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Beat  Furrer

Born: December 6th, 1954
Country of origin: Austria
Beat Furrer was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and has lived in Vienna since 1975. He studied composition with Roman Haubenstock-Ramati and conducting with Otmar Suitner. In 1985, Furrer, together with Viktor Liberda, founded Klangforum Wien, and was the group’s artistic director for seven years. Furrer was Composer in Residence at the Lucerne Festival in 1996. From 2006 to 2009, he was a guest professor for composition at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. He taught composition classes at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich in 2010–2011. Furrer has, in addition, received a number of international awards for his work as a composer.

Since 1991, he has been a professor for composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria. Also a successful conductor, Furrer is particularly interested in contemporary music. He is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin and is on the Board of Trustees of the German Federal Cultural Foundation’s Netzwerk Neue Musik.

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  1. Sprechgesänge - Speech Songs

    Sprechgesänge - Speech Songs

    edition musikFabrik
    Edition : CD
    Order No. : WER 68512
    €16.50  *
  2. Hamamuth – Stadt der Engel / Wer sind diese Kinder

    Hamamuth – Stadt der Engel / Wer sind diese Kinder

    Composer : Riehm, Rolf
    Interpreter : Hodges, Nicolas
    Edition : Super Audio CD, Hybrid Stereo + Surround Sound
    Order No. : WER 67552
    €18.50  *
  3. Lines and Spaces

    Lines and Spaces

    Composer : Pinnock, Naomi
    Edition : CD
    Order No. : WER 64312
    €16.50  *

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Beat Furrer was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and has lived in Vienna since 1975. He studied composition with Roman Haubenstock-Ramati and conducting with Otmar Suitner. In 1985, Furrer, together with Viktor Liberda, founded Klangforum Wien, and was the group’s artistic director for seven years. Furrer was Composer in Residence at the Lucerne Festival in 1996. From 2006 to 2009, he was a guest professor for composition at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. He taught composition classes at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich in 2010–2011. Furrer has, in addition, received a number of international awards for his work as a composer.

Since 1991, he has been a professor for composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria. Also a successful conductor, Furrer is particularly interested in contemporary music. He is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin and is on the Board of Trustees of the German Federal Cultural Foundation’s Netzwerk Neue Musik.
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  1. Sprechgesänge - Speech Songs

    Sprechgesänge - Speech Songs

    edition musikFabrik
    Edition : CD
    Order No. : WER 68512
    €16.50  *
  2. Hamamuth – Stadt der Engel / Wer sind diese Kinder

    Hamamuth – Stadt der Engel / Wer sind diese Kinder

    Composer : Riehm, Rolf
    Interpreter : Hodges, Nicolas
    Edition : Super Audio CD, Hybrid Stereo + Surround Sound
    Order No. : WER 67552
    €18.50  *
  3. Lines and Spaces

    Lines and Spaces

    Composer : Pinnock, Naomi
    Edition : CD
    Order No. : WER 64312
    €16.50  *

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