Vladimír Hirsch (Czech avantgarde composer)

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Czech avantgarde composer, instrumentalist and sound alchemist, integrating industrial and dark ambient music with modern classical composition. His style is characterized by polymodality and using digital technique to enhance sonic means of expression. Besides creating solo works, he is or was the founding member and leader of Skrol, Aghiatrias, Zygote, Luminar Ax and Tiria. He was also a member (keyboard player and vocalist) of the 80's experimental post-punk group Der Marabu. The music is marked by a dark, tense and tempestuous atmosphere.

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Vladimír Hirsch (born July 3, 1954, Czechoslovakia, today the Czech Republic) is a composer and instrumentalist and sound experimenter, integrating industrial and dark ambient music with modern classical composition with a genre overlap conception. His compositional style is characterized by polymodal architectonics and the usage of digital technique to enhance sonic means of expression, where modern classical elements fuse within experimental soundscapes. Besides creating solo works, he is the co-founder of band Skrol, the duo Aghiatrias and various other projects (e.g. Zygote, Luminar Ax, Subpop Squeeze or Tiria). His music is marked by a dark, tense and tempestuous atmosphere. Between 1986 and 1995 he was member of experimental post-punk group Der Marabu.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1987 Synthetics - Themes 3 3
1989 Symphony No.1 2.65 1
1991 Organ Pieces 3.35 2
1993 Out of Your Objects 3.35 2
1996 Simplicity of Heresy 3.5 1
1997 Symphony no. 1 in E / Seven Parts of Desolation 3 1
1998 Casual Crime 3.5 1
1998 Sense Geometry 3.5 2
1998 Symphony No. 2 "Defensa" . Concert Industriel Pour Orgue 4 1
1999 There's No Human Triumph 2.75 2
1999 Dreams of Awakening 4 1
2002 Concert Industriel Pour Orgue / Live 4 1
2003 Underlying Scapes 4.75 2
2003 Symphonies Nos.2 & 3 3.5 1
2004 Cryptosynaxis 5 2
2005 Fragments, thèmes et images scéniques 3 1
2007 Concert Industriel Pour Orgue 4 1
2007 Torment of Naissance 4 1
2008 Symphony No. 4: Descent From the Cross 4.5 1
2008 Tobruk 4 1
2008 Exorcisms 3.5 1
2008 Nonterra 3.5 1
2009 Les scènes ardentes 5 1
2009 Contemplatio Per Nexus 5 1
2009 Graue Passion 5 1
2010 Markéta, the daughter of Lazar 4.5 1
2011 Endoanathymia 4 1
2012 Missa Armata · Invocationes 5 1
2013 Epidemic Mind 5 1
2013 Selected Organ & Piano Works 4 1
2013 The Sheep Barn Entertainment 1

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