Ralph Zurmühle

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Ralph Zurmühle
Ralph Zurmühle in Vejer.jpg
Background information
Born Zürich, Switzerland
Genres contemporary, classical
Instruments piano
Website www.ralphpiano.com

Ralph Zurmühle (or Zurmuhle) is a Swiss composer and pianist. Zurmühle was born in Zürich and grew up mainly in Liechtenstein. He graduated from the University of Zürich and now lives in Spain. Zurmühle discovered his natural talent for the piano at the age of five and developed it over decades with jazz and classical music studies.[1][2]

His CD recordings, consisting mainly of piano compositions, have been met with international critical acclaim and have received multiple awards and nominations.[3][4][5][6][7] The first CD Between was released in 2000, Communion followed in 2003 and Our Mother in 2007. His fourth CD eQuinox, published in 2011, is produced and distributed by Valley Entertainment, New York. His most recent award-winning[8] album Reflections was released in 2014.[9]

Compositions from these CDs have been featured in films and multi-media projects worldwide. For more than twenty years Ralph Zurmühle has been scoring music for film and performing solo piano concerts, mostly playing his own repertoire.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography at YAMAHA's website
  2. ^ Biography at Ralph Zurmühle's official website
  3. ^ Reflections won the overall 2014 Album of the Year and the 2014 Contemporary and Modern Album of the Year awards at SoloPiano.com.
  4. ^ eQuinox Best Album June 2011 and Nominée for Best Album of the Year 2011 at Reviews New Age
  5. ^ eQuinox Album of the Year 2012 Nominée at SoloPiano.com.
  6. ^ Our Mother Album of the Year 2010 Nominée at SoloPiano.com.
  7. ^ Between Album of the Year 2007 Nominée at Whisperings Solo Piano Radio
  8. ^ Reflections won the overall 2014 Album of the Year and the 2014 Contemporary and Modern Album of the Year awards at SoloPiano.com.
  9. ^ Discography at Ralph Zurmühle's official website
  10. ^ "eQuinox". Valley Entertainment/Hearts of Space Records. Retrieved 7 April 2011.