Vladislav Jaros

24.04.1949

Vladislav Jaros was born in Karlsbad, Czech Republic. Following his 'Matura' education he studied music and composition (classical guitar under Dana Hrabovska, theory under Walter Kläy and composition under Sándor Veress). He is active as a music teacher and interpreter. Some of his works have been produced and broadcast by national radio; Radio DRS. He is a member of the STV and the writers’ society of Berne (published works: ‘Aufzeichnungen eines Entwurzelten’, novel, 1994 published by AutorInnenverlag Bern, ‘Provenzalisches Requiem’, novel, 1999, Edition MOSAIC Vienna).

Vladislav Jaros
Moosgasse 82
CH-3053 Münchenbuchsee
Fon: +41 (0)31 869 42 24
E-mail: vladislav.jaros@gmail.com


Scores


Seven Preludes for Guitar (1981)
16'
Order No: 9301, sFr. 21.00
Humorous intermediate/difficult pieces with interesting effects. Relatively comprehensible for both player and listener.

Chinesisches Märchen (1983)
3'
for flute (or oboe or violin) and guitar
Order No: 9305, sFr. 13.00
An easily approachable piece in which equal demands are made on both interpreters. It is not a difficult piece to interpret and is well suited to an advanced student.

Kastanienmännchen-Suite (1984)
18'
for wind quintet
Order No: 9319, sFr. 42.00
(Parts: sFR. 24.-; € 16.00)
An adaptation of 'Das Kastanienmännchen'. Music in one movement.

Das Kastanienmännchen (1984/06)
35'
A musical fairytale
for wind quintet, guitar and story-teller
Order No: 9302, sFr. 39.00
(Stimmen: sFR. 30.-: € 20.00)
for wind quintet, guitar and story-teller (there is also a version for wind quintet and speaker) Colourful dreamy music, not always easy to perform. Duration: uncut 35', cut 26'.

Das Kastanienmännchen (1984/06)
35'
A musical fairytale
for wind quintet and story-teller
Order No: 9344, sFr. 39.00
(Parts: sFR. 30.-: € 20.00)
Colourful dreamy music, not always easy to perform. Duration: uncut 35', cut 26'.

Zwei Lieder nach Gedichten von Peter Weibel (two songs after poems by Peter -Veibel) (1985)
14'
for singing voice and strings (or string quartet)
Order No: 9315, sFr. 23.00
Text: Peter Weibel The autumn atmosphere becomes music, as delicate as poems by Weibel. Relatively simple to perform. An appeal to the musicality of interpreters…

Sinfonie für Streicher und Schlagzeug (symphony for strings and percussion) (1986)
25'
(8.8.4.4/4perc)
Order No: 9303, sFr. 57.00
A rewarding piece, effective and relatively accessible to the public.

"Re-Ra" (1988)
13'
for four clarinets (two clarinets, basset horn, bass clarinet)
Order No: 9304, sFr. 26.00
An amusing virtuoso piece with musically playful surprises and merry moments.

Cum grano salis (1992)
14'
for wind quintet and strings
Order No: 9306, sFr. 26.00
A polyphonic tonal meshwork - fluctuations between chromatic and polypentatonic - irridescent sound surfaces. For chamber musical performances: wind quintet and string quartet.

Threnos (In memoriam Sandor Veress) (1992)
12'
for string orchestra (8.8.4.4.2)
Order No: 9307, sFr. 23.00
Funeral music, polytonal and chromatic, emotional micro intervallic sound surfaces alternate with linear networks.

Divertimento (1992)
12'
for flute, clarinet and guitar
Order No: 9308, sFr. 23.00
A melodic and lyrical piece with appealing rhythms and harmonies and rewarding solo cadenzas. This piece is demanding for all three instruments.

Instrumentenkarussel (Instrumentenführer für junge Leute) (1992)
4'
for large orchestra
Order No: 9316, sFr. 23.00
Comical variations on two Swiss folk song themes for diverse instrumental groups, sometimes playing register-like and sometimes as a whole orchestra. Medium level of difficulty, can also be played relatively easily by a student or amateur orchestra.

Lapis Miraculum (1993)
6'
for English horn (violin, viola, violoncello) and guitar
Order No: 9309, sFr. 13.00
A relatively easy to play, slow, transparent and colourful piece.

Musik für zwei Gitarren (music for two guitars) (1994)
5'
Order No: 9310, sFr. 16.00
A quick, lively piece - demanding for both guitarists.

Flötenquartett (flute quartet) (1995)
24'
(2 flutes, alto flute, bass flute)
Order No: 9311, sFr. 29.00
A playful piece with merry polyrhythmic shenanigans, a real challenge for any flute quartet.

