Alto


solo
2809 Alfred Knüsel: andauernde Veränderung fremdartig (1993) 8'
for baritone (alto) solo
sFr. 18.00
Texts: Orhan Veli Kanik Seven songs as a type of vocal theatre.

5235 Balz Trümpy: Indianisches Lied (1994) 3'
for solo voice (version 1: alto solo; version 2: countertenor solo)
sFr. 13.00
Based on a text by the Laguno Pueblo Indians.


voice and piano
2673 Max E. Keller: Zuflucht (1990) 4'
for alto and piano
sFr. 13.00
8th text of the 'Konfigurationen II' in a reduction for Alto and piano.

10039 Kit Powell: 5 Schwitters Songs for Andres (2005) 8'
for soprano, alto and piano
sFr. 44.00
Settings of 5 texts by Kurt Schwitters. For Andres Giedion's 80th birthday.

5209 Balz Trümpy: Vier Lieder (four songs) (Burkart) (1986/87) 10'
for deep voice (alto or baritone) and piano
sFr. 29.00
The four poems of this short song cycle are the contribution of Erika Burkart to the ‘Waldhandschrift’ (Wood Manuscript) - a collection in which Swiss writers express their grief over the destruction of forests.


Alto with instruments
0229 Walter Baer: Minne ist so wunderlich (1998) 20'
Songs
for soli (SATB), mixed choir and four-handed piano
sFr. 44.00
Texts: Johannes Hadlaub.

0520 Nicolas Bolens: Cercle (2009) 7'
for six female voices (2 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 altos) and percussion instruments (6 Chinese blocks played by the singers, 7 terracotta bells or high-sounding gongs (one player))
sFr. 34.00
Words deriving from the spoken language of the Lisu, a Tibetan-Burmese population.

Listen: Youtube
14316 Felix Falkner: And if thou wilt, remember (2002) 12'
Epitaph
für Countertenor oder Altstimme und Tuba
sFr. 21.00
Text: Christina Georgina Rossetti.

6722 Hans Eugen Frischknecht: Vokalisationen (1975) 8'
for five singing voices (SSATB)
sFr. 16.00
Five singers generate a multiplicity of vocal sounds on a purely phonetic basis. The pitch levels are purely graphically notated (with no exact indication to elevation). The work oscillates between dense superimpositions and stationary sound surfaces.

1504 Eliane Frances George: Darkness (1988) 11'
for choir, soprano, alto and chamber ensemble (fl(picc).ob.cl.bcl.bn/timp/perc/vibr.synth)
sFr. 49.00
Based on a poem by Lord Byron.

Listen: Youtube
14806 Ursula Gut: Klagegesang (1999) 15'
for alto, viola, bass clarinet and didgeridoo
sFr. 23.00
9210 Michel Hostettler: Deux Mélodies (1987) 6'
for alto, marimba and violoncello
sFr. 13.00
Sonnets by Louise Labé. - Baise m'encore - Je vis, je meurs

15175 Rudolf Jaggi: Carpe diem (1996) 11'
for solo quartet (SATB)
sFr. 39.00
Text: Omar Khayam. Morning… Perpetual change Away, away Carpe diem

2605 Max E. Keller: Konfigurationen II (1989) 16'
for alto and instrumental ensemble (flute, clarinet (bass clarinet), violin, violoncello, percussion and piano
sFr. 39.00
Texts: Franz Hohler, Hansjörg Schneider, Jürg Schmied, Sascha Anderson, Max E. Keller Eight texts, different in kind ranging from poetry to excerpts from military regulations. Theme: order fetishism as a contrast to a chaotic, self-destructive world. Authors: Franz Hohler, Hansjorg Schneider, Jürg Schmied, Sascha Anderson, Max E. Keller.

19409 Burkhard Kinzler: In nomine (2012) 25'
für vier Stimmen (SATB), drei Blockflöten, Akkordeon und vier Streicher (Vl, Vla, Vc, Kb))
sFr. 70.00
Instrumentierungen altenglischer In-Nomine-Vertonungen (Taverner, Picforth, Bull) samt einem Prolog über den cantus firmus.

2846 Alfred Knüsel: Messe (1976) 18'
for vocal quartet, speaker, mixed choir, violin and organ
sFr. 68.00
(Violin-Stimme: sFr. 12.-; € 8.00)
2804 Alfred Knüsel: AbArt (1992) 9'
for alto, baritone and instrumental ensemble (rec[=pic].fl/hpd.org/vadg[=va]/perc)
sFr. 47.00
Text: Ernst Jandl Absurd text set to absurd music in conventional notation.

