Heinz Chur

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Heinz Chur (born September 24, 1948) is a German composer of new classical music.


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Life

Chur was born in Essen, Germany and began to compose at an early age. Since his Symphony No. 1 (1975 - 1978) he has devoted his work to creating powerful, unconventional and emotional music with fresh, new tonal character. The Piano Sonata No. 6 (1984) is a typical example of this kind of music. Chur is a member of the Group of German Composers (Deutscher Komponistenverband).

He lives in Essen with his wife, Christina.


Works

  • Symphony No. 1 (1978)
  • Symphony No. 2 (1980)
  • Symphony No. 3 (1980)
  • Symphony No. 4 "Halloween" (1991)
  • Sextet (1980/2002)
  • String Quartet (1990)
  • Piano Sonata No. 1 (1982)
  • Piano Sonata No. 2 (1982)
  • Piano Sonata No. 3 (1982)
  • Piano Sonata No. 4 "Poltergeist-Sonata" (1983)
  • Piano Sonata No. 5 (1984)
  • Piano Sonata No. 6 (1984)
  • Piano Sonata No. 7 (1985)
  • Piano Sonata No. 8 (1987)
  • Piano Sonata No. 9 (1990)
  • Requiem (1981)
  • Mass (1990)


Discography

  • Piano sonatas No. 6 - No. 8, Noriko Kitano (piano), MDG


Listening


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