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Feldmann Walter

(04. 09. 1965)

Feldmann Walter
Feldmann Walter
Bachmattstrasse 40
CH-8048 Zürich
Schweiz

Internet: www.carus-verlag.com/Feldmann.html

Biography
Following his undergraduate studies Walter Feldmann studied French, Latin and musicology at the University of Zurich and flute under the tutelage of Dominique Hunziker in Aarau. He is the flutist of diverse Swiss and international orchestras and a member of the ensemble 'Les joueurs de flûte'. He is a self taught composer.
1986 - First compositions
1991 - Establishes the Ensemble S (Zurich) and is the artistic director thereof
1993 - Attends the 'Académie d'été am Ircam', Paris
1994 until 2003 - Artistic director of the international music festival 'Tage für Neue Musik Zürich'
1996 - Summer course in music informatics at IRCAM
1999 - Sabbatical year for composition awarded by the city of Zurich
2003 - Fellowship prize awarded by the Pro Arte foundation
Walter Feldmann works in very close cooperation with the choreographer Gabriel Hernández (tHEL danse) in Paris. He lives and works in Zurich. His main work, for which all his earlier works stood as stages in the development of, - 'monstrueuse vécut dans le cadre' la mémoire for viola and large ensemble in six groups after a text by Anne-Marie Albiach - was world-premiered by Odile Auboin and the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, December 2004.
The music of Walter Feldmann is published by Carus Verlag Stuttgart.

http://brahms.ircam.fr/walter-feldmann

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Feldmann


Work list
Pièce (1984)
for violin and piano
Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
Deux impressions (1985/13)
for flute and piano
Duration: 4' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
5 Szenen (1986)
for flute
Nepomuk Musik Verlag
c/o Breitkopf & Härtel Musikverlag
Walkmühlstrasse 52
D-65195 Wiesbaden
BRD
Tel. +49 (0)611 45 0080
vertrieb@breitkopf.de
www.breitkopf.com
improvisations (1989/06)
for flute and harp
Duration: 3' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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Interaktionen (1989-2006/09)
for flute and piano
Adaptation of the improvisations for flute and harp.
Duration: 3' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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…à tournoyer (1990)
1st string quartet
Duration: 12' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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absences ("fragmenté") (1991-1992/97)
2nd string quartet
Duration: 12' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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"fragmenté" (épilogue) (1991-1992)
for solo clarinet (also bass clarinet), string quartet, oboe, horn, viola, harp, percussion and resonance electronic
Commissioned by the 'tage für neue musik zürich 1992' and the SUISA foundation for music.
Duration: 16' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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courbes - séquences (1992-1993)
for flute (also altoflute in G), viola and harp
Commissined by the Sabeth Trio Basel and the SUISA music foundation.
Duration: 11' 10"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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courbe 2 (1993/01)
for solo viola and electronic resonance equipment
Duration: 8' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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sexe-tuor (1995)
for oboe (or piccolo) and playback CD
Duration: 1' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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le sexe du noyé (1995)
for oboe and electronic resonance equipment
Commissioned by Matthias Arter and the canton of Glarus.
Duration: 15' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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tellement froid que (1995-1996)
géorgiques I
for bass flute, electronic and scenery
Texts: Claude Simon
After the second chapter of Claude Simon's novel 'Les géorgiques'.
Duration: 20' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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le second tour du noyé (1996-1997/04)
3rd string quartet
Duration: 15' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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lolita (1997)
scene
for solo mezzo-soprano and 6 voices
Duration: 2' 18"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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dolcificare a piacere - r.e.c. (1997)
for solo violoncello, English horn, female voice and piano
Commissioned by the Ensemble Aequatuor Zurich.
Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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...lasciar riposare... (1997)
for violoncello
Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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comme si le froid (1998)
géorgiques II
for baritone saxophone, timpani and piano
Texts: Claude Simon
After the second chapter of Claude Simon's novel 'les géorgiques'.
Commisssioned by South-West German Radio Baden-Baden.
Duration: 22' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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réduction d'emballage (1998-1999/02)
for solo clarinet and string quartet
Commisssioned by the South-West German Radio and Pro Helvetia for Eduard Brunner and the Amati Quartet.
Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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…a coperto per… (1998-1999)
for clarinet
Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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fort et longtemps (1999)
for 2 solo alto flutes and two flute trios (pic/c/bass)
Commissioned by 'les joueurs de flûte'.
Duration: 6' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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n'était le froid (2000-2001)
géorgiques III - surfaces/rooms
for a deep sounding orchestra in four groups: 3hn.Wtba.4tpt.4tbn.tba/12vn.10.va.8.vc.8db
Texts: Claude Simon
After the second chapter from Claude Simon's novel.
Commissioned by South West German Radio Stuttgart.
Duration: 23' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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how many parts of it – the one, – and [how many] [the] other, nr. 1 the one (2001-2002)
for viola, flute (also alto flute in G and piccolo) and electronic
Commissioned by tHEL danse, Paris, coproduction IRCAM/'biennale nationale de danse du val de marne'.
Duration: 14' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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how many parts of it – the one, – and [how many] [the] other, nr. 2 the other (2002)
for two guitars and electronic
Commissioned by Mats Scheidegger.
Duration: 14' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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fr.gm.nts - ".o. .a.y" (2002)
Choreographic play
for viola, flute (also alto flute-G and piccolo) and electronics
Duration: 4' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
" monstrueuse vécut dans le cadre " la mémoire (2002-2004)
for viola solo and large ensemble in 6 groups: ob(ca).ca.2bcl(1.cbcl, 2.cl).3bn(2.cbn)/2hn.2tpt.2tba/hp/3vn.va.2vc.db
After 'H II' linéaires Anne-Marie Albiach.
Commissioned by the Ensemble Intercontemporain.
Duration: 25' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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se sont penchés dessus (2004-2005)
Synchronisations study N° 1
for string quartet or two violins
Duration: 4' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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une géométrie, I. figurations de mémoire (2005-2006)
for a deep sounding wind quintet: alto flute in G, English horn, bass clarinet (clarinet), horn and bassoon
"une géométrie" (2005-07, 40')
After the triptych UNE GÉOMÉTRIE by anne-marie albiach.
I. "figurations de mémoire": synchrony study no. 2 commissioned by the Arion Quintet.
Duration: 14' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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une géometrie, II. incantation (2007)
for solo guitar, bass flute, baritone saxophone and viola
"une géométrie" (2005-07, 40')
After the triptych UNE GÉOMÉTRIE by anne-marie albiach.
II. "incantation" commissioned by the Cattrall Ensemble.
Duration: 9' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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une géometrie, III. vertical et blanc (2006)
for bass flute (also solo alto flute-G), bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, 2 violas, guitar
"une géométrie" (2005-07, 40')
After the triptych UNE GÉOMÉTRIE by anne-marie albiach.
III. "vertical et blanc" commissioned by the Cattrall Ensemble.
Duration: 16' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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kkh (2006)
for piano
For the 50th birthday of klaus k. hübler.
Duration: ' 20"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
K K H (2006-2007)
for baritone saxophone, guitar and electronics
Duration: 1' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
"ALMA" (2009)
for oboe and English horn
Duration: 3' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
Aphorismen (1983-2013)
for flute and piano
Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Martastrasse 102
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
Tel. 0041 (0)44 240 01 43
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
12 Minuteries (2013)
for 4 transverse flutes
Duration: 12' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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(2014-2015)


Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
(2014-2015)

Duration: 9' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
sales@carus-verlag.com
www.carus-verlag.com
(2015-2016)

Duration: 21' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
sales@carus-verlag.com
www.carus-verlag.com
(2016)

Duration: 9' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
sales@carus-verlag.com
www.carus-verlag.com
(2009-2017)

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
(2005-2017/06)

Duration: 14' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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www.carus-verlag.com
Repertory
Bernd Asmus: seats re caned any size considering ring für Piccolo solo
Luciano Berio: Sequenza I für Flöte solo
Walter Feldmann: sexe-tuor for oboe (or piccolo) and playback CD
Walter Feldmann: how many parts of it – the one, – and [how many] [the] other, nr. 1 the one for viola, flute (also alto flute in G and piccolo) and electronic
Brian Ferneyhough: Superscriptio für Piccolo solo
Klaus Huber: Ein Hauch von Unzeit I for flute solo or flute with some other instruments
Emmanuel Nuñes: versus III für Altflöte und Viola
Diskographie
Gitarren-Duo Scheidegger/Schmidt (Grammont Porträt Nr. 90, 2004)
Interpreten:
Frauchiger, Katrin
Scheidegger, Mats
Werke:
Holliger, Heinz: Praeludium, Arioso und Passacaglia (1987)
Feldmann, Walter: how many parts of it – the one, – and [how many] [the] other, nr. 2 the other (2002)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Helmut Lachenmann, Adriana Hölszky
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Radio Aequatuor (en avant ear Nr. 842 001M, 1999)
Werke:
Käser, Mischa: vom grundriss der brötchen (1994)
Feldmann, Walter: dolcificare a piacere - r.e.c. (1997)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Frederic Rzewsky, Mary Finsterer
Bibliography
Hirsbrunner, Theo: Le mystère dans les sons. Walter Feldmann: Musiker und Literat, in: Dissonanz 107 (2009), S. 12-15 [Internet]
From Basic Material to Dramaturgy : les géorgiques, in: Polyphony & Complexity (2002), S. 208-215
Grenzüberschreitung und verantwortliche Kompetenz im Kultur- und Konzertbetrieb, in: Musik & Aesthetik 13 (2000), S. 59-61
Ensembles