2813 Alfred Knüsel: FrauenZeit (1994) 23'
for two sopranos, alto and double bass
sFr. 47.00
Texts: Anna Achmatova (Mathilde F. Anneke), Dorothee Sölle, Hanna-Renate Laurien, Käthe Kollwitz, Wera Figner, Adelheid Duvanel Five songs requiring a broad, expressive spectrum.

2833 Alfred Knüsel: Splitterfolge (1999) 9'
for four female voices (speakerSMezA) and ensemble (fl.ob.cl/perc/pf.cel/vn.va.vc)
sFr. 31.00
A short musical theatre in three parts to be handled as a non-stop performance.

3122 Urban Mäder: Tauber (1986) 60'
for speaker, alto, tenor and ensemble (1.1.1.0/1.1.1.0/2perc/2.1.1.1)
sFr. 75.00
Text: Heinz Zimmermann A melodrama based on a text by Heinz Zimmermann. The theme of this piece concerns outer and inner captivity.

3106 Urban Mäder: Mit Nacht beladen (1990) 25'
for alto, clarinet and chamber orchestra (flute, horn and strings)
sFr. 78.00
Text: Max Bolliger Based on a text by Max Bolliger from the collection of poems ‘Schweigen, vermehrt um den Schnee‘, on the theme of nature and death.

Listen: Youtube
3108 Urban Mäder: L'absence de vent (1992) 55'
for speaker, soprano, alto, countertenor, flute, guitar and bass clarinet
sFr. 47.00
Text: Samuel Backett An audio play after a quote from Samuel Beckett's “Mal vu mal dit” (badly seen badly said).

3110 Urban Mäder: der und die (1993) 11'
for alto and violin
sFr. 31.00
Text: Ernst Jandl Formal severity (alto) and virtuoso intoxicated play (vn) with a conformably direct relationship to the speech form and content of a text bearing the same name by Ernst Jandl.

9727 Hans-Jürg Meier: die ganze übrige spanne ist nicht leben, sondern zeit (2001/02) 17'
for voice (alto), flute (pic, afl)bassoon, trumpet, vioal, violoncello and piano
sFr. 49.00
Text: Johann Peter Hebel, Hans-Jürg Meier Music to the story 'Unverhoffte Wiederbegegnung' by Johann Peter Hebel. Composed rhythmically open in parts.

7202 Mela Meierhans: Abscheu vor dem Paradies (1991) 20'
for soprano, alto and viola
sFr. 49.00
Texts: Karoline von Günderrode, Christina Thürmer-Rohr

3823 Thomas David Müller: Howl (2000) 16'
for viola, violoncello, clarinet, piano counter tenor (or alto) CD player and short wave radio (possibly 1 actor)
sFr. 34.00
Text: Allen Ginsberg Alternating score and part notation. The solo voice is simple to intermediate. The interplay is not time-bound throughout.

9915 Maria A. Niederberger: Lieder für hohe Stimmen (1995) 6'
for soprano and alto voices
sFr. 21.00
The four German a-cappella songs (2 to 4-part) are in a traditional tonal style and suitable for an amateur choir; it is not without difficulties. The pieces can be performed individually. 1. Carl Sandburg: Der Nebel (2-part) 2. Gertrud Burkhalter: D Chrinne (2-part) 3. Friedrich Bischoff: Schneefall (4-part) 4. Ernst Penzoldt: Abreise (canon for three sopranos)

4309 Ernst Pfiffner: "... da der Tod..." (1991/93) 25'
for monophonic choir, alto, orator, flute, English horn, viola, violoncello and small percussion
sFr. 55.00
Text: Karl Mittlinger and W.A. Mozart Work series A: Music for concerts.

4310 Ernst Pfiffner: "... ahnten sie nicht" (1992) 16'
for alto, flute, English horn, viola, violoncello, small percussion
sFr. 49.00
Text: Karl Mittlinger Work series A: Music for concerts.

10217 Michael Schneider: Gorillas are sleeping at night (1997) 10'
for soprano, alto, mixed choir (SATB) and four-handed piano with small percussion
sFr. 49.00
A lyrical and atmospheric piece about the world of mountain gorillas. The choir parts can be performed by a good amateur choir, the small percussion instruments (cymbals, small tam-tam, wood blocks, glass rattle) are to be played by the pianists.

16613 Bernhard Sieber: Psalm 4 (1967) 4'
for baritone and violin (or alto and bass gamba)
sFr. 13.00
4832 Andreas Stahl: o vento voa (1999/00) 5'
for altus and violin
sFr. 18.00
A soft, short duet based on a text by Cecilia Meireles. Also for female voice possible.

