Stäbler, Gerhard

Period: Late 20th Century

Born: Wednesday, July 20, 1949 in Wilhelmsdorf, Germany

As of October 2015 this composer is still living.
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Nation of Origin: Germany

Major Works:
O MURO for soprano, two percussionists, tape
Dalí (música mágica para piano) for piano
Rosenkranz for voice
Winter, Blumen for clarinet
Krusten/Crusts for cello

Other Information:
Gerhard Stäbler is known for his collaborative, political, and conceptual works as well as for his traditionally notated scores; he has also been active internationally as an organizer of concerts and workshops. He has been composer-in-residence or given classes at Northwestern University, the Moscow State Conservatory, the Gaudeamus Foundation, the Sonorities Festival (Belfast), and the Internationale Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, among others.

General Bibliography:
Lampert, Vera; Kemp, Ian; and White, Eric Walter, The New Grove Modern Masters (The New Grove Series), W. W. Norton & Company, November 1997, ISBN: 0393315924

Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Griffiths, Paul, Modern Music and After: Directions Since 1945, Oxford University Press; 1st edition (April 11, 1996), ISBN: 0198165110

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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