Braun, Peter Michael
Braun, Peter Michael
Braun, Peter Michael, German composer, teacher, pianist, and conductor; b. Wuppertal, Dec. 2, 1936. He was a pupil of Martin, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, and Eimert at the Cologne Hochschule für Musik and of Giselher Klebe at the Detmold Hochschule für Musik. In 1978 he became a prof, of composition and theory at the Heidelberg-Mannheim Hochschule für Musik. He publ, a book on harmony and music theory (Cologne, 2000). His style is governed by structural and spectral considerations.
DRAMATIC Opera: Eichendorff (1974–92); Die Schòne lau (1984–86); Die Juden (1994–95). orch.:Seliger Kontrapunkt for Strings (1952; 1988–91); Scherzo (1956–91); Exkursion (1958–71); Interstellar for 4 Orch. Groups (1959); Transfer (1965–68); Variété (1965–69); Landschaft (1966–71); Problems and Solutions for Strings (1973–74); Junctim (1974–75; rev. 1988); Ambiente (1974–76); Serenata Palatina (1975–82); Ballett for Orch. and Speaker ad libitum (1980–87); Recherche (1983–85). chamber:Zwei Fantasien for 4 Recorders (1952–83); Fantasie-Quartett for Horns (1952–84); String Quartet (1957); Piano Trio (1958); Terms for Chamber Ensemble (1962–71); Miró for Flute and Piano, after 3 paintings of Joan Miró (1976; rev. 1989); Drei Chorale for 4 Trombones or 3 Cellos and Double Bass or 4 Bassoons and Contrabassoon (1979); Man liebt Brahms, 2 retrospectives for Violin and Cello (1986; also for Violin and Harp, 1987); Duo for Violin and Piano (1988; also for Flute and Piano, 1989); Kontemplation”on minimal art” for Flute or Violin and Piano (1988); Arc-en-ciel for Bass or Alto Flute (1992); piano pieces; organ music.vocal:Entelechie for 6 Solo Voices or Chorus and Orch. (1972); Kashima Kiko for Alto or Baritone and Small Orch. (1977); Arie for Soprano and Orch. (1977–80); Alborada for Soprano and Orch. (1987); choral pieces; songs. electronic:Ereignisse: Hommage à Edgard Várese (1966–68); Essay, 3 pieces (1971); Klangsonden (1976).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Braun, Peter Michael." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 15, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/braun-peter-michael
"Braun, Peter Michael." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved November 15, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/braun-peter-michael
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.