Jürg Frey

15.05.1953

Jürg Frey studied in Zurich and Geneva where he graduated with a concert diploma in clarinet under Thomas Friedli. He studied composition under Urs Peter Schneider in Bern and trained in Basel as a teacher of the Alexander Technique. Frey continues to perform as a clarinettist at numerous premieres and world premieres. He was co-founder of the Lenzburg Music Forum, and has been artistic director of the Aarau concert series 'Moments Musicaux' for more than ten years. In 1991 he was prize winner at the Boswil International Composition Seminar. He was awarded a sabbatical year (1986 and 1996) and received financial assistance for his stay in Berlin by the Canton of Aargau.

Jürg Frey
Hebelweg 2
CH-5000 Aarau
Fon: +41 (0)62 822 20 04
E-mail: jufrey@dplanet.ch


Samples:


Scores


Orchester I (1986)
18'
(3(2pic).3.3(bcl).2/3.2.3.1/vib.cel.hp/str)
Order No: 1106, sFr. 26.00
The orchestra is used throughout in a chamber music fashion.

A Few Rooms Around Town (1988)
16'
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp/str)
Order No: 1107, sFr. 29.00
What did he leave us? A few poems, a few drinks, a few rooms around town, a few friends (Morton Feldman on Frank O'Hara). The piece pays tribute to the mutual affection and rapport between these two men.

Klaviertrio (piano trio) (1989)
7'
Order No: 1109, sFr. 13.00
Almost exclusively homophonic and tranquil throughout.

Zwei langsame Sätze (two slow movements) (1984/90)
7'
for instrumental ensemble (cl.bn/hn/vn.va.vc.db)
Order No: 1105, sFr. 21.00
First movement: a wide-reaching arch. Second movement: small-scale, two-voice experiments.

In memoriam Ludwig Hohl (1978/92)
4'
for orchestra (3(1pic).2.3(1bcl).3(1cbn)/4.2.3.1/perc/str)
Order No: 1177, sFr. 16.00

Der Mensch gleicht einem Hauche (1993/94)
5'
for counter-tenor, recorder, viola, violoncello, double-bass and organ
Order No: 1112, sFr. 16.00
Text: Bible / Liturgy Text: Psalms 144,4.At the heart, danger, desolation, and fragility are what most characterise this piece. The choice of notes is limited, and only collectively can their meaning be known.

Aufzählung. Licht. Tänzerin am Rand (1995/96)
20'
for actor, female dancer, three instruments (flute, violoncello and accordion)
Order No: 1117, sFr. 23.00


Discs


Jürg Frey: string quartets
Jürg Frey:
Streichquartett
(Unbetitelt) VI
Zwei allerletzte Sächelchen
Streichquartett II
(Quatuor Bozzini)


Edition Wandelweiser EWR 0410
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 162
Price CHF: 30.-

Jürg Frey: Klaviermusik 1978 - 2001
Jürg Frey:
Klavierstücke 1-6
Sam Lazaro Bros
Zwei allerletzte Sächelchen
Invention
Klavierstück Arrangement I, II, III
In memoriam Cornelius Cardew
Klavierstück
Wer macht das Stück?
Wen XXVII
(John McAlpine)


Edition Wandelweiser EWR 0201
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 161
Price CHF: 30.-

Nono - Frey - Violinduos
Jürg Frey: Ohne Titel (2 Violinen)
Luigi Nono: "hay que caminar" sognando
(Becker, Merkel)


Edition Wandelweiser EWR 0103
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 159
Price CHF: 30.-

Lucier - Wolff - Schlothauer - Frey
Alvin Lucier: In Memoriam Jon Higgins
Christian Wolff: Dark as a Dungeon
Christian Wolff: Exercice 17
Christian Wolff: Six Melodies Variation
Burkhard Schlothauer: aus atem
Jürg Frey: Mit Schweigen wir's gesprochen
(Jürg Frey)


Edition Wandelweiser EWR 9608
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 158
Price CHF: 30.-

IANUS - Daniel Studer
Daniel Studer: Ianus
(Silvia Schiavoni; Jürg Frey; Giancarlo Schiaffini; Alfred Zimmerlin; Daniel Studer)


stv/asm 023
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 117
Price CHF: 30.-

Luiz Alves da Silva
Hans Ulrich Lehmann: Sprich...
Andreas Stahl: rufen wir charon? Und wenn er nicht kommt?
Mischa Käser: Musik zu Dufay
Jürg Frey: Der Mensch gleicht einem Hauche
Pelayo Arrizabalaga: Bolero para el fin del Milenio
Balz Trümpy: Indianisches Lied
Conrad Steinmann: Fünf Monodien
(Luiz Alves da Silva; Urs Hänggli; Mischa Käser; Anne Piguet; Jan Schacher; u.a.)


Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 68
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 112
Price CHF: 30.-

Robert Walser und die Schweizer Musik
Urs Peter Schneider: Beiseit I & II
Jürg Frey: Lachen und Lächeln
Anette Schmucki: Am Fenster
Edu Haubensak: Sechs Walserminiaturen
Christoph Neidhöfer: Vier Lieder nach Robert Walser
Daniel Glaus: Sechs Lieder
Aleksander Gabrys: Da ich ein Knabe war
Urs Peter Schneider: Robert Walser Trilogie II
(Erika Radermacher; Urs Peter Schneider; Chiharu Sato; u.a.)


Musiques Suisses MGB 6226
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 47
Price CHF: 30.-


Further Discs:
CD Wandelweiser EWR 9608: Mit Schweigen wird's gesprochen
CD Wandelweiser EWR 9601/02:: Sam Lazaro Bros

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