Günther Gessert

Günther Gessert is an Austrian electronic musician, Theremin performer and multimedia artist, member of Institut Für Medienarchäologie. At the beginning of his career, Gessert had been playing guitar and bass in various jazz and pop music groups. He also attended jazz seminars with Adelhard Roidinger and Harry Pepl at the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz.

Eventually, Günther Gessert focused on electronic music and started performing on Theremin, custom-built Thercussion, analog synthesizers, samplers, computers and other similar instruments. He became a member of the International Theremin Orchestra. Gessert had been performing as a soloist and in various ensembles and projects, collaborating with Cherry Sunkist, Cordula Bösze, Reni Hofmüller, Andrei Smirnov, Guy Van Belle, Alejandra Perez Nunez, Seppo Gründler, Elisabeth Schimana, Martin Seidl, Wolfgang Fadi Dorninger, Didi Bruckmayr, Mex Wolfsteiner, Elfi Aichinger, Andreas Luger, Hans-Georg Gutternigg, Michael Rüßmann and many other musicians. He also composed and performed music for dance performances and silent films, such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Adventures of Prince Achmed, and An Andalusian Dog.
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Günther Gessert Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

none Günther Gessert - Touchless - The Sensuality Of Music Without Touching album art Elisabeth Schimana And The International Theremin Orchestra Elisabeth Schimana And The International Theremin Orchestra - Touchless - The Sensuality Of Music Without Touching(CD, Album) ORF none Austria 1998 Sell This Version
none Günther Gessert - ExEU - Tended Rope album art Various Song #2 And #3 Various - ExEU - Tended Rope(CD, Album, Comp) Salon Elise none Austria 2002 Sell This Version
TR 085 Günther Gessert - Black Light District Boys album art Wipeout Here Comes The Night Wipeout - Black Light District Boys(2xLP, Album) Trost Records TR 085 Austria 2004 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

RGB506-2 Günther Gessert - Score album art Paul Haslinger Paul Haslinger - Score(CD, Album) RGB Records (US) RGB506-2 US 1999 Sell This Version