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1. Multimedia and musical computer science 

  • The music-specific programming language CAMI-Talk (for Atari ST, Windows 3.11 --> Win 7)

  • Music-specific functions for CAMI-Talk (and for Toolbook) (in collaboration with Dr. Tillman Weyde, René Fauck, Dr. Martin Gieseking

  • Development of programs for learning music

  • - Computerkolleg Musik (Ear Training Courses 1-4 published by Schott International in Mainz 1990, 1993; a Windows version of Courses 1-6, will be published by Schott in 1998) in collaboration with Kai Schwirzke, Dr. Tillman Weyde

  • Multimedia CD-ROM Encyclopedia of Mechanical Musical Instruments (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Christoph Reuter, Cologne/Vienna)

  • CD-ROM InterAktives Osnabrück (for the City of Osnabrueck, in collaboration with R. Fauck, K. Schwirzke, 1995)

  • Interaktive CD-ROM Chinese Musical Instruments (in collaboration with Dr. Baoqiang Han, Beijing, P.R.China) 

  • CD-ROM Encyclopedia of Musical Electronics (forthcoming, to be published by  Schott International) 

  • Rule-based generation of musical structures (in the AI-programming language Prolog), in collaboration with Dr. Helmar Gust (Institut für Semantische Informationsverarbeitung) 

  • CD-ROM "Hearing harmonic functions" (in collaboration with Bernard Schwenter, Fribourg/Switzerland, René Fauck)

  • Web page design for the Deutscher Musikrat, Bonn; collaboration in the development of a comprehensive musical information system (MIZ), along with Christine Flender, M.A., Cologne, and with Margot Wallscheid, Deutscher Musikrat, Bonn

  • CD-ROM Composer Portrait of Oskar Sala, in collaboration with Christian Spevak and supported by the Erdenklang label

  • epOs-Music, Internet- & Multimedia-Publishing (since 1999), --> Start, since 2005 epOs-media, since 2007: epOs-français, Relaunch of the Online-Presentation 2010 and 2017

  • DFG-Projekt (2001-2002): MUSITECH - Music- and Sound-Objects in Information Technology (Multimedia Publishing, Archiving, and Teleteaching)  (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. B. Müßgens, Prof. Dr. O. Vornberger, Dr. E. Cordes)

2. Supervision of doctoral and post-doctoral dissertations

  • The Computer for Musicologists (Dr. Peer Sitter, published Osnabrueck 2000) 

  • Computer-Aided Comparative Rhythm Analysis (Dr. Tillman Weyde), Osnabrueck 2003, epOs-Music

  • Conception and implementation of code-based generation of interactive score graphics for music-specific multimedia applications (Dr. Martin Gieseking), Osnabrueck 2001, epOs-Music

  • Stochastic Music (Dr. Hae-Jeong Yoon),Osnabrueck 2002, epOs-Music

  • The composing styles of John Lennon and Paul McCartney (Dr. Rolf Berger, Osnabrück 2007, epOs-Music)

  • Music and Media (Prof. Dr. Tobias Wollermann, Osnabrück 2006, epOs-Music)

  • Analysis and perspectives of interpretation of J.S. Bach's ´Art of the Fugue´, with the help of object-oriented information technology (Prof. Dr. Joachim Stange-Elbe, post-doctoral dissertation, in collaboration with the Technische Universität Zuerich Multimedia Lab, research scholarship provided by the Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft), Osnabrueck 2015, epOs-Music

  • Embodiment in interactive Music- und Media performances (Prof. Dr. Jin Hyun Kim, Osnabrück 2012, epOs-Music)

  • Music and Virtuality (Dr. phil. Arne Till Bense, Osnabrück 2013, epOs-Music)

  • Design of Popmusic (Björn Schoepke)

  • Design of interactive electronic instruments (Ben Baecker)

3. Memoranda 

  • Numerous memoranda concerning conference projects, proposed post-graduate study programs, post-doctoral dissertation scholarships etc., for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) 

  • Memoranda for various foundations, concerning scholarship applications for theses (Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung, Friedrich-Nauman-Stiftung, Volkswagen-Stiftung)

  • Memoranda for doctorates, 'Habilitationen' and professorial appointments

  • Memoranda and planning proposals for equipment and facilities at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (Center for Arts and Media, ZKM) in Karlsruhe 

4. Further activities and projects

  • KlangArt biennial (artistic consultant) and the congresses "Neue Musiktechnologie" (coordination and direction), both taking place together every two years 1991 -2001

  • Conception of the Music And Computer Department (Computerklänge) in the Heinz Nixdorf Computermuseum, Paderborn

  • In the Winter Semester '96/97, a virtual music seminar was carried out as one of the "normal" courses offered by the Musicology department 

  • Establishment of a musicological Web Publishing entity on the Internet, sponsored by Osnabrueck University and in collaboration with the Rasch university publishing company Universitätsverlag rasch

5. Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektroakustische Musik (DegeM) 

  • Int. Arbeitskreis Systematische u. Vergleichende Musikwissenschaft

  • Gesellschaft für Musikforschung (gfm)

  • Arbeitskreis Musikpädagogische Forschung (AMPF) *

  • Arbeitskreis Musikelektronik (AME) *

  • Forum Musik Elektronik (FME), (the association which organizes the KlangArt Festival) *

  • Member of the Arbeitsgruppe für Wissenschaftliche Information (Scientific Information Work Group) at Osnabrueck University *

  • Founding member and Executive Chairman of the Forschungsstelle Musik- und Medientechnologie (FMT, Research Department of Music & Media Technology) at Osnabrueck University Faculty 3

  • Member of the National Expert Committee on Music and Media, established by the Deutscher Musikrat 

  • Member of Forum Info 2000, Work Group No. 8, Kunst und Kultur in der Informationsgesellschaft (Art and Culture in Information Society)

  • Member of the Osnabrücker Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft since its foundation in 1989 (OWiG), member of the Executive Board since 2011, Chairman 2012-2014

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last update: 18.02.2018

Music is a compromise between boredom and chaos.
Lejaren A. Hiller, Pioneer of Computer music