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Jürgen Bräuninger

Editorial Board Member
South Africa

Jürgen Bräuninger was born in 1956 in Germany and studied in Stuttgart with Ulrich Süsse and Erhard Karkoschka and at San Jose State University, California, with Alan Strange and Daniel Wyman. From 1985 to 2015 he lectured in composition and music technology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. In addition to many compositions for ensembles of acoustic and electronic instruments, he has also contributed to a number of film soundtracks. He has produced South African jazz albums as well as recordings for workers' cultural groups and neo-traditional praise poets. He has worked with choreographer/director Jay Pather on various Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre productions, among them Ahimsa-Ubuntu and A South African Siddhartha. More recent works include collaborations with Sazi Dlamini such as Qob'uqalo (2014) and Jiwe released as part of The Bow Project (2010) by Tutl Records, as well as with Ari Sitas, Sumangala Damodaran et al.: Insurrections: a musical dialogue between Indian and South African artists (2012) and Mayihlome/Aahwaan (2014) published by South African History Online.

Journal Articles:
LMJ 10 CD Companion

Introduction: Southern Cones: Music out of Africa and South America

December 2000

Southern Cones: Music out of Africa and South America

December 2000


December 2000
Special Section: UNYAZI

Introduction: UNYAZI

December 2006