Hansruedi Willisegger


Hansruedi Willisegger was born in Ettiswil, Lucerne. He received his diploma as a primary school teacher followed by musical studies in Lucerne, Zurich and Basel. He received his diploma for directing and organ (J.B. Hilber, Josef Bucher, Rudolf Sidler), school music, teacher, concert diploma (Hubert Harry), and theory (Robert Blum). He was tutored in composition by Albert Jenny, Robert Blum, Klaus Huber, Witolt Lutoslawski and Pierre Boulez and attended courses in improvisation, dance, pantomime, and music didactics.
From 1964 until 1995 he was a seminar teacher in Hitzkirch. From 1964 until 1999 he was piano teacher at the Lucerne conservatory and teacher for dance education and improvisation at the 'Akademie für Schul- und Kirchenmusik' (Acadamie for School and Church Music, Lucerne). He was the founder and conductor of the 'Luzerner Singer' and the Emmenbrücke Mixed Choir, and a co-founder, vice-president and president of the Swiss federation 'Europa Cantat' (SFEC). He was also the founder and director of the Easter course for dance education and performing arts in Lucerne and vice-president and president of the 'Schweizerischen Musikpädagogischen Verbandes' (Swiss Association for Musical Education) region Lucerne. He is president of the 'Schweizerischen Vereinigung der Musiklehrer an Mittelschulen' (Swiss Association of School Teachers and Middle Schools) and a member of various national and international chorus associations. He is co-author of various music-educational publications. He performs nationally and internationally in concerts as conductor, pianist and organist and won both national and international awards with the 'Luzerner Singer' with prizes for vocals, instrumentals and compositions. In 1997 he won a recognition award and received the art prize of the city of Lucerne in 1989.

Hansruedi Willisegger
Meisenweg 1
CH-6006 Luzern
Fon: +41 (0)41 260 42 52
Fax: +41 (0)41 262 10 28
E-mail: hr.willisegger@bluewin.ch


Marienmesse (1959)
for soprano solo and mixed choir
Order No: 7888, sFr. 16.00

Suite über "Wenn alle Brünnlein fliessen" (1960)
for piano, trumpet, horn, percussion and string orchestra
Order No: 7818, sFr. 39.00

O Heiland reiss die Himmel auf (1960)
Doric choral cantata
for soprano, choir, flute and organ
Order No: 7833, sFr. 34.00

14 Variationen über ein eigenes dorisches Thema (1961)
for piano
Order No: 7802, sFr. 36.00

Bläserquintett in d-moll (wind quintet in d minor) (1961)
Order No: 7819, sFr. 21.00

Meeting (1961)
for solo- violin, two flutes, two clarinets, bass clarinet, two horns, percussion and string orchestra
Order No: 7820, sFr. 21.00

Konzert in d-moll (concert in d minor) (1963)
for piano and orchestra (
Order No: 7821, sFr. 55.00

Introduktion und Fuge in fis-moll (1963)
for string quartet
Order No: 7822, sFr. 23.00

Inclina aurem tuam (1963)
for mixed choir
Order No: 7861, sFr. 13.00

Choralvariationen (choral variations) (1964)
for violin and organ
Order No: 7823, sFr. 16.00

In canticis humoris causa (13 Texts by Christian Morgenstern) (1965)
for female voice, flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, percussion and strings
Order No: 7835, sFr. 42.00

Das Lied von Gottes Herrlichkeit (Psalm 92) (1965)
for mixed choir
Order No: 7863, sFr. 13.00

Quartett (1966/67)
for flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello
Order No: 7825, sFr. 34.00

Impressionen (1967)
for eight instruments (fl.cl/hn/cel/hp.pf/2perc)
Order No: 7826, sFr. 47.00

Gesang an die Sonne (1969)
for orchestra (
Order No: 7827, sFr. 42.00

Lazarus: Musik für einen Gottesdienst (1969)
for baritone solo, congregation, flute, trumpet, percussion and strings
Order No: 78103, sFr. 39.00

Choral (1972)
for alphorn, piccolo and organ
Order No: 7828, sFr. 18.00

Frau Musica zur Ehr (1973)
for youth choir, mixed choir, three trumpets, three trombones and tuba
Order No: 7836, sFr. 34.00
text: Folksong

Bitte, Lob und Dank (1973)
for cantor, three sopranos, mixed choir, congregation, three speakers, three flutes, violoncello, double bass and bongos
Order No: 78106, sFr. 18.00

Vier geistliche Gesänge (1979)
for twelve solo voices (seven female, five male) and mixed choir
Order No: 7867, sFr. 31.00
Texts: Bible / Liturgy 1. Lob und Herrlichkeit 2. Heilig ist Gott in Herrlichkeit 3. Christe, Du Lamm Gottes 4. Gloria

Cantico delle creature (Sonnengesang des Hl. Franz von Assisi) (1984)
for vocal ensemble (SATB), choir, children's choir and large orchestra (
Order No: 7837, sFr. 57.00

Zieh d'Maschgere ab (Flavio Steimann) (1987)
Theatre music
for voices and piano
Order No: 7847, sFr. 57.00

Passionierte Violinistin (1989, rev. 92)
for coloratura Soprano, violin, oboe (musette) and percussion
Order No: 7830, sFr. 18.00
After a picture by Hans Erni.

Humida de gelidis (1990)
for choir and brass band (Ebcnt.3cnt-b.3Ebhn.2Ebbar.3tbn.euph.Ebbass.bass-b.timp)
Order No: 7838, sFr. 39.00

De Braschti us em Hinderland (1990)
Theatre music
for buffo baritone, female choir, flute, three clarinets, bass clarinet, two horns and tuba
Order No: 7848, sFr. 34.00
(Piano excerpt: sFr. 14.-; 14.-)

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (1992)
for violin solo
Order No: 7831, sFr. 13.00

Sakura (1996)
for piano
Order No: 7804, sFr. 29.00

Vo mine Berge muss i scheide (1996)
for Ebcl.5cl-b.2bcl
Order No: 7832, sFr. 13.00

Im Park (1997)
for 4-part mixed choir
Order No: 78192, sFr. 13.00
Texte von Joachim Ringelnatz

Dann kräht der Hund (1997)
for 4-part mixed choir
Order No: 78193, sFr. 13.00
Texte von Heinz Stalder

Metamorphoses Vitae (2000)
for organ
Order No: 7817, sFr. 29.00

und maria (2003)
for vocal double quartet (poss. small choir) and mixed choir
Order No: 78190, sFr. 39.00
Texts: Kurt Marti, Silja Walter, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Novalis

Kommt das Mädchen Maria gegangen (2004)
for 4-part female choir
Order No: 78191, sFr. 16.00
Text: Silja Walter

Fünf Schweizer Volkslieder (2004)
for mixed choir
Order No: 78194, sFr. 18.00
Die obe-n-of em Bergli Wenn min Schatz go fuetere gohd Jacques de Courtion Bellezza mia cara Ai buna sera beala

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