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Feldmann Walter

(04. 09. 1965)

Feldmann Walter
Feldmann Walter
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8049 Zürich (ZH)
Schweiz


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

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
Aphorismen (1983-2013)

Instrumentation: for flute and piano

Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
Pièce (1984)

Instrumentation: for violin and piano

Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
Deux impressions (1985/13)

Instrumentation: for flute and piano

Duration: 4' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
5 Szenen (1986)

Instrumentation: for flute

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improvisations (1989/06)

Instrumentation: for flute and harp

Duration: 3' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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Interaktionen (1989-2006/09)

Instrumentation: for flute and piano

Adaptation of the improvisations for flute and harp.

Duration: 3' 30"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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…à tournoyer (1990)
1st string quartet

Duration: 12' 00"
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Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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absences ("fragmenté") (1991-1992/97)
2nd string quartet

Duration: 12' 00"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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"fragmenté" (épilogue) (1991-1992)

Instrumentation: 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"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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courbes - séquences (1992-1993)

Instrumentation: for flute (also altoflute in G), viola and harp

Commissined by the Sabeth Trio Basel and the SUISA music foundation.

Duration: 11' 10"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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courbe 2 (1993/01)

Instrumentation: for solo viola and electronic resonance equipment

Duration: 8' 30"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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sexe-tuor (1995)

Instrumentation: 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)

Instrumentation: for oboe and electronic resonance equipment

Commissioned by Matthias Arter and the canton of Glarus.

Duration: 15' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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tellement froid que (1995-1996)
géorgiques I

Instrumentation: 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

Instrumentation: for solo mezzo-soprano and 6 voices

Duration: 2' 18"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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dolcificare a piacere - r.e.c. (1997)

Instrumentation: 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
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...lasciar riposare... (1997)

Instrumentation: for violoncello

Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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comme si le froid (1998)
géorgiques II

Instrumentation: 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"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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réduction d'emballage (1998-1999/02)

Instrumentation: 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
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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…a coperto per… (1998-1999)

Instrumentation: for clarinet

Duration: 10' 00"
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Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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fort et longtemps (1999)

Instrumentation: for 2 solo alto flutes and two flute trios (pic/c/bass)

Commissioned by 'les joueurs de flûte'.

Duration: 6' 00"
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Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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n'était le froid (2000-2001)
géorgiques III - surfaces/rooms

Instrumentation: 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)

Instrumentation: 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"
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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)

Instrumentation: for two guitars and electronic

Commissioned by Mats Scheidegger.

Duration: 14' 00"
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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fr.gm.nts - ".o. .a.y" (2002)
Choreographic play

Instrumentation: for viola, flute (also alto flute-G and piccolo) and electronics

Duration: 4' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
" monstrueuse vécut dans le cadre " la mémoire (2002-2004)

Instrumentation: 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

Instrumentation: for string quartet or two violins

Duration: 4' 30"
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Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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une géométrie, I. figurations de mémoire (2005-2006)

Instrumentation: 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
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" figurations de mémoire " (2005-2017/06)

Synchroniestudie Nr. 2, Version für Rohrblattquintett (2 Bassklarinetten [1. auch Klarinette], Altsaxophon [auch Sopransaxophon], Englischhorn und Fagott

Duration: 14' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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une géometrie, III. vertical et blanc (2006)

Instrumentation: 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)

Instrumentation: for piano

For the 50th birthday of klaus k. hübler.

Duration: ' 20"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
K K H (2006-2007)

Instrumentation: for baritone saxophone, guitar and electronics

Duration: 1' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
une géometrie, II. incantation (2007)

Instrumentation: 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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" MALA " (2009-2017)

für Lupophon und Kontraforte (Neufassung von " ALMA ")

Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
"ALMA" (2009)

Instrumentation: for oboe and English horn

Duration: 4' 30"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
12 Minuteries (2013)

Instrumentation: for 4 transverse flutes

Duration: 12' 30"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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" … y soufflera … " (2014-2015)

Instrumentation: für Sopran und Orchester (4 Flöten, 4 Trompeten, Es-Horn, Posaune, Euphonium und Streicher)



Duration: 9' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
wort – " Schatz ! " (2014-2015)

Instrumentation: für Sprechstimme, Bassflöte, Bassklarinette in B, Viola, Klavier und Elektronik

Duration: 9' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
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D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
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" … unsichtbahr Text … " (2015-2016)

Wolfs – " Allgebrah " für 8 Instrumente (Altflöte in G / Bassflöte, Lupophon / Englischhorn, Bassklarinette in B, Fagott / Kontraforte, Harfe, Klavier, Violine und Violoncello)

Duration: 21' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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Esquisse : " le froid " (2016)

für Marimbaphon solo und 14 Instrumente, nach dem gleichnamigen Text von Anne-Marie Albiach

Duration: 9' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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–d'un jour, ainsi, s'éclairant– (2017)

Instrumentation: for mezzosoprano, flute, clarinet and bassoon

Texts: Roger Lewinter

Duration: 10' 00"
Carus-Verlag Stuttgart
Sielminger Strasse 51
D-70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
BRD
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…RIST… (2019)
Klangband

Instrumentation: for violin, piano and electronics

Duration: 11' 37"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
Klangband …RIST… (2020)
Elektronische Musik

Duration: 11' 37"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
… süsses Unheil … (2020)

Instrumentation: for clarinet d'amore in G

Duration: 8' 00"
Éditions Marta
Walter Feldmann
Riedhofstrasse 57
CH-8004 Zürich
Schweiz
walterfeldmann@sunrise.ch
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
Discography
Gitarren-Duo Scheidegger/Schmidt (Grammont Porträt Nr. 90, 2004)
Interpreters:
Frauchiger, Katrin
Scheidegger, Mats
Works:
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)
With more works of: Helmut Lachenmann, Adriana Hölszky
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Radio Aequatuor (en avant ear Nr. 842 001M, 1999)
Interpreters:
Aequatuor
Works:
Käser, Mischa: vom grundriss der brötchen (1994)
Feldmann, Walter: dolcificare a piacere - r.e.c. (1997)
With more works of: 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


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