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Kilchenmann Marc

(18. 06. 1970)

Kilchenmann Marc
Kilchenmann Marc
Quartierhof 3
CH-3013 Bern
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)31 33 11 737


Biography
Born in Berne, Marc Kilchenmann studied the bassoon under the tutelage of Ingo Becker and Eckart Hübner, and graduated with a soloist's diploma in 1998. He then completed 'with distinction' a course in composition and chamber music under Urs Peter Schneider in 1995/6. Kilchenmann studied further at the Muikakademie Basel, where he graduated with a soloist's diploma, also 'with distinction'. In addition to his orchestral commitments (solo bassoonist with the basel sinfonietta and substitute player for the Berne Symphony Orchestra, he also makes regular solo appearances and performs in various chamber music ensembles (Ensemble Antipodes, Orpheus Quintett). Kilchenmann has worked on numerous world premiere performances as a soloist and as a chamber musician. He is the co-founder of aart verlag zürich, from where his complete works can be ordered.

Work list
Genau so si mir (1991-1992)
for soprano, piano and electronic tape
Texts: Oliviero Pettenati
Based on twelve letters to the editor and a response from Oliviero Pettenati. The soprano part is extremely demanding.
aart verlag zürich
Postfach 764
CH-8024 Zürich
Schweiz
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Bland (1992-1993)
for double-bass solo
Duration: 10' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
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CHF: 23.00
Depression oder vom Absinken unter einen Normalwert (1993)
for piano solo
Urs Peter Schneider produced this piece for a composed programme bearing the same title. It offers the interpreter numerous opportunities to develop freely.
Duration: 3' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
Tel. +41 (0)41 210 60 70
Fax +41 (0)41 210 60 70
mail@musicedition.ch
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CHF: 13.00
Angebetete Bergwelt (1994)
for a pianist (piano, large drum and voice)
Duration: 4' 00"
SME/EMS
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CHF: 18.00
Nous ne serons plus jamais seul (1994)
Concept piece
for a minimum of ten people
Duration: var.
SME/EMS
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CHF: 13.00
Manie - oder von der Tröstlichkeit eines Volksliedes (1993-1995)
for twenty-two string instruments
Duration: 3' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
Tel. +41 (0)41 210 60 70
Fax +41 (0)41 210 60 70
mail@musicedition.ch
www.musicedition.ch
CHF: 26.00
Larghetto (1995)
for melodic instrument
A female face as a graphic score. This piece can be played on any melody instrument with a range of 3 1/2 octaves, it can even be sung.
Duration: var.
aart verlag zürich
Postfach 764
CH-8024 Zürich
Schweiz
info@aart-verlag.ch
www.aart-verlag.ch/
Divertimento barbaro (1995)
for violin, viola and electronic tape
Duration: 8' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
Tel. +41 (0)41 210 60 70
Fax +41 (0)41 210 60 70
mail@musicedition.ch
www.musicedition.ch
CHF: 31.00
La perte de la patience - oder "Von der Notwendigkeit wieder Camus zu lesen" (1998-2000)
for diverse instrumentation
‘La perte de la patience’ is a cycle of eleven pieces that can be performed individually or in any one of forty-one combinations. If any of the combinations are performed then a separate room for each ensemble is required.
Solo for violoncello (5’)
Quintet for oboe, bass flute, bassoon and horn (7’)
Undixtor for three violins, three violas, three violoncelli, bass clarinet and contrabassoon (17’)
Septet No. 1 for violin, viola, violoncello, bass clarinet, horn, double-bass and contrabassoon (1’)
Septet No. 2 for violin, viola, violoncello, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn and double-bass (13’)
Septet No. 3 for violin, viola, violoncello, bass clarinet, horn, double-bass and contrabassoon (23’)
Trio No. 1 for oboe, bass clarinet and bassoon (2’)
Trio No. 2 for violin, viola and violoncello (3’)
Trio No. 3 for bass flute, bass clarinet and horn
Trio No. 4 for three violoncelli (19’)
Trio No. 5 for soprano saxophone, bass clarinet and contrabassoon (29’)

Duration: 1' 00"
aart verlag zürich
Postfach 764
CH-8024 Zürich
Schweiz
info@aart-verlag.ch
www.aart-verlag.ch/
Vertrautheitsselig auf Eis (2001)
for piano and 1/16 tone piano (1 player)
Duration: 8' 00"-20' 00"
Manuscript
Von der traurigen Gestalt (2002)
for contrabassoon solo with video images
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Go (2004)
Conceptual piece
for 19 noises
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
aer ( ) (2007)
A piece after Anaximenes
for 4 wind instruments (1 very deep, 1 deep, 1 high, 1 very high ad lib.)
Duration: 8'- unendlich
Manuscript
pneuma (2007)
A conceptual piece after Anaximenes
for realisation with sound storage medium
Duration: 8'- unendlich
Manuscript
egregoros (2011-2012)
A piece after Eraklitos
for Hammond organ, e-bass and percussion or 1 Hammond organ, 3 e-double bass and 2-8 wind instruments ad libitum
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
katheudon (2012)
A conceptual piece based on Eraklitos
for sound storage medium
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Plan vom 8.3.1961 (2012)
Based on a graphic score by Hermann Meier
for octet (cl, hn, bn/2vn, va, vc, db)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Plan vom 23.12.1962 (2012)
Based on a graphic score by Hermann Meier
for ensemble (fl, ob, cl, bn/hn/2vn, va, vc, db)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Plan 1976 (2012)
Based on a graphic score by Hermann Meier
for Hammond organ, e-double bass, percussion, 2 clarinets, 2 saxophones, 2 trumpets and 2 trombones
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Bibliography
Kilchenmann, Marc: Alles ist Uebergangslos und hart. Ein Ueberblick über das kompositorische Schaffen von Hermann Meier, in: Dissonanz 108 (2009), S. 13-23
Möller, Torsten: Soziale Kontrapunkte. Der Komponist Marc Kilchenmann, in: Dissonanz 123 (2013), S. 38-41 [Internet]
Ensembles