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Baumann Franziska

(09. 04. 1965)

Baumann Franziska
Baumann Franziska
Lochgutweg 11
CH-3095 Spiegel/BE (BE)
Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)31 974 17 74

www.franziskabaumann.ch



Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Interpreters
Biography
* 09. 04. 1965.

Franziska Baumann is a singer, vocal performer and sound artist who studied at Winterthur Conservatory and attended master classes headed by Fred Frith, Barre Phillips et al. She expanded her vocal talent under the tutelage of Phil Companella in New York, Beatrice Mathez in Basel, Lauren Newton in Lucerne and Romeo Alavi Kia in Vienna.
Baumann has a long history of improvised music, spatial acoustic projects and installation projects, this in an environment in which a whole spectrum of perspectives for today's creative musicians is mirrored: ranging from pure acoustic music to sensory or digital techniques, set between the two poles of composition and improvisation, spacial acoustic installations and staged concert situations. As a vocalist she expanded the expressive potential of the voice enormously and turned it into an instrument in its own right. Her acoustic trademark is built on "glottal clicks", multiphonics and various microtonal, speech-like and timbre-modifying vocal techniques.
During her residency at the STEIM centre in Amsterdam, she developed interactive electronic equipment, a sensorglove, which enables her to control via gestures in real time the articulation of voice, sound and space.
With her spatial acoustic projects she creates new contexts for specific interior and exterior spaces. Her special interest is focused on the changes in hearing in unusual locations, as well as the changed experience of the location through music.
Franziska Baumann teaches improvisation - composition at Berne's University of Music.
Colaboration in the research project "Body (without) Sound" together with Daniel Weissenberg et.al.
Worked together with Matthias Ziegler, Christoph Baumann, Jürg Solothurnmann, Lauren Newton, Jacques Demierre, Marie Schwab, Fred Frith, Mick Harris, Uli Phillipp, Michel Wintsch, Ninh Le Quan, Anne La Berge, Fritz Hauser, Andres Bosshard, Jean Jacques Pedretti, Hervé Provini, Bernhard Trontin, Charlotte Hug, Peter Schärli.
Franziska Baumann received various grants and scholarships.
Her solo and ensemble concerts have seen her perform in the Netherlands, Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Romania, Spain, South Korea, USA, Canada and Germany.
She also heads master classes and seminars on music at various music academies.


Work list
Gassenhauer (1997)

Instrumentation: for voice and tape

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Gossamer (1997)

Instrumentation: for voice and tape

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Gletscher Klangstrom (2000)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for song, glacier sounds and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 80' 00"
Manuscript
Inside the Glacier (2000)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for glacier sounds and song

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Les belles du jour (2000)

Instrumentation: for voice, viola and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Eternal Ice (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Frozen Hearts (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Frozen Roses (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Frozen Things (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for glacier sounds, voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumenn

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Haiku (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Ice + Fire Plasma (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for glacier sounds, voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Ice Halls (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Inside the Ice (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for glacier sounds, voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Over the Firn (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Résonance F. Dürrenmatt (2001)
Composition in situ

Instrumentation: for song, flute and electronics

Texts: Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Snowballfight (2001)
Electroacoustic composition

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Piezo (2001)

Instrumentation: for piano solo and electronics

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Monsieur Jean fait du théâtre (2001)

Instrumentation: for voice, flute, sax, bass clarinet, viola, violoncello and sounding objects

Duration: 60' 00"-80' 00"
Manuscript
Nächtliche Orientierung (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Appendix (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Blizzards (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Drops (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumenn

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Ice Breaks (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Poem (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Sphere I (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Sphere II (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Sphere III (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Texts: Franziska Baumann

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Hydra (2002)

Instrumentation: for small orchestra (1.1.1.1/1.1.1.0/perc/hp.pf/str) and tape

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
voice sphere (2002)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 60' 00"-80' 00"
Manuscript
Der kleine Köchel (2003)
Radio play music

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Duration: 80' 00"
Manuscript
Klang Aar(i)e (2004)
Flowing sound project

Instrumentation: for song, vocal ensemble (6), viola, piano, percussion (5) and string ensemble (5)

Duration: 95' 00"
Manuscript
Recyclage sonore (2004)

Instrumentation: for voice, viola, piano, objects and live electronics

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
La Chanteuse funambule (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Les Choses perdues (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Drops 2 (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Melodram (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Shaken not Stirred (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Voices and Tides (2006)

Instrumentation: for song, flutes and electronics

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Birsay (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Critical Velocity (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Hydrological - Groove (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Inflow Tune (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Pacific Accident (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Tidal Speed (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Watermouth (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Why Dreams Like Loose Water... (2006)

Instrumentation: for voice, flutes and electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Chant Fields (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Chirps &Sparks (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Dreamed Space (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Explosive Spaces (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Hello Cathy (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Ice Fields (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Lips &Clouds (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Loose Tongues (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Lost Vowels (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Out of Ice (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Out of Time (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Snowbird's Dance (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
To Whisper Is a Cloud (2007)

Instrumentation: for voice and live electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
VOXLabYrinth (2007-2008)
Vocal staging

Instrumentation: for five female singers, 2 male singers and video

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Liquid soul (2011)

Instrumentation: for 2 female and 2 male voices, staged image spaces and sound composition

Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript
Liquid soul (2011)
Sound installation

Instrumentation: for 8 loudspeakers

Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript
Fictions (2012)

Instrumentation: for female voice, viola, bass clarinet, percussion, sound composition and staged image spaces

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Ensembles