Fritz Schleicher wrote in May 2001 in the newspaper „Nürnberger Nachrichten“:

[...] The composer Volkmar Studtrucker, born in 1960 in Erlangen, Germany, is surprisingly dismissive of „modern“ music that has appeared over the last few decades. He radically breaks with the „tradition“of ars nova, searching out his own path into a new found tonality, harmony and euphony. There are a number of current composers who turn their back on the avant-garde in order to enliven the music based on old values, but rarely does this happen so openly as with Volkmar Studtrucker [...] Thereby in no way does Strudtrucker intend to curry favour, his pretentious music has compositional quality and developes its own character.[...]

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