Opera

Das Große Heft (The Notebook)

2011/12
for Soloists, Children’s Choir and Orchestra
Libretto: Sidney Corbett and Ralf Waldschmidt after the novel by Agosta Kristóf
95′
Characters: Boy One (coloratura soprano), Boy Two (lyric soprano),
Grandmother (contralto), Priest/Foreign Officer (lyric baritone),
Father/Police Officer (tenor), Mother/Maid (lyric mezzo), Shoemaker
(baritone), Village Girl “Hasenscharte” (light soprano), Narrator.
Choir, Children’s Choir
Orchestra: 2(picc, altfl, bassfl),2,2 (basscl),2 (cfg); 0231;acc,ap,
3 perc; str.(6,5,4,4,4)
Commissioned by Theatre Osnabrück
FP 2013 Osnabrück
Edition Nova Vita

UBU – A Grotesque in five Acts

2010/2011
for Soloists, Children’s Choir and Orchestra
Libretto: Simone Homem de Mello
80′
Characters: One (soprano), Two (lyrischer tenor),
Mother Ubu (lyric mezzo sopran), Father Ubu (bass baritone)
Children’s Choir (3-voiced)
Orchestra: 3(picc, altfl, bassfl),0,3 (basscl),2; 2330;ap,
3 perc; str.
Commissioned by “Musiktheater im Revier” Gelsenkirchen
FP 2012 Gelsenkirchen
Edition Nova Vita

Keine Stille außer der des Windes
(No silence but that of the Wind)

2005–2006
Chamber Opera after Fernando Pessoa
Libretto: Simone Homem de Mello
Characters: An accountant’s assistant (actor);
Bride (Sopr); Traveller (MezzoSopr, pants role);
Observer (Ten); Androgyne (CTen, Alt); Writer/Voice of the Book
(Bar) Orchestra: 1(Picc.AltFl.BassFl).1(BassClar) – 0.1.1.0 – Pf –
Perc – 1.1.1.1.1(5 String)
81′
Commissioned by the Bremen Theatre
FP 2007 Bremen
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Visuelle Leidenschaften for Soprano,
Baritone and Chamber Orchestra, a concertante excerpt
from the opera Keine Stille außer der des Windes under
Works for Voice with Ensemble
Download the musical scores for Keine Stille außer der des Windes (No silence but that of the Wind) here

Noach

1999/2001
Opera in 9 Scenes for Soloists, Choir and
Orchestra
Libretto: Christoph Hein
Characters: Noach, an old man (lyr Ten); Barbara,
a young woman (lyr MezzoSopr); Stein, a young man
(Bar); Tatjana, a prostitute (Sopr); Rispe, a real
estate agent (BassBar); Schulenberg, a civil servant (Sopr);
the voices of the Lord (Boy Sopr, high Sopr, Bass);
Orchestra: 3(2Picc.2AltFl.BassFl).2(EHr.Ob d’amore).
3(2BassClar.CbClar).2(CFg) – SoprSax – 2.2.2.1(BassTbn).
1 – Timp, 4Perc – Str – Ch
120′
Commissioned by the Bremen Theatre
FP 2001 Bremer Theater
Verlag Neue Musik

X und Y

1995/2001
Chamber opera in three scenes for female voice,
guitars and tape
Text: Anja Tuckermann
Instrumentation: mezzo soprano, guitar(gtr., elec.gtr,
banjo, mand., elec. bass, harmonica) tape
85′
Commissioned by SWR (Southwest German Radio)
WP 2002 Eclat Festival Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik

Further Stage Works

Vor dem Verschwinden
(Before the Disappearance)

2009
for two actresses, female speaker/dancer,
and mezzo soprano
after a cycle of poems by Andrea Heuser
65′
Commissioned for the project “Poetry and Performance”
FP 2009 Munich
Edition Nova Vita

Das Gesetz
(The Law)

2007
Operatic Scene in three Images
Libretto: Franziska Oehme
Characters: The Queen(Sopr); the Stranger (MezzoSopr);
the Aspirant (Ten); Ensemble: 1Fl(Fl.AltFl.BassFl) –
Accordion – Hp – Pf – Perc
22′
Commissioned by the ADEvantgarde Festival Munich
FP 2007 Munich
Edition Nova Vita

