aus Partitur 'Vier Figuren'

SN 1993

Work List in Alphabetical Order

With Programme Notes and Sound Bites

Works in chronological order
Works by instrumentation

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

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)
Programme note: Deutsch
Acaso Clip 2:07"
Acaso Full recording; Basler Madrigalisten, Ensemble Phoenix, Ltg. Juerg Henneberger

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

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)
anomalia Lunae media End of the piece (rec. first performance)
Programme note: Deutsch

Arcato (2000)
for viola solo
First performance: Zürich, 15. 10. 2001
D: 6' (R)
Programme note: English / Deutsch

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

As to Feeling (2013)
for string ensemble
4. 4. 3. 2. 1.
First performance: Bern, 7.9.2013
Camerata Bern, cond. Antje Weithaas
D: 4' (R)
As to Feeling Recording of the first performance

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)
Programme note: Deutsch

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

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

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: 14' (R)
Press: English / Deutsch
Illuminationen Clip 1:40"
listen Full recording; Massimiliano Damerini, Philharmonische Werkstatt Schweiz, cond. Mario Venzago

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)
Programme note: Deutsch

Daphnes Lied (Daphne's Song) (2002)
for piano solo
First performance: Venice (Biennale), 11.5.2002
Massimiliano Damerini (pno)
D: 9' (R)
Sound mp3: 2'01" | Daphnes Lied / Daphne's Song 256 kb/s | Daphnes Lied / Daphne's Song 56 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch
Press: Deutsch
Video

...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: 16' (R)
Programme note: Deutsch / Italiano
Press: NZZ (German) / Dissonance (German), La Regione (Italian)

Fantasie (1997)
for oboe solo
First performance: Zürich, 7.11.1997
Matthias Arter (ob)
D: 10' (R)
Sound mp3: 2'07" | Fantasie 224 kb/s | Fantasie 64 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch / Français

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

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)
Sound mp3: 2'02" (end) | Illuminationen 256 kb/s | Illuminationen 96 kb/s |
Recording by the Ensemble Lemniscate (2014)
Programme note: Deutsch
Press: Deutsch

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)
Sound mp3: 1'52" | In un soffio 256 kb/s | In un soffio 96 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch

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)
Sound mp3: 1'58" | In un soffio 256 kb/s | In un soffio 56 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch
Press: Français & Deutsch
Video (Biennale Musica, Venice, 7.10.2012)

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)
hören (1'05" / 269 kb)
Programme note: Deutsch

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)
Programme note: Deutsch
Press: Deutsch

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

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 Capelle (ms), Ensemble Contrechamps, cond. Jürg Henneberger
D: 17' (R)
Sound mp3: 1'30" | Mouvement 256 kb/s | Mouvement 56 kb/s |
Programme note: English / Deutsch / Français / Polska
Press: Français / Deutsch / Polska
Score

Mouvement (1999)
for flute solo
First performance: Basel, 10. 6. 1999
Felix Renggli (fl)
D: 5' (R)
Sound mp3: 1'09" | Mouvement 256 kb/s | Mouvement 96 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch

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)
Programme note: deutsch

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: 15' (R)
Sound clip AAC: 1'30" | Bettina Skrzypczak, Nonet 128 kB/s

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

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)
Programme Note: German
Press: German

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

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)
Programme note: Deutsch

Scène (2001)
for violin and cello
First performance: Marseille, 13. 5. 2001
Noëmi Schindler (vl), Christophe Roy (c)
D: 9' (R)
Sound mp3: 2'12" (beginning) | Scène 256 kb/s | Scène 96 kb/s |
Programme note: Deutsch / Italiano
Press: Deutsch / Español

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

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)
hören (1'09" (284 kb)
Short programme note: Deutsch
Extended programme note: Deutsch
Die Supernova im Kopf Analysis

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

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

String Quartet nr. 4 (2003)
First performance: Zürich, 9. 5. 2004
Amar Quartet
D: 17' (R)
Sound clip 1: Scène (1'52" / 128 kb/s)
Sound clip 2: Scène (1'28" / 128 kb/s)
Programme note: Deutsch
Press: Deutsch

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)
hören (2'32" / 2,9 mb)
Programme note: Deutsch / Français
Press: Français
Video

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

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)
hoeren (2'37" / 2,9 mb)
Programme note: Deutsch

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)
Sound mp3: 1'40" | Scène 256 kb/s | Scène 56 kb/s |
Programme note: English / Deutsch
Press: Deutsch

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)
Programme note: Deutsch

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

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

Works by instrumentation
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