Christian Mühlbacher © Viktor Brazdil

Mühlbacher Christian

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Out of the Rag 2018
2 Quart@e 2017 - 2018
3 Hang zum Geist 2017
4 Werben 2017
5 Deus Hominum 2016
6 Wenn das der Kaiser noch, ... 2016
7 Wer ist der Täter II (50%) "Tödliche Donauwelle" 2016
8 Maultrommel und Prolog - Fassung für Kapelle, Bigband und Chor 2016
9 Minimal for 11&1 2016
10 Requiem (minor), Jenseits von Diesseits, Hard Hop, Fluffy, ohr, Mountainlines 2014
11 RADioaktivität 2014
12 Fun 4 Sax - ...eine Saxophonfanfare 2013
13 Die Kakerlaken, die Kirchenmaus, die Lassospienne 2012
14 Fanfare Wien-Berlin 2012
15 Werke zur IV (die Bruckner ist gemeint!) I bis X 2012
16 Wer ist der Täter (50%9 2010
17 3x3 für Sylvie, Ming & Florian 2010
18 PUMP (Delay) 2010
19 Changes, Rhythm, Dr.Med Swing, Noumanji, Trumpet Masala für Nouvelle Cuisine, Graf Pötti (Blueswurst) 2010 - 2013
20 Neue Musik ist spannend 2009
21 Drumming Orchestra X 2009
22 Trumüpet Masala - Trompetenkonzert mit erweiterter Bigband 2009
23 Spirit & Hans - Trompetenkonzert 2008 - 2009
24 Quint@ 6 2008
25 In Memoriam Dr. Julian Friedrich 2008
26 gDoon: Faast, ...auch Fieber, gDoonDung, Nouvelle Crux, Saft Song (saftly), gDoon Broadway, Plektrum 2008
27 Behind the Things 2007
28 Janus Recycling 2007
29 Tatort 1-4 - für Bro Brass 2007
30 Fit 4 Fun - für Pro Brass 2007
31 Check it out - für Nouvelle Cuisine 2007
32 Sequenzen 2007
33 about the things 2006
34 8 x 8 - für Posaunenoktett 2006
35 Q - biologisch, mechanisch, analog, digital, ... - für Ambitus 2006
36 Rettet den Stefansdom - für ABC Brass 2006
37 Konzert für 2 Trompete, Strings, Piano & Percussionen 2005
38 Mozart Revisted 2004 - 2005
39 Vom Himmel / Break of Dawn 2004 - 2005
40 21st century brass 2003
41 Vom Himmel (&zurück) 2002
42 Regentag 2002
43 Glasmusik 2002
44 aus der Erde 2002
45 Alien 2002 2001
46 Tuning für Streichquartett 2000
47 Minus One/Two 1999
48 Things 1999
49 2x2 x 2x2 (für Violine und Baryton/Stimme) 1999
50 Moment 1 - Skala zum Schafott 1999
51 Chamberjungle - für Kammerensemble 1998
52 Chamber Jungle 1998
53 Tango o Tango für Quartett 1997
54 Things 1997
55 City Song 1996
56 Drumming NC 1996
57 Tuning für Posaunenquartett 1996
58 Schach 1995
59 Techno-Marsch 1995
60 Techno-Marsch - Karli's Clubbing Version 1995
61 When a man loves a horn 1995
62 Trio für Posaune, Vibraphon und Kontrabass 1995
63 3 x 3 (für Posaune, Vibraphon & Kontrabass) 1995
64 Südsext 1994
65 Vier Gewebe für Orchester 1994 - 1996
66 Zwei Variationen für Klavier 1993
67 Another Children Song 1993
68 Cousin Igor 1993
69 Für Klavier 1992
70 Mountain Song 1992 8m 20s
71 Du 1991
72 Quitt 1991
73 An eine Strophe von Clemens Brentano sich anschließend 1991
74 Anziehung 1991
75 Angeln mit Sascha 1991
76 Stück 1 - für Streichquartett 1991
77 Fünf Abenteuer für (Pro) Brass 1991
78 Trio - für Klarinette, Baßklarinette und Mallets 1990
79 1000 Striped Roses 1990
80 Jo Diddle 1989
81 Oblesse n'oblige 1985
82 ... noch 40 Meter bis Q 1985
83 Deplombage 1984

General Information

Year of Birth:  1960
Date of Birth:  1. February 1960
Place of Birth:  Vienna
Country of Birth: 

 

Christian Mühlbacher moves in a stylistic spectrum that ranges from rock to jazz to experimental music. Numerous pieces for ensembles of different instrumentations (e.g. for Klangforum Wien, Die Reihe Vienna, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Vienna Trombonequartet, the Bösze Salonorchestra, Janus Ensemble, Pro Brass and various film and theater music) testify to his busy composing activities.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

studies in arrangment and jazz theory

studies in jazz drums

studies in composition

workshops with George Russel, Gil Evans

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation

visiting professor of jazz theory and arrangement for the class "Media Composition and Applied Music"

teacher of classes in percussion and jazz theory

lectures

teacher of jazz theory, arrangement and percussion

initiator and musician of several projects, such as Nouvelle Cuisine, Go 4 it, 5.4.xx, Diphtongs etc.

composer, arranger, drummer and percussionist in various styles between jazz, rock and classical music

 recordings, amongst others with Nouvelle cuisine, Go 4 it, Pro Brass, Sigi Maron, Ronnie Urini, Chet Baker

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation

World Music Days

festival

Brass-Festival Jever

on tour with the ensembles Striped Roses, Nouvelle Cuisine, Vienna Art Orchestra, Pro Brass, etc.

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1984

Art Orchestra Prize

1994

Fourth prize at the Big Band Composition Competition Leibnitz '94

1995

prize at the composition competition Klagenfurt/Viktring

1998

award

1998

state scholarship for composition

ISCM promotional award for New Music

Description of Style

When it comes to my pieces, I basically want to draw from rich material that suits me and suits the compositional project in terms of rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre, instrumentation, etc. All of my pieces form an independent synthesis that were developed in a variety of ways. Things that are easier to understand may lie next to more complex things, pulsating things are juxtaposed with more elegiac ways, light and humorous parts may turn into seriousness.

 

Christian Mühlbacher, 1996

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