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Gubler Rico

(12. 01. 1972)

Gubler Rico
Gubler Rico
Musikhochschule Lübeck
Edvard-Munch-Strasse 1
D-23564 Lübeck
BRD

Tel: +49 451 98 98 99 78
Internet: www.ricogubler.ch/

Biography
Rico Gubler, *12. 01. 1972. Saxophonist and composer. Studied with Iwan Roth (sax), Balz Trümpy and Salvatore Sciarrino (composition). Teaches in Lugano. Lives in Zurich.

- Saxophone studies under the tutelage of Iwan Roth at the Basel Academy of Music, Marcus Weiss at Zurich Conservatory and Jean-Michel Goury in Paris
- Specialised in contemporary music, free improvisation and live electronic performances
- Received the Migros Fellowship Prize in 1997 and the Ernst Göhner Foundation Prize in 1998
- Studied composition under the tutelage of Balz Trümpy in Basel and Salvatore Sciarrino in Florence
- Prix du Club de mécénat suisse en France 1998
- Culture Prize of the canton of Zurich in 1999
- Stipend at the Künstlerhof Schreyahn in 2001
- Landis and Gyr composition stipend at London's Royal Academy in 2001/02
- Sabbatical year from the city of Zurich 2004
- Interpretation with the Catrall ensemble in 2005
- Stipend from the Dr. Robert and Lina Thyll-Dürr Foundation
Rico Gubler has taught saxophone at the Music School of Lugano since 2004.


Work list
Fünf Studien für Klavier in sechs Sätzen (1994-1995)
Duration: 12' 00"
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erschöpfen - als kleines (1995-1996)
for solo speaker, four screamers/whisperers, two chamber speaking choirs and bass flute
Duration: 10' 00"
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Etüden (1996)
for saxophone
Very simple etudes with further proposals for exercise.
Hug & Co. Musikverlage
Limmatquai 28-30
CH-8001 Zürich
Streif(f)lichter einer Morgenstunde (1996)
for violin solo
Duration: 7' 00"
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taglio (1996)
for violin, viola, violoncello and double-bass
Duration: 10' 00"
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Network (1997)
for flute, viola and harp
Duration: 7' 00"
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Weh mir, wo nehm' ich, wenn es Winter ist, die Blumen... (1997)
for violin, viola, violoncello and piano
Duration: 12' 00"
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Intersektionen I (1997)
for bassoon solo
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Intersektionen II (1997)
for contrabass bassoon and percussion
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
In Salzlachen (1997-1998)
for guitar and percussion
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
In Sand gemeisselt (1998)
for viola, violoncello and percussion
Duration: 6' 00"
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Aus reifem Wachs (1998)
for violin solo
Duration: 2' 00"-3' 00"
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Blätter von Kupferdraht (1998-1999)
for marimba solo (with crotales, tuning fork and guiro)
Duration: 6' 00"
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FAL (1999)
for bass clarinet / Eb clarinet, bassoon, horn, two violins, viola, violoncello and double-bass
Duration: 7' 00"
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Loud-Speakers (Easy listening version) (1999/05)
for two tenor and two baritone saxophones
Duration: 6' 00"
Edition J.M. Fuzeau
B.P. 406 - Courlay
F-79306 Bressuire Cedex
France
offen gefaltet (1999)
for violoncello solo
Duration: 6' 00"
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ZIR (2000)
for clarinet, violin, viola and violoncello
Duration: 7' 00"
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1. Suite für Viktor (2000)
for clarinet, saxophone, violin, violoncello and piano
Quartet for bass clarinet, violin, violoncello, and piano
[vetro] (3')
Quintet [incontro] (2')
Quartet for clarinet, baritone saxophone, violin and violoncello [with bundled energy] (1'45)
Solo violin with accompaniment [like eternally broken glass] (4')
Quintet II [Melody granulated] (2'30)
Duration: 14' 00"
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(4 Suites for Viktor: sFr. 94.-; € 94.-)
2. Suite für Viktor (2000)
for clarinet, saxophone, violin, violoncello, and piano
Duo for violin and violoncello [battuto – roughly a dance] (2’)
Trio for clarinet, soprano saxophone and violin [approximately] (2’15)
Duo for clarinet and violoncello [mute ballet from billiard balls] (2’)
Solo for clarinet (with additional instrumentation) [uneasy, murky] (2’)
Trio for violin, violoncello and piano [inside pulsating] (2’)
Quartet for bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, violoncello, and piano with poco solo violin [conspicuously quiet] (2’)

Duration: 13' 00"
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3. Suite für Viktor (2000)
for clarinet, saxophone, violin, violoncello and piano
Trio for clarinet, tenor saxophone, and violoncello [too coarsely assembled, rupturing] (2')
Quartet for clarinet, tenor saxophone, violin and piano [inert, of stone and columns] (2')
Quintet [somewhat course, in the interstice] (1'45)
Duo for violoncello and piano [reserved, singing I] (2')
Duo for clarinet and tenor saxophone [linear, with defiance] (2'30)
Duo violin and piano [reserved, singing II] (2')
Duration: 13' 00"
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4. Suite für Viktor (2000)
for clarinet, saxophone, violin, violoncello and piano
Quintet [Impulse, a choice] (2')
Solo for violoncello [circling the resistance] (2'45)
Quartet for clarinet, tenor saxophone, violoncello and piano [muted screaming] (2')
Duo for baritone saxophone and violoncello [deep ground] (2')
Duo for clarinet and piano [... and a waltz] (1'45)
Duo for violin and soprano saxophone [exercise for the death of agogics] (2'30)
Duration: 13' 00"
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KOR (2000-2001)
for string quartet, tenor saxophone, percussion, bass clarinet and double-bass
Duration: 9' 00"
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(Parts available from the composer)
KOR II (2001)
for string quartet
Duration: 6' 00"
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(Parts: sFr. 18.-; € 12.00)
KAL (2001)
for soprano, oboe, violoncello and piano
Duration: 8' 00"
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(Spielpartitur)
Ortswechsel, eine Winteroper (2001)
19 Singings
for clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quartet and speaker
Texts: Gert Loschütz
Duration: 45' 00"
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Ortswechsel (2001)
19 songs
for clarinet, bassoon, horn and string quartet
Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript
Look for Trouble (2001)
for 2 - 4 saxophones
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Roundabout - Zu Offenbachs op. 34 (2001-2002)
for two violoncelli
Duration: 30' 00"
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En bref (2002)
for violin, clarinet, saxophone and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
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Märchenerzählung (y-song) (2002)
for soprano and percussion
Duration: 3' 00"
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rot Rosen, weiss Liljen (2002)
for wind quintet (fl.ob.cl.hn.bn)
Duration: 7' 00"
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Ewn-ts 13-15 (2002)
Conceptual composition
for sax and electronics
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript
variationen für viktor, fiori per luigi (2003)
for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, violoncello and double-bass
Including the fourth movement of the septet op. 20 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Duration: 18' 00"
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bored (2003)
Three small scenes
for small drum
For a bored, speaking, small drum, a bored drumming voice or a bored, small drum and a bored voice.
Duration: 3' 00"
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IR (2003)
for clarinet, viola and piano
Alpsegen - Choral and Waltz - Choral and New Year's Song - Choral, Scottish and Choral.
Duration: 7' 00"
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Air tendre (2003)
Small suite
for soprano, transverse flute, tenor gamba and harpsichord
Texts: Montéclair
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Alphée et Aréthuse (2003)
for soprano and tenor gamba
Texts: Anonymus
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Chaconne (2003)
After Johann Joachim Quantz
for speaker, transverse flute, tenor gamba and harpsichord
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
martersongs (book of crimes 3) (2003-2004)
for oboe solo
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Theatermusik zu "Die Töchter von Taubenhain" von Peter Stamm (theatre music to "Die Töchter von Taubenhain" by Peter Stamm) (2004)
7 Lieder
for alto and piano
Texts: Joseph von Eichendorff, Gottfried August Bürger, Clemens Brentano, Johan Olof wallin
Auf meines Kindes Tod (Eichendorff)
Des Pfarrers Tochter von Taubenhain (Bürger)
Im Abendrot (Eichendorff)
Jäger und Jägerin (Eichendorff)
Muttertändelei (Bürger)
Wenn der Sturm das Meer umschlinget (Brentano)
Wo ist der Freund (Wallin)
Duration: 18' 00"
Manuscript
Turnaround (2005)
for wind and string quintet (fl.ob.cl.bn/hn/2.1.1.1)
Evening News - Summertime - Today Special - Meteo - Sonntag 03.17 Uhr MEZ - Breaking News.
Duration: 12' 00"
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ECO (2005)
In reference to the nocturne K 286 by Mozart
for orchestra (4 string groups and 8 horns)
Duration: 5' 00"
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Kubla Khan's Love Song (2005-2006)
for piccolo and soprano saxophone
Duration: 4' 00"
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nel blu (2006)
13 marches for decimated plucked-instrument orchestra
for mandolin, guitar and harp
Duration: 7' 00"
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Rigaudon (2006)
for asx, piano, violin and violoncello
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Eine Bühne (2007)
for mezzo-soprano, speaker, flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano
Texts: Otto Erich Hartleben
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Pierrot Marié (2007)
for mezzo-soprano, speaker, flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano
Texts: Otto Erich Hartleben
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
VIT (Very important things) (2007)
for alto saxophone and piano
Duration: 7' 00"
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag
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RIT (2007)
for horn in F, violin and piano
Duration: 9' 00"
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(Parts included)
Xanadu (2007-2008)
for alto saxophone and piano
Duration: 9' 00"
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(Sax part included)
The Slant Song (2008)
for alto saxophone and piano
Duration: 8' 00"
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Lulu in a Box (2008-2009)
for alto sax, piano and tape (speaker/piano)
Texts: Frank wedekind
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Ter (2009)
Didactical piece
for alto sax and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Cluster-Variationen (2009)
for alto sax and piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Ros (2010)
for 10 instruments (ob.tpt/pf/4vn.va.vc.db)
Duration: 12' 00"-13' 00"
Manuscript
Kommentar 1 (2011)
for violoncello and accompanying instrument
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Tanzlied (2012)
for bass flute, clarinet, viola, violoncello and piano
Using a canzone by Melchior Franck (ca. 1580-1639).
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Fish and Chips (2013)
for piccolo and clarinet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Oton (2013)
for chamber orchestra (1.1.0.0/1.1.0.0/4.4.2.2.1)
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Repertory
Gary Berger: Kryptogramm for bass-/soprano saxophone and live electronic
Gary Berger: mâts for baritone saxophone and live electronic
Gary Berger: mâts III for baritone saxophone, video projection and live electronics
Luciano Berio: Sequenza VIIb für Sopransaxophon
Patrick N. Frank: Für die Situation for alto sax, violoncello and percussion
Patrick N. Frank: Für den Raum for baritone sax/tubax, violoncello, percussion, gamma synthesizer, space, lighting
Patrick N. Frank: Für Nichts for baritone sax/tubax, violoncello, percussion, gamma synthesizer, live electronics, black box, lighting
Patrick N. Frank: SEIN/NICHTS for sax, vc, perc, gamma synthesizer, live electronics, black box, light
Gérard Grisey: Anoubis Nout für Basssaxophon
Volker Heyn: Buon natale fratello Fritz für Sopran-/Tenorsaxophon
Roger Redgate: Graffiti für Sopransaxophon
Giacinto Scelsi: Tre Pezzi für Sopransaxophon
Diskographie
Oscar Bianchi (Musiques Suisses Nr. MGB CTS-M 138, 2013)
Interpreten:
Gubler, Rico
Scheidegger, Mats
Werke:
Bianchi, Oscar: Gr... (2010)
Bianchi, Oscar: Primordia rerum (2003)
Bianchi, Oscar: Crepuscolo (2003-2004)
Bianchi, Oscar: Zaffiro (2005)
Bianchi, Oscar: Matra (2006-2007)
Bianchi, Oscar: Anahata Concerto (2008)
Bianchi, Oscar: Thanks to my Eyes (2010-2011)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
5 octuors du XXème siècle (Saphir Nr. LVC 1072, 2008)
Werke:
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Lumières (1998)
Gubler, Rico: FAL (1999)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Iannis Xenakis, Roger Tessier, Jean-Ives Bosseur
Aequatuor (Musiques Suisses Nr. 102, 2006)
Werke:
Holliger, Heinz: Schwarzgewobene Trauer (1961-1962/1966)
Lehmann, Hans Ulrich: Canticum II (1981)
Marti, Valentin: Fernruf J 12 (2001)
Gubler, Rico: KAL (2001)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Caspar Johannes Walter, Robert Schumann, Nicolas A. Huber
ARTE Quartett (Grammont Porträt Nr. MGB CTS-M 95, 2005)
Werke:
Gubler, Rico: Loud-Speakers (Easy listening version) (1999/2005)
Vassena, Nadir: 31 anatomie notturne (1998)
Berger, Gary: bitmap (2001)
Meier, Hans-Jürg: nodo (2002-2004)
Stauder, Andréas: Figures blocs chemins (2003)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Celloduo Frank / Schucan (Grammont Porträt Nr. 91, 2004)
Werke:
Gubler, Rico: Roundabout - Zu Offenbachs op. 34 (2001-2002)
Baumann, Felix: anhaltend (2001-2002)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Jacques Offenbach
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Rico Gubler: Vier Suiten für Viktor (Viktorart Nr. 001, 2000)
Werke:
Gubler, Rico: 1. Suite für Viktor (2000)
Gubler, Rico: 2. Suite für Viktor (2000)
Gubler, Rico: 3. Suite für Viktor (2000)
Gubler, Rico: 4. Suite für Viktor (2000)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Bibliography
Gubler, Rico (et al.): Wann ist ein Stück Musik zu Ende? Zwei Antworten von Felix Baumann und Rico Gubler, in: Dissonanz 78 (2002) [Internet]
Baumann, Felix (et al.): Wann ist ein Stück Musik zu Ende? Zwei Antworten von Felix Baumann und Rico Gubler, in: Dissonanz 78 (2002) [Internet]
Ensembles