Hans Kann
Instrument: piano
Category:

Kann Hans

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Tänze und Gesänge der Potscharen 1994 12m
2 Background - Foreground 1991 6m 30s
3 Vibrations 1991
4 Printed Form 1990 3m 30s
5 Waves 1990 4m
6 "Fräulein Else" - music for the film 1989 52m
7 Sequenzen I-IV 1989 8m
8 Tonflächenstudien 1989 12m
9 "Weg ins Freie" - music for the film 1988 40m
10 Der Floh 1987 3m
11 Meine Ruh' ist hin 1987 4m
12 Urfaust 1987 1h 30m
13 Der große Wurstel 1986 50m
14 "Drei Lieder" - music for the film 1986 9m
15 "Top Secret - Valse de concert" - music for the televison movie 1986 1h
16 Nestroy-Lieder 1986 56m
17 "Notausgang" - music for the film 1985 47m
18 "Stationsvorstand Fallmerayer" - music for the film 1985 40m
19 König von Thule 1984 4m
20 Lumpazivagabundus 1983 40m
21 Weder Bettelstab noch Lorbeerbaum 1983 43m
22 Wiener Schnitzel 1982 5m
23 "Was kostet der Sieg" - music for the film 1981
24 Impromptu in cis-moll 1980 4m
25 Metamorphosen über "An Elise" 1979 6m
26 Wann da Wiener 1979 4m
27 Krüppellied 1979 4m 30s
28 Adagio 1978
29 Fünf Studien für die rechte Hand 1978 14m
30 Sinfonietta 1975 8m
31 "Die totale Familie" - music for the film 1974 46m
32 Toccatina 1972 4m
33 Variation über ein Thema von Diabelli 1972 2m 50s
34 Zwölf Alt-Wiener-Walzer 1971 18m
35 Marche grotesque 1970 6m
36 Models - Fingerübungen 1970 40m
37 Drei Lieder für Singstimme und Harfe 1970 9m
38 Concertino für zwei Klaviere 1969 6m
39 Turner's Turn 1969 2m
40 Sonate 1969 8m
41 Der Sturm 1968 48m
42 Drei Präludien 1968 6m
43 Seven Piano Pieces in 5-finger-position 1968 9m
44 Geburtstagsmarsch für Gottfried von Einem 1968 2m
45 Drei Vorspiele 1967 6m
46 König Ubu 1966 38m
47 Sonatine für Clavichord 1966 8m
48 792 Modelle für technische Übungen 1966 1h 30m
49 Abschnitt 37 1965 9m
50 Passacaille 1961 8m
51 Lied im Nebel 1960 5m
52 Tägliche Fingerübungen für Pianisten 1960 20m
53 Der Schwan geht verloren im Taifun 1957 4m
54 Präludio 1957 4m
55 33 Spezialstudien 1957 20m
56 Rondino 1957 5m 30s
57 Sonate für Violine und Pianoforte 1955 12m
58 Klavierstück zu acht Händen 1955 6m
59 Zehn Metaphern 1954 7m
60 Wir sind doch nun 1954 4m
61 Streichtrio 1953 12m
62 Kolykodymie 1953 3m
63 Vier Stücke nach flämischen Volksweisen 1953 6m
64 Tanzstück 1953 4m
65 Jorinde und Joringl 1952 28m
66 Sonatine für Klavier 1952 7m 30s
67 Geräuschsymphonie "a" 1951
68 Zehn Klavierstücke ohne Baßschlüssel 1947 14m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1927
Date of Birth:  14. February 1927
Place of Birth:  Vienna
Year of Death:  2005
Date of Death:  24. June 2005
Place of Death:  Vienna
Nationality: 

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

teachers: A. Bloch, A. Göllner, Friedrich Wührer, Otto Schulhof

composition

private lessons in analysis

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1946

beginning of concert activities

1950 - 1952

teacher

1955 - 1958

University of Arts Tokyo: director of the master class

1961 - 1967

Municipal Academy of Music: head of the piano master class

1977

professor (emeritus since 1995)

1979
1980

concerts in China (including the years 1982 and 1985)

1981

and 1984 concerts and recordings in California

1983

concerts in Japan on historical keyboard instruments from his own collection

1988

performance of all the Haydn-sonatas

1991
1996

tours through South America and the Soviet Union

2002

Paul Kont Society: honorary member

2003

Society for Basic Management Research: advisory board

recordings of rarely performed classical and modern compositions for European broadcasting companies

editor of numerous piano pieces for publishing houses such as Henle, Universal Edition, Zen-On

judge at international piano competitions in Bolzano, Colmar, Tokyo, Prague (2001) and Monza

numerous concert tours through Europe (with the conductors Karajan, Ozawa, Moralt, Swarovsky, Loibner, Hindemith, Hidemaro Konoye, Sacher, Rosbaud, Scherchen)

numerous concert tours through Japan, India, Israel, Turkey, Yugoslavia

courses at the Musashino Music University as well as the Ueno Gakuen Music College

participation in Viennese and European Festival Weeks, Mozart Weeks Salzburg, events of the Bruckner-Haus Linz

deputy chairman

over 130 LP-recordings for Toshiba-EMI, Amadeo, VOX, RCA, JVC, Supraphon, Preiser and many more

numerous Austrian premieres

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1951

ever since, concerts in the Art Club Vienna

1981

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1961

promotional award

1963

promotional award

1984

Johann-Nestroy-Ring

1987

Cross of Honour for Science and Art

1990

Silver Badge of Honor for Science and Art

1994

Imperial House of Japan: Sacred Treasure with Rays (Japanese medal)

Gold Badge of Honor

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