Staub der Zeit (1995)
40'
Song cycle
for mezzo-soprano and piano
Order No: 9312, sFr. 49.00
Text: Ruth Loeb A cycle of songs based on the poems by Ruth Loeb. Lyrical, colourful and expressive songs that can be interpreted as a cycle or as an ad libitum selection of individual songs. Relatively easy to perform.

CARMEN O CARMEN (1995)
24'
for 7 percussionists
Order No: 9313, sFr. 42.00
A symphony concertante in one movement with two themes from G.Bizet. A very effective and rewarding piece in which over thirty-five percussion instruments play. Polyrhythmic parts alternate with turbulent polyphony on the plate instruments, harmonic, multi tonal and rhythmic surprises, as well as a demanding drum solo part. A delicacy for every percussion ensemble and a chance to demonstrate virtuosity.

Herbstsonate (1996)
15'
for guitar
Order No: 9325, sFr. 23.00
Four movements in a post-modern manner, transparent like a sunny September day, bursting with subtle melancholy. An intermediate tonal piece written in conventional notation.

Fugit irreparabile tempus (1997)
18'
for contrabass flute and flute orchestra (5fl(3pic).3afl-g.3bfl)
Order No: 9314, sFr. 68.00

Präludium und Fuge (prelude and fuge) (1999)
12'
for guitar
Order No: 9317, sFr. 18.00
A demanding, deeply heartfelt piece of music with numerous harmonic and musical surprises, a real challenge for any guitarist.

Quaerendo invenietis (1999)
12'-20'
for piano (only possible on a grand with three pedals)
Order No: 9318, sFr. 21.00
A rewarding, virtuoso piece with numerous special effects, partly graphic but mostly conventionally notated. Lyrical episodes are set against turbulent, rhythmical and eruptive parts. Together they search for and find the composition's equilibrium, the outcome being the musical landscape and form of the piece. To be devoured by every pianist who, not only likes to play music, but also searches for a challenge therein.

Liederzyklus nach Gedichten von Joachim Ringelnatz (song cycle after poems by Joachim Ringelnatz) (2002)
25'
for mezzo-soprano and guitar
Order No: 9320, sFr. 31.00
Text: Joachim Ringelnatz Comical songs with surprising harmony and delightful rhythm. This cycle is composed partly in graphic notation and partly in traditional notation. Some special effects are required by the voices and the guitar accompaniment. The harmony of the songs wanders between tonality, polytonality and atonality. Relatively easy to understand and easy to perform post modern bawdy songs.

Variationen über "Vreneli ab em Guggisberg" (2002)
15'
for guitar
Order No: 9321, sFr. 23.00
A conventionally notated, easy to understand and very effective piece for guitar solo. A theme with eight variations using extended tonality, colourful with typical guitarish nuances - an absolute delicacy for any guitarist. Intermediate to difficult.

Deux Nocturnes (2002)
15'
for guitar
Order No: 9322, sFr. 18.00
This poetic piece in a post modern style has echoes of impressionism and jazz, dreamy slow rubarto passages contrast with rhythmical ones, a conventionally notated piece. Intermediate.

Sonata (2003)
13'
for alto flute
Order No: 9323, sFr. 18.00
Homage to J.S Bach. Four movements partly poetic, partly restrained and then again virtuosic and frolicsome. A delicacy for any flute virtuoso.

Konzert für Fagott und Orchester (concert for bassoon and orchestra) (2003)
40'
(1.1.1.ca.1/1.1.1.0/1-2perc/pf/str)
Order No: 9324, sFr. 156.00
A playful piece in three movements, full of vitality and Hungarian rhythm. Frolicsome parts alternate with melancholic parts. No. 1: Allegretto (13’) and No. 2: Adagio (15’) are self-contained and can be performed seperately.

Adagio für Englischorn und Orchester (adagio for English horn and orchestra) (2004)
6'
(1.1.1.ca.1/1.1.1.0/1perc/str)
Order No: 9326, sFr. 47.00
A reflective, melancholic piece.

Drei Fugen (three fugues) (2005)
10'
for orchestra (2.2.2cl-B.2/2hn-F.2tpt-B/2perc/strquintet)
Order No: 9327, sFr. 60.00
Two slow outer movements, deep-rooted with partly sad, partly emphatic expression. The middle part, in contrast, is a lively, wild music with an almost over-the-top existence. Postmodern, harmonic structure: extended tonality and free atonality.