7702 Pierre Thoma: Exil (1983) 8'
for speaker, alto and clarinet
sFr. 26.00
To a text by Vahé Godel.

78190 Hansruedi Willisegger: und maria (2003) 8'
for vocal double quartet (poss. small choir) and mixed choir
sFr. 39.00
Texts: Kurt Marti, Silja Walter, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Novalis

5832 René Wohlhauser: Charyptin-Fragmente (2010) 5'
Ergon 42/Iia
for two voices: preferably soprano and baritone or soprano and alt or tenor and baritone
sFr. 36.00
Based on own onomatopoeic texts. This piece fathoms the various intermediary areas between the whispered, spoken and sung. Versions for high or deep baritone (alt).


Alto with orchestra
15194 Rudolf Jaggi: Je sais, Vièrge Marie (2004) 4'
for choir (SAB), soloists (SATB), panpipes and/or alto flute and small orchestra (perc/str)
sFr. 18.00
(Stimmen: sFr. 18.-; € 12.-)
15195 Rudolf Jaggi: Zwei Paraphrasen über bolivianische Weiihnachtslieder (2004) 16'30
for choir (SAB), soloists (SATB), panpipes and/or altoflute and orchestra (1.2.0.1/0.0.0.0/perc/str)
sFr. 62.00
(Stimmen: sFr. 44.-; € 30.-)
1. Hoch steht am Himmel uns der Stern 2. Flieg, mein Vogel

151102 Rudolf Jaggi: Weihnachtssuite in den vier Landessprachen (2005) 11'
for soli (SSA), female choir (SSA) and small orchestra (fl.ob/perc/str)
sFr. 78.00
(Stimmen: sFr. 32.-; € 20.00)
151110 Rudolf Jaggi: O freudenreiche Nacht (2006) 13'
A Christmas cantata
for female choir (SSA), three soloists (SSA) and small orchestra (2ob,2tp,perc,v1,v2,va,vc,db
sFr. 91.00
(Stimmen bei SME: sFr. 30.-; € 30.-)
9816 Laurent Mettraux: "Vers le soleil couchant", oratorio, M. 528 (1995/96) 42'
for four soli (SATB), children's choir or girl choir, mixed choir and orchestra (0.0.acl.2bthn.2/0.2.3.0/2perc/vn&vc.solistr)
sFr. 122.00
(Parties séparées chez le compositeur; réduction voix/piano: sFr. 70.-; € 70.-)
Texts: Gilgamesh epic, Emily Brontë, Vedas (Indian), Guillaume Apollinaire Numerous, equally overlapping texts regarding the problem of death: from the epic of Gilgamesh to E. Brontë, from the Vedas to Apollinaire. A very impressive work in its expressivity and its musical and philosophical progression, with a multitude of climates and a very serene ending.

4316 Ernst Pfiffner: Osterbuch (1994/96) 45'
for soli (MezATBarB), choir and orchestra (2.2(2ca).2.2/4.2.2.0/perc/str)
sFr. 88.00
Texts: Euripides, Karl Jaspers, Blaise Pascal, William Shakespeare, Bible / Liturgy Work series A: Music for concerts.

4320 Ernst Pfiffner: Pfingstbuch (1996/97) 35'
for six solo voices (SMezATBarB), speaking voice and chamber orchestra (1(pic,fl-g).1(ca).1.1/2.1.2.0/2perc/hp/str)
sFr. 148.00
(Aufführungsmaterial bei Akademie für Schul- und Kirchenmusik Luzern)
Texts from the Bible and eastern Liturgy; twelve single verses from Martin Gutl, Huub Oosterhujs, Nelly Sachs, Rabindranath Tagore; quotes from Helder Camara, Ernesto Cardenal, Johannes XXIII., Josef Quadflieg und J.M. Sailer. Wie? Pfingsten? die Gott verschlafen Verheissungen Als Pfingsten gekommen "Licht wird aus Sand" Geist - Heiliger GeistSchenk uns neue Begeisterung Work series A: Music for concerts.

7837 Hansruedi Willisegger: Cantico delle creature (Sonnengesang des Hl. Franz von Assisi) (1984) 35'
for vocal ensemble (SATB), choir, children's choir and large orchestra (2.2.1.1/2.3.3.0/hpd/2perc/str)
sFr. 57.00

Schweizer Musik - Home
Musique Suisse - Home
Swiss Music - Home

automatically generated. last update: 28.08.2015 / 2004 Theo Lustenberger