Das Amt geht um
(The Office Gets Around)

2006 8th Scene für six soloists and three instruments
from the chamber opera Wir werden die Arbeit los
Characters: The Bureau (Sopr); Cordula (Sopr); Maria (Sopr);
Judith (Alt); Micheal (Ten); Franz (Bass); Workers (SprCh);
chamber ensenble: Fl.Bass,clar – Perc
13′
Commissioned by the State Theatre in Magdeburg
FP 2006 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita
The scenes in this chamber opera were written by
different composers. This was a project commissioned
by the State Theatre in Magdeburg. Payment was made
according to the model of “1-Euro-Jobs”.

Paradiso

2001/2002 A scenic concert for speaking voice and
string quartet
after texts from the Divine Comey by Dante Alighieri
80′
Commissioned by Gare du Nord Basel
FP 2002 Basel
Verlag Neue Musik

Choral Works

Zwei leise Gebete
(Two Quiet Prayers)

1994
for 36 Voices
Instrumentation: mixed voices (36)
11′
Commissioned by the Radio Chorus Stuttgart
FP 1994 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik

Caverna

1994 for six Female Voices with percussion instruments
or voices and six percussionists
after a text fragment by Leonardo da Vinci
25′
Commissioned by West German Radio (WDR )and
the “Eiszeit Festival” Münster
FP 1994 Münster
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Caverna for soprano solo and tape
under Electroacoustic Music

Archipel Chagall III: Illuminations

1998
for Eight Voice Choir
after texts from the Old Testament
12′
Commissioned by the Camerata Vocale Göttingen
FP 1998 Lüneburg

Lucerna

2007
for Vocal Sextet
Texts from the Vulgata and Psalms
dedicated to ensemble singer pur
Instrumentation Sopr.3Ten.Bar.Bass
10′
FP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Psalm 39

2010
for Choir (SS-AA-TT-BB)
Text: Psalm No. 39
10′
Commissioned by the Guardini Stiftung
FP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Works for Voice with Ensemble

Rasch

2010
for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble
after text fragments by Roland Barthes
soprano, cl.(basscl), Va, Vc, Pf.
22′
Commissioned by the Tonhalle Düsseldorf
FP 2010 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita

Lieder aus der Dunkelkammer

(Songs from the Darkroom)

1990
for Soprano, Soloharp and Chamber Orchestra
Text: Christoph Hein (from the novel
“The Distant Lover”)
Instrumentation: 1(Picc.AltFl).0.1(E-flatclar).
1 – 1.1.1.0–1.0.1.1.0 – Sopr solo – Hp solo
20′
Commissioned by Ensemble Americana
FP 1990 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik

Canciones Hispànicas

1992
for Mezzosoprano and Chamber Ensemble
after texts by Delmira Agustini and Gabriela Mistral
Instrumentation: 1(AltFl).0.1(Bassclar).
0 – Tbn – Pf – Perc – 1.0.1.1.1 – MezzoSopr solo
11′
FP 1992 Stuttgart

Bentlager Liturgie
(Crucifixus)

1998
for Soprao and Chamber Orchestra
after a text by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagita
from: De mystica theologia
Instrumentation: 1(Picc.AltFl).0.1(Bassclar).
0 – SoprSax – Perc – 1.0.1.1.0 – Sopr solo
20′
Commissioned by Kulturforums Rheine
FP 1999 Bentlage
Verlag Neue Musik

Visuelle Leidenschaften

2007
for Soprano, Baritone and Chamber Orchester
Concertante Excerpt from the Chamber Opera
Keine Stille außer der des Windes after texts by Fernando Pessoa
(libretto by Simone Homem de Mello)
Voices: Bride (Sopr); Voice of the Book (Bar)
Orchestra: 1(AltFl.BassFl).0.1(Bassclar).
0 – 0.1.1.0 – Pf – Perc – 2.0.1.1.1
12′
Commissioned by the Klangwerktage Hamburg
FP 2007 Hamburg
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Chamber Opera Keine Stille außer der des Windes under Stage Works

