aus Partitur 'Vier Figuren'

Works Listed by Instrumentation

Works in alphabetical order (with programme notes and sound samples)
Works in chronological order

1. Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra (with solo)
2. Ensemble (9 and more players)
3. Chamber Music (2-6 players)
4. Choir and Instruments
5. Ensemble with vocal solo(s)
6. Chamber Music with Solo Voice
7. Solo
8. Tape
9. Improvisation Concept

  

1. Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra (with solo)  

Oracula Sibyllina (2014-15)
for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (in 3 groups)
I. flute, clarinet (B flat), horn (F), trombone, violin, violin, viola, cello
II. trompet (C), violin, violin, viola, double bass, percussion
III. flute, oboe, horn (F), bassoon, violin, violin, viola, cello, piano
First performance: Winterthur, 21.5.2015
Mareike Schellenberger, mezzo-soprano; Musikkollegium Winterthur, cond. Pierre-Alain Monot
D: 16' (M)

Initial (2005)
for orchestra
2. 2. 2. 2. / 2. 2. 0. 0. / perc. / 6. 6. 4. 4. 2.
First performance: La Chaux-de-Fonds, 13.5.2007
Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, cond. Marco Angius
D: 15' (R)

Phototaxis (2003)
for string orchestra
6. 6. 4. 4. 2.
First performance: Zürich, 4. 7. 2003
Zürcher Kammerorchester, cond. Howard Griffiths
D: 12' (R)

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1998)
3. 3. 2. bcl. 3. / 4. 3. 3. 0. / 3 perc (timp). / 12. 12. 10. 8. 6.
First performance: Davos, 21. 8. 1998
Massimiliano Damerini (pno), Philharmonische Werkstatt Schweiz, cond. Mario Venzago
D: 15' (R)

Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra (1995/96)
3. 3. 3 (bcl). 3. / 4. 3. 3. 0. / 4 perc. pno. / 12. 12. 10. 8. 6.
First performance: Basel, 30. 8. 1996
Emanuel Abbühl (ob), Basel Sinfonietta, cond. Jürg Wyttenbach
D: 28' (R)

SN 1993 J (1994/95)
for orchestra
3. 3. 2. bcl. 3. / 4. 3. 3. 0. / timp. 3 perc. pno. / 12. 12. 10. 8. 6.
First performance: Venice (Biennale), 14. 7. 1995
Ljubljana Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Anton Nanut
D: 15' (R)

Variabile (1991)
for orchestra
3. 3. 2. bcl. 3. / 4. 3. 3. 0. / 3 perc. pno. / strings
D: 12' (S)

Verba (1987)
for orchestra
3. 3. 3 (bcl). 3. / 4. 3. 3. 0. / 3 perc. pno. / 12. 12. 10. 8. 6.
First performance: Zagreb, 13. 4. 1988
Radio Symphony Orchestra Zagreb, cond. Arturo Tamayo
D: 13' (R)

 

2. Ensemble (9 and more players) 

As to Feeling (2013)
for string ensemble
First performance: Bern, 7.9.2013
Camerata Bern, cond. Antje Weithaas
D: 3' (R)

Vier Figuren (2001)
for ensemble (18 players) in 3 groups
2 fl. ob. cl. / hn. trp. trb. / pno. 2 perc. / 3 vl. 2 vla. 2 c. db.
First performance: Riehen (Fondation Beyeler), 19. 11. 2001
Soloists of the Basel Symphony Orchestra, cond. Jürg Henneberger
D: 14' (R)

Nonet for Wind Instruments and Double Bass (1994)
2 ob. cl. bcl. 2 bn. 2 hn. db.
First performance: Zürich, 5. 11. 1994
Ensemble Octomania
D: 18' (R)

Caleidoscopio (1992)
for string ensemble
6. 0. 2. 2. 1.
First performance: Frauenfeld, 6.9.1992
Ensemble L'Accord
D: 15' (S)

 

3. Chamber Music (2-6 players)   

Noema (2017)
for flute, violin and cello
First performance: Geneva, 7. 5. 2017
Felix Renggli (fl), Ilya Gringolts (vl), Daniel Haefliger (c)
D: 12' (S)

Riss (2016)
for saxophone, cello and piano
First performance: Zürich, 18.11.2016
Marcus Weiss (sax), Martina Schucan (c), Christoph Keller (pno)
D: 12' (S)

Scene 2 (2015)
for violin and cello
First performance: Basel, 5.5.2015
Andreas Kunz (vl), Moritz Müllenbach (c)
D: 8' (S)

...e subito parlando (2012)
for piano and wind quintet
First performance: Basel, 15.11.2012
Jan Schultsz (piano); Felix Renggli (flute), Emanuel Abbühl (oboe), François Benda (clarinet), Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Christian Lampert (horn)
D: ca. 15' (R)

Aus der Ferne (2011)
for cello and piano
First performance: Stuttgart, 9. 12. 2011
ensemble cross.art: Céline Papion (cello), Junko Yamamoto (piano)
D: 7' (R)

Illuminationen (Illuminations) (2008)
for clarinet, cello and piano
first performance: Luzern (Lucerne Festival), 20.9.2008
Eduard Brunner (cl), Wen-Sin Yang (c), Adrian Oetiker (pno)
D: 18' (R)

Aria (2004)
for 2 bass saxophones
First performance: Basel, 19. 1. 2005
Andrea Döbeli and Marcel Schmid (sax)
D: 5' (S)

