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Dahinden Roland

(02. 05. 1962)

Dahinden Roland
Dahinden Roland
Hofstrasse 2
CH-6300 Zug (ZG)
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)41 710 80 38

www.roland-dahinden.ch



Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Interpreters
Biography
* 02. 05. 1962.

Studies in trombone and composition at Musikhochschule Graz (Erich Kleinschuster, Georg F. Haas), Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Vinko Globokar), Wesleyan University Connecticut (Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier) and Birmingham University England (Vic Hoyland).
1989: Artist in residence at The A. Guthry Art Centre, Monahan, Ireland
1990: Composer fellowship, one year residency in London
1992-95: Assistent of Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier at Wesleyan University
1994: Master of Arts in Music at Wesleyan University
1994-95: Scholar in residence at Wesleyan University
1997: Artist in residence at the Intermedia Spritzenhaus, Hamburg
1998-2002: PhD program in composition at Birmingham University
2002: Doctor of Philosophy in Music at Birmingham University
2003: prize "Werkjahr" of the art council of the canton Zug, Switzerland
2005: The CD 'silberen' picked as one of the 'Top Classical Albums of the Year 2004' by the arts journal The New Yorker.
As a trombonist he spezializes in the performance of contemporary music and improvisation/jazz, concerts in various countries of Europe, in America and Asia.
Composers such as Peter Ablinger, Maria de Alvear, Anthony Braxton, John Cage, Peter Hansen, Hauke Harder, Bernhard Lang, Joelle Léandre, Alvin Lucier, Chris Newman, Pauline Oliveros, Hans Otte, Lars Sandberg, Wolfgang von Schweinitz, Daniel Wolf and Christian Wolff wrote especially for him.
Since 1987 he works in the duo with Hildegard Kleeb and since 1992 together in the trio with the violonist Dimitrios Polisoidis.
As a composer he collaborated with visual artists Guido Baselgia, Andreas Brandt, Stéphane Brunner, Daniel Buren, Rudolf de Crignis, Philippe Deléglise, Inge Dick, Rainer Grodnick, Sol LeWitt, Lisa Schiess, Guido Baselgia, with the architects Morger & Degelo, and with the author Eugen Gomringer
exhibitions with sound installations and sculptors in Europe and America.


Work list
fünfhochvier (1993)

Instrumentation: for solo brass instruments

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
free lines part one (1993)

Instrumentation: for any number of improvisers-interpreters

Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript
free lines part two (1993)

Instrumentation: free instrumentation

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
See (1993-1994)

Instrumentation: for trombone and piano

Co-composer: H. Kleeb.

Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Berg (1994)

Instrumentation: for trombone and piano

co-composer: H. Kleeb.

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
25 Miniatures for piano solo (1996)

Musical version of furniture.

Manuscript
string 4 # one (1996-1997)

Duration: 23' 00"
Manuscript
immerzeit (1996-1997)
Fifteen miniatures

Instrumentation: for piano solo (two- and four-handed)

Duration: 29' 00"
Manuscript
cold mountain (1998)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for violoncello and electrionic

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
silberen (1998)

Instrumentation: for piano and string quartet

Duration: 43' 00"
Manuscript
cold mountain (1999-2011)

Instrumentation: version for trombone and string quartet

Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
silberen (1999-2011)

Instrumentation: version for trombone and string quartet

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Komposition Kamm (1998)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for violoncello and electronic

Duration: 35' 00"
Manuscript
lichtung kiel (1999)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for viola and live electronics

Duration: 23' 00"
Manuscript
red on blue (1999)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
moving lines (1999)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for double-bass and electronic

Duration: 13' 00"-37' 00"
Manuscript
loxodrom (2000)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for violoncello and electrionic

Duration: 21' 00"
Manuscript
mind rock (2000)
string 4 # two

Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
lichtweiss (2000)

Instrumentation: for vibraphone solo

Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
silberen (2001)

Instrumentation: for crotales and string quartet

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
mond see (2001)
string 4 # three - sound-room process

Instrumentation: for string quartet and electronic

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
constant motion (2001)

Instrumentation: for string quartet and electronics

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
one stone (2000-2003)

Instrumentation: for violoncello and electronics

Duration: 21' 00"
Manuscript
cold mountain (2003)
string 4 # four

Instrumentation: for string quartet with electronics

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
flying white (2003)
string 4 # four with electronic

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Ein Zitronenbaum (2003)
Suite for Palestine

Instrumentation: for alphorn, percussion and turntables

Duration: 27' 00"
Manuscript
poids de l'ombre (2004)
string 4 # five with electronic

Duration: 23' 00"
Manuscript
broken lines (2004)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for viola and electronic

Duration: 21' 00"
Manuscript
spring bird new song (2004)

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Duration: variabel
Manuscript
the leaf (2005)
Soundroom process

Instrumentation: for feminine voice and viola

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
noi|r|s (2005)

Instrumentation: for alphorn and electronics

Manuscript
das blatt von agnes (2006)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for voice and electronics

Duration: 45' 00"
Manuscript
zinnober (2007-2008)
29 images

Instrumentation: for violin, violoncello and percussion

Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
action for jackson (2009)

Instrumentation: for bass clarinet and electronics

Manuscript
lichtweiss (2009)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for string instrument solo and electronics

Manuscript
rotraut (2009)

Instrumentation: for percussion ensemble

Manuscript
weisslich (2010)

Instrumentation: for tenor, recorder and electronics

Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript
lilienweiss (2010)
Sound-room process

Instrumentation: for viola and live electronics

Duration: 24' 00"
Manuscript
Klangquadratur (2012)

Instrumentation: for alphorn, percussion and electronics

Duration: offen
Manuscript
startled grass (2012)

Instrumentation: for violoncello solo

Duration: frei
Manuscript
whitish (2012)

Instrumentation: for string quartet and electronics

Duration: frei
Manuscript
recall pollock (2012)

Instrumentation: for trombone, piano, alphorn and percussion

Duration: 58' 00"
Manuscript
talking with jimi (2013)

Instrumentation: for violoncello solo with electronics

Duration: variabel
Manuscript
Bibliography
Meyer, Thomas: Nuancen im Weissen. Der Improvisator, Interpret, Klangkünstler und Komponist Roland Dahinden, in: Dissonanz 83 (2003)