Kykloi

2009
for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble
after a text fragment by Barbara Köhler
soprano, fl (picc,altfl, bassfl), cl.(basscl),
tp, perc, Vln 1, Vln II, Va, Vc I, Vc II, Cb
13′
Commissioned by the Wien Modern Festival
FP 2009 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita

Vocal Works in smaller forms

Stele

1995
for two sopranos with piano
after a poem by Denise Levertov
9′
Composer for the AIDS Songbook
FP 1995 Durham (USA)
Verlag Neue Musik

Nova angeletta

1996
for Alto and Violin
after a poem from the “Canzionere” by Francesco Petrarca
6′
FP 1998 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Nova angeletta for Soprano and Viola
under Vocal works in smaller forms

Love, and be Silent
(Cordelia Fragments)

1997
for Soprano and Piano
after texts from Shakespeare’s “King Lear”
15′
FP 1997 Frankfurt
Verlag Neue Musik

Lieder aus der Bettlerschale
(Songs from the Beggar’s Dish)

1998
for Soprano and Piano
after poems by Christine Lavant
22′
Commissioned by South German Radio (SDR)
for the Schwetzinger Festspiele
FP 2008 Kiel
Verlag Neue Musik

Portals

(1998)
for Tenor und Guitar
nach Gedichten von Walt Whitman
31′
FP 1998 Sacramento
Edition Margaux

Archipel Chagall II: Le Cirque
(Circus Songs)

1998
for soprano and two guitars with
percussion instruments
after texts by Marc Chagall
20′
Commissioned by the City of Remagne
FP 1998 Reutlingen
Verlag Neue Musik

Gebet
(Prayer)

(1999)
for Soprano after texts by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagite
(The Mystical Theology and other Writings)
6′
FP 1999 Frankfurt am Main
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Gebet for mezzo soprano and
Die göttliche Dunkelheit (The Divine Darkness)
for two sopranos
under Vocal Works in smaller forms

Gebet
(Prayer)

1999–2002

for Mezzo soprano after texts by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagite
(The Mystical Theology and other Writings )
6′
FP 2002 Constance
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Gebet for mezzo soprano and
Die göttliche Dunkelheit (The Divine Darkness)
for two sopranos
under Vocal Works in smaller forms

Nova angeletta

2000
for Soprano and Viola
after a text from the “Canzionere” by Francesco Petrarca
6′
FP 2000 Buenos Aires
see also: Nova angeletta for Alto and Violin under
Vocal Works in smaller forms

Casey at the Bat

2003
Piano and Speaking Voice (or speaking pianist)
12′
Commissioned by the Baverian Academy of Fine Arts
FP 2003 München
Edition Nova Vita

Panim el Panim

2003
for Soprano and Violoncello
after texts from the Bible and Midrashim
compiled by Almut Bruckstein and Sidney Corbett
21′
Commissioned by ha atelier
FP 2004 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Nachsatz
(Afterthought)

2004
for Mezzo Soprano and Piano
after a poem by Barbara Köhler
from the cycle Lieder aus der Blue Box
(Songs from the Blue Box) (in progress)
5′
FP 2004 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Die sieben Tore

2004
for Mezzo soprano, Speaker, Flute, Harp, Piano
and Percussion Text by Anja Tuckermann after Verses from the Koran
20′
Commissioned by the Klangzeitfestival Münster
FP 2004 Theater Münster
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s
homepage

Schneetod
(Death in the Snow)

(2005)
for Soprano, Violin and Piano
after a text by Andrej Murasov
10′
FP 2005 Bielefeld
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Schneetod for mezzo soprano,violin and
live-electronics
under Electroacoustic music

Des Engels Licht
(Light of the Angel)

2005
for Soprano, Accordion, Harp and String Trio
after a text by Meister Eckhart
11′
FP 2005 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita

Ibn Ezra Gates (Drei sephardische Lieder)
(Three Sephardic Songs)

2005
for Soprano and Guitar
aftera text by Moses Ibn Ezra
12′
FP 2007 Madrid
Edition Ex Tempore

Die Göttliche Dunkleheit
(The Divine Darkness)(from “The Mystiscal Theology”)

2005
for Two Sopranos
after texts by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagita
6′
FP 2005 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita see also: Gebet for Soprano and Gebet for Mezzo soprano
under Vocal works in smaller forms

