Kurt Meier

26.04.1961

- Born in Aarau, raised in Fricktal
- Matura studies in Aarau
1980 to 1985 - Choir leader and organist in Wittnau/Aargau
1981 to 1984 - Studies German philology, history and musicology at the University of Basel
1984/5 - Trains as a church musician in Wettingen
1988 - Graduates as a choir leader, organist and singer at the Akademie für Schul- und Kirchenmusik in Lucerne (composition/harmony under the tutelage of Ernst Pfiffner and counterpoint with Franz Rechsteiner); in-depth studies in choir leading under the tutelage of Klaus Knall at the Reformierten Kirchenmusikinstitut Zürich (composition/counterpoint with Gerald Bennet)
1990/91 One-year study in general anthroposophics at the Goetheanum in Dornach.
1985 to 2004 - Choir leader and organist at the Bruderklausenkirche in Berne
1993 to 2004 - Conductor of the Singkreises Ittigen
Since 1989 - Deputy conductor of the Berner Kantorei am Münster
1989 - Interim conductor of the Evangelischen Singgemeinde (Berner Kantorei and Kantorei zu Predigern, Zurich)
Since 2004 - Responsible for church music (as choir leader, organist and cantor) at the Dreifaltigkeitskirche in Berne
- Produces compositions for choir practice; to order since 1985

Kurt Meier
Beethovenstr. 18
CH-3073 Gümligen
Fon: +41 (0)31 941 07 10
Fax: +41 (0)31 947 07 10
E-mail: km61@quickline.ch


Scores


Ich bin bei euch (1992)
3'
Ecclesiastical concert
for soprano, mezzo-soprano and organ
Order No: 15412, sFr. 16.00

Der Mensch lebt nicht vom Brot allein (1993)
7'
Ecclesiastical concert
for soprano and organ
Order No: 15409, sFr. 18.00

Wache auf (1994)
7'
Ecclesiastical concert
for mezzo-soprano and organ
Order No: 15415, sFr. 18.00

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt (1995)
20'
Ecclesiastical concert
for tenor, baritone, choir and string orchestra
Order No: 15408, sFr. 49.00
(Parts: sFr. 44.-; 29.00)

Im Anfang war das Wort (1995)
5'
Ecclesiastical concert
for baritone and string orchestra
Order No: 15413, sFr. 26.00
(Parts: sFr. 14.-; 9.50)

Gehoben ist der Stein, die Menschheit auferstanden (1995)
3'
Motet
for three-part female choir and organ or for choir (SATB) with or without organ
Order No: 15422, sFr. 13.00

5 Lieder nach Fabeln von Rudolf Kirsten (1997)
15'
for baritone and piano
Order No: 15417, sFr. 34.00

Phantasie für Flöte und Orgel (fantasy for flute and organ) (1998)
10'
Order No: 15421, sFr. 26.00

11 Lieder nach Gedichten von Hermann Kükelhaus (1997/99)
30'
for baritone and piano
Order No: 15416, sFr. 47.00

Du liebe, treue Laute (1999)
4'
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15401, sFr. 13.00

Ich bin der gute Hirte (1999)
3'
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15403, sFr. 13.00

Singet Gott (1999)
3'
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15405, sFr. 13.00

1. Gottesknechtslied Jesaias (1999)
10'
Ecclesiastical concert
for soprano and organ
Order No: 15410, sFr. 21.00

4. Gottesknechtslied Jesaias (1999)
7'
Ecclesiastical concert
for mezzo-soprano and organ
Order No: 15411, sFr. 18.00

Du Leuchte der Welten (1999)
3'
for medium voice and lyre
Order No: 15418, sFr. 13.00

Der da ist die vollkommenste Liebe (1999)
2'
for medium voice and lyre
Order No: 15419, sFr. 13.00

Ich bin das Brot des Lebens (2000)
7'
Motet
four to five-part choir
Order No: 15402, sFr. 18.00

Jesus Christus, unser Bruder und Heiland (2000)
7'
Ecclesiastical concert
for soprano, mezzo-soprano and organ
Order No: 15414, sFr. 18.00

Sonate für Zink und Orgel (sonata for zink and organ) (2000)
12'
Order No: 15420, sFr. 34.00

"Cherubinischer Wandersmann"-Mappe (1995/2006)
20'
for a-cappella choir (SABar)
Order No: 15407, sFr. 34.00
Text: Angelus Silesius 1. Das Licht der Herrlichkeit 2. Der Glaube, senfkornsgross 3. Ein Herze, das bis zum Grund 4. Es kann in Ewigkeit 5. Gottes Saitenspiel (combination of 3. & 4. in another version) 6. Gott ist ein Ackersmann 7. Zwei Augen hat die Seel' 8. Ich selbst bin Ewigkeit 9. Sag' an, o werte Frau 10. Der Glaub' allein 11. Mensch, kommst du ohne Lieb'

Ich komme zu euch (2001)
7'
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15404, sFr. 18.00

Ich warte sehnsuchtsvoll (2002)
6'
Motet
for a-cappella choir (SATB) and organ
Order No: 15406, sFr. 21.00

Gebet um Liebe (2003)
6'
Hymn
for soprano and organ
Order No: 15423, sFr. 16.00
Text: Michael Bauer.

Dass da niemand hineingeht (Die Brunnenvision des Niklaus von Flüe) (2004)
18'
Ecclesiastical concert
for soprano and organ
Order No: 15424, sFr. 29.00

Ich bin das Brot des Lebens (2000-2005)
7'
Motet
four to five-part choir
Order No: 15425, sFr. 18.00

Gepriesen sei der Herr (2006)
5'
Zacharias song of praise - motet
for four-part choir
Order No: 15426, sFr. 13.00

Ich bin gewiss (2007)
5'
Motet
for four-part choir
Order No: 15427, sFr. 16.00
Romans 8, 38 ff.

Du bist die Quelle des Lebens (2007)

Motet
for four-part choir
Order No: 15428, sFr. 13.00
Psalms 36 /Johannes 8.

Betrachtung der Zeit (2012)
3'
for a cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15429, sFr. 16.00
Text: Andreas Gryphius.

O min Herr (2012)
5'
Niklaus von Flüe's prayer
for a cappella choir (SATB)
Order No: 15430, sFr. 16.00



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