Rainer Bürck (Germany)

Rainer Bürck studied piano and composition in Stuttgart and electroacoustic music in Nürnberg, with Wilfried Jentzsch. He also studied musicology and philosophy at the University of Tübingen. He currently works as a freelance composer and pianist. As a pianist he concentrates on contemporary repertoire and since 1995 has also worked extensively on collaborative improvisational projects with numerous partners. He has premiered works by composers from several countries, especially in collaboration with his piano duo partner Robert Rühle. As a composer, Bürck has been focusing in recent years on electroacoustic music, creating works for tape, performers and tape, and performers and live electronics. His works have been performed and broadcast in Europe, North and South America and Australia.

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earsay CDs

Without Fear
Vector Alpha (as TRIONYS keyboardist)
harangue 2

Südwest Presse, Germany, November 27, 1999.

TWO ESSAYS Music beyond imagination - Ideas about composing and performing Risky Music
Rainer Buerck wins two prizes for his interactive computer music composition Flautando for flute and interactive MIDI computer software.