Alleinsein
(Being Alone)

2005
for Mezzo Soprano and Piano
after a poem by Barbara Köhler
from the cycle Lieder aus der Blue Box
(Songs from the Blue Box) (in progess)
4′
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Blue Box

2005
for Mezzo Soprano and Piano
after a poem by Barbara Köhler
from the cycle Lieder aus der Blue Box
(Songs from the Blue Box) (in progress)
6′
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Winteressen
(Winter’s Meal)

2006
for Baritone, Percussion and Piano
after poems by Paul Klee
14′
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Worte ohne Lieder
(Words without Songs)

2006
for Alto and Accordion
after prose texts by Rose Ausländer
13′
Commissioned by Christina Ascher
FP 2008 Frankfurt
Edition Nova Vita

Únser Súnde
(Our Sin)

2007
for Five Voices a cappella
after a text by Mechthild von Magdeburg
Instrumentation: 2Sopr.Alt.Bar.Bass
11′
Commissioned by the State of Sachsen-Anhalt
FP 2007 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Únser Súnde for five voices a cappella and
string quartet
under Vocal Works in smaller forms

Únser Súnde
(Our Sin)

2007
for Five Voices a cappella
after a text by Mechthild von Magdeburg
Instrumentation: 2Sopr.1Alt.1Bar.1Bass – StrQuar
16′
Commissioned by the State of Sachsen-Anhalt
FP 2007 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Únser Súnde for five voices a cappella and
string quartet
under Vocal Works in smaller forms

Frühlingssingen
(Singing in Spring)

2008
for Mezzo Soprano and Piano
after Poems by Renate Halbach
13′
FP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Orchestral Works

Ghost Reveille

1984
for large orchestra
Instrumentation: (Picc.AltFl).3(EHr).3(BassClar).
3(CFg) – 4.3.3.1 – Hp– Pf.Hpschd – Timp.,3Perc – Str
15′
FP 1989 Zagreb
Ricordi/MMV

Sinfonie No. 1 “Tympan”

1991-92
Instrumentation: 3(Picc.AltFl.BassFl).3(EHr).
3(2BassClar). 3(CFg) – 4.3.3.1 – Hp – Timp,.3Perc – Str
20′
Commissioned by the Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart
FP 1993 Stuttgart
Ricordi/MMV

Trombone Concerto

1992
Instrumentation: 2.2.2(BassClar).2 – 4.3.3.1 –
Hp– Timp.Perc – Str – Tbn solo
20′
Commissioned by the City of Weinstadt
FP 1994 Helsinki
Ricordi/MMV
see also: Trombone Concerto for trombone and
wind orchestra under Works for symphonic band

Klavierkonzert

1997-1999
für Klavier und Tonband
***weitere Information weiter unten

Saxophone Symphony

2002
for twelve saxophones
Instrumentation: 2B-flat SoprSax.4 E-flat AltSax.
2B-flat TenSax.2E-flat BarSax.2B-flat BassSax
15′
Dedicated to the Raschèr Saxophone Orchestra
FP 2002 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita, rental

Sinfonie No. 2 “the immaculate sands”

2004
for large orchestra
Instrumentation: 4(2Picc.AltFl.BassFl).4(2EHr).4(2BassClar).
4(2CFg) – 6.4.3(AltTbn.BassTbn.Cbtbn).1 – Hp – Cel – Timp.
3Perc – 1.1.1.1.1(5 String)
Dedicated to Graham Jackson
30′
Commissioned by the Niederrheinischen Sinfonikern
FP 2004 Krefeld
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s homepage

Yael

2004
for Solo Violin and Orchestra
Instrumentation: 1(Picc.AltFl.BassFl).1(Ob d’ amore).
1(BassClar).1(CFg) – 0.0.2.0 – Hp– Perc – 16Str solo – Vl solo
Dedicated to Kolja Lessing
25′
Commissioned by the Stadtstiftung Stuttgart for Concertino Basel
FP 2005 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s homepage

