Compositions

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Streichquartett No.1, 2007
For string quartet with additional piano and / or harp; 14 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Ensemble Apartment House and the BBC
PREMIERE: BBC Studios London, May 20, 2007, Apartment House


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VolksMusik, 2007, composed with Maurice de Martin
for clarinet (and bagpipe), trumpet, violin, violoncello, double bass, piano, electric childrens' guitar, percussion (also zimbal), all musicians also vocal
suite of eleven pieces: batuta, jodler, picior, bergeinsamkeit, bouchimish, holzerruf, COWBELLS (extract below), picior, hora, sirba, waltz; 43 min.COMMISSIONED BY Danube-Festival Krems, Austria
PREMIERE: Donaufestival Krems, Austria, April 29, 2007, zeitkratzer

 

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no:no, 2005
for bass clarinet, trumpet, tuba, violin, violoncello, double-bass, piano, percussion, (all amplified), electronic; 45 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Serpentine Gallery London, UK
PREMIERE: Serpentine Gallery London, September 16; 2005; zeitkratzer

 

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Cheap Imitation: Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire, 2005
for voice and clarinet (also flute), bass clarinet, trumpet, tuba, violin, violoncello, double-bass, piano, percussion; 21 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, Austria and Asphodel San Francisco
PREMIERE at: Konzerthaus Wien, Wiener Festwochen June 9, 2005; zeitkratzer

 

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Possling, 2004
for flute, bassclarinet, oboe, violin, viola, violoncello, piano, percussion; 8 min;
COMMISSIONED BY the City of Berlin, Senat für kulturelle Angelegenheiten Berlin;
PREMIERE: Berlin, Klangwerkstatt Kreuzberg, November 6, 2004, Ensemble Mosaik;

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Xenakis [a]live!, 2004
for bassclarinet, trumpet, tuba, violin, violincello, double-bass, piano, sampler (two samples), percussion (all amplified); 54 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, Austria and Asphodel San Francisco
PREMIERE: Wiener Festwochen June 6, 2004, zeitkratzer;
other performances: World Music Days Zagreb, Croatia; Jeunesses Musicales Graz, Austria; Podewil Berlin, Germany; Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, UK; Musicadhoy Madrid, Spain; Palast der Republik Berlin with a Choreographie by Sasha Waltz for twenty dancers;

 

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Global Concern, 2003
music with fashion and dance (fashion: Lisa D, choreography: Milli Bitterli)
for clarinet (also bassclarinet), trumpet, tuba, violin, violincello, double-bass, piano, sampler, percussion (all amplified); 53 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Steirischer Herbst Graz, Austria
PREMIERE: Graz, Austria, Steirischer Herbst, November 21, 2003, zeitkratzer
other performances: Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt; transart festival, Italy;

 

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Neo-Bechstein, 2003
for the historical Neo-Bechstein-grand-piano and spacialisation (8 channel); 42 min;
COMMISSIONED BY Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) Karlsruhe and MaerzMusik Berliner Festspiele
programming and performing live-spacialisation: Sukandar Kartadinata
supported by David Balzer, piano constructer Berlin;
PREMIERE: ZKM Karlsruhe Kubus, January 28, 2003;
other performances: Berlin Maerzmusik; Porgy & Bess, Wien, Austria; IEM Institut für elektronische Musik,Graz, Austria;

 

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Random Dilettants, 2002
for variable chamber group and variable duration, also as installation;
PREMIERE: Amsterdam, 2002, zeitkratzer;
CD: zeitkratzer: random Dilettants, mort aux vaches Staalplaat, Amsterdam 2003;

 

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winter was hard too…, 1999
for violin, saxophone and inside-piano; 14 min;
PREMIERE: Festival Les Musiques, Marseille, France, 1999, Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Ulrich Krieger (a-sax), Reinhold Friedl (p)
CD: H\ybrid S\ound S\ystem (Reinhold Friedl / Ulrich Krieger), tourette, 2004;

 

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Draft, 1997
for saxophone, circular-breathing trumpet, tuba, violin, violincello, double-bass, piano, accordion, percussion (all amplified); 3 min;
PREMIERE: Podewil Berlin, 1999;
CD: zeitkratzer soundinX, 2000 timescraper music Berlin;

 

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Epitaff, 1996
for one or more grand pianos; variable duration;
PREMIERE: Podewil Berlin, 1996, Piano Inside-Out
other performances: a.o. Bodenseefestival SWR, Perugia, Italy; Logos Gent
CD: Piano-Inside-Out, edition zeitklang 1998;

 

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Hai-q, 1994
for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello, piano; 3 min;
PREMIERE: BKA, Unerhörte Musik, Berlin, 1994; modern art sextet;
CD: on modern art sextet, academy label 1996 Akademie der Künste Berlin;

 

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