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Dieter Mack, composer and ethnomusicologist















Dear visitor of this website,


Perhaps you have found this website by chance, or perhaps you were seeking information about me or my work. In any case, thank you very much for your interest. You can find out about various aspects of my work as a composer and as an ethnomusicologist here.

For complete files of lectures, please contact me directly. For articles in books and in my own publications, please contact the respective publisher. Links may be found in my list called "links".

For scores please contact the respective publisher (note: all scores are published by Bärenreiter/Kassel or Verlag Neue Musik Berlin). In certain cases I can also send a PDF version.

Finally, I would appreciate to receive your questions, suggestions or criticism. Every serious contact will receive an appropriate answer.
Dieter Mack




1. The project "Hosianna" in Freiburg in September with my piece for 4 trumpets was postponed until 2021.
It is similar for all smaller performances which I do not mention here.
So far, only  the premiere of "The Shining of Abyss and the Darkness of Light" (Ensemble Handwerk) has not been cancelled. Premiere should be at 25th of September in Cologne and further performances on 26th and 27th together with premieres from Huetrinh Luong, Junyan Chow, Claude Vivier. More precise infos will follow. Still on "go" is  1st of November in Essen (see Nr. 2.) and on 21st of November the premiere of "Dark" for Cello & Akkordeon in Taufkirchen.

1. The premiere of "THE TIME AFTER -RESET" FOR GAMELAN AND PERCUSSION has been changed to 1st of November 2020; 3pm, Place: Zeche Zollverein, Essen
2. The Masterclass in Shanghai has been postponed. A new date has not been fixed yet.

3. The famous Brahms-Festival has been postponed and therefore "Brassology" and "Geschmacksakkorde" won't be performed yet. New dates will be published as soon as possible.

4. "Wooden" for percussion and orchestra was also cancelled and postponed to autumn.

5. The Freiburg Composers Talk on 19th of June 2020 has been postponed to a currently unknown date.
6. For those who can read Bahasa Indonesia
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