Exits

2005
for Electric Guitar and Chamber Orchestra
Instrumentation:1(Picc.AltFl.BassFl.Oca).1(Oca).
1(Bassclar, Harm).1(CFg) – 0.1.1.0 – Perc – 1.0.1.1.1 –
E-Gtr solo
21′
Commissioned by Deutschlandfunk, Cologne
FP 2005 Cologne (Seth Josel, guitar, MusikFabrik,
Johannes Debus, conductor)
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s homepage

Lines for Malte Spohr

2006
für Chamber Orchestra
Instrumentation: 1.0.1.0 – AltSax – Trp – Hp ¬– Pf – E-
Gtr – Perc – 2.0.0.2.1
Commissioned by Klangwerkstatt Berlin
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Sinfonie No.3 “Breathing the Water”

2006
for Soprano, Trumpet, Contrabass and Stringorchestra
(19 solo strings)
after texts by Denise Levertov and Amal Al-Jabouri
22′
Commissioned by the Staatsoper Berlin
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Maria Magdalena

2005-2007
An Oratorio for 3 Female Voices, Choir and Orchestra
after texts from the Bible, the Vulgata and other sources,
compiled by Sidney Corbett and Almut Bruckstein
Voices: high sopr, lyr sopr, alt, Ch (SATB)
Orchestra: 1(Picc.AltFl.BassFl).1(EHr).0.1 – 0.0.2(BassTbn).0 –
Perc – 16Str solo(Cb with 5 Strings)
40′
Commissioned by the Lutheran State Church Baden-Württemberg
FP 2007 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita

Among the Lemmings

2009
for Orchester
4 (2Picc, AltFl), 3 (Ehr, Ob d’ amore),
3 (Basscl),3 – 4.3.3.1 – Perc. – Hp – Str.
10′
Commissioned by the State Orchestra Cottbus
FP 2010 Cottbus
Edition Nova Vita

Works for Symphonic Band

Trombone Concerto

1990
Instrumentation: 4(1Picc.3Fl).2.8(4clar.1E-
flat-clar.1E-flat-altclar.2Bassclar(cbclar)).2 –
2AltSax.1TenSax.1BarSax – 2.3.3.4(2TenTb.2Tb) –
Tbn solo
15′
Commissioned by the City of Weinstadt
Ricordi Verlag

Chamber Music Works

For Pianos

1984
for four pianos
14′
FP 1984 New Haven

Pastell No. 1

1984
for trombone quartet
7′
FP 1984 New Haven
Ricordi/MMV

Bass Animation (Arien III)

1985
for solo contrabass with two percussion
14′
FP 1985 San Diego

Pastell No. 2

1988
for trombone quartet
9′
FP 1988 New Haven
Ricordi/MMV

Pianos’ Dreams

1987-89
for two pianos
20′
FP 1990 Cologne
Ricordi/MMV

Lob der Narrheit
(In Praise of Madness)

1992
after Erasmus von Rotterdam
for guitar and harp in microtonal tuning
13′
Commissioned by the Chaosma Ensemble
FP 1992 Moscow
Verlag Neue Musik
Revised Version 1996
FP 1996 Hamburg
Edition Nova Vita

Omaggio a Caravaggio

1992
for flute and cello
12′
FP 1992 Cologne

Julia Variations

1993
for guitar duo
20′
FP 1993 Würzburg
Commissioned by the Evers/Weigel-Duo
Verlag Neue Musik
Series: Contemporary Music for Guitar –
Collection Reinbert Evers

Della Pietà

1993
for organ and trombone
6′
FP 1994 Heidelberg
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Della Pietà for flute and cello
and Della Pietà for string trio under Chamber Music

Della Pietà

1993
for flute and cello
6′
FP 1994 Heidelberg
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Della Pietà for flute and cello
and Della Pietà for string trio under Chamber Music

Della Pietà

1993
for string trio
6′
FP 1994 Heidelberg
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Della Pietà for flute and cello
and Della Pietà for string trio under Chamber Music

Variations (On several lines by Amy Clampitt)

1995
for saxophone duo
Instrumentation: alto sax and baritone sax
15′
Commissioned by Performing Arts Chicago
for the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet
FP 1995 Chicago
Verlag Neue Musik
Series: Collection Johannes Ernst

Detroit Chronicles

1996
for violin and piano
20′
Commissioned by the Duke Summer Arts Festival
FP 1996 Durham (USA)
Verlag Neue Musik