Drei Fugen (three fugues) (2005)
10'
for string orchestra (8.8.4.4.2)
Order No: 9328, sFr. 29.00
A free adaptation of the orchestral version.

Drei Fugen (three fugues) (2005)
10'
for piano
Order No: 9329, sFr. 18.00
A free adapatation of the version for string orchestra.

Burgfest-Suite (2005)
16'
for orchestra (2.2.2cl-B.2/2hn-F.2tpt-B/3perc/harp/strquartet)
Order No: 9330, sFr. 99.00
Seven pictures (character pieces) from 'Das Burgfest' (a musical fairytale for children set for speaker and orchestra). Full of colours and surprises, accessible and easy to play. Postmodern, extended tonality, partly 10-tone structures.

Das Schlossfest (2005)
16'
for a variable quartet
Order No: 9331, sFr. 42.00
A free adapatation of the orchestral piece - simple to play.

Weihnachtsgeschichten (2005)
24'
for piano
Order No: 9332, sFr. 36.00
Character pieces ranging from easy to difficult. 10 pictures (the dreams of a boy centred around Christmas). Accessible, full of humour and colours. Postmodern - surprising harmonies and rhythms.

Das Burgfest (2005)
16'
Flute quartet
for 2 flutes, alto flute and bass flute
Order No: 9333, sFr. 39.00
A suite consisting of amusing character pieces. Simple to play.

Ungarische Rhapsodie (2006)
12'
for flute (or violin), bassoon (or bass clarinet or violin) and piano (or harp)
Order No: 9334, sFr. 36.00
A varied music full of life with an Hungarian rhythm. Instrumentation: 1 - fl.bn.hp 2 - fl.bn.pf 3 - fl.bcl.pf 4 - v.vc.pf

Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006)
35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and orchestra (2(pic)2.2.2/2.2.0.0/cel.3perc/str)
Order No: 9335, sFr. 104.00
Text: Vladislav Jaros Also in a versions for: speaker and string orchestra speaker and wind quintet speaker and piano An amusing, modern and completely atypical fairytale in which, for once, the woman plays the active role and takes her destiny into her own hands. A diversified, colourful story with lively music.

Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006)
35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and string orchestra
Order No: 9336, sFr. 52.00
Text: Vladislav Jaros Also in a versions for: speaker and string orchestra speaker and wind quintet speaker and piano An amusing, modern and completely atypical fairytale in which, for once, the woman plays the active role and takes her destiny into her own hands. A diversified, colourful story with lively music.

Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006)
35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and piano
Order No: 9337, sFr. 36.00
Text: Vladislav Jaros Also in a versions for: speaker and string orchestra speaker and wind quintet speaker and piano An amusing, modern and completely atypical fairytale in which, for once, the woman plays the active role and takes her destiny into her own hands. A diversified, colourful story with lively music.

Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006)
35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and wind quintet
Order No: 9338, sFr. 49.00
Text: Vladislav Jaros Also in a versions for: speaker and string orchestra speaker and wind quintet speaker and piano An amusing, modern and completely atypical fairytale in which, for once, the woman plays the active role and takes her destiny into her own hands. A diversified, colourful story with lively music.

Der Rhein (2007)
16'
for clarinet orchestra (ebcl, 9cl-b, ebacl, bcl, cbcl)
Order No: 9339, sFr. 75.00
A symphonic poem depicting the flow of the river from its source to its estuary at Rotterdam. Five quotes from Swiss, German, and Dutch folk music. Freely tonal with several effects and atonal surfaces, easy to understand and play. Medium level of difficulty.

Terzett (terzet) (2007)
12'
for panflutes (or flutes), taragot (or oboe) and organ (or flute, clarinet and organ)
Order No: 9340, sFr. 21.00
In memoriam Sándor Veress. A piece with two themes from Hungarian folk music, slow lyrical parts alternate with lively, quick and very rhythmical parts. Extended tonality.

Four Pictures for Strings (2007)
13'
for string orchestra (vn 1, 2, va, vc, db)
Order No: 9341, sFr. 29.00
Easily accessible, atmospherically very dense character pieces (also suitable for an amateur string orchestra). Tonality, bitonality and quintal harmony.

Cinq Nocturnes (five nocturnes) (2007)
20'
for guitar
Order No: 9342, sFr. 34.00
Five charming, atmospherically dense and playful pieces for guitar. The techniques and tone possibilities of the guitar are presented here in an exemplary manner.

Fünf Gedichte (five poems) (2008)
17'
for orchestra (2.2.ca.2.2/2.2.1.0/4perc/hp/str)
Order No: 9343, sFr. 65.00
Easily accessible character pieces with a very dense atmospheric and emotional content. Tonality, bitonality and quintal harmony.

