Rabl Günther

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Eines toten Morgens 2011 - 2012 25m
2 Threnody for no particular reason - Music for multidimensional contemplation 2011 - 2012
3 Speedup Chopin 2006 12m
4 Ain't there TV after death 2005 13m
5 Betiri-Suite 2002 60m
6 Mite E-Lite 2001 - 2002 19m
7 Belcanto - a radically new approach to some old songs 2000 23m
8 Fourier auf der Reise nach Prag 1996 45m
9 Der arme Spielmann 1995 10m
10 Steinbutt-Variationen - Variationen über einen Text von Laszlo Steinbutt 1993 - 1995 10m
11 Katharsis 1991 - 1994 1h 20m
12 IMPS 1991 4m
13 Odyssee 1991 46m
14 Suite aus Farewell tempered piano 1991 13m
15 Farewell Tempered Piano 1991 42m
16 Vier Skizzen - Zu den "Erinnerungen an die verlorene Musik" 1990 12m
17 Von anderen Sonnen 1990 22m
18 Kleine Fuge 1989 2m
19 Eve 1988 7m
20 Betiri - speech opera after a novel by Werner Helwig 1988 - 1989
21 Bittersweet 1987 3m
22 Landschaft 1986 34m
23 Styx - Eine Fuge in Klängen und Bildern für vier Projektionen und vier Lautsprechersysteme 1984 48m
24 Trio II 1981
25 Atem - Ein Denkmal 1981 19m
26 Nebengeräusche - Etüde in Grau 1980 ~ 50m
27 Trio I 1978 9m
28 Märchen - Eine Komposition in Klängen und Bildern 1977 15m
29 Mugl entsteigt - Eine Komposition mit lebenden Klängen 1976 25m
30 Mugl entsteigt II 1976 20m

General Information

Date of Birth:  14. October 1953
Place of Birth:  Linz
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1972

school-leaving examination

1974 - 1976

electro-acoustics

self-taught

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1973 - 1975

bass-player in the band around the Polish saxophone-player Leszek Zadlo; concerts in Austria, Germany, Hungaria and Poland

1976

foundation of his own experimental studio

1976 - 1978

working with some ensembles and musicians of the European free-jazz scene, a.o. duo with the violin-player Paul Fickl; concerts in Austria and France (Steirischer Herbst, Musee de l'Art Moderne Paris etc.)

1976 - 1978

improvisational duos, trios, solo concerts and performances with double bass, tape and slide projections;
concerts in Austria, France, Croatia

1978 - 1980

improvisational trio with Friedrich Gulda and Ursula Anders; concerts in Austria and Germany
(Konzerthaus Vienna, Kongresshaus Salzburg, Liederhalle Stuttgart, Palais Erzherzog Karl Vienna etc.)

1982

worked at the EMS-Institute for Electroacoustic Music

1982 - 1997

periodical recordings with the synthesizer-player Dieter Feichtner (1943-99)

1983 - 1984

mathematical works on multidimensional spaces

1986 - 1987

renewed cooperation with Friedrich Gulda in the project "Landscape with pianist (Landschaft mit Pianist)" for tape and piano-improvisation, concerts in Austria and Germany

1987 - 1988

development of algorithms for the numerical simulation of vibrating strings and membranes

1988 - 1989

two-time organisation of the festival for electronic tape music in the former propaganda cinema in Allentsteig

1989 - 1990

development of the software "NMS" for the numerical processing of sound on the PC, completion in 1993

1990

lectures on the theory of electro-acoustic music

1992

artistic director of a continuation of the festival in Linz

1993

ever since lectures and seminars on music-theory in Austria and Slovakia

1993 - 1995

development of the software "FFTBOX" for the processing of soundfiles in the time level and in the frequency level (Fourier-transformation over the entire range)

1999

foundation of his own label

2000 - 2001

cultural critique of the music scene in Lower Austria - "Demontagen"

2001

"Mail für Hiob", satirical and polemical texts on music and culture

2002

"Electric Orpheus": writings on the theory of electro-acoustic and computer music

planning of speaker installations for his own performances and collaborative concerts with tape music

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1992

participation at the "Austrian Soundscape"

Munich Philharmonics

Schloßhof Palace

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
1991

composition-commission for the Austrian pavilion at the EXPO '92 in Sevilla, planning and design of the speaker-installation

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1979

state scholarship for composition

1989

state scholarship for composition

1995

publicity award

2000

culture award

2004

culture award

2007

recognition

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