Refrains from Holy Island

1997
for saxophone, electric guitar and contrabass
18′
FP 1997 Cologne
Verlag Neue Musik

Lamentations of the Prophet Micah

1998
for alto saxophone and organ
10′
FP 1998 Bramsche
Verlag Neue Musik

Della lontananza

2000
for bass clarinet, violin and piano
15′
FP 2000 Darmstadt
Edition Nova Vita

Variations (l’annunziazione)

2002
for violoncello and accordion
12′
FP 2002 Berlin
Verlag Neue Musik

Que hora es in paradiso?

2002
for banjo and bass clarinet
13′
FP 2002 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Babylon Fragment

2003
for bass flute and steel drum
2’30”
FP 2003 Winsen/Luhe
Edition Nova Vita

Bleeding in Babylon

2003
for bass clarinet, electric guitar and contrabass
15′
FP 2003 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita

The Longings

2003
for flute, harp, violin, viola and violoncello
22′
Commissioned by the Berlin Philharmonic
FP 2004 Berlin Philharmonie
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s homepage

L’amour en jaune

2004
for oboe d’amore, percussion and contrabass
12′
FP 2004 Dresden
Edition Nova Vita

Fractured Eden

2005
for string quartet
22′
Commissioned by the Tonhalle Düsseldorf
FP 2006 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita

The Cindars

2006
for flute, viola and guitar
13′
Auftrag der Kunststiftung der Landesbank
Baden-Württemberg
UA 2006 Toronto
Edition Ex Tempore

Im Angesicht des Zweiflers
(In the face of the Doubter)

2006
for clarinet in la, violoncello and piano
11′
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
score and parts

Fremde Rosen
(Strange Roses)

2006
for accordion and contrabass
11′
FP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Black Tango

2007
for violin, accordion, guitar and contrabass
7′
FP 2007 Würzburg
Edition Nova Vita
published in the series “ars novakkordeon”,
edited by Gerhard Scherer

Seven Brief Contemplations

2007
for string quartet
10′
Commissioned by the City of Magdeburg
FP 2007 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita

Knochentänze
(Bone Dances)

2008
for viola and accordion
10′
FP 2008 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Knochentänze for clarinet in la and accordion under
Chamber Music

Knochentänze
(Bone Dances)

2008
for clarinet in la and accordion
10′
FP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Knochentänze for viola and accordion
under Chamber Music

Finestre del Mirandola

2008
for 2 vox theremins, piano and accordion
11′
FP 2008 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Finestre del Mirandola for violin,
viola, piano and accordion
under Chamber Music

Finestre del Mirandola

2008
for violin, viola, piano and accordion
11′
FP 2009 Mönchengladbach
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Finestre del Mirandola for 2 vox theremins,
piano and accordion
under Chamber Music

Piano Quintet

2009
25′
Commissioned by the Utrecht String Quartet
FP 2010 Utrecht
Edition Nova Vita

Jerusalem Refrains

2009
for brass ensemble in five parts in variable
instrumentation
15′
FP 2009 Jerusalem
Edition Nova Vita

Klarinettenquintett (Drei Narrentänze)

2010
für Bassettklarinette und Streichquartett
18′
Auftrag der Mozartgesellschaft Schwetzingen
UA 2010 Schwetzingen
Edition Nova Vita

Works for Chamber Ensemble (Six or more players)

Kandinsky Romance

1986
Instrumentation: 2Fl, 2Clar, 2Va, 2Vc
9′
FP 1987 Mönchengladbach
Ricordi/MMV

Manhattan Beguine

1989
for seven winds
Instrumention: AltSax, BarSax, BTrp, Hr, Tbn, TenTb, Tb
8′
FP 1989 New York

Gloucester Epiphanies

(1993)
Gloucester Epiphanies
1993
In memoriam Charles Olson
Instrumentation: AltFl, BassClar, Pf, Perc, Vl, Vc
15′
Commissioned by ALEA III Ensemble
FP 1993 Boston

Die Stimmen der Wände
(The Voices of the Walls)

