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26.6.19

UGIS PRAULINS / UĢIS PRAULIŅŠ composer


UGIS PRAULINS / Uģis Prauliņš

composer



Ugis Praulins is a Latvian composer living in Riga and Ermani Manor (Ermanu muiza).
His music is inspired by nature, rock and folk roots.
In 2012 he received a Grammy nomination for the best contemporary composition for his work The Nightingale (with Michala Petri and the Danish National Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Stephen Layton).
His best known a cappella work Missa Rigensis has been performed across the World.  

Composer-in-Residence for Pro Coro Canada (2017)

Selected WORKS

Studio albums 

  • Pagānu gadagrāmata (Pagan Yearbook) (1998), Ugis Praulins and friends
  • Odi Et Amo (1999), Riga Dom Boys Choir and virtual instruments
  • Rīga (2000), Latvian Radio Choir, Kaspars Putniņš
  • Garīgā mūzika Doma baznīcā (Missa Rigensis, etc.) (2002), Riga Dom Boys Choir a cappella
  • Des Kaisers Nachtigall  (2014), Michala Petri, Malte Arkona, Klaas Stok, SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart. ECHO Klassik 2015 award „Klassik für Kinder“ (Germany), Leopold award 2015/2016 (Austria)
  • Odi  Et Amo 2.0 (2018), Chorknaben Uetersen, Anna-Maria Hefele (overtone singing), Yared Dibaba (rap), Indra Tedjasukmana (beatboxing), etc.
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Works included in albums:
  • Baltic Exchange (Missa Rigensis) (2008), Trinity College Choir, Cambridge, UK. Stephen Layton
  • Domine Deus (Missa Rigensis) (2011), Kammerchor I Vocalisti
  • Light and Love (To The Light) (2013), Sonux Ensemble
  • Pod Tune (Valis) (2014), Whale / Human Collaborative Music Project
  • Saint Louis Firsts (Iam Ver Egelidos) (2016) Saint Louis Chamber Chorus
  •  Meditation (Dievaines) (2014), Elina Garanca, Latvian Radio Choir, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken, Karel Mark Chichon. ECHO Klassik 2015 award (Germany)
  • Jūrd/Saknes/ Roots (Līvu sasaukšanās) (2018), ANIMA choir

     

Choral



Other genres


2 piano concerts, 10 feature and films, ballet, 5 cantatas, 150 commercials 


Works published by:
Music Sales (Novello), Musica Baltica (Edition Peters), Sony / ATV Music Publishing, Helbling


List of works
https://ugispraulins.blogspot.com/2015/02/partial-list-of-works.html



CONTACT:
praulins@hotmail.com


(c) 2019-05-19 Tõnu Talpsep




RESOURCES

WIKIPEDIA: 
English  
Suomi - Finninsh
Latviešu - Latvian 
Українська - Ukrainian
Русский - Russian