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Wolfgang Rihm

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Abkehr (1)
Abschiedsmarsch (1)
Aestimatus sum (1)
Akt und Tag (1)
Am Horizont (1)
An meine Schwester (1)
Antlitz (2)
Aria/Araidne: Szenarie for soprano and chamber orchestra (1)
Auf einem anderen Blatt (1)
Bann, Nachtschwarmerei (Spells, Night dreams) (1)
Brahmsliebewalzer (2)
Caligaverunt oculi mei (1)
Cantus firmus 'Music in memoriam Luigi Nono' (1)
Canzona (1)
Chiffre I, for piano and 7 instruments (1)
Coll'arco (2)
Concerto for piano and 8 instruments (1)
Contemplatio (1)
Das Gehege (1)
Das Rot (2)
Depart (1)
Deploration (1)
Der Einsamste (1)
Deus Passus, 'St Luke Passion' (1)
Die Hamletmaschine (1)
Dritte Musik (1)
Dyade for violin and double bass (1)
Ende der Handschrift (1)
Epilog for string quintet (1)
Erscheinung (1)
Et Lux (1)
Fantasie for organ (1)
Fantasies (3) (1)
Fetzen, for accordion and string quartet (1)
Frage (1)
Gedicht des Malers (Poem of the Painter): Concerto for violin and orchestra (2)
Gedichte (3) by Monique Thone (1)
Gedichte (4) aus 'Atemwende' (1)
Gedichte (4) fur Singstimme & Orchester (Rilke) (1)
Gedichte (6) von Friedrich Nietzsche (2)
Gegenstuck (1)
Gejagte Form (1)
Gesange, op.1 (excerpts) (1)
Gesange, op.1 (1)
Geste zu Vedova for string quartet (1)
Gesungene Zeit (3)
Grat (1)
Grave 'in memoriam Thomas Kakuska' for string quartet (1)
Hekton (1)
Holderlin-Gedichte (3) (1)
Ich kenn' ein winderschones Kind (1)
In Verbundenheit (1)
In nuce (1)
Interscriptum: Duo for string quartet and piano (2)
Klavierstuck no.1, op.8a (2)
Klavierstuck no.2, op.8b (2)
Klavierstuck no.3 (1)
Klavierstuck no.4 (2)
Klavierstuck no.5 'Tombeau' (4)
Klavierstuck no.6 'Bagatellen' (2)
Klavierstuck no.7 (3)
Kleine Schwingungen (2) (1)
Konzert in einem Satz (Concerto in one movement) (1)
La musique creuse le ciel (1)
Landler (1)
Lenz-Fragmente (2)
Lichtes Spiel (1)
Lichtzwang (1)
Marsyas (1)
Mehrere Kurze Walzer (19) for piano four hands (1)
Mit geschlossenem Mund (1)
Nachstudie (2)
Neue Alexanderlieder (1)
Ophelia Sings (1)
Passions-Texte (7) (3)
Phantom und Eskapade (2)
Quartettstudie (3)
Quo me rapis (1)
Recessit pastor noster (1)
Rembrandts Ochse, plotzlich im Louvre (1)
Requiem-Strophen (Requiem Verses) (2)
Ricercare 'Music in memoriam Luigi Nono' (2) (1)
Schattenstuck: tone poem for orchestra (1)
Seraphin-Sphare (2)
Seraphin - Stimmen (1)
Siebengestalt, for organ and tamtam (1)
Silence to be beaten 'Chiffre II' (2)
Sine nomine (1)
Sinfoniae I: Mass for organ (1)
Sphare um Spare for ensemble (1)
Sphare um Sphare (1)
String Quartet (1968) (1)
String Quartet in G minor (1)
String Quartet no.1, op.2 (1)
String Quartet no.2, op.10 (1)
String Quartet no.3 'Im Innersten' (1)
String Quartet no.4 (2)
String Quartet no.9 'Quartettsatz' (1)
String Quartet no.10 (1)
String Quartet no.11 (1)
String Quartet no.12 (1)
String quartet (1)
Symphonie 'Nahe fern' (1)
Two Other Movements (1)
Uber-Schrift (1)
Uber die Linie II (1)
Uber die Linie VII (1)
Untergang, op.1 (1)
Verborgene Formen (1)
Vermischter Traum (1)
Vier Male: pieces for clarinet in A (1)
Violin Sonata (1)
Von weit ('Antlitz' for cello and piano) (1)
Vorspiele (3) zu einer Insel (1)
Will Sound (1)
Wolfli-Liederbuch (1)
Wortlos (2)
Zwiesprache (1)

Wolfgang Rihm (born 13 March 1952 in Karlsruhe) is a German composer.

Rihm's early work, combining contemporary techniques with the emotional volatility of Mahler and of Schoenberg's early expressionist period, was regarded by many as a revolt against the avant-garde generation of Boulez, Stockhausen (with whom he studied in 1972–73), and others, and led to a large number of commissions in the following years. In the late 1970s and early 1980s his name was associated with the movement called New Simplicity. His work still continues to plough expressionist furrows, though the influence of Luigi Nono, Helmut Lachenmann and Morton Feldman, amongst others, has affected his style significantly.

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Recent Rihm releases

Rihm & de Wert - In Umbria Mortis
Rihm & de Wert - In Umbria Mortis

£7.95

(Pentatone)

Velte, Rihm & the Karlsruhe School: 50 Years of the Hochschule fur Musik Karlsruhe
Velte, Rihm & the Karlsruhe School: 50 Years of the Hochschule fur Musik Karlsruhe

£22.57

(Capriccio)

Passionato: Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Rihm
Passionato: Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Rihm

£13.25

(Berlin Classics)

Vanitas: Songs by Schubert, Beethoven & Rihm
Vanitas: Songs by Schubert, Beethoven & Rihm

£10.60

(Alpha)

Alban Berg Quartett: The Complete Recordings
Alban Berg Quartett: The Complete Recordings

£110.12

(Warner)

Songs of the Night
Songs of the Night

£10.93

(Capriccio)

Claudio Abbado & Wiener Philharmoniker: The Complete DG Recordings
Claudio Abbado & Wiener Philharmoniker: The Complete DG Recordings

£113.95

(Deutsche Grammophon)

Anna Gourari: Elusive Affinity
Anna Gourari: Elusive Affinity

£12.83

(ECM New Series)

Rihm - Gesungene Zeit, Lichtes Spiel, Coll’arco
Rihm - Gesungene Zeit, Lichtes Spiel, Coll’arco

£9.08

(Naxos)

Rihm - Music for Violin and Orchestra Vol.1
Rihm - Music for Violin and Orchestra Vol.1

£9.08

(Naxos)

Rihm - Requiem-Strophen
Rihm - Requiem-Strophen

£13.25

(Neos Music)

... as if the mesh of words were broken ... : Lieder in the late 20th century and beyond
... as if the mesh of words were broken ... : Lieder in the late 20th century and beyond

£11.88

(Metier)