1993
A Composition Cycle in Six Parts
a collaborative project with the visual artist
Brigitte Maria Zarm
for Alto Flute, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, Electric Guitar,
Violin and Violoncello
32′
Commissioned by the Ensemblia Festivals and the City
of Mönchengladbach
FP 1993 Mönchengladbach
Verlag Neue Musik

Chamber Symphony

1995-96
Instrumentation: AltFl(Picc), Bassclar, Bsn, Trp, Acc,
Pf, Perc, Str
32′
Commissioned by the Initiativenkreises Klassisches
Akkordeon Berlin
FP 1998 Leipzig
Verlag Neue Musik

Gesänge der Unruhe
(Songs of Disquiet)

2003
for Flute, Clarinet, Klavier, Violine, Viola
und Violoncello
Besetzung: Fl(Picc.AltFl.BassFl), Klar(EsKlar.BassKlar),
Klav, Vl, Vla, Vc
22′
Comissioned by the Initiative Neue Musik Berlin
for the Modern Art Sextet
FP 2003 Konzerthaus Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
Score can be viewed as a pdf file at the publisher’s homepage
Parts available on rental

The Longings

(2003) für Flöte, Harfe, Violine, Viola, Violoncello
22 Minuten
Auftrag der Berliner Philharmoniker
UA 2003 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Electric Guitar Concerto

(2005)
fl (picc, fl. alto, fl. b.), ob (cor ingl), cl. (cl.b.), fg (cfg), tp, tbn, perc, vn, va, vc, cb solo electric guitar
21 Minuten
Auftrag des Deutschlandfunks, Köln
UA 2005 Köln
Edition Nova Vita

Variationen über einen Gedanken von György Kurtàg
(Variations on a thought by György Kurtàg)

2008
for six clarinets (also 2 e-flat clarinets, 2 bassett horns in f,
2 bass clarinets in b-flat)
13′
Commissioned by the State Opera Berlin
FP 2010 Basel
Editon Nova Vita

Solo Works

Arien

1983
for violin
13′
FP 1983 New Haven

Arien IV: Solo Music for Guitar

1986
for guitar
edited with fingerings by Seth Josel
Contents: Prelude, Meditation, Tarantella, Discant, Ricercar
18′
FP 1987 New York
Moeck Verlag

Milwaukee Ballad

1987
for piano
5′
FP 1988 New Haven
Ricordi/MMV

Cactus Flower

1988
für flute
8′
FP 1988 Karlsruhe
Ricordi/MMV

Piano Valentine No. 1 “aria”

1988
for piano
2′
FP1988 New Haven
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Songs and Melismas

1990
for soprano or tenor recorder
6′
FP1990 Stuttgart
Moeck Verlag

Hamlet Variations (in memoriam John Coltrane)

1992
for uuphonium or bass flügelhorn
15′
FP 1993 Illingen/Saarbrücken
Verlag Neue Musik

Comino Incantations

1994
for Oboe
10′
FP 1995 Odessa
Bärenreiter Verlag
Series Contemporary Music for Oboe, Ed.: Peter Veale

Piano Valentine No. 2 (for Jacob Druckman)

1995
for piano
3′
FP 1996 New York
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentine No. 3 (in memoriam Martha Graham)

1995
for piano
3′
FP 1997 Weimar
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentine No. 4 “Taos Ladder” (in memoriam Georgia O’Keefe)

1997
for piano
2′
FP 1997 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentine No. 5 “Un tango màs” (in memoriam Tomas Luzian)

1997
for piano
3′
FP 1997 Weimar
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentine No. 6 “Der Opferbaum” (in memoriam Andrej Tarkowskij)

1997
for piano
3′
FP 1997 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Variations (in memoriam Edison Denisov)

1998
for guitar
11′
FP 1998 Paderborn
Edition Margaux

Archipel Chagall I: Etüden (zur Farbe der Liebe)

1998
for violin
31′
FP 1998 Stuttgart
Commissioned by Kunst und Mehr for the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik

Supplications of Yasha the Penitent (im memoriam Isaac Beshevis Singer)

1998
for accordion
6′
FP 1998 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
published in the series “ars novakkordeon”,
edited by Gerhard Scherer

Three Whitman Interludes

1998
for guitar
16′
FP 2000 Chicago
Edition Margaux

Piano Valentine No.7 “Hierophanie”

