Volkmar Klien
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Instrument: electronics
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Klien Volkmar

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Die Totalverschlumperung 2013 17m 20s
2 Im Strom der Dinge 2013 ~ 8m
3 Personal Soundscapes 2013 50m
4 Im Grossen Ganzen 2012 32m 30s
5 Vertrauen in den Westen 2012 ~ 45m
6 Nahen - Weiten 2011 ~ 40m
7 kristallgatsch - strahlung 2009 ~ 28m
8 schlaz 1 2009 ~ 5m
9 "Dancing on the edge" - music for the short film 2009
10 szs - unsafe sounds 2009 11m
11 start-ziel-siege 2008 ~ 23m
12 laut fahrplan - wider die Macht des Faktischeneine Wirklichkeitsüberarbeitung in Echtzeit 2008 ~ 50m
13 robert & ich 2007 20m
14 john? 2007 4m 1s
15 rauschkinder 2007 54m 30s
16 relative realities 2007
17 sport & trauma - media installation 2007
18 má vlast 2007
19 variations in air pressure 2007 54m 30s
20 wiencouver 1906 2006 39m
21 freundlich, ein wenig unbestimmt 2006 ~ 20m
22 rauschgold 2006 7m 8s
23 lockerungen 2005 ~ 1h 10m
24 lockerungen 4–7 2004 ~ 22m
25 rauschkind 1 2004 ~ 13m
26 music to sediments of an ordinary mind 2004
27 im fett 2003 ~ 7m
28 duplex 2002 18m 52s
29 links – rechts. mitte. weit 2002 18m 52s
30 violin and electronics 2001 23m 48s
31 nodding dog – tanzen 2001 ~ 1h 15m
32 padded perception 2000
33 schlammverfestigung. mit ausblick auf den großen kitsch 1999 8m 9s
34 string trio and white noise 1999 ~ 12m
35 peripheral dinner entertainment 1999
36 amplitudes and frequencies 1998 16m 33s
37 clarinet and four oscillators 1998 8m 56s
38 welterklärung xvii/3 1997 ~ 11m
39 concerto for violin and orchestra 1996 ~ 12m
40 hermann traumtrunken 1995
41 herbert 1995 ~ 11m
42 ahashver und ottoman 1995 ~ 8m
43 pandoras püchse 1995 ~ 13m
44 und manchmal schien's, als sei es möglich 1995 ~ 9m
45 wahre innen 1994
46 Má vlas / my fatherland - a symphonic Poem in the Form of a Radiophonic Roadmovie 34m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1971
Place of Birth:  Hollabrunn
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Studied philosophy and composition in Vienna. In 1997 move to London and freelance artistic activities. In 2002 return to Vienna and since then teaching at the University of Music and Performing Arts. Founded his own record label rose av and production of three CDs with his own works. Collaboration with Nick Rockwell, Thomas Grill, Michael Klien, Wei-Ping Lin, Stump Linshalm etc. Performances and completed projects at the ZKM Karlsruhe, Vienna Modern, Dublin Fringe Festival, Ballet Frankfurt, Volksoper Vienna, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, etc.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

composition

philosophy

2005

London City University: PhD in electroacoustic composition ("Aspects of sonic preconception's role in musical composition and sonic installation")

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1997 - 2002

moving to London, followed by freelance artistic activities

2002

moving to Vienna, since then teacher of electroacoustic composition

2006

founder of the label aufstieg av

realization of several projects for the series "Kunstradio"

curator for electronic music

production of 3 CDs with own works

cooperation with Nick Rockwell, Thomas Grill, Michael Klien, Wei-Ping Lin, Stump-Linshalm etc.

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1998
2006

Visiones Sonoras - International Festival and Composers Meeting

2006

Gallery Maerz

2007

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Korfu Electronic Music Festival

Portobello Festival

performances and realised projects at the ZKM Karlsruhe, Dublin Fringe Festival, Ballett Frankfurt, Volksoper Vienna etc.

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
1998
1999
2000

The Lowry - Manchester

2001
2002

Ballett Frankfurt

2007

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1995

Gustav-Mahler-Award

composition award

composition award

scholarship for composition

culture award

scholarship

state scholarship for composition

honorary mention

recognition award for media art

Max-Brand-Award

Contact Person of (Organisation)