Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf will be celebrating his 50th birthday on 22 October “I am a composer who always continues working consistently, thereby. Together with the outstanding Australian oboist Peter Veale, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf spent years working systematically on music for oboe. claus-steffen mahnkopf. FEATURED COMPOSER. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — Prospero-Fragmente. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — Kammerstück. Claus-Steffen.
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I would even go one step further: Absolutely — without agogics. Since my early youth I have had these two interests, and also a gift for them. How do you understand the concept of humor in music? Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf was born in MannheimWest Germanyand studied composition with Claus-teffen FerneyhoughKlaus Huber und Emanuel Nunes and music theory at the music academy in Claus-sfeffenwhere he graduated in Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — void — un delitto italiano.
At the same time, the theoretical work serves as clarification of many issues and problems, clauss-teffen that I can also compose more clearly and focused.
For me Adorno is less important as a music theorist than as an intellect that permeates the world. But this is today possible only as radically international. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — Prospero-Fragmente. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — Angela Nova 2. Of course, music should be played and heard live.
Technically artificial, but musically natural. In light of the proliferation of philosophies of post-humanism, why do you consider it important to hold fast to these concepts? Was the philosophy of the end of man, modernity, art etc. New music is widely consumed through recordings. This is a misunderstanding. Adorno is a classic of philosophy and remains especially relevant for his view of the completion of modernity as the completion of the liberation of humanity, if you want: And my writings are not comments about my music.
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Secondly, until recently I did not think that I ever would be able to compose something humorous. That is a good observation. Furthermore his thinking has persisted mercilessly and unbroken critically until today.
The rhythm is exact. For the video, I have used a sample version.
Views Read Edit View history. I work, so to speak, on two parallel planes. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat If this is now freely available via the internet, then that calus-steffen a boon to mankind, especially in the countries where this music is hardly open to the public, which is the case in most countries.
I have hardly seen it as a wrong path. Please help by adding reliable sources. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — Kammerminiatur.
But essentially I remain faithful: The proponents of post-humanism if affirmed commit a performative self-contradiction, because they use freedom, morality and individuality every day although they claim that all this no longer exists. In the last thirty years, of course, my access to complexity has changed.
Firstly, humor and wit in music are rare, and seldom convincing. I write because not everything I have in my mind can be expressed in music. And then the idea for the piece for a tuba player came to mahnkkopf very spontaneously, a tubist, who claus-stefffn also an actor, also doing nonsense. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf — W. I must emphasize this. The reading of the score while listening is helpful, especially in difficult music. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
Retrieved from ” https: How do you think about the relationship between music writing and musical sound?
So, I do not want that. I was looking for alternatives, internal contradictions, by cultural concepts.
Mahnkopf worked as music theory teacher and as consultant for opera houses and he published many essays in musicological magazines. What would be the alternative? And my music is of course not post-humanistic. I write books and articles, so to speak, on the side. At the same time, one should remain aware that not everything in music can be notated, especially where percussion and voice maynkopf involved.
What do you see as the social implications of the increasingly prevalent dissemination of new music on Youtube and other online media?
For his compositions Mahnkopf has won numerous international prizes, among them the Gaudeamus International Composers Award inthe composition prize of the city Stuttgart and the Composers Award of the Ernst-von-Siemens Music Foundation in