WORKLIST

full worklist (chronological order)
music for scene
vocal music a cappella
vocal music with instruments
music for recorder
instrumental music (orchestra, ensembles & solo)
multimedia, electronic music & installations

 

FULL WORKLIST (CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)




La Chèvre de Monsieur Séguin (2017)

Shreds for string orchestra and speaker
commissioned by HEMU
Duration: 20'
Manuscript

m (2016)
for string quartet and electronics
commissioned by Musikpodium der Stadt Zürich
Duration: 11'
Manuscript

studie (2016)
for ensemble (open instrumentation) and electronics
Duration: 11'
Manuscript

Auf eine Aeolsharfe (2016)
for voice, recorders and electronics
text by E. Mörike
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 6'
Manuscript

Verborgenheit/Zitronenfalter im April (2016)
for voice, recorders and electronics
text by E. Mörike
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 9'
Manuscript

Gesang Weylas/Auf eine Christblume (2016)
for voice, recorders and electronics
text by E. Mörike
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 9'
Manuscript

Peregrina II (2016)
for voice, recorders and electronics
text by E. Mörike
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 9'
Manuscript

Peregrina IV/V (2015/6)
for voice, recorders and electronics
text by E. Mörike
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 11'
Manuscript

55 minuten (2016)
for voice, recorders and electronics
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
Duration: 65'
Manuscript

Unspunnenlied (2016)
Arrangement for mixed choir
commissioned by Schweizerische Trachtenvereinigung
Duration: 5'
Manuscript

Der römische Brunnen (2015)
for mixed choir
commissioned by Molto Cantabile
Duration: 6-8'
Manuscript

eff-inE (2015)
interlude for violoncello, piano and tape
commissioned by HEMU
Duration: 6'30''
Manuscript

Ad mortem festinamus (2014)

for male choir
commissioned by Männerstimmen Basel
Duration: 6'
Manuscript
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collapse (2013)

performance (open instrumentation, min. 2 performers)
for dissonArt ensemble
Duration: 0'30''
Manuscript

constellationen II (2013)

for solo instrument (acc), 17-part string orchestra or string ensemble (4-4-4-4-1)
commissioned by HEMU
Duration: 8'
Manuscript
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3-log-Y (2012)

performance for one player, any instrument and live tape
commissioned by Pascal Viglino
Duration: 3 x 1'
Manuscript / CD

JP-fgE-I (2012)

for solo trumpet and mixed ensemble (live tape optional)
Duration: 10'
Manuscript / CD

fOrO-bO (2012)

performance for solo oboe and string ensemble (4-3-2-2-2)
Duration: 10'08''
Manuscript

YWC (affirmation) (2012)

for live tape and string ensemble (4-3-2-2-2)
commissioned by HEMU, Philip Bride (dir)
Duration: 5'30''
Manuscript / CD

FIVE (2012)

chamber opera for male singer, recorder, live electronics
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
collaborative work with Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Texts: Gisela-Ethaner Schelble, Mörike
Duration: 90' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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5 Gedichte für gemischten Chor (2012)

5 easy songs for mixed choir SATB a cappella
commissioned by Fédération des sociétés de chant du Valais
Texts: Petrarca/Shakespeare/Mörike/de la Vega/Ronsard
Duration: 17-20'

sonette (2012)

5 sonetts for mixed choir a cappella and clarinet (in Bflat) ad lib
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten, Raphael Immoos (dir)
Texts: Petrarca/Shakespeare/Mörike/de la Vega/Ronsard
Duration: 17-20'
Manuscript
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sonett II (Quand à longs traits) (2012)

for mixed choir SATB
Text: Pierre de Ronsard
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
Duration: 3'30''
Manuscript
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sonett XXIII (En tanto que de rosa y azucena) (2012)

for mixed choir SAATBB
Text: Garcilaso de la Vega
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
Duration: 2'30''
Manuscript
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sonett (An die Geliebte) (2012)

for female choir SSAAA
Text: Mörike
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
Duration: 4'30''
Manuscript
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sonett XVIII (Shall I compare Thee) (2012)

for mixed choir SSAATB
Texts: Shakespeare
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
Duration: 2'30''
Manuscript
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sonett CXXXI (Io canterei d'amor) (2012)

for mixed choir SATB
Text: Petrarca
commissioned by Basler Madrigalisten
Duration: 2'
Manuscript
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constellationen
(2012)
for voice, solo alphorn in F, string orchestra, live-tape and percussion ad lib
commissioned by Paul Wegman Taylor
for Eliana Burki, Sanna Kurki-Suonio and the paul taylor orCHestra
Duration: variable/12'
Manuscript / CD
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emm.O
(2012)
for countertenor, recorders and live-tape
commissioned by ik präsent (Zürich/Switzerland) for 'einer'
Duration: 15'
Manuscript / CD

baxacpekte (2012)

for 12 (16) part choir and live-tape
commissioned by Basler Vokalsolisten, Sebastian Goll (dir)
Duration: 12'
Manuscript / CD
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3xpg (2012)
aktionen für 3 spieler und live-zuspielband
commissioned by forum : : wallis and Ensemble Phoenix Basel
Duration: 12'
Manuscript / CD
>> Video
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cdnnns-aioo
(2011)
canon in dos for string orchestra
commissioned by HEMU Vaud Valais Fribourg, dir. Titus Engel
Duration: 8'
Manuscript

