Michael Riessler (Germany)

Michael Riessler, (Ulm, 1957) is a German composer and clarinetist. His career began at the side of the leading figures of contemporary music, such as John Cage and Steve Reich. In 1991 he sets up his first solo project. In 1992, he receives the rewards SWF Jazz Award and the German Record Review for the CD "Heloise”. Riessler worked as well as an interpreter together with composers and musicians of the classical Avantgarde like Mauricio Kagel, Vinko Globokar, Steve Reich, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Helmut Lachenmann, Dieter Schnebel or Michael Sell. His music is often influenced by the sounds of European ethnic music, in addition to contamination of medieval music and oriental music.



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Michael Riessler (Germany), composer and clarinetist

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