Photographer: Elfie Semotan ©

Koglmann Franz

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Join! - opera in 3 acts 2013
2 Süßer Duft Polenta 2011
3 Night Drive - Concerto grosso 2011
4 Identities 2011
5 Lo-lee-ta - Music on Nabokov 2008 ~ 45m
6 Nächtliche Spaziergänge 2007
7 Streichquintett plus 2005
8 Let's Make Love 2004
9 Fear Death by Water 2003
10 Vivace - (Venus in Transit) 2001
11 Don't play, just be 1997 ~ 20m
12 Die Unsterblichen - an opera based on three films 1997
13 Ein heller, lichter, schöner Tag 1997 6m
14 O Moon My Pin-Up 1996 ~ 45m
15 139. Psalm 1996
16 28 x 3 1995
17 Lamento for Jon Eardley - for brass ensemble 1995 8m 30s
18 Latter Day 1995 3m 20s
19 Mélange de la promenade - nach Motiven von Modest Mussorgskij für Septett und Jazzquartett 1993
20 Annette 1992
21 Cantos I-IV 1992 59m 59s
22 L'Heure Bleue 1991 7m 13s
23 Leopard Lady 1991 7m 14s
24 Black Beauty - (Duke Ellington), Arrangement 1991 5m 12s
25 Moon Dreams - (Chummy MacGregor), Arrangement 1991 3m 22s
26 It Isn't Easy - (Ralph Richardson), Arrangement 1991 8m 10s
27 Out of Nowhere - (John W. Green), Arrangement 1991 3m 46s
28 Chateau de Bouges 1990 9m 39s
29 Die Kühle, der Duft, der Glanz - Hommage à Franz Schubert 1990 6m 16s
30 Constantin's Dream 1990 6m 29s
31 Monoblue 1990 6m 21s
32 Das Rätsel eines Tages 1990 6m 54s
33 Eccentric Shorty 1990 7m 8s
34 At The Jazz Band Ball - (Nick La Rocca/Larry Shields), Arrangement 1990 2m 37s
35 Festive Minor - (Gerry Mulligan), Arrangement 1989 3m 42s
36 The Fable of Mable - (Dick Twardzik), Arrangement 1989 4m 42s
37 Jambangle - (Gil Evans), Arrangement 1989 5m 22s
38 For Max 1989 4m 33s
39 Mallarmé 1989
40 For Bix 1989 6m
41 April in Vienna 1989 4m 55s
42 Oof 1989 3m 51s
43 Aristony 1989 3m 41s
44 Uccello 1989 6m 26s
45 A White Line 1989 7m 25s
46 Je? 1989 3m 20s
47 The Use of Memory: Bix, Miles and Chet 1989 7m 39s
48 My Funny Valentine - (Richard Rodgers), Arrangement 1989 5m 6s
49 Israel - (Johnny Carisi), Arrangement 1988 8m 34s
50 The Short Life of Barbara Monk - (Ran Blake), Arrangement 1988 11m 50s
51 Zyklus für Tuba solo 1988
52 Slow Fox 1988 4m 29s
53 Der Gast 1988 4m 11s
54 Orte der Geometrie 1988 3m 18s
55 Es rinnt aus dem Hirn 1988 4m 2s
56 Die Schritte 1988 2m 31s
57 They say it's wonderful - (Irving Berlin/Arnold Arlen), Arrangement (Over the Rainbow) 1987 4m 22s
58 The Bankers 1987 4m 30s
59 Ezz-thetic - (George Russell), Arrangement 1987 7m
60 Stratusphunk 1987 5m 43s
61 Schilflied I 1987 30m
62 Schilflied II 1987 31m
63 Schilflied III 1987 34m
64 Das Kreuz mit Beuys 1986 9m 18s
65 In den Nachmittag geflüstert 1986 2m 21s
66 Take Steps 1986 8m 14s
67 Dainty 1986 5m 41s
68 ... Flüchtig, ach! Wie die Jahre 1986 6m 52s
69 In den Nachmittag geflüstert 1986 3m 38s
70 Quotations 1985 6m 33s
71 Der Tod des Vogels 1985
72 Ich, Franz Koglmann 1985 4m 9s
73 The Dream 1985 2m 35s
74 Goldblock 1985 4m 42s
75 Good night 1984
76 Mixture 1984 7m 10s
77 Wenn mich das wütende Abendrot mit seinen schönen Augen anblickt 1982 5m 2s
78 Tanzmusik für Paszstücke 1982
79 Schlaf Schlemmer, Schlaf Magritte 1981 13m 19s
80 Nachts 1980 4m 7s
81 Vernissage 2. Part 1980
82 The Moon is Hiding in Her Hair 1978 7m 55s
83 Quapp 1977 6m 3s
84 Opium 1976
85 Carmilla 1976
86 Der Vogel 1976 3m 42s
87 Karl und das Löschpapier 1976
88 Unio mystica 1975 5m 39s
89 Alter Klang 1974 7m 27s
90 Bowery I 1973
91 Bowery II 1973
92 Hommage to an old raincoat 1973
93 Yesterdays - (Jerome Kern), Arrangement 8m 3s
94 Quotations 6m 33s
95 Let’s Make Love
96 hereafter 1-6 8m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1947
Date of Birth:  22. May 1947
Place of Birth:  Mödling
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Franz Kogelmann is considered a reviver of music in the borderline area of Jazz and European Avant-garde. Almost all of his releases have received awards, e.g. L'heure Bleue was reviewed as record of the year by the London Times and other internationally acclaimed magazines.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1961 - 1967

