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Bennett Gerald

(1942)

Bennett Gerald
Bennett Gerald
Gruthweg 11
CH-4132 Basel
Schweiz

Internet: www.gdbennett.net

Biography
Born in New Jersey (USA). Graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1964. Taught from 1967 until 1976 at the Basel (Switzerland) Conservatory, from 1969 until 1976 Director of the Basel Conservatory. From 1976 until 1981 Department Head at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM), Paris. Since 1981 professor of Music Theory and Composition at the Hochschule for Music in Zurich. 1985 co-founder of the Swiss Center for Computer Music. Co-founder (1983) and from 1986 until 1992 Secretary of the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music (ICEM). Since 1993 member of the International Academy of Electroacoustic Music. Compositions published by Edition Modern & Tre Media and Mnémosyne, recordings published by Wergo and Jecklin, writings published by Gallimard, Oxford University Press, Eulenburg, MIT Press etc. Lives outside Basel, Switzerland.

Work list
Klavierstück (piano piece) (1965)
Duration: 11' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
info@ricordi.de
www.ricordi.de
Quatre Images (1965)
for soprano, flute and piano
Manuscript
Chances are (1977)
for tape
Manuscript
Winter (1980)
for tape
Manuscript
Vier Verse (eher elegisch) (1984)
for violoncello
Manuscript
Auf schwanker Halme Bogen (1985)
for tape
Manuscript
Offertorium: confirma hoc (1986)
for viola and tape
Part of the "Missa in festo pentecostes" by various Swiss composers.
Manuscript
Kyotaku (1987)
for shakuhachi and tape
Duration: 21' 21"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Les rayons de la liberté (1989)
A fantasy
for tape
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Weisst du s noch? (1990)
for clarinet and piano
Duration: 16' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Rainstick (1993)
for tape
Manuscript
Three Dances of the Angel (1993)
for shakuhachi and percussion
Duration: 15' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Sestina (1987-1996)
for 12 voices a-cappella (2.2/2/3/2/1)
Over a text by Francesco Petrarca and a madrigal from Cipriano da Rore "Crudele acerba inexorabil morte".
Duration: 15' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Une dernière clairière (1996)
for tape
Manuscript
Im Eismeer (1997)
A Schuhmann piece
for tape
Duration: 13' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Yume (1997)
for 5 shakuhachi
Duration: 21' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Sextett (1998)
for flute, clarinet, string trio and piano
Duration: 13' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Vêpres Vénitiennes (1999)
for tape
Manuscript
Textures of Time (2000)
for recorder trio
Duration: 16' 30"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Textures of Time II (2002)
for 3 clarinets
Duration: 16' 30"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
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Ringing Surprise (2002)
for piano
Duration: 8' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Aki no kaze / Autumn Wind (2002)
for shakuhachi and flute
Duration: 4' 00"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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Un Madrigal gentile (2004)
for tape
Manuscript
Bote (2007)
for orchestra
Duration: 11' 30"
G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
BRD
Tel. +49 (030) 520071321
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