013 - 2017
38 Kärnten: Lust am Leben. Der Moment. - commercial 2013
39 First Sight - music for the short-movie 2012
40 Undine Geht - stage music 2012
41 Let me try again - music for the movie 2012
42 What Is Love - music for the movie 2012
43 Die Wiege des Alpinismus - music for the TV-documentary 2012
44 Terra Mater "Big Bugs" - music for the TV-documentary 2012
45 Das Weiße Kleid - music for the short-movie 2011
46 Liberty - short-film for museum 2011
47 Die Wirtin - stage music 2011
48 Terra Mater "Das dunkle Geheimnis der Neanderthaler" - music for the TV-documentary 2011
49 Antiheld - for saxphone quartet and speaker 2010
50 Die Zweifel Des Herrn Abramov - music for the short-movie 2010
51 Wo man mit Blut die Grenzen schrieb - music for the TV-documentary 2010
52 ORF UNIVERSUM "Erster auf dem Mount Everest" - music for the TV-documentary 2010
53 Der Uhrmacher und das Land des Lächelns. Eine Geschichte für Soloklarinette 2009
54 Zwei Stücke für Klavier 2009
55 Hammer - music for the short-movie 2008
56 Die Tür - music for the short-movie 2008
57 Mexico - stage music 2008
58 Yellow Cape Town - music for the movie 2007
59 Tag der Teufel - music for the movie 2007
60 Red Santa Down - music for the movie 2006
61 Pompa - music for the movie 2005
62 Ciggybag - Audio Branding 2005
63 Feuerwehr Kärnten - image-movie 2005
64 FH Technikum Kärnten - commercial 2005
65 Unfair - music for the movie 2004
66 Elektronisches Doppelkonzert für Elektronik und Kontrabass 2004
67 Siebtology - music for the short-movie 2003
68 Eine Piratengeschichte - stage music 2003
69 Mimi die Gans - music for the documentary 2003
70 Die Unvollendeten 2002 - 2013
71 Quartett für Klavier und Streicher 2002
72 Epische Vorlagen für Elektronik und Violine solo 2002
73 Denkfehler - music for the short-movie 1999
74 Tower - music for the short-movie 1999

General Information

Year of Birth:  1984
Date of Birth:  13. March 1984
Place of Birth:  Klagenfurt
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Manfred Plessl studied composition and Violin at the Konversatorium Klagenfurt as well as chamber music with Günter Pichler (Alban Berg Quartett) at Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía Madrid. For over five years, he was playing the viola in the Acies Quartett, where won the Gradus ad parnassum price 2006 and was announce "artist of the year 2007" of the Austrian radio station Ö1.

 

For more than 15 years, he has been working as an independent composer for cinema, TV, commercials and theatre.
Projects scored by Manfred Plessl are crowd favorites while being appreciated by critics as well. Streif – One Hell of a Ride (2014) is the most visited cinema documentary in Austria, the film crew of What is Love (2014) was invited to the Berlinale.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1990 - 1999

first violin-lessons

1994 - 2002

Musikgymnasium Viktring: general qualification for university-entrance

1998

start of violin training with Helfried Pfister

2003 - 2004

theater, film and media studies (without degree)

2004

composition of electronic music (Hans Döllinger)

2004 - 2010

lessons with Brian Finlayson

2004 - 2010

composition

2004 - 2013

various classes of chamber-music with Gerhard Schulz, Günther Pichler and Valentin Erben

2006

classes of chamber-music with members of the Juillard-Quartet New York

2007

International Mendelssohn Summer School (a.o. with the Alban Berg Quartet, Guarneri Quartet)

2008 - 2012

Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía Madrid / Instituto International De Musica Camera De Madrid: lessons of chamber-music

2012 - 2015

various composition workshops for contemporary music

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
2002 - 2003

military service - military music (Austrian Federal Armed Forces)

2004 - 2013

violist with the Acies Quartet

independent composer, instrumentalist (violin, viola, mandolin) and producer

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2006

1st Prize in the category "string-quartet"

2006

Mozart-Award, donated on the occaion of the jubilee-year of Mozart in 2006

2006

Great Gradus ad parnassum-Award

2007

Artist of the Year

2007

Artist of the Year

2008

winner of the "Musica Juventutis"-competition of the Konzerthaus Vienna

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 2016: Original Music Score - Bad Luck
  • 2015: Original Music Score - Streif - The Symphony
  • 2013: Die Unvollendeten (Frei Audio)
  • 2011: Acies Quartett - Dimitri Schostakowitsch Streichquartette 3,5, Polka (Gramola)
  • 2009: Acies Quartett - Schubert Quintett, mit David Geringas (Gramola)
  • 2009: Acies Quartett - Friedrich Gulda Streichquartett; Welterstaufnahme (Gramola)

Contact, Links

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