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Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz

 b. 1948Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz Photo: © Studio K


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Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz studied musicology, philosophy and German language and literature and during that time took composition lessons * 1970 second prize at the composers' competition of the Hamburg Association of Composers and Music Teachers (LTM) for Vier Lieder nach Gedichten von Georg Trakl * 1972 studied composition with Ernst Gernot Klussmann, later with György Ligeti, and later became his assistant * composed the full length operas Sturmnacht (Nuremberg, 1987) and Achill unter den Mädchen (Kassel, 1997) and the dance poem Shiva * 1988 professor for composition and music theory at the Hamburg Music College * He has published a number of texts on music history and musicology

Works by Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz include:
Sakuntala (Violin Concerto No.2) (2010/11)
Wandlungen eines gefallenen Engels (2000) for solo clarinet
1st Symphony – The Voices of Chartres (1999) for large orchestra
Concerto for viola da Gamba and Orchestra (1976/77)

"I always imagine things visually. My works are narrations. This places me outside the mainstream of music after 1945, with its continuing tendency towards abstraction." – Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz

Also visit the Wolfgang-Andreas Schultz website at

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