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Martin Lichtfuss - Komponist und Dirigent Martin Lichtfuss - compositeur et chef d'orchestre

In all my compositions, I deliberately try to transform the opposing forces of contemporary music into a personal idiom. This idiom is often characterized by pulsating rhythms repeatedly crossed by ametric sonic situations. The harmony is mostly free-tonal, and it yet glides into atonality time and again. And if most intimate musical passages consistently feature in my orchestral pieces, my chamber music itself is often suffused with symphonic gesture.




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Ent-Artung 2000

3 ab-reactions for flute and guitar

[ 2000 ]

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1. Ohr-F-Eigen:

2. E-Mi-Gration:

3. H-ohn und Spott:

Reza Najfar – flute

Alexander Swete – guitar

duration: 12'00"

In den letzten Wochen verspürte ich mehrmals den unwiderstehlichen Drang, Ohrfeigen auszuteilen. Da bei einem derartigen Ansinnen jedoch die ernsthafte Gefahr bestanden hätte, mein Handgelenk beim Aufprall auf die Fernsehscheibe zu zertrümmern, habe ich mich entschlossen, meine Wut musikalisch umzusetzen.

In den drei Sätzen stellen die Töne F, E und H Zentren im Sinne einer beschränkten Tonalität dar.


15 April 2000

Music for Two: Martin Lichtfuss expresses his current political displeasure in "Entartung 2000 - Drei Abreaktionen" for flute and guitar. In this piece, he subjects the three sounds F, E and B to an abundance of exciting, rhythmic, dynamic and articulate shaping processes. The result – wild opposites, inten-sive liveliness, but also touching affection – left a lasting impression.

Tiroler Tageszeitung