studies

1969 - 1972

jazz studies

1972 - 1973

study visits in New York and Philadelphia

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1973

founder of the label

1977 - 1978

Ulrich Gumpert Workshop Band: member

1978 - 1981

Galerie nächst St. Stephan: artistic counselling

1979

Trio with Walter Malli and Eugene Chadbourne

1980 - 1985

Mitteleuropa Orchestra: member

1982

founder and ever since artistic counselor

1983 - 1985

Grubenklangorchester: member

1983

founder of the ensemble "Franz Koglmann Pipetet" and ever since member; performances of his own compositions

1985

Finland-tour together with Derek Bailey Company

1985

Trio KoKoKo: co-founder of the trio with Eckard Koltermann (woodwind) and Klaus Koch (double bass)

1986

co-founder of the "Franz Koglmann Pipe Trios" with Rudolf Ruschel (trombone) and Raoul Herget (tuba)

1990

co-founder of the ensemble "Monoblue Quartet" with Tony Coe (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Klaus Koch (double bass) and Burkhard Stangl (guitar)

1992

collaboration with Paul Bley and Gary Peacock

1995

Canada and USA tour together with Lee Konitz and with the "Franz Koglmann Pipe Trio"

1999 - 2004

artistic director of the CD-label

2003

Conservatoire Erik Satie: head of a master-class

radio and television productions in Austria, Germany, France and Italy

participation in numerous renowned international festivals

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1990

world premiere

1992

world premiere

1993

world premiere

1994
1997

world premiere

2003

world premiere

2006

together with Oskar Aichinger and Otto Lechner

2011

world premiere

2013

world premiere

performances at several international festivals for Jazz and improvised music

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
1990
1995
1995
1997
1997
2003
2007

Cultural Capital Sibiu / Hermannstadt (Romania) and the foundation Burkenthal

2011
2011

in cooperation with the City of Udine

2012

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1972

promotional award

1976

promotional award

1987

promotional award

1989

state scholarship for composition

1992

promotional award

1994

state scholarship for composition

1997

composition award

2001

music award

2003

Hans-Koller-Prize (CD of the year 2003)

2003

recognition award for music

2008

Ernst-Krenek-Award

2014

Goldenen Verdienstzeichen des Landes Wien

several awards for CD-recordings, such as Diapason d'or, CD of the month (Stereo), Wire Winner (The Wire), record of the year (Sunday Times)

Discography, Projects

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