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Friedrich Cerha

(b. 1926)


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(b Vienna, 1926).

Austrian composer and violinist. Co‐founder with Schwertsik of instr. ens. ‘Die Reihe’ 1958 (Salzburg Fest. début 1965). Prof., Vienna Acad. 1969, teaching new mus. and elec. comp. Orch. Act III of Berg's Lulu (from composer's short score) for first complete perf., 1979. Works incl.:

operas:

Netzwerk

(1962–80);

Baal

(1974–81);

Der Rattenfänger

(1984–7).

orch.:

Spiegel IIIIII–VII

, for orch., for 55 str., for orch. (1960–71);

Fasce

(1960–72);

Langegger Nachtmusik III

(1969), (1971);

Intersecazioni III

for vn. and orch. (1959), (1959–72); sym. (1975); conc. for vn., vc., orch. (1975); conc. for fl., bn., orch. (1982);

Monumentum für Karl Prantl

(1988); vc. conc. (1989–97);

Langegger Nachtmusik III

(1991);

Impulse

(1992–3).

chamber music.:

Enjambements

(1959);

Movements I–III

(1960);

Symphonies

, wind, drums (1964);

Catalogue des objets trouvés

(1968–9);

CurriculumMaqam

, 2 each of ob., cl., bn., hn., tpt., tb., and tuba (1972–3); str. qt. No.1 () (1989), No.2 (1989–90);

Quellen

, 7 instrs., perc. (1992); sax. qt. (1995).

voice(s) & orch.:

Exercises

, bar., spkr., chamber orch. (1962–8, rev. 1982);

Baal‐Gesänge

, bar., orch. (1982);

Requiem für Hollensteiner

, spkr., bar., ch., orch. (1983);

Keintate

, v., 11 instr. (1983);

Eine Art Chansons

, vc., perc., pf., db. (1989);

Requiem

, mixed ch., orch. (1994);

Im Namen der Liebe

, bar., orch. (1999).

unacc. chorus:

Verzeichnis

, 16 vv. (1969).

Subjects: Music.


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