Christian Minkowitsch
Instrument: organ

Minkowitsch Christian

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Maluma 3 2007
2 Café olé 10 2007
3 Unceremonious Ceremonies - für 7 Blechbläser und 2 Schlagzeuger 2006
4 Quer durch den Brambach - für Sopran und Kammerensemble 2005
5 Choralimprovisationen 2005
6 Don't feed the Trolls! 2005
7 The Minimal Farm 2 2004
8 Café olé 9 2004
9 Café olé 8 2003
10 The Minimal Farm 2002
11 Short stories 2000
12 4 Stücke - für Orgel zu 4 Händen und Füssen 2000
13 Der sechste Sinn 2 1999
14 Café olé 5 1999
15 Die beiden Leben des k. b. 1998
16 Aberglaube bringt Unglück 1998
17 Nocturne 1997
18 Café olé 2 1996 6m
19 Café olé 3 1996 9m
20 ... nicht für Anstandsdamen bestimmt - Klavierzyklus 1995 58m
21 Maluma 2 1995 13m
22 Die unerträgliche Feuchtigkeit des Leims II 1994 12m
23 Der sechste Sinn 1994 16m
24 Kein Pfeffer für Marzipan 1993 6m
25 Zlumfz 1993 11m
26 Aus dem geheimen Leben des k. b. 1992 12m
27 Ohne Umschweife 1992 11m
28 Get out 1991 3m
29 Passacaglia 1991 4m
30 Die unerträgliche Feuchtigkeit des Leims I 1991 3m
31 Znirfz 1991 4m
32 Unter der Bedeckung eines Hutes 1991 7m
33 Out of Marzipan - Marzipan ist die Hauptstadt von Tiramisu 1991 7m
34 Nownowism - Kollektivkompositionen 1991 19m 42s
35 Frederick's Delight 1990 4m
36 Das Betthupferl 1990 3m
37 brelludeum 1990 3m
38 karl ein karl 1990 15m
39 karl ein kurt 1990 13m
40 Fantasie 1989 13m
41 Menuett 1989 2m
42 Von Draußen 1989 5m
43 Das Schlaftier 1989 5m
44 Take off 1989 7m
45 Maluma 1989 6m
46 Afternoon Sunrise 1989 7m
47 Alles für die Katz' 1989
48 lichtscheinbar 1989 8m
49 Take off II 1989 7m
50 Unüberwindlich starker Held, St. Michael - Vorspiel, 4 Zwischenspiele und Nachspiel für Orgel 1989 6m
51 Im Dunkel des Lichts 1989 - 1990 12m
52 Metamorphose 1988 4m
53 Choral 1988 5m
54 Quartett 1988 12m
55 Circular Framework - für Tonband 1988 9m
56 Drei Duos für zwei Querflöten 1987 7m
57 Musik für Flöte und Klavier 1987 9m
58 Spielereien 1987 5m
59 Mobile 1987
60 Christ ist erstanden - Partita 1986 10m
61 Zwei kleine Stücke für Klavier 1986 3m
62 Improvisation II 1981 5m
63 Improvisation I 1979 4m
64 Stille Nacht - Toccata 1979 3m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1962
Date of Birth:  26. October 1962
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Year of Death:  2018
Date of Death:  26. March 2018
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Born in Vienna in 1962. Already during school piano and organ lessons. Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Schermann, Gattermeyer and Urbanner. Since 1991 teaching and head of a composition class at the Vienna Conservatory. As a musician member of the improvisational group "Things of Nownow", organist and improviser.
The musical focus mainly lies on chamber music and solo pieces for piano and organ, apart from this also on works for orchestra and choir. Performances in Austria, Italy, Azerbaijan, Colombia etc.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1970

courses in piano playing, later organ (Franz Kollment)

1982 - 1991

music theory, composition

1982 - 1991

music theory, composition

1982 - 1991

music theory, composition

1988

participation

1988 - 1989

Teilnahme in summer courses

1991

diploma with distinction

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1988 - 1992

keyboarder of the improvisational band "Things of NowNow" along with Alexander Wagendristel, Lukas Ligeti und Friedrich Neuenbarth

1996

co-founder

organist of the parish Greifenstein and the parish Neusimmering until 2003

2007

Arte-Latino Viena: educational concerts with street children, workshops and concerts as part of a cultural exchange program

teaching activity, conduct of a composition class, music theory and counterpoint, compositional techniques of the 20th and 21st century

organ concerts and improviser at the Stift Herzogenburg etc.

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1990

Konzert von "Things of Nownow", performance of various pieces

1993
1995

city-initiative "Kulturspektakel"

1998
1999
2002

Baku Festival

2002
2006
2008

Arte-Latino Viena

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1989

work scholarship