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Gysin Beat

(05. 11. 1968)

Gysin Beat
Gysin Beat
Rottmannsbodenstr. 88
CH-4102 Binningen (BL)
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)61 421 24 56



Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers
Biography
* 05. 11. 1968.

1976 until 1988 - Attends primary school and then college with type B 'Matura'
1989 until 1995 - Studies chemistry at the University of Basel, receives his diploma (major subject analysis)
2001 until 2004 - Trains to become a teacher for chemistry at the University of Basel and at the 'Hochschule für Pädagogik', both in Basel
1974 until 1987 - Takes piano lessons with Klaus Rupprecht and others
1978 until 1984 - Member of the 'Knabenkantorei Basel', performs in Switzerland, Germany and England
1985 until 1992 - Percussion lessons with Sylwia Zytynska and others
1988 until 1989 - External studies in piano at Basel School of Music with Klaus Linder
1990 until 1994 - Member of the internationally active percussion ensemble Metraxa with tours in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic
Performances in Basel with works by J. Cage, scenic performances
1996 until 2001 - Studies composition at Basel School of Music with Thomas Kessler and Hanspeter Kyburz
1996 until 2001 - Studies musical theory at Basel School of Music with Roland Moser and Detlev Müller-Siemens
2004 - Darmstädter Ferienkurse
2005 - Prize and participation at the Boswil Compositions Seminar


Work list
Wasserreservoir (1999)

Instrumentation: for 2 soprano voices and electronic tape

Texts: Beat Gysin

For performance in a room with extreme reverberation (>15sec.) and complete darkness.
Sound, image and notebook with the composer.

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Momente (1999)

Instrumentation: for organ and marimbaphone

Accumulation of small melodies for self-compilation.

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Skardu (2000-2002)

Instrumentation: for 2 prepared pianos and percussion

Racy piece with lots of noise.

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Skamander (2000-2001)

Instrumentation: for choir, soprano, bass, percussion, electronic tape and live electronics

"Unterwasseroper" (underwater opera): Choir and audience in and around the water. Underwater loud speakers. Very close physical contact between audience and interpreters.

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Mittelhorn (2002-2004)

Instrumentation: for clarinet, piano and electronic tape

Quick piece in scherzo style.

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Ludmilla (2002-2004)

Instrumentation: for violin, violoncello and piano

Bowing and beating in accord.

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Dana (2002-2004)

Instrumentation: for clarinet, violin, violoncello, 2 pianos, percussion and live electronics

Opulent ensemble piece.

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Sachte Farbe (2004)

Instrumentation: for clarinet

Fine piece with lots of multiphonics.

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Fratan (2004)

Instrumentation: for saxophone, violoncello, piano and percussion

Powerful and temperamental piece for a special setting.

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Flurin (2004)

Instrumentation: for recorder solo and electronic tape

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Unter den Blumeninseln von Wak (2004-2005)

Instrumentation: for electric guitar and electronic tape

Melodic solo piece.

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Hinter einer Glaswand (2004-2005)

Instrumentation: for choir, solo soprano and electronic tape

"Raumakustisches Wahrnehmungsspiel": Audience wears headphones whereby an acoustic perception is simultaneously possible from both the performance room and the fictive headphone room.

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Tubten (2005)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Fallen, Streichen und Leuchten (2005)

Instrumentation: for string ensemble (3.3.3.3.1)

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Anor (2006)

Instrumentation: for recorders (tenor, bass), accordion and audio

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Der Spanier (2007)

Instrumentation: for high male voice (countertenor), recorders (sopranino, tenor, bass) and 6 channel audio (with 2 channel version)

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Der Zaun der Namenlosen (2007)

Instrumentation: for chamber orchestra (pic.2.2.2.cbcl.2/4.2.0.0/timp/str)

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Am Legat (2008)

Instrumentation: for mezzo-soprano, tenor recorders, piano and 6 channel audio

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Marienglas (2009-2010)

Instrumentation: for countertenor, violin, violoncello and piano

Brückenhof — Barnabas — Vorsteher — Schule — Herrenhof — Burgel.

Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript
Bibliography
Olshausen, Cécile: Unreine Akustik. Das Projekt "Numen" (Aufführung in der Leonhardskirche Basel, 20. Mai 2013), in: Dissonanz 123 (2013), S. 46-47 [Internet]
Nolte, Lisa D.: Technikschlacht im Märchenwald. "Feigels Mosaik": Ein inszeniertes Konzert von Beat Gysin in der Gare du Nord Basel, in: Dissonanz 119 (2012), S. 65 [Internet]
Möller, Torsten: Kunstköpfe boxen. Zwei Musiktheater-Produktionen, in: Dissonanz (Juni 2010) 110 (2010), S. 84-85 [Internet]