1999
for piano
4′
Verlag Neue Musik
siehe: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentine No. 8 (in memoriam Abraham Heschel)

2000
for Klavier
5′
FP 2000 Prag
Verlag Neue Musik
see: Piano Valentines Book I

Piano Valentines Book I (No. 1 – 8)

 

1988–2000
for piano
Durations: 2′, 3′, 3′, 2′, 3′, 3′, 4′, 5′
Verlag Neue Musik

Sonata

2002–2007
for piano
1.movement: 8′ FP 2007 Berlin
2. movement: 7′ FP 2008 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita
nv 1004
further movements in progess

Goyescas Nuevas

2003
for guitar solo
10′
Commissioned by the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
FP 2003 Stuttgart
Edition Ex Tempore

Casey at the Bat

2003
for piano and speaking voice (or speaking pianist)
see: Chamber Music

The Celestial Potato Fields

2004
for piano
12′
Commissioned by MärzMusik Berlin
FP 2004 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Soft is my Scream

2004
for contrbass flute
13′
FP 2004 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Piano Valentine No.9 “A Gull”
(in memorium Toru Takemitsu)

2005
for piano
4′
FP 2005 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
Piano Valentines No. 9–15 will be published as:
Piano Valentines Book II.

Piano Valentine No.10 “Like Walking in Paradise”
(in memorium Charlie Chaplin)

2005
5′
FP 2005 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

Two Spring Flowers

2005
for violoncello
11′
FP 2006 Rheinsberg
Edition Nova Vita

Piano Valentine No.11 “That’s all, goodbye!”
(in memoriam György Ligeti)

2006
6′
FP 2007 Hamburg
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

Piano Valentine No.12 “Toward the Light”
(in memoriam Thomas Merton)

2006
4′
FP 2007 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

Unter seltsam wachsenden Bäumen

2007
for guitar
8′
Commissioned by Pro Gitarre. e.V.
FP 2007 Münster
Edition Ex Tempore

Piano Valentine No. 13 “Die Liebe der Steine”
(in memoriam Heiner Müller)

2008
5′
Commissioned by the Bechstein Competition
FP 2009 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

Piano Valentine No. 14 “Dignity Died in Detroit”
(in memoriam Rosa Parks)

2009
4′
FP 2009 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

Piano Valentine No. 15 “Plains Harmonies”
(in memoriam James Avery)

2010
5′
FP 2010 Freiburg
Edition Nova Vita
see: Piano Valentine No. 9

“ein Fremdling wie alle meine Väter …”

2010
for contrabass clarinet
Commissioned by the Guardini Stiftung
11′
FP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Obelisque Polonaise

2010
for piano
11′
Commissioned by Severin von Eckhardstein
FP 2010 Lugano
Edition Nova Vita

Ave

2010
for trumpet
7′
Commissioned by Zeitgenössischen Oper Berlin
FP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Unknowing

2011
for Violoncello
8′
dedicated to Matias de Oliveira Pinto
FP 2011 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita

Electroacoustic Music

Caverna

1994–1999
for soprano and tape
after a text fragment by Leonardo da Vinc
i 25′
FA 1999 Heidelberg
Verlag Neue Musik
see also: Caverna for six female voices with percussion instruments
or six voices and six percussionists
under Choral Works

X und Y

1995/2001
a chamber opera in three scenes für female voice, guitars and tape
see: Stage Works

Klavierkonzert (in memorium Gershom Scholem)

1997–1999
for piano and tape
45′
tape realized in the Experimentalstudio of the
Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung, SWR Freiburg
FP 2000 Freiburg
Verlag Neue Musik

Temps Mort

2004
elektro-acoustisc music to the video installation
“Fragments of Destruction” by Anna Katharina Scheidegger
realized in the Studio national des arts contemporaines,
Les fresnoy, Roubaix, France
FP 2004 Paris
Edition Nova Vita

Schneetod

2005
for mezzo soprano, violin and live elektronics
after a text by Andrej Murasov
13′
FP 2005 Bielefeld
Edition Nova Vita
see also: Schneetod for soprao, violin and piano
under Vocal Works in smaller forms.

Publishers

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