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Dietmar Friesenegger

Educational Background

  • MA, Musicology, Wisconsin-Madison (2012)
  • MA, Vocal Accompanying, Konservatorium Wien University (2009)
  • Mag. phil., French and Music, University of Vienna and University of Music, Vienna
  • Exchange student, Piano and Piano Accompanying, Eastman School of Music (2006-7)

Overview

Dietmar is currently working on his dissertation entitled “Music and Civic Identity in Multicultural Habsburg Czernowitz 1862-1918.” His research interests include the musical culture of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the Turn-of-the-Century; aesthetics and performance practice in late-nineteenth century music; the musical migration from Central Europe in the 1930s and its impact on American culture; the impact of the Cold War on musicological discourse.

His work on Mahler’s colleague Hans Rott comprises co-editing the first edition of the composer’s songs (Ries & Erler, 2012) and two articles in Die Quarte. Additionally, Dietmar’s article on the funeral sermon for Ludwig I Polheim and Protestant musical culture in Early modern Austria appeared in the University of Marburg series Leben in Leichenpredigten (June 2012).

Previous studies and degrees:

Master of Arts, Musicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2012); Master of Arts, Vocal Accompanying, Konservatorium Wien University (2009); Magister philosophiae, French and Music, University of Vienna and University of Music, Vienna (joint degree, 2006); Exchange student, Piano and Piano Accompanying, Eastman School of Music (2006/07)

Teaching experience:

IES Vienna (2008–present); AHA Vienna (2010-2012)

Departments/Programs

  • Music

Research

  • Dissertation (in progress): “Music and Civic Identity in Multicultural Czernowitz 1862-1918.”
  • Music and culture in the Habsburg Empire and its borderlands
  • Musical aesthetics in fin-de-siècle Europe
  • The European musical diaspora in America, 1933-1950
  • Musicology and the Cold War

Publications

Eusebius Mandyczewski. Der Alpenjäger. Edited by Dietmar Friesenegger. Chernivtsi: Knyhy, 2017.

Eusebius Mandyczewski. Kantate zur Fünfzigjahrfeier der griechisch-orientalischen Oberrealschule in Czernowitz. With an introduction and critical report in German, Ukrainian, Romanian and English. Edited by Dietmar Friesenegger. Chernivtsi: Knyhy, 2017.

Justorum animae in manu dei sunt – Eine lateinische Motette als künstlerischer Ausdruck der lutherischen Rechtfertigungslehre.” Leben in Leichenpredigten 7 (2012) (online publication of the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz, www.personalschriften.de).

Hans Rott. Sämtliche Lieder. Complete Edition. Edited by Morten Solvik, Caroline Prozeller, Johannes Volker Schmidt, and Dietmar Friesenegger. Berlin: Ries und  Erler, 2012.

“Von Spielmänner, Sängern und Wanderern. Das Liedschaffen von Hans Rott (Teil 2).” Die Quarte I/II (2010): 1-14.

“Höchst eigenartig, nicht aufgeschrieben und untergegangen? Das Liedschaffen von Hans Rott (Teil 1).” Die Quarte I/II (2009): 1-14.