FOUR (2011)
chamber opera for male singer, recorder, violin, live electronics
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
collaborative work with Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Texts: Gisela-Ethaner Schelble, Mörike
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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modul >> 1.2 (2011)
solo for subbass recorder and playback CD
commissioned by UMS
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript / CD

modul >> 1.1 (2011)
duo for playback CD, recorder & tenor/countertenor
commissioned by contemporary music festival L'art pour l'Aar Berne
Texts: Mörike
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript / CD

alli miini äntli (2011)
trad.
arrangement for female chorus
commissioned by Michael Gohl, Jugendchor Zürich
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript

luegid vo bärg und tal (2011)
trad.
arrangement for female chorus
commissioned by Michael Gohl, Jugendchor Zürich
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript

enigma
(2010)
for string orchestra
commissioned by HEMU Vaud Valais Fribourg, dir. JF Monot
Duration: 5'
Manuscript

ringacker mobiles (2010)
for live electronics & solo voice
commissioned by imboden productions & sogar theater zürich
Texts: Javier Hagen
Duration: 74' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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THREE (2010)
electropop chamber opera for male singer, recorder, live electronics & playback CD
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
collaborative work with Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Texts: various
Duration: 64' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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TWO
(2009)
electropop chamber opera for male singer, recorder & playback CD
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
collaborative work with Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Texts: various
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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shakti (2009)
duo for playback CD, recorder & male singer
commissioned by 2nd New Music Week Shanghai
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript / CD

en-enem (2009)
duo for playback CD, recorder & male singer
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript / CD

Sonett XXXI (Quest' anima gentil) (2009)
for 4 part choir (SATB)
commissioned by HdK Zürich, Prof. M. Utz
Texts: Petrarca
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (live in Israel, Markus Utz (dir)
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tableau (2009)
for organ and percussion
commissioned by Nicola Cittadin and Phil Tarr
Duration: 4' 30"/ 6'
Manuscript

string quartet III (2008)

for string quartet and playback CD
Duration: 14'
Manuscript / CD
>> Sample (world premiere at forum wallis <<>> forum valais III)

ONE (2008)
chamber opera for tenor/countertenor, recorder & playback CD
commissioned by UMS 'n JIP
collaborative work with Ulrike Mayer-Spohn
Texts: various
Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript / CD
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epilog (2008)
for playback CD, recorder & countertenor
Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript / CD

123.08 (2008)
for playback CD, recorder & countertenor
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript / CD

Alli miini Äntli / Lüegid vo Bärg und Tal (2008)
2 folksong arrangements
for 3 part choir and solo voice
Texts: trad.
Duration: 2 x 2' 00"
Manuscript

don qvixote readymade, German version (2008)
for countertenor, electric guitar, double bass, electronics & playback CD
Commissioned by Fondation Nicati de Luze (CH) & José Javier Navarro
Texts: Miguel de Cervantes
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript / CD
>> Sample on YouTube
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don qvixote readymade, Spanish version (2008)
for countertenor, electric guitar, double bass, electronics & playback CD
Commissioned by Fondation Nicati de Luze (CH) & José Javier Navarro
Texts: Miguel de Cervantes
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript / CD

Sonett VI (Se la mia vita dall’ aspro tormento) (2008)
for 4 part choir (SATB)
nomination Concours de Composition Chorale "Label Suisse" RSR Espace 2, 2008
Texts: Petrarca
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript / EMB 2656
Editions La Batiaz

yuletide modules (a solis ortus cardine)
(2007)
for 5 part choir (SAATB) and 2 variable instrumental groups (2 x 3 instruments ad lib.)
Commissioned by The Musicmakers Ensemble Zürich, David Christie
Texts: Sedulius
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Musicmakers)

