Christian Schedlmayer
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Schedlmayer Christian

General Information

Date of Birth:  5. August 1959
Place of Birth:  Graz
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Date of Death:  8. July 2017
Place of Death:  Vienna
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1978

school leaving examination

1979

University Klagenfurt: Pantomime (Alfred Meschnigg)

1979

music theory

1981

historic dance (Eva Campianu)

1982 - 1984

old music and musical instruments

1982 - 1984

old music and instruments (Peter Kukelka)

1984

composition

1990

diploma with distinction

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1986 - 1993

staff member, then from 1991-1993 editor

1988

ever since regularly invited to give lectures, interviews, introductions to muscial pieces in Austria and Hungary

1989

"Mythos & Seele" with HK Gruber, Christian Ofenbauer, Ensemble die reihe

1989

project "John Cage" with Karlheinz Essl, Christian Ofenbauer, Ensemble die reihe

1990 - 1996

member of the executive committee

1992

"ton": co-editor of the contemporary music journal, symposia (1993 "Expan" Spittal/Drau)

1992

"Lange Nacht der Neuen Klänge": overall conception

1993

University Niyregyháza: guest lecturer

1993

guest lecturer

1996

publisher of the Opera "Rashomon" of Mayako Kubo (Ariadne)

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1994

 

Friedrich Cerha

Nader Mashayekhi

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)

Vienna Chamber Musician

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1990

promotional award

1990

scholarship

1991

work scholarship

1991

state scholarship for composition

1993

state scholarship for composition

Description of Style

I am interested in old instruments (eventually primed) and new tools (digital).  One of my guidelines is the political relevance of open musical conceptions, even by using traditional structures, but also new techniques, real-time computing, ultra-fast terms, layered forms of time. I think it's particularly exciting to see the confrontation between old and subcultural myths of sound with modern civil engineering.

 

Christian Schedlmayer, 1994