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Eder, Helmut

Eder, Helmut (b Linz, 1916). Austrian composer. Taught at Linz Cons. from 1950, organizing its EMS 1959. Taught at Salzburg Mozarteum from 1967. Cond. Mozarteum Orch. at Salzburg Fest. 1972. Works incl.OPERAS: Oedipus (1958); Der Kardinal (1962); Die weise Frau (1968); Konjugationen 3 (for TV, 1969); Der Aufstand (1975); Georges Dandin oder Der betrogene Ehemann (1978–9); Mozart in New York (1991).BALLETS: Moderner Traum (1957); Anamorphose (1963); Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus (1964–5).ORCH.: 5 syms. (1950–80, No.4, Choral, 1973–5, No.5 for org., 1979–80); ob. conc. (1962); 3 vn. concs. (1963, 1964, 1981–2); bn. conc. (1968); Pastorale, str. (1974); conc. for vc., db., orch. (1977–8); vc. conc. (1981); Haffner Concerto, fl., orch. (1984); Concertino for classical orch. (1984).CHAMBER MUSIC: str. qt. (1948); pf. trio (1971); Szene, 6 hn. (1977); cl. quintet 1982); qt. for fl. and str. trio (1983).

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