Newly published in July 2020:
The book monograph about ENJOTT SCHNEIDER
Published by Allitera
Series „composers in Bavaria. Documents of musical work
in the 20th and 21st century“, Volume 66
On July 3, 2020, the presentation of the newly published monograph on ENJOTT SCHNEIDER took place in Munich / Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz, - combined with a chamber concert "Dreamin' Backwards", which was one of the first post-Corona concerts that visibly moved and delighted the numerous visitors.
The extensive book comprises 210 pages:
.... a "chronicle" by the editor Franzpeter Messmer, a conversation with Enjott Schneider and a list of works, bibliography and discography
.... a biography of Jürgen Geiger
.... by Antje Müller "Life for voluntary work and solidarity"
.... by Enjott Schneider "Archaics, Time, Number, Sound"
and a large number of monographic essays:
.... Kay Westermann "Composing as dream work" - the music theatre
.... Dorothea Hofmann "solo singing - songs - song cycles - choral music"
.... Charlotte Seither "Musica Sacra - musica spiritualis"
.... Matthias Keller "Cross-Culture-Composing I" Dialogue with music history
.... Dorothea Hofmann "Cross-Culture-Composing II" Dialogue with the world
.... John X. Schachtner "Composing Narratives"
.... Andreas Weidinger "In Search of the Dissolution of the Limits of the Medium" (about film music)
All in all:
An exciting reading book (with a photo section) has been created, for which I would like to thank
the editors, the authors and the Tonkünstlerverband Bayern e.V.
New CD in summer 2020: ..............FLUTE STORIESRecorded in january 2020 in Katowice/Poland and now released in summer 2020: FLUTE STORIES... about Water, Trees, and a Chinese Concubine... with Lukasz Dlugosz & Agata Kielar Dlugosz (flutes) Silesian Chamber Orchestra & Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Miroslaw Jacek Blaszczyk
New CD: KRASNOYARSK COUNTERPOINTSWith Label WERGO (Distribution: NAXOS) released in february 2020: two freshly composed Concertos, - the one with Reinhold Friedrich, who is playing extraordinary with three types of trumpets in the same composition, - the other with an usual combination of instruments in a double concerto. Artem Chirkov (Soloist of St. Peterburg Philharmony) plays his double bass from low to the highest violin-like ranges....And Mikhail Dzyudze, a multitalent beetween Folk, Rock & Classic, plays on his Contrabass-Balalaika... a gigantic and really unknown instrument.
Mai 2020: INSIDE THE WORLD - MUSIK NACH INNENJust for my 70th anniversary released at Label ambiente audio: INSIDE THE WORLD - MUSIK NACH INNEN with some Highlights from the CD-series "Enjott Schneider - Sacred Music"
COMPOSING AGAINST... AND DESPITE THE CORONA-VIRUSTwo "Corona works" were created around the virus, rehearsed via online rehearsals, and soon - finally - played live in the concert hall: For Beijing Symphony Orchestra in China the composition WUHAN 2020 SYMPHONIC POEM FOR ORCHESTRA, and for the Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra in Katovice/Poland a work "IN MEMORIAM PENDERECKI": MAZURKA TRISTE.
POLAND, INDIA, KOSOVO, HAMBURG & ROME: The Days "before" COVID19POLAND, INDIA, KOSOVO, HAMBURG & ROME: The Days "before" COVID. With world premieres, CD-productions and new compositions.