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Gulda Friedrich

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Rezitativ und Arie der Lady Strange - aus "Paradise Island" 1993
2 Paradise Island 1991
3 Du und i 1989
4 General Dance 1989
5 Theme from the 2nd Movement of "Concerto for Ursula" 1989
6 For Paul 1989
7 Exercise 9 1989
8 Concerto for myself - Sonata concertante for Piano and Orchestra 1988
9 Du und i - 2. Golowin-Lied 1986 5m 20s
10 Wintermeditation 1984
11 Ping Pong - for two pianos 1983
12 Concerto for Ursula 1981
13 Konzert für Violoncello und Blasorchester 1980
14 Opus Anders 1980
15 Wohin denn ich 1980
16 The Air From Other Planets 1978
17 Blues for Joe Venuti 1978
18 Bassflute Blues 1977
19 Für Paul 1974
20 Für Rico 1974
21 6 Etüden 1974
22 The Air From Other Planets 1974
23 Wings 1973 ~ 18m
24 Play Piano Play - 10 exercises for piano 1971
25 Aria (Arie) - 3. Satz aus der "Suite for Piano, E-Piano and Drums" 1970
26 Aria (in stile italiano) - 3. Satz aus der "Suite for Piano, E-Piano and Drums" 1970
27 Nina Carina - 3. Satz aus der "Suite for Piano, E-Piano and Drums" 1970
28 Blues Fantasy 1970
29 I see 1970
30 Sinfonie in G 1970
31 Variationen über "Light My Fire" 1970
32 Ouverture for 2 pianos - 2. Satz aus der "Suite for Piano, E-Piano and Drums" 1969
33 Spanische Fliege 1969
34 Neue Wiener Lieder (7 Golowin-Lieder) 1969
35 Wheel in the right machine - Workshop Suite 1969
36 Suite for Piano, E-Piano and Drums 1969
37 Theme from "Dropout" 1969
38 Introduktion und Scherzo 1969
39 Moos auf den Steinen 1968
40 Shuffle - Dritter Satz aus der "Sonatine für Klavier" 1967
41 Entrée - Erster Satz aus der "Sonatine für Klavier" 1967
42 Ballad - Zweiter Satz aus der "Sonatine für Klavier" 1967
43 Sonatine für Klavier 1967
44 Neuer Wiener Walzer 1966
45 Closer 1966
46 Der Neue Wiener Walzer 1966
47 Depression 1966
48 Variations for 2 Pianos and Band 1966
49 Variations 1966
50 Little Suite 1965
51 Prelude und Fuge 1965
52 Sieben Galgenlieder (Neufassung) 1965
53 Prelude - aus "Prelude and Fugue" 1965
54 Lullaby 1965
55 The Excursion - Programmmusik 1965
56 Les Hommages - Suite in the Modes of D 1965
57 Music for 4 soloists and band - Concerto a Quattro 1964
58 The Veiled Old Land - Fantasy for 4 Soloists and Band 1964
59 Music for Piano and Band Nr. 2 - Piano Concerto No. 2 1963
60 Blue most 1962
61 The Horn and I 1962
62 The Opener 1962
63 Music for 3 Soloists and Band 1962
64 Music for Piano and Band Nr. 1 - Piano Concerto No. 1 1962
65 Mann im Schatten 1961
66 3 Jazzstücke 1961
67 Concertino for Players and Singers 1960
68 Kadenzen zu Mozart Klavierkonzerten 1957
69 Cool-Da 1955
70 12 Birdland-Compositions 1955
71 Sieben Galgenlieder 1954
72 Streichquartett fis-Moll 1950 - 1951
73 Fuga für 2 Klaviere 1949
74 Vierhändiges Klavierstück 1949
75 Messe B-Dur 1948
76 So genannte "Übung" im fünfstimmigen Satz 1947
77 4 Eichendorff-Lieder 1946
78 Klavierstück 1946
79 2 Liedformen für Klavier 1945
80 3 Stücke für 2 Blockflöten 1944
81 2 Fugen 1944
82 6 vierstimmige Choräle 1943
83 5 Lieder für Frauenchor 1943
84 Andante für Violine und Klavier 1941
85 Drei Menuette für Streichorchester 1941
86 Variationen für Streichquartett 1941
87 Lied des Fridolin aus "Oberon" 1940
88 Larghetto für Streichtrio 1940
89 Scherzo Nr. 2 für Klavier 1940
90 Scherzo Nr. 1 für Klavier 1940
91 Zwischenspiel für Klavier 1940
92 Kleines Stück für Klavier 1940
93 Invention für Klavier 1940
94 Variationen über ein eigenes Thema für Klavier 1940
95 Variationen über ein Volkslied für Klavier 1940
96 Allegretto für Klavier 1939
97 Fuge - für Saxophonquartett
98 Menuett

General Information

Year of Birth:  1930
Date of Birth:  16. May 1930
Place of Birth:  Vienna
Country of Birth: 
Year of Death:  2000
Date of Death:  27. January 2000
Place of Death:  Weissenbach am Attersee
Nationality: 

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1946

start of the career as concert-pianist

1948 - 1949

played almost 30 concerts in the whole of Europe, 1st tour in South America with 37 concerts a.o. at Rio de Janeiro, Sào Paolo, Montevideo and Buenos Aires

1951

debut

1954

for the first time teacher in a master-class

1955

broadening of the repertoire because of critical views of the current concert business

1955

foundation of the "Klassisches Gulda Orchester"

1960

still very active concertwise  (112 concerts)

1960

concentrated on jazz

1962

temporary withdrawal from playing concerts

1964 - 1966

founder and leader of the Big Band-project "Eurojazz-Orchester"; numerous performances at Graz and Vienna

1966

initiated the "International Competition for Modern Jazz Vienna" for young musicians

1968

recording of the complete piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

1968 - 1971

initiator of the "World Music Festival Ossiach" (in 1971 the festival moved to Viktring, later also to Schloß Moosham and Salzburg)

1990

concept and musical direction of the opening-night of the Wiener Festwochen (May 12th) at the Vienna townhall-square - under the motto "Open Borders" a.o. with Gulda's newly-founded jazz-rock group "The Paradise Band"

1991

numerous concerts under the title "Mozart no End and the Paradise Band" (including Vienna, Frankfurt, Zurich, Milan and Barcelona)

initiator of the "Days of free Music"

concerts together with "Weather Report", "Anima" and Ursula Anders

collaboration with musicians of Heinrich Schiff and Joe Zawinul

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1947

world-premiere (April 17th) at the parish Simmering (final piece in his studies with Prof. Marx)

1951

world-premiere (April 7th)

1953

world-premiere of "Musik für Streichquartett" with the Samohyl-Quartett (November 30th)

1962

world premiere

1964

world premiere with the "Eurojazz-Orchester"

1964

world premiere with the "Eurojazz-Orchester"

1992

concert-premiere (July 20th) at the Munich Philharmonics

numerous events of diverse formats

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1946

1st Place in the "International Music-Competition at Geneva"

1959

Austrian Decoration of Honour for Science and Culture

1968

"Deutscher Schallplattenpreis" for the recording of 32 Beethoven-sonatas at "Amadeo"

1969

Honorary Ring of the 3rd Beethoven-Competition (June 15th), returned it 5 days later

1989

Honorary Ringof awarded by the City of Vienna

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