Franz Zaunschirm
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Zaunschirm Franz

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Stille Nacht - Nativity play 2010
2 Das Zauberkraut vom Untersberg 2010
3 Das singende Moor 2007
4 Coole Planeten - kid's musical 2002
5 Maria im Advent 2000
6 Maria Himmelskönigin 2000
7 Eine Gans im Theater 1998
8 Soca - Blutige Erde - music for the film 1994
9 Wiener Brut - für Blechbläserquintett 1993 5m 30s
10 Surrexit - Kantate für Orchester und Soli 1993 21m
11 Eine zerbrochene Zeit - music for the film 1993
12 Die vergessene Minderheit - music for the film 1992
13 Gezeiten - für Blechbläserquintett 1990 6m
14 Memory walk - für Orchester 1989 6m
15 Esi'm Hababa - für Bigband 1984 3m 30s
16 Georgsfanfare - für großes Blasorchester 1984 1m
17 Signal '84 - für großes Blasorchester 1984 1m
18 Singmesse - zum Gotteslob für Blasorchester, Orgel, Chor und Gemeindegesang 1984 12m
19 Wirklichkeit - für gemischten Chor 1983 2m
20 Holiday in Salzburg - für großes Blasorchester 1983 4m 30s
21 Suche nach einem Bild - für Bariton und Orgel 1982 13m
22 Leben eines Mannes - für Männerchor 1982 4m
23 Miniaturen - für Klarinette und Klavier 1981 6m
24 Bläserquintett 1981 12m
25 Dialog - für Streichquartett 1981 10m 30s
26 Flötenmosaik - für Flöte solo 1981 7m
27 Veni creator spiritus - für Blechbläser, Orgel, Pauken und Schlagzeug 1980 12m
28 Abschied - für gemischten Chor und Tenorsolo 1979 6m
29 Sequenzen - für Posaune und Klavier 1978 9m
30 Klaviersonate 1977 13m
31 Partita - über "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" für Orgel 1977 12m
32 Sonate - für Violine solo 1976 8m

General Information

Date of Birth:  29. April 1953
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1972

school leaving examination

1972 - 1973

military music

1972 - 1977

church music

1972 - 1977

composition

1972 - 1977

school music

1977

diploma

1980 - 1982

composition

1980 - 1982

music theory

1983 - 1987

musicology

1987

graduation, PhD

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1977 - 1979

Salzburg Domkapellknaben: choir director

1977 - 1980

teacher

1982 - 1989

lecturer of composition and music theory

1984

teacher

1985 - 1987

teacher

1988

Institut für Hochbegabtenförderung Braunschweig: teacher

1989 - 1991

professor of composition and music theory

1991

professor

1996 - 1999

chairperson

1995 - 2002

chairperson of the study commission for conducting, composition and music theory

1997 - 2000

chairperson at admission and diploma examinations for music theory, composition, choir- and orchestral conducting

2000 - 2002

coordinator for the chairpersons of the study commission responsible for the preparation of new curricula

2003

ever since member of the strategy group (quality management)

2003

ever since member of habilitation processes

2003

ever since member of habilitation processes

2004

ever since director of studies

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1977

recognition award

1980

scholarship

1982

Hamburg Music Weeks: composition award

1983

Austrian Catholic Day: composition award

1983

diploma

1984

Rencontres Internationales de Chant Choral de Tours: composition award

1984

state scholarship for composers

Description of Style

After six completed studies and several awards at various composition competitions, the attitude towards the function of composed music has changed. Since then, absolute music has been fading into the background in favor of music that was composed for specific performers, listeners or events.

 

Franz Zaunschirm, 1995

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 1996: CD "Macht euch bereit"

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