Brandmüller, Theo

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Theo Brandmüller

Biography

Born: February 02, 1948

Country: Mainz, Germany

Studies: Mainz; Detmold; Cologne

Teachers: Giselher Klebe, Mauricio Kagel, Cristobal Halffter, Olivier Messiaen



After studying composition and organ, Theo Brandmüller became professor of composition at the Saarland Academy in 1979 * Organ performances in Germany and abroad, mostly with contemporary music * Co-director of the young composers competitions of the Musikalische Jugend Deutschlands e.V. at Schloss Weikersheim * Numerous prizes for his works, among them a scholarship of the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris and the Rome Prize of the Villa Massimo in 1979 * 1986 and 1988 teacher and director of the 'Table d'orgue' at the International summer courses at Darmstadt * Among his organ works, the Concerto for organ and orchestra (1981) is the most important * Organ player at the Ludwigskirche, Saarbrücken since 1982[1]


Works for Percussion

Ach, Trauriger Mond..(Ay, Triste Luna) - Multiple Percussion; Strings
Elegia - Multiple Percussion; Organ

References

  1. http://www.boosey.com/pages/cr/composer/composer_main.asp?composerid=2726