music database

The mica-music database contains comprehensive entries on contemporary Austrian composers, performers, bands and ensembles. The main focus currently lies on the genres contemporary music and jazz.
An extensive presentation of performers from other genres can be found in the SR-Archive for Austrian pop music:, women in electronical music:,

Full discographies by Austrian performers are listed under:

The English version of the composer-database was co-funded by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation and by the AKM.

Aus der Musikdatenbank

© Rudolf Jungwirth, private picture


Rudolf Jungwirth was born in 1955 in Linz, Austria. During his school education he studied piano, organ and composition with Helga Schiff-Riemann, and later in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Michael Radulescu (organ) and Erich Romanovsky and Heinz Kratochwil (theory). For his outstanding artistic engagements he was awarded a prize by the government. He also won prizes for various compositions and music interpretations.


Since 1984 he teaches theory, improvisation, organ and cembalo at the Private University "Anton Bruckner" in Linz. From 1990 to 2001 he was artistic director of the festival "Eferdinger Konzertsommer". During this time he also supervised several projects in organ building. Since 1995 he is cantor at the Protestant Church in Eferding. Rudolf Jungwirth works as a organist and cembalist, als choir conductor and composer.


In 2006 he was composer in residence at the festival "Carinthischer Sommer" in Ossiach. Numerous well-known artists interprete his works in many countries, both European and abroad.

Über die Musikdatenbank