Hübler, Klaus K(arl)

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Hübler, Klaus K(arl)

Hübler, Klaus K(arl), German composer; b. Munich, July 12, 1956. He studied composition with Peter Kiese wetter (1975–76) and Brian Ferneyhough (1980–82), and also studied musicology at the Univ. of Munich. He received several fellowships and prizes; visited the U.S. as a participant in the Pittsburgh International Music Festival (1986). After being stricken with a serious illness in 1989, he ceased to compose. His compositions are extremely complex, demanding an intricate system of notation.


ORCH.: Wer die Schönheit Angeschaut mit Augen for Cello and Chamber Orch. (1979); Arie dissolute for Viola and Chamber Ensemble (1986–87); Epiphyt for Flute and Chamber Orch. (1987–88). CHAMBER: MUSICA MENSURABILIS for 2 Violins and Viola (1975–76); 3 string quartets: No. 1, Hommage à Alban Berg (1977), No. 2, sur le premier prelude (1979–80), and No. 3, Dialektische Fantasie (1982–84); Chanson sans paroles, Kafkastudie I for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano (1978); Sonata for Solo Violin (1978); Riflessi for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp (1979); Notturno for 10 Instruments (1980); String Trio No. 1, Konzertparaphrase (1980–81); “Feuerzauber” auch Augenmusik: Studie in/über Phantasmagoric for 3 Flutes, Cello, and Harp (1981); Am Ende des Kanons: Musica con(tro)versa for Trumpet and Organ (1983); CERCAR for Trumpet (1983); Grave e sfrenato for Oboe (1985); sklEros for Flute, Oboe d’Amore, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn Obbligato (1985–86); Sonetto LXXXIII del Michelangelo for Piano (1986); Opus breve for Cello (1987); Reisswerck for Guitar (1987); Kryptogramm for 9 Musicians (1989).

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