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Schmucki Annette

(1968)

Schmucki Annette
Schmucki Annette
Le Petit-Bâle 22
CH-2612 Cormoret
Suisse

Internet: www.blablabor.ch

Biography
annette schmucki works with language as music. music pieces, installations, audio plays, performances and texts make up her repertoire. she is a member of 'blablabor' (with reto friedman), 'band' (with petra ronner) and 'die sieben schweinsschwestern' (with maria gashe).
schmucki studied composition under cornelius schwehr and mathias spahlinger in freiburg i. br.
she is the recipient of numerous awards. her works have been commissioned by such renowned ensembles and festivals as archipel, ascolta, collegium novum zürich, ensemble contrechamps, gnom baden, lucerne festival, ensemble recherche, neue musik rümlingen, staatsoper berlin, tage für neue musik zürich, usine sonore, neue vocalsolisten stuttgart, wdr, wien modern and wittener tage für neue kammermusik.
2010 saw the release of 'hagel und haut', a film about the composer.
annette schmucki was recipient of the villa concordia stipend in 2012/13.
she lives with her family in the bernese jura.


Work list
material (1990)
for 2 guitars
Manuscript
Die Ankunft (1991)
Film music
for string trio and playback
Manuscript
stück (1991-1992)
for violoncello and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
gitter (1993)
Piece
for large drum and small drum with bass drum
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
kaspar ist tot (1993-1994)
for high female voice, clarinet in A, string trio, audio tape
Duration: 18' 00"
Manuscript
elfeinhalb möglichkeiten (1995)
for trombone and playback
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
am fen (1996)
Piece
for a female singer (high vocal range /speaking voice) and accordion
Texts: Robert Walser
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
am fenster zwei (1996)
for eleven voices
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
ziehen stossen schlagen (1996)
for two violins, 4 violas and 3 violoncelli
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
körperkonsistenz. ausschnitt (1996-1997)
for ensemble (fl(pic), cl, bcl, 2perc, pf, vn, va, vc, db)
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
widerstandsvermögen gegen formänderung (1997)
for ensemble (fl(pic).cl(bcl)/ttbn.btbn/2perc/pf/1.1.1.1)
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
wörter, erschöpft (1997-1998)
for 2 percusionists and 2 pianos
Duration: 18' 00"
Manuscript
ohne hemmung, unter reibung, mit sprengung und flattern (1998)
for voice, oboe, violoncello and piano
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 22' 00"
Manuscript
knicken; dreiundvierzig scharniere zur beweglichen befestigung des unbekleideten sprachzustands (1999)
for 5 female voices
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
mein lied (1999)
for altus and violin
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
tatsache, eisschollen; der unzertrennliche anstoss abweichender labialität (2000)
for 3 recorders
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
vocalisen 2 (vocalisms 2) (2001)
23 vocals for Christoph
for marimba solo
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
liebeslieder (aus: zwanzig vokale für pierrette) (2001)
for prepared piano and speaking voice
Manuscript
vocalisen 1 (zwanzig vokale. für pierrette) (2001-2002)
for prepared piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
ungefähre (2001-2002)
Radio play
In collaboration with Reto Friedmann and Udo Israel; a production by blablabor, Zurich.
Duration: 41' 00"
Manuscript
hunderte verschieben das vollbad (2001-2002)
for video, speaking voice, violin, bandoneon and percussion
Image/sound project together with Sandra Boeschenstein.
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
liebeslieder (2001)
Twenty vocals for pierrette (vocalisms 1)
for speaking voice and prepared piano
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 2' 00"-20' 00"
Manuscript
die sprunghafte erweiterung des wortschatzes (2000-2002)
for speaker, trombone, accordion and percussion
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 22' 00"
Manuscript
konsonantse (2002)
Seventeen vocals for pierre (vocalisms 5)
for voice, piccolo, bass clarinet, violin, violoncello and large drum
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
mein zweites lied (2001-2003)
Eleven vocals for b. (vocalisms 3)
for baritone, e-guitar, tuba and percussion
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
achtzehn vokale (2003)
vocalisms 4
for voice, soprano recorder and double bass
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 2' 00"-15' 00"
