Speaker


solo
18709 Ruedi Debrunner: Der Sämann (2007) 7'30
for choir and speaker ad libitum
sFr. 21.00
4624 Urs Peter Schneider: Robert Walser Trilogie II,1: Studje zwej (1995) variabel
for speaker or saxophone solo (et al)
sFr. 16.00
4626 Urs Peter Schneider: Robert Walser Trilogie II,3: Studje drej (1996) variabel
for female speaker or harp solo (et al)
sFr. 16.00

piano and instrument
9337 Vladislav Jaros: Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006) 35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and piano
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.


Speaker with instruments
8406 Felix Baumann: Le guetteur mélancolique (1994) 16'
for two clarinets, two harps, piano, six percussion, two orators and four choir groups
sFr. 49.00
Texts: Guillaume Apollinaire For the 'Stadelhofer Death Dance'. A spatially performable score based on texts by Guillaume Apollinaire about the transition from this world to the next. Speechlessness in the face of death, a dance around the grave and the crossing of the threshold.

18707 Ruedi Debrunner: LENZ. Am tiefen Blau ein leises Rot (2007) 35'
for male speaker, female speaker, choir and string quartet
sFr. 100.00
(Stimmen: sFr. 73.-; € 56.-)
0912 Jacques Demierre: Portrait de ça en cale sèche (1991) 70'
for speaker, three female voices, tuba, accordion, two pianos and choir
sFr. 230.00
Texts: Jacques Roman The content of the piece has a diffused feeling, a difficult to describe situation summed up excellently with a short sentence by B. Requichot: "je ne sais pas c'qui m'quoi."

0917 Jacques Demierre: Max und Moritz (1996) 20'
for speaker, flute, clarinet, violin, viola and violoncello
sFr. 57.00
Texts: Wilhelm Busch Musical version of the adventures of those two lovable rascals…

0918 Jacques Demierre: The languages came first. The country after. (1997) 70'
three spoken voices
sFr. 83.00
Texts: John Ronald Raul Tolkien Poetic route for three voices - and in the language of fairies which derives from the language of nature. Homage to John Ronald Raul Tolkien’s love of language.

14314 Felix Falkner: Ich kehre in mich selbst zurück und finde eine Welt (2002) 12'
Intérieur
for speaking voice, two flutes, two clarinets and accordion
sFr. 31.00
(Stimmen: sFr. 24.-; € 16.00)
Texts: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Text from ‘Die leiden des jungen Werthers’ (The sufferings of young Werther) by J.W. Goethe.

6606 Alfred Felder: 4 Collagen über Texte von Mani Matter (1993) 17'
for six violoncelli and one orator (German in Berne dialect)
sFr. 39.00
Texts: Mani Matter 1. "wenn doch nume die..." (4’) 2. "oberi und underi" (3’) 3. Ballade vom Nationalrat Hugo Sanders (5’) 4. us emene lääre Gygechaste (5’) Four of Mani Matters timeless texts, this time a little different. Can be performed and ordered singularly (sFr. 14.-, 10.-, 12.-, 14.-)

6611 Alfred Felder: Regen über der Wüste (1997) 6'
for clarinet, bass clarinet, percussion and speaker
sFr. 13.00
Text: Eva Eisenmann-Westphal.

8810 Rico Gubler: erschöpfen - als kleines (1995/96) 10'
for solo speaker, four screamers/whisperers, two chamber speaking choirs and bass flute
sFr. 60.00
8823 Rico Gubler: Ortswechsel, eine Winteroper (2001) 45'
19 songs
for clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quartet and speaker
sFr. 57.00
Text: Gert Loschütz.

18001 Sarah Haessig: Scioppiano i pioppi (2003) 1'
for 4 speaking voices
sFr. 16.00
Over a poem by M. Campagnoli.

18003 Sarah Haessig: Don Belianis de Grecia a Don Quijote de la Mancha (2007)
for speaking voice, guitar and double bass
sFr. 16.00
Listen: Youtube
9044 Edu Haubensak: Doppellesung (2002) var.
for two performers (speakers)
sFr. 36.00
Texts: Marcel Duchamp, Ludwig Wittgenstein Two times eleven texts from the writings of Marcel Duchamp and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

11620 Michael Heisch: Night Bites (2000) 12'
for string quartet and speaker
sFr. 39.00
After texts by M. Vänçi Stirnemann.

11622 Michael Heisch: Chinese Cookies (2001) 17'
for saxophone quartet and speaker
sFr. 57.00
After texts by M. Vänçi Stirnemann.

11625 Michael Heisch: kitchen accidents (2002) 12'
for percussion quartet and speaker
sFr. 49.00
After texts by M. Vänçi Stirnemann.

15007 Martin Imholz: Potenz (Oratorium) (1989) 10'-15'
for clarinet, string quartet, speaker and scenery
sFr. 13.00
Four strophes with extremely differentiated parts, based on the principles of homoeopathy. For Joseph Beuys.

2204 Regina Irman: Ein Trauermarsch (1987) 40'
After texts by Adolf Wölfli
for percussion trio and speaking voice
sFr. 65.00
Percussion set-up to include: Three pans, zinc bowl, water ladle, water gong, pedal timpani, Basel drum, military snare, piccolo snare, two wood-felt sets, ten cow bells, two tam tams, Peking opera gong, six cymbals, kazoo, vibraslap. The illogical and anti-perspectivist text, and a few Wölfli-like somisation fragments are formed and set to music in individual strata. These strata are laid one on top of the other in a collage, betraying Wolfli's frequent tendency towards queer folklorism. The timpani are the central and recurrent element throughout. Commissioned by the festival 'Tage für Neue Musik Zürich'.

2225 Regina Irman: Otto mane (1999) 3'
for orator, soprano, piano and large drum
sFr. 18.00
Text: E.T.A. Hoffmann A 'carnival' for four players in fifteen combinations with R. Schuhmann and E.T.A Hoffmann. For the 60th birthday of Urs Peter Schneider.

15176 Rudolf Jaggi: Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae (1983) 20'
for choir (SATB), orator and organ
sFr. 47.00
Texts: Bible / Liturgy.

9344 Vladislav Jaros: Das Kastanienmännchen (1984/06) 35'
A musical fairytale
for wind quintet and story-teller
sFr. 39.00
(Stimmen: sFR. 30.-: € 20.00)
Colourful dreamy music, not always easy to perform. Duration: uncut 35', cut 26'.

9302 Vladislav Jaros: Das Kastanienmännchen (1984/06) 35'
A musical fairytale
for wind quintet, guitar and story-teller
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'.

2507 Mischa Käser: einspruch (1990/91) 13'
for baritone, speaker, accordion, double bass, saxophone, percussion and a dance duo
sFr. 60.00
Texts: Thomas Huonker, Peter Zahl, everyday advertising and media language A piece requiring demanding rehearsals. The speaker should draw on his talent for rhythm. The sung sections can be performed by a tenor with a good lower register. Uses texts by Thomas Huonker, Peter Zahl, and newspaper cuttings.

26137 Max E. Keller: Snowflakean Thoughts (2010) 2'
for speaking voice, alto saxophone and piano
sFr. 16.00
This short piece is composed after a text by James A. Emanuel (USA). Together with millions of his kind, the snowflake dreams of calling into being a democratic kingdom - and the setting to music of this poem is just as fluffy. It can aslo be performed by amateurs.

26143 Max E. Keller: Shopping List (2011) 3'
for speaking voice, alto saxophone and piano
sFr. 16.00
Texts: Barry Wallenstein

2846 Alfred Knüsel: Messe (1976) 18'
for vocal quartet, speaker, mixed choir, violin and organ
sFr. 68.00
(Violin-Stimme: sFr. 12.-; € 8.00)
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.

9501 Louisa Lasdun: "Jabberwocky" (1978) 10'
for orator (most suitable would be a voice from the media known by children), piccolo, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, amplified harpsichord (or synthesizer), piano, four percussion, mixed choir (4.4.4.4 also possible 2.2.2.2)
sFr. 34.00
Text: Lewis Carroll Entertainment for anybody between the ages of four and ninety-nine. Suitable for a children's programme. The text is from ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ by Lewis Carroll, also available in French and German. The original is in English gibberish but is easily transferable to German or French gibberish.

9504 Louisa Lasdun: Concerto für Wörter (1996) 12'
for male and female speaker and male and female voices
sFr. 47.00
Texts: Isolde Schaad A rhythmical and difficult speaking part for a mixed speaking choir. A lively, humorous, theatrical and cheeky piece with choreography, lighting and text from the book ‘KüsschenTschüss - Sprachbilder und Geschichten zur öffentlichen Psychohygiene’ by Isolde Schaad.

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.

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).

9723 Hans-Jürg Meier: a lo lejos (1999) 17'
for speaker and a-cappella choir
sFr. 31.00
Text: Pablo Neruda While the speaker disappears onto the level of memory (becomes silent) the choir picks up the words (the words of Pablo Neruda) in song.

7203 Mela Meierhans: Vagabundinnen (1992) 13'
for flute, string trio, harp (or bass), piano and electronic recorded material (CD/DAT or MD)
sFr. 39.00
After a text by Christina Thürmer-Rohr.

3415 Thomas K. J. Mejer: Macula Matris (1995/96) 72'
for seven musicians (fl(pic,bfl,cbfl).cl(bcl,cbcl).bn(cbn)/tbn/hp/perc/vc), seven speakers and seven dancers.
sFr. 200.00
Texts: Hermann Berger, André Gide, Marisa Holder, Elfriede Jelinek, Milan Kundera, Irmgard Morgner, Karin Struck A stage work, somewhere between performance and installation.

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.

10008 Kit Powell: Father's Telescope (1989) 15'
Music theatre piece
for singer, speaker and recorded material
sFr. 34.00
Texts by Michael Harlow. Playful work dealing with power and submission.

10033 Kit Powell: Tide Pools (1990) 8'
for speaker, choir, SATB and piano
sFr. 44.00
5 short pieces with amusing texts about the New Zealand foreshore.

4612 Urs Peter Schneider: Hölzerner Himmel: Ohrwurm, Uhrwerk, Ehrwort (1976/79 (rev. 1993)) var.
for 8-32 strings, 8-32 percussionists and 8-32 speakers
sFr. 13.00
Three concept pieces for a semi-theatrical performance in purely verbal notation. Merry musical fairytale pieces created for children where each piece can also be performed singularly. Barely any technical difficulties but does require carefully controlled study of the tonal procedures. A stage director takes care of all the sensibly formed optical moments.

4618 Urs Peter Schneider: Robert Walser Trilogie III,2: Kanal (2003-04) variabel
Scenes of Grace
for speaking voice and chamber ensemble
sFr. 23.00
This last cycle, which mirrors the first in many ways, is based closely on restructured texts by the poet. "Die Liebe in den leichten Worten" continues semantic distraction in unsophisticated seconds, deceptive and beautiful; "Kanal" is a conceptual composition, creating artificial folklore and sentences of a piece of prosa, quasi idyllic continuation (the composer himself has created one version); "Das leichte End in Bern" is to be scored in a monochrome fashion with six identical instruments. It tells of disappearance into anonymity, of poltergeists and much more; it is dedicated to the performer Eva Fuhrer.

10224 Michael Schneider: Im innersten Winter (requiem) (1999) 14'
for speaker, bass clarinet and guitar
sFr. 31.00
Text: Andreas Neeser Economically used filigree sounds and gestures by both instruments accentuate eight poems on death and transience.

16306 Felix Schüeli: Sieben Geheimnisse (2000/01) 8'
for mixed choir, orator, CD playback and ensemble (piano quartet and one percussionist: marimbaphone, vibraphone, large drum, small drum, flexatone, whip, cipher)
sFr. 34.00
(Chorstimmen: sFr. 14.-; € 14.-; Instrumentalstimmen: sFr. 20.-; € 20.-)
Text: Commentary from the French national football team winning the world championships: "Aux larmes citoyens!", "La victoire est en eux!", "Ils iront tous aux paradis!"

4801 Andreas Stahl: schneller werdender blues (1983/84) 30'
for flute, clarinet, violin, double bass, marimba, percussion and speaker
sFr. 47.00
Quasi-accompanied readings of texts by Robert Peterhans. Mini-overture; country life; city life (the eventful 80's); love; music.

4918 Mathias Steinauer: Aussch(l)uss, op. 7.1 / EinSchluss, op. 11.5 (1988/98) 5'30
for alto flute, violoncello and harpsichord plus recitation ad libitum
sFr. 21.00
'Aussch(l)uss' for alto flute, violoncello and harpsichord (1988/98) (2'30) 'EinSchluss' for violoncello, harpsichord and recitation ad lib. (1998) (3') Text (ad lib.) by Christian Uetz.

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

5266 Balz Trümpy: The Bonds of Heaven are Dissolved (2011) 18'
for soprano, tenor, 2 baritones, speaker and instrumental ensemble (1.1.1.1/1.1.1.0/perc/2.2.1.1)
sFr. 83.00
After a scene from Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida". The psychological complexity of the scene is realised musically in polyphonic layers.

78106 Hansruedi Willisegger: Bitte, Lob und Dank (1973) 12'
for cantor, three sopranos, mixed choir, congregation, three speakers, three flutes, violoncello, double bass and bongos
sFr. 18.00

Speaker with orchestra
9335 Vladislav Jaros: 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)
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.

9336 Vladislav Jaros: Johann(a), der Wandermusikant (2006) 35'
A musical fairytale
for speaker and string orchestra
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.

2911 Josef Kost: Szenenwechsel (1995/96) 11'30
for speaker, vocal ensemble (3S3A3T3B) and chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1/1.1.1.1/2perc/3.0.2.2.1)
sFr. 39.00
Text: Thea Uhr Four poems by the poet Thea Uhr from Nidwalden are recited with an accompaniment and commentary by a vocal ensemble and orchestra. The vocal ensemble has a rather difficult task, the orchestra less so.

7204 Mela Meierhans: Vagabundinnen (1992/98) 13'
for recorded material (CD/DAT or MD) and orchestra (1.2(ca).2(bcl).2(cbn)/2.2.1.1/hp/str)
sFr. 73.00
Text: Christina Thürmer-Rohr A version for chamber orchestra (wind quintet, strings, piano and recorded material) is also available (1994).

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.


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