String Quartet nr. 4 (2003)
First performance: Zürich, 9. 5. 2004
Amar Quartet
D: 17' (R)

In un soffio (2003)
for wind quintet
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn
First performance: Basel, 2.2.2004
Arion Quintet: Isabelle Schnöller (fl), Curzio Petraglio (cl), Matthias Arter (ob), Matthias Bühlmann (bn), Lorenz Raths (hn)
D: 17' (R)

Scène (2001)
for violin and cello
First performance: Marseille, 13. 5. 2001
Noëmi Schindler (vl), Christophe Roy (c)
D: 9' (R)

Toccata sospesa (1999)
for flute und 2 percussionists
First performance: Biel, 30. 5. 1999
Verena Bosshard (fl), Riccardo Bologna and Eduardo Leandro (perc)
D: 11' (R)

String Quartet nr. 3 (1993)
First performance: Basel, 26. 4. 1994
Amati Quartet
D: 22' (R)

String Quartet nr. 2 (1991)
First performance: Zürich, 30. 11. 1991
Wilanow Quartet
D: 18' (S)

Trio (1990)
for 3 percussionists
First performance: Basel, 26. 5. 1991
D: 15' (S)

What Is Black, What Is White (1987)
for 2 percussionists
First performance: Poznan, 24. 5. 1987
D: 12' (S)

 

4. Choir and Instruments   

Acaso (1994)
for choir (SATB, 4 each), clarinet (bass clarinet), cello and percussion
Text: Stéphane Mallarmé, Jorge Luis Borges, Nikolaus Kopernikus, Rainer Maria Rilke, trad. (Maori)
First performance: Basel, 18. 5. 1994
Basler Madrigalisten, cond. Fritz Näf
D: 15' (R)

 

5. Ensemble with vocal solo(s)  

anomalia Lunae media (2007)
for soprano, bariton and 15 instruments
To the 300th birthday of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)
Text: Leonhard Euler, Boethius, Leonardo da Vinci, Jorge Luis Borges
S. Bar. / 2. 1. 1 (bkl). 0. / 1. 1. 1. 0. / pno. perc. / 3. 0. 1. 1. 1.
First performance: Basel, 20.4.2007
Sylvia Nopper (s), Björn Waag (bar), Collegium Novum Zürich, cond. Rüdiger Bohn
D: 17' (R)

Miroirs (2000)
for mezzo-soprano and ensemble
Texts: J. L. Borges, Li Tai-bo, Bernart de Ventadorn und Satchal Sarmast
ms. fl. ob. cl. vl. vla. c. perc. pno.
First performance: St. Moritz, 28. 8. 2000
Mireille Cappelle (ms), Ensemble Contrechamps, cond. Jürg Henneberger
D: 17' (R)

 

6. Chamber Music with Solo Voice  

Lettres (2004)
for soprano, clarinet and cello
Text: Guillaume de Machaut (from "Le Livre dou Voir Dit")
First performance: München, 14. 5. 2004
Márta Kosztolányi (s), Sayaka Schmuck (cl), Dietrich von Kaltenborn (c)
D: 10' (R)

Landschaft des Augenblicks (1992)
Five Songs for mezzo-soprano, viola and piano
Text: Czeslaw Milosz, Kazimiera Illakowiczówna, Leopold Staff, Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska
First performance: Riehen, 31. 1. 1993
Malgorzata Dowgielewicz (ms), Egidius Streiff (vla), Suguru Ito (pno)
D: 18' (R)

 

7. Solo   

Flash (2007)
for percussion solo
First performance: Vevey, 18.2.2007
Peter Baumann (perc)
D: 1' (S)

Amoureske (2003)
for viola d'amore
First performance: Luzern, 9.5.2003
John Anthony Calabrese (vla. d'am)
D: 8' (R)

Daphnes Lied (Daphne's Song) (2002)
for piano solo
First performance: Venice (Biennale), 11.5.2002
Massimiliano Damerini (pno)
D: 9' (R)

Cercar (2001)
for prepared guitar solo
First performance: Zürich, 13.5.2001
Markus Hochuli (guit)
D: 8' (R)

Mazurka (2000)
for accordion solo
D: 3' (B)

Arcato (2000)
for Viola solo
First performance: Zürich, 15. 10. 2001
D: 6' (R)

Mouvement (1999)
for flute solo
First performance: Basel, 10. 6. 1999
Felix Renggli (fl)
D: 5' (R)

Fantasie (1997)
for oboe solo
First performance: Zürich, 7.11.1997
Matthias Arter (ob)
D: 10' (R)

Notturno (1992)
for flute solo
First performance: Riehen, 31. 1. 1993
Frank Nagel (fl)
D: 6' (R)

 

8. Tape   

ABC (1986)
for tape (3 channels)
D: 6' (S)

 

9. Improvisation Concept  

Weissagung (Prophecy) (2003)
A composed improvisation for the "quartet noir"
First performance: Luzern (Lucerne Festival), 13. 9. 2003
quartet noir (Marilyn Crispell (pno), Joëlle Léandre (db), Urs Leimgruber (sax) and Fritz Hauser (perc)
D: ca. 12' (S)

 

(R)  Ricordi Publishers, München
(B)  Breitkopf & Härtel Wiesbaden
(M) Musica Mundana
(S)  Self-Publishing

Works in alphabetical order (with programme notes and sound samples)
Works in chronological order