Wolfgang Rihm

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    Nature morteWolfgang Rihm
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    Wölfli-Lieder (1981/82) for baritone and orchestraWolfgang Rihm
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    Frau/Stimme (1989) for soprano and orchestra with second sopranoWolfgang Rihm
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    LändlerWolfgang Rihm

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        The prolific composer Wolfgang Rihm's music is unpredictable, with wide mood swings and shocking juxtapositions between harsh utter violence and gentle, lovely sounds. He began composing at the age of 11. In 1968, he began studying at the State Hochschule f++r Musik in Karlsruhe where his composition teacher was Eugene Velte. He also attended a special course in Humanities on modern composition with composer Wolfgang Fortner and Humphrey Searle, one of the best-known British c... Read more

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