20 valais folksong arrangements (vOlchschOscht) (2001-7)
for male singer (tenor & countertenor) and accordeon
Texts: various
Duration: 90' 00"
Manuscript
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vergine madre, figlia del tuo figlio (2007)
for choir (SATB)
Texts: Dante Alighieri
Duration: 8' 15"
Manuscript

sermone (2007)
Installation (DVD)
Commissioned by forum : : wallis <<>> forum : : valais
Duration: 3' 45"
DVD

five frozen embryos (2007)
Installation
Playback CD for the theater piece bearing the same name by David Greenspan
Commissioned by Love Hurts Productions, Biel (CH)
Duration: 1' 00"
CD

pater noster à 12 (2007)
for 12 part vocal ensemble (3S 3A 3T 3B)
Commissioned by Basler Vokalsolisten, Sebastian Goll
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Basler Vokalsolisten)
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p.h. werte (2007)
for amplified recorder, amplified voice and playback CD
Commissioned by forum : : wallis <<>> forum : : valais
Text: Homer, newspaper announcements.
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (ums ´n jip)

mondnacht (2007)
for choir (SATB)
Commissioned by 1. Schweizer Jugendchorfestival
Texts: Matthias Claudius
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript

news part I (2007)
for three-part choir (SAB)
Commissioned by 1. Schweizer Jugendchorfestival
Text: newspaper announcements.
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript

string quartett II (2007)
Commissioned by Ferne Schritte. Nähe, Maria Porten; Zürich
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Gabriel Garcia Quartet)
>> Sample (Gabriel Garcia Quartet)
>> Sample (Gabriel Garcia Quartet)

en-enem (2007)
Trio for singer, 2 recorders and playback CD
Commissioned by Ferne Schritte. Nähe, Maria Porten; Zürich
Text taken from newspaper advertisements.
Duration: 8' 30"
Manuscript

dr geissbüäb - s'heimatderfji (2006)

polymetric folksong arrangements
Commissioned by 1. Schweizer Jugendchorfestival
for equal voices SAA/SSAA
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript

narrenlieder (2006)
4 jester's songs and two scenic music pieces to Shakespeare's 'King Lear'
Commissioned by Bühne Mörel (CH)
for singing actors, percussion and mouth organ
Texts: William Shakespeare
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
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pater noster à 4, short version (2006)
for choir (SATB)
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript

pater noster à 4, extended version (2006)
for choir (SATB)
Duration: 7' 30"
Manuscript

patterns (2006)
for organ
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript

ave maria à 3 (2006)
for choir (SAB)
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript

tableaux (2006)
for playback CD and guitar
Commissioned by Daniel Eyer, Ljubljana
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript

sax quartet (2006)
for s, a, t and bar saxophones
Based on about silence for 4 voices (2003/4)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript

H20 (2005)

Ballet - electronic composition
Commissioned by Christina Gehrig Binder, Zürich
Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript / CD

dirty dishes (2005)
Installation / samples / live-mix / 'luegid vo bärg und tal' arranged for an ensemble of actors
to the piece for theatre bearing the same title by nick whitby
Commissioned by Theatermacher Zürich
Duration: 2h 00"
Manuscript
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Im Spiel - Sushi spät-er Trotz- den Ge- danken (2005)
installation (photographic works / computer graphics / audio samples)
In collaboration with Gisela-Ethaner Schelble for the 'Regionale Basel' 05/06.
CD / photo prints
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jetzt ist alles - alles ist jetzt (2005)
installation (DVD)
Collaborative work with Gisela-Ethaner Schelble.
Duration: 4' 45"
DVD
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orchestral patterns II (2004)

for large orchestra (1.1.1.1/3.3.3.0/perc/str)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript

musik zu 'top dogs' (2004)
Three musical scenes
for 8-10 singing actors
Commissioned by Theatermacher Zürich
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
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warm up (2004)
Scenes
for 3 musicians (male or female singer, harp, percussion)
Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
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brass patterns I (2004)
for wind quintet (hn, tpt-c, tpt-b, tbn, tba)
Commissioned by Alex Hagen
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript

brass patterns II (2004)
for wind quintet (hn, tpt-c, tpt-b, tbn, tba)
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript

das hässliche entlein (2004)
Chamber opera
Texts: Doris Dörrie
Voices: SSSMezMezACtTB
Chamber orchestra: 1.1.1.0 / 1.1.0.0 / acn, vib / str)
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript

Ouverture from the chamber opera 'das hässliche entlein' (2004)
for chamber orchestra (1.1.1.0 / 1.1.0.0 / acn, vib / str)
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript

verwandlungsmusik aus der kammeroper 'das hässliche entlein' (2004)
for chamber orchestra (1.1.1.0/1.1.0.0/acn.vib/str)
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript

string quartett I (2004)
Based on about silence for 4 voices (2003/4)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (quatuor fayno)
>> Sample (quatuor fayno)
>> Sample (quatuor fayno)
>> Sample (quatuor fayno)

about silence (2003-2004)

for 4 voices SATB or ATBarB
Commissioned by VOX Vokalquartett
Texts: Robert Lax
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
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55 minuten (2003-2004)
for four mixed voices (sung/spoken)
Commissioned by VOX Vokalquartett
Texts: John Cage
Duration: 55' 00"
Manuscript
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tryptichon II (2003)
for singer (male or female) and recorders
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Astrid Knöchlein & Javier Hagen)

kreise (2003)
for a singer
Commissioned by Rolf Schroeter, Zürich
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Javier Hagen)
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im zeichen der schildkröte - drei auswege (2003)
for tenor and recorder
Commissioned by Maria Porten, Zürich
Texts: Bertolt Brecht
Duration: 7' 30"
Manuscript

gebet XXI (Du bist Anfang und Ende) (2003)
for female choir
First prize at the International Competition for Composition of the Swiss Choir Association 2004
Texts: Hannes Taugwalder
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript / SCV 000154
>> Sample (Schweizer Jugendchor)
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s.o.y.f. (2003)
for 4 singers (SATB, also spoken)
Commissioned by Maria Porten, Zürich
Texts: Wolfgang Willaschek, Ulrike Meinhof
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript

orchestral patterns I (2003)
for large orchestra (1.1.1.1/3.3.3.0/perc/str)
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript

apollinairefragmente (1999-2003)
for voice, vibraphone/percussion and recorder
Commissioned by Maria Porten; Zürich
Texts: Guillaume Apollinaire
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript

folgen (2002-2003)

for singer and piano
Texts: Franz Mon, Martin Heidegger
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript

tryptichon I (2002-2003)
for singer (male or female), metronome and recorders
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (Astrid Knöchlein & Javier Hagen)

5 volkslieder (vs. shakespeare) (2002)
for soprano, baritone and violoncello
Commissioned by Kunsthaus Zürich
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript

s'sch mr alles 1 Ding (2002)
24 ver-rückte (crazy) folksong arrangements
for 4 voices (SATB)
Commissioned by VOX vokalquartett
Titles:
Der Mond ist aufgegangen
In einem kühlen Grunde
S'isch mer alles ei Ding
Abelied
Hopp, hopp, hopp Rösslein lauf Galopp
Der Geissbüäb
Wenn eine tannigi Hose hett
Vo Lozärn uf Weggis zue
Lied der Alpenrose
Es Buurebüebli mag ich nöd
Luegid vo Bärg und Tal
Die Blümelein, sie schlafen
Weisst du wieviel Sternlein stehen
Guten Abend, gut Nacht
Am Brunnen vor dem Tore
Heidenröslein
Hab oft im Kreise der Lieben
O Tannenbaum
Zogän am Bogä
O du liebs Ängeli
Im Aargäu sind zwöi Liebi
Es wott es Fraueli z'Märit gah
Alli miini Äntli
Dornröschen war ein schönes Kind
Hänsel und Gretel
S'esch äbe ne Mönsch uf Ärde
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript
>> CD musiques suisses MGB 6204
>> CD musik-idee
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e.o.s.o.e (2002)
for 4 recorders and a singer
Commissioned by pipelife+
Texts: Javier Hagen, Robert Lax
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript

laut und luise (1999-2002)
for a singer
Texts: Ernst Jandl
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (javier hagen)
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nix (2001-2002)
for voice and metronome
Following Cage's lecture on nothing.
Duration: 2h 50' 00"
Manuscript
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Frans Geysen / JH - (ad) periferisch concentrisch diagonaal (1976/2001)

arrangement of Frans Geysen´s original piece for 4 recorders
for 4 recorders and a singer
Commissioned by pipelife+
Texts: Javier Hagen
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (pipelife+)

Kirsten Christmann/JH - entschlüsse (2001)
for countertenor and tenor recorder
Commissioned by pipelife+, collaboration with Kirsten Christmann
Texts: Franz Kafka
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (pipelife+)

pipelife+ / JH - apollinairefragmente (1999-2001)
for voice and 4 recorders
Commissioned by Grauzone, Karlsruhe
Texts: Guillaume Apollinaire
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample (pipelife+)

3 bukowskiskizzen (2000)

for a singer
Texts: Charles Bukowski
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
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ode auf N (2000)
for piano(-pedal) and voice
Texts: Ernst Jandl
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
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2 kafkaskizzen (1999)

for a singer
Texts: Franz Kafka
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
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6 bukowskiskizzen (1999)
for a singer
Texts: Charles Bukowski
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
>> Sample I (javier hagen)
>> Sample II (javier hagen)
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4 erzählungen von franz kafka (1997-1998)
for a singer and violin
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript