Bass


voice and piano
9823 Laurent Mettraux: Elògio della Nòtte, M. 549 (1997) 8'
for bass and piano
sFr. 26.00
Text: Michelangelo Buonarrotti First dark and tortured, then ruminant and calm. Written especially for the bass voice. The accompaniment is particularly impressive due to its sobriety.

9827 Laurent Mettraux: Al cor di zolfo..., M. 559 (1997) 5'
for bass and piano
sFr. 16.00
Text: Michelangelo Buonarrotti Between passion and reflection. Based on a sonnet by Michelangelo Buonarrotti.

5250 Balz Trümpy: A Valediction (2003) 24'
Six songs for bass and piano
sFr. 49.00
After poems by John Donne. The intricacy of the piano part highlights the complexity of the metaphysical poetry of Shakespeare's contemporaries.


Bass 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.

0510 Nicolas Bolens: Il Croco (1997) 5'
for voice (bass), piano and violoncello
sFr. 16.00
Based on a poem by Giovanni Pascoli.

6541 Frédéric Bolli: Und auch ihr habt nun Traurigkeit (1988) 5'
for bass and organ
sFr. 16.00
8705 Xavier Dayer: "In hellem stillem Zimmer..." (1996) 11'
for mezzo-soprano, bass, flute with piccolo, violin, violoncello and accordion, based on poems by Robert Walser
sFr. 42.00
Texts: Robert Walser The instrumental and vocal parts are, for the most part, written independently of each other. Aspires to echo the poems and life of Robert Walser.

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6647 Alfred Felder: Dreamlines (2004) 15'
Trio
for 2 clarinets and basset horn
sFr. 23.00
"The dream of a man is all that he possesses."

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.

2209 Regina Irman: Requiem "An den Tod" (1991/93) 60'
Based on a text by Anna Achmatowa
for 25 female voices in 6 groups ranging from a very high to a very low register and a minimum of three male voices (bass solo)
sFr. 47.00
Text: Anna Achmatowa This piece is based on a phonetic analysis of the voice of Achmatowa as she reads one of her own texts, and it is the musical rather than the semantic elements of Achmatowa's recitation that have been used. A cantus firmus-like line (male voices) defines the melody of her speech in a slow motion tempo. The six choir groups run "homophonically" and are a vertically "harmonious" splitting of the cantus firmus. Commissioned by Pro Helvetia.

15187 Rudolf Jaggi: Hymnus nach Guido von Arezzo (1992) 10'
for four tenor and three bass singers
sFr. 23.00
15175 Rudolf Jaggi: Carpe diem (1996) 11'
for solo quartet (SATB)
sFr. 39.00
Text: Omar Khayam. Morning… Perpetual change Away, away Carpe diem

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)
9751 Hans-Jürg Meier: ...und die Musik, immer neu, baut im unbrauchbaren Raum… (2011) 20'
for vocal quartet (SMezTB)
sFr. 52.00
Texts: Rainer Maria Rilke Music in four parts with texts from "Die Sonette an Orpheus" (1922): I Blume und Buch II Tempel im Gehör III Gesang ist Dasein IV Lied überm Land

4301 Ernst Pfiffner: "... et aperuit oculos.." (1973/74) 15'
for bass, baritone, three tenors and instrumental ensemble (0.0.2.2/4.2.3.0/4perc)
sFr. 44.00
Text: Bible / Liturgy In this piece, the Latinate poetry of the blind born from the gospel according to John is set to music. In the first part, the wonderment of the event, in the second the interrogation and in the third the words of Jesus to the healed are set forth. The disciples in the first part and the Pharisees in the second are written for a group of three tenors (traditionally called ‘Turba’) who, according to the dramatical situation, speak, whisper or scream. Work series A: Music for concerts.

4908 Mathias Steinauer: Speculum sibyllinum, op. 9 (1992) 16'
for 6 voices (mezzo-soprano, altus, 2 tenors, baritone, bass), 5 recorder-players (div. instr.), 6 viola da gambas (2 disc, A, 2 T/B, violone in D) and two percussion instruments
sFr. 44.00
An adaptation of newly found manuscripts written by an anonymous twelfth-century composer in the Vatican, within which aspects of the whole of musical history are anticipated. Spatial music.

4919 Mathias Steinauer: Koren-Fantasien, op. 15 (1997) 45'
27 imaginations - studies on Greek antiquity (approaches to stone)
for double-reed quartet (double-reed instruments, heckelephone, bassoon), orator/singer (bass/baritone) and one percussion
sFr. 70.00
Texts: Aristoteles, Hippokrates, Ch. Mullack, Xenophon, Aristophanes, Hans Saner, Platon, Leonides von Tarent, Epikur

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

8202 Alfons Karl Zwicker: Nachtduett (1989/90) 20'
Cycle with poems by Georg Trakl
for mezzo-soprano, bass, flute, harpsichord, four violins, viola, violoncello and double bass
sFr. 83.00
An erotic, sticky piece that takes the incestuous relationship between Trakls and his sister as its theme. 'Nachtduett' is a series of scenic poems predestined for the stage.


Bass with orchestra
15178 Rudolf Jaggi: Petrus (Oratorium) (1989) 75'
for soprano, baritone, bass, choir (SATB), organ, flute, oboe, bassoon and strings
sFr. 130.00
I Jünger II Apostel III Märtyrer

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

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.

5251 Balz Trümpy: A Valediction (2003/04) 24'
six songs for bass and orchestra (2(pic).2.2.(bcl).2(cbn)/2.2.0.0/timp.perc/str)
sFr. 99.00
After poems by John Donne. Orchestral version of the six songs for bass and piano. The orchestra highlights the complexity of the metaphysical poetry of Shakespeare's contemporaries.

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

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