Compositions (Selection)

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 News: 

- new composition videos on YouTube: 
  
  -   Trombone Octet

  -   "... thoughts are wandering ...". Trio for oboe, bassoon & piano 
  -   "Metamorphoses". Variations for orchestra


My "Variations on a Theme by Pergolesi" for oboe, cor Anglais, bassoon &
   contrabassoon had their world premiere at the 47th annual conference of the
   "International Double Reed Society" (IDRS) in Granada (Spain), on August 30,
   2018.
   In February 2019 they were played in a final exam of chamber music 
at
   the Music College Karlsruhe (Musikhochschule Karlsruhe), Germany.
 

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Metamorphoses. Variations for Orchestra  (9')

picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bs / 4 hns, 3 tr, 3 trb / timp, cymb, snare dr, woodbl, guiro / strings  
                                                               
  YouTube

Chamber Music & Solo Pieces:
a) Wind

 

"... thoughts are wandering ..."
     Trio for oboe, bassoon & piano 
 (15')                    YouTube 


"Just a Joke" for clarinet & bassoon (3'30')          YouTube


Woodwind Quintet (fl, ob, clar, hn, bs) (3 movements, 13')   
                                                   YouTube

Three Pieces for Woodwind Quartet (fl, ob, clar, bs)  
                                                                                   (14')     YouTube

Variations on a Theme by Pergolesi for oboe, cor Anglais,

      bassoon & contrabassoon  (15')                         YouTube


"Moodsfor brass quintet (2 tr, hn, trb, tb)  (4 movements, 12')

                                                  YouTube

Toccata capricciosa for woodwind octet       →  YouTube

    (2 fl, 2 ob, 2 clar, 2 bs)  (13')  Original: piano four hands



Horn Quartet (also as trio version; commissionend work for 

      the horn class of Musikschule Balingen/Württ.)     (3 movements, 14') 
                                                                                                  YouTube

Trumpet Quartet (3 movements, 10')              →  YouTube


Trombone Octet (ATTB - ATTB)   (3 movements, 15')   YouTube


"Transitions & Variations" for trombone octet 
    (ATTB-ATTB)  (9')

 

b) Strings, Piano

 

Three Caprices for violin solo (10')   YouTube

    (also as version for viola) 

String Quartet (4 movements, 23')     YouTube:     1+2  ,    3+4


Five Miniatures for Violoncello & Double Bass (8')    YouTube


Dialogues for guitar und double bass (18')


Double Bass Quartet  (3 movements, 13')


Little Violin Trio for Advanced Learners (4 movements, 7')


Toccata capricciosa for piano four hands (13')     YouTube

   

Vocal works: 

  

"Invictus" for mixed chorus & piano                YouTube   
     on a poem by W. E. Henley
(from the same titled film about
      Nelson Mandela). In memoriam Nelson Mandela. (8')


Five Musical Aphorisms by Wilhelm Busch

    for mixed chorus & piano (11')                                      YouTube


Neruda Songs for baritone & piano

    (songs on texts from "20 Love Poems and a Song of Despair"
      by Pablo Neruda)
 (22')


Gloria for mixed chorus & organ or 3 trp + trb  (7')


Motets for mixed chorus a cappella:

-    Hohelied der Liebe (aus 1. Korinther 13)  (8')

-    Psalm 23 "Der Herr ist mein Hirte, mir wird nichts  

     mangeln"  (6')

-    Psalm 130 "Aus der Tiefe, Herr, rufe ich zu dir"  (6')


Arrangements:


Five Beatles songs for woodwind quintet (fl, ob, cl, hn, bs)


Suite from George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"
     for cello sextet (25')