Nikolaus Brass

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Nikolaus Brass (b. 1949) is a German composer and medical doctor. He studied composition privately with Peter Kiesewetter at Musikhochschule München, as well as Frank Michael Beyer and Helmut Lachenmann at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover. Nikolas was a student at Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt twice in 1980 and 1986, meeting with Morton Feldman.

Following several years of clinical activity, Brass focused on music in the eighties. In 1981, his vocal composition Traumrede was premiered at the Gaudeamus Music Festival in Holland, while Morgenlob string trio received a Jürgen Ponto Foundation Composition Prize. A few other notable premieres include structures of echo – lindauer beweinung (for 32 voices and orchestra) by Sinfonieorchester Des Südwestfunks and SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart under the baton of Rupert Huber in 2003 and Von wachsender Gegenwart by Münchener Kammerorchester and maestro Alexander Liebreich in 2007.

His music was presented at several prominent festivals, including Cantiere d'arte (1986) in Montepulciano, Donaueschingen Music Festival (1988), Musikprotokoll (1991) in Graz, Musica Viva (2) in Munich (1997), Internationale Weingartener Tage für Neue Musik (2000), and eclat – Festival für neue Musik Stuttgart (2001). In 2008, Nikolaus Brass was selected as a featured composer at Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik festival.
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Albums

3-1386-2 Nikolaus Brass - Hin-Nun , Flammenzeichen • Donde Estas, Hermano? • Rose-Ausländer-Lieder • El Sonido Silencioso album art Ensemble belcanto, Dietburg Spohr - Younghi Pagh-PaanLuigi NonoNikolaus BrassMathias Spahlinger Ensemble belcanto, Dietburg Spohr - Younghi Pagh-PaanLuigi NonoNikolaus BrassMathias Spahlinger - Hin-Nun , Flammenzeichen • Donde Estas, Hermano? • Rose-Ausländer-Lieder • El Sonido Silencioso(CD, Album) Koch Schwann, AULOS (2) 3-1386-2 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
WWE 1CD 20235 Nikolaus Brass - Chamber Music Vol. 1 album art Nikolaus Brass Chamber Music Vol. 1(CD, Album) Col Legno WWE 1CD 20235 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
WWE 1CD 20238 Nikolaus Brass - String Quartets, Vol. 1 album art Nikolaus Brass String Quartets, Vol. 1(CD, Album) Col Legno WWE 1CD 20238 Austria 2006 Sell This Version
NEOS 10702 Nikolaus Brass - Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 album art Nikolaus Brass Orchestral Works, Vol. 1(CD) NEOS NEOS 10702 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
NEOS 11021 Nikolaus Brass - Songlines album art Nikolaus Brass - Helge Slaatto, Klaus-Peter Werani, Erik Borgir, Frank Reinecke Nikolaus Brass - Helge Slaatto, Klaus-Peter Werani, Erik Borgir, Frank Reinecke - Songlines(CD, Album) Neos NEOS 11021 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
NEOS 11112 Nikolaus Brass - Zeit Im Grund · Von Wachsender Gegenwart album art Nikolaus Brass - Münchener Kammerorchester · Alexander Liebreich , Conductor · Das Klarinettenduo Zelinsky | Smeyers* Nikolaus Brass - Münchener Kammerorchester · Alexander Liebreich , Conductor · Das Klarinettenduo Zelinsky | Smeyers* - Zeit Im Grund · Von Wachsender Gegenwart(CD, Album) NEOS, Fundación BBVA, Deutschlandradio Kultur NEOS 11112 Germany 2013 Sell This Version
NEOS 11503 Nikolaus Brass - String Quartet No. IV album art Nikolaus Brass - EnsembleCoriolis* Nikolaus Brass - EnsembleCoriolis* - String Quartet No. IV(CD) NEOS NEOS 11503 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
NEOS 11512 Nikolaus Brass - String Trios album art Nikolaus Brass - TrioCoriolis* Nikolaus Brass - TrioCoriolis* - String Trios(SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album) NEOS NEOS 11512 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
NEOS 11601 Nikolaus Brass, Jan Philip Schulze Nikolaus Brass, Jan Philip Schulze - Works For Piano Solo(CD, Album) Neos NEOS 11601 Germany 2017 Sell This Version

Compilations

Neos 11708 Nikolaus Brass - Double Concertos album art Das Klarinettenduo Beate Zelinsky / David Smeyers, Atli Ingólfsson, Adriana Hölszky And Nikolaus Brass, Caput Ensemble*, Guðni Franzson, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden Und Freiburg, Arturo Tamayo, Münchener Kammerorchester, Alexander Liebreich Das Klarinettenduo Beate Zelinsky / David Smeyers, Atli Ingólfsson, Adriana Hölszky And Nikolaus Brass, Caput Ensemble*, Guðni Franzson, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden Und Freiburg, Arturo Tamayo, Münchener Kammerorchester, Alexander Liebreich - Double Concertos(CD, Comp) Neos Neos 11708 Germany 2017 Sell This Version

Videos

none Nikolaus Brass - Das Innere Des Äußeren album art Nikolaus Brass, Eva-Maria Houben, Antoine Beuger Nikolaus Brass, Eva-Maria Houben, Antoine Beuger - Das Innere Des Äußeren(DVDr) Diafani none Germany 2013 Sell This Version