Cinq nocturnes (Volume II) (2009)
20'
for guitar
Order No: 9345, sFr. 29.00
A continuation of the first cycle. An intermediate / difficult solo piece for guitar full of poetry and colours. Extended tonality.

Concertino (2009)
11'30
for euphonium and orchestra (pic.2.2.2.2/2.2.1.0/perc/cel/str)
Order No: 9346, sFr. 57.00
A colourful concertino in one movement, playful and blithe, dancey. Extended tonality throughout, middle part is atonal. An easily comprehensible and rewarding piece for both musicians and audience alike.

Capriccio d'estate (2009)
11'30
for violoncello and piano
Order No: 9347, sFr. 34.00
A spirited, rhythmical first part leads to a calm, poetic middle part broken only by motives from the first part. The sultry reprise and coda finish this piece - rousing in every aspect.

Due minuti capricciosi (2009)
2'
for saxophone, bassoon, violin, violoncello, guitar, piano and percussion
Order No: 9348, sFr. 26.00
A very turbulent piece. Hasty, breathless tempo.

Habanera y Bossa Nova (2010)
4'30
for four clarinets (2cl, btnhn, bcl)
Order No: 9349, sFr. 21.00

Choräle nach Gedichten von Rose Ausländer (2010)
5'
for female choir (soprano I, soprano II, alt I, alt II
Order No: 9350, sFr. 23.00

Golden Gate Bridge In The Fog (2009)
3'
for mezzo-soprano and piano
Order No: 9351, sFr. 16.00
Music and Lyrics: Vladislav Jaros.

Musik für drei Kontrabässe (2010)
12'
for 3 concert double basses (or 3 violoncelli)
Order No: 9352, sFr. 26.00
"Musik für drei Kontrabässe" is a diversified piece of music in four movements, each carrying a programmable title: I Einmarsch, II Schizophrene Spielchen, III Hoffnungslosigkeit, IV Danza sarcastica, This piece musically depicts the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviets (1968) and the years that followed. The music does not necessarily need a programme.

Hommage à Francisco Tàrrega (2010)
10'
3 songs
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (1.1.1.0/gtr/str)
Order No: 9353, sFr. 62.00
Texts: Vladislav Jaros Instrumentation: 1. Dreams: fl, ob, mezzo, gtr, str 2. Recuerdos de la Alhambra: mezzo, gtr, str 3. Tears: fl, ob, kl, mezzo, gtr, str The composer has written an English text and a melodie to the well-known pieces by Francisco Tàrrega and intrumented the pieces for chamber orchestra. In he orchestral version, the music of Francisco Tàrrega sounds in an unknown colour, intensity and musical quality that must be heard.

Pigeon's Song (2010)
4'
Song
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (fl, ob, cl, bn, drm, drmset, bongos, piano, bassgtr, str) or mezzo and pf
Order No: 9354, sFr. 34.00
Texts: Vladislav Jaros Tonally composed in the Musical style. Second version is without bass guitar and drum set.

Und nenne dich Glück (2010)
1'40
for mixed choir (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) and organ
Order No: 9355, sFr. 16.00
Texts: Rose Ausländer.

Nocturne (2010)
6'
for guitar and strings
Order No: 9356, sFr. 21.00

Home Is The Sailor (2010)
3'
for mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano
Order No: 9357, sFr. 16.00
Texts: Vladislav Jaros.

Come Along (2010)
4'
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (fl, ob, cl, bn, timp, gong, hp, gtr, pf, str) (also for mezzo and pf)
Order No: 9358, sFr. 29.00
Texts: Vladislav Jaros In the Musical style.

Why (2010)
7'
Song
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2hn, 2tpt, tbn. drm, drmset, bassgtr, str)
Order No: 9359, sFr. 36.00
Tonally composed in the Musical style.

Why (short version) (2010)
5'
Song
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (2fl, 2ob, 2cl(bcl), 2hn, 2tpt, tbn. drm, drmset, pf, bassgtr, str) or mezzo, baritone and pf
Order No: 9360, sFr. 34.00
Tonally composed in the Musical style.


Discs:
CD JJJ-Records, Moosgasse 82, CH-3053 Münchenbuchsee, JJJ-Records 1001: Staub der Zeit, Lapis miraculum, Fugit irreparabile tempus
CD JJJ-Records 1002: CARMEN O CARMEN, Flötenquartett, Kastanienmännchen-Suite
CD JJJ-Records 1003: Das Kastanienmännchen, Kastanienmännchen-Suite

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