Manuscript
arbeiten/verlieren. die wörter (2003-2004)
for seven instruments
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
arbeiten/verlieren. die mündung (2003-2005)
Opera
for voice and percussion
Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript
arbeiten/verlieren. die stimmen (2003-2005)
for five voices and seven instruments
Manuscript
39 stufenlos gelichtet (2004)
es ist auch nicht im holz
for soprano recorder
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
und durch. figuren. unter ruhe/punkten (2004)
for drum solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
liedlied (2003-2005)
Radio play
In collaboration with Reto Friedmann; a production by blablabor, Zurich.
Manuscript
ropes (2004-2005)
Short orpera
Texts: jonathan safran foer
For Berlin State Opera.
Manuscript
fünfstimmig hüpfend (2005)
for voice
Manuscript
träumen/bergen. 17 reusen (2006-2007)
for 6 voices
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 22' 00"
Manuscript
hagel und haut (2007-2008)
for two violoncelli and large ensemble
Manuscript
hirsch hirn hornisse (2007-2008)
for voice, percussion, iPods, radios
In collaboration with Reto Friedmann: a production by blablabor, Zurich.
Duration: 45' 00"
Manuscript
land und zunge (2008)
Radio play
In collaboration with Reto Friedmann; a production by blablabor, Zurich.
Manuscript
treize. usine des rêves (2009)
for 4 guitars
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
73 paare (2009-2010)
for flute and clarinet
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
73 paare (2010)
for 2 speaking voices, flute and clarinet
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
grauminus (2010-2011)
quadrate, totems, listen, lieder
for speaking voice, high voice, recorder, e-guitar and piano in various/variable formation
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
gemeinsam weitergehen / zum zwölften mal (2011)
Piece of praise
for speaking voice and piano or sampler
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
wanderdüne (2012)
for voice, speaking voice, percussion, double bass and choir
Texts: Annette Schmucki
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
skeptische tropen 1 (2012)
Piece
for 2 samplers
Texts: Annette Schmucki, Petra Ronner
Duration: 51' 00"
Manuscript
himmelsgarten (2012)
Performance
for speaking voice, 7 bells, sampler
Duration: 45' 00"
Manuscript
7,2 km/h (2012)
sound installation and performance
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
in sieben worten (2013)
Radio play
In collaboration with Reto Friedmann: a production by blablabor, Zurich.
Manuscript
vom stapel laufen (2013)
Lieder
for percussion and voice
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
durst und frucht. wörter vollenden. jacob und wilhelm grimm (2013)
Duet
for a speaking voice
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
sand_schlamm_schnee (2013)
Strophes
for ensemble (variable formation)
Duration: 1' 00"-1h 40' 00"
Manuscript
Diskographie
Bibliography
Auer, Katja: Tulpe, Tang und Teppich. Annette Schmucki komponiert Musik, die keine ist, in: Süddeutsche Zeitung (Montag, 5. November 2012) (2012)
Spohr, Mathias: Urs Graf: Ins Unbekannte der Musik. Ein Musikstück entsteht. Drei Filme: Urs Peter Schneider, Jürg Frey, Annette Schmucki, in: Dissonanz 113 (2011), S. 92-94 [Internet]
Haffter, Christoph: Annette Schmucki: Musiques Suisses / Grammont Portrait MGB CTS-M 122, in: Dissonanz 112 (2010), S. 91-92 [Internet]
Möller, Torsten: Wider das herkömmlich Bekömmliche – Annette Schmucki im Porträt, in: Sendung Bayerischer Rundfunk 2010
Kunkel, Michael: Schöne Münder. Grosse Ohren. Zu Annette Schmuckis Komposition "arbeiten/verlieren, die stimmen", in: Dissonanz 106 (2009) [Internet]
Fatton, Andreas: "Diesseits vom Jenseits" und eine neue Oper von Annette Schmucki, in: Dissonanz 97 (2008) [Internet]
Fatton, Andreas: "Gebrauchsspuren des Todes", in: Dissonance 97 (2008), S. 36/37 [Internet]
Kunkel, Michael: Neu gesagte Geschichten des Tönens. Kompositorische Sprechakte von Michel Roth, Mischa Käser und Annette Schmucki, in: Musik, Wahrnehmung, Sprache, Chronos, Zürich 2008, S. 115-151
Rebhahn, Michael: Entgipste Sprache. Die Schweizer Komponistin Annette Schmucki - eine Porträtskizze, in: Musik Texte 118 (2008), S. 4-6 [Internet]
Ehrler, Hanno: Porträt Annette Schmucki, in: Sendung DeutschlandRadio vom 24. Februar 2004 2004 [Internet]
Heisch, Michael: Ich baue beim Komponieren Widerstände auf, in: "Live", Wochenendbeilage der "Aargauer Zeitung" 42 (2003), S. 5
Müller, Patrick: Sich selbst wahrnehmende Wahrnehmung. Zur Spracharbeit der Komponistin Annette Schmucki, in: Dissonanz 59 (1999)