"German composer "
Torsten Rasch composed the song-cycle, Mein Herz brennt, without being previously aware of the music of Rammstein. Through this project he has grown an admiration for the East German rock group.
Among other works, he has composed pieces for the Mongolian vocalist Solongo accompanied by orchestra or smaller ensembles. One such ensemble consisting of bass clarinet, violin, sampler, and spoken word was for a tribute album for the Japanese thespian Juji Terayma. In 1998 he received his first commission for the Dresdner Sinfoniker, composing a score to the setting of Voluspa
Torsten Rasch was born in Dresden in 1965. He was a member of the Dresdner Kreuzchorfrom 1974-1982. He studied composition and piano at the Dresden Conservatory "Carl-Maria von Weber". In 1990 he emigrated to Japan, and began working in the Film and Television industry. He has composed over 30 filmscores, many of which were published by Sony, EMI, and Columbia. He has been a member of the artists' group HIKASHU since 1992.
Pet Shop Boys To Perform New Film Score
Always artists who are looking for interesting collaborations and projects The Pet Shop Boys are midway through recording the soundtrack to a bit of cinematic history. They are currently in Berlin recording the music to Sergei Eisenstein's epic silent film Battleship Potemkin. The
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