About my music

Selected chamber music

Meer-Frieden

Length: 4’50

Saxophone quartet
Version for soprano saxophone, bass and percussion (length: 5'15) recorded on Silberne Lachtränen (BOS.REC.209-01).
Released May 2002
Published by F. Noetzel Verlag

recorded on: Silberne Lachtränen

Two Episodes for Mixed Wind Quartet

Length: 6’56

Saxophone quartet or mixed wind quartet (soprano saxophone, flügelhorn, trombone, baritone saxophone)

Allegria Ma Non Senza Tristezza

Length: 5’50

Saxophone quartet. Version for soprano saxophone, bass and percussion (length 8'02)
recorded on Silberne Lachtränen (BOS.REC.209-01).
Released May 2002

recorded on: Silberne Lachtränen

Canto Alegre

Length: 4'32

Sextett for flute, oboe, clarinette, French horn, bassoon and piano.
Commissioned and premiered by "Canzonetta" in 1999

Omnis Terra

Length: 13'08

For mezzosoprano, soprano saxophone and organ.
Text from psalm 100 in English and Latin.
Commissioned by Evangelische Kirche Berlin, premiered 28 April 1999 by Stefan Schuck, Tina Hörhold and Henriette Müller at Kirche am Hohenzollernplatz, Berlin

Oma

Length: 4'40

Elegy for mezzosoprano and piano.
Text by Henriette Müller in German.
Premiered at Manhattan School of Music in New York in 1994

Snake Dance

Length: 6'30

For soprano saxophone and bass
Published by F. Noetzel Verlag
Trio version for soprano saxophone, electric bass and percussion (length 5'53) recorded on "Snake Dance", Konnex Records KCD 5130 (2004)

recorded on: Snake Dance

Three Dances for Soprano Saxophone and Bass

Length: 6'05

Published by F. Noetzel Verlag
Premiered by Henriette Müller and Simon Pauli in 2002

Fantasie Nr. 1 für Flöte

Length: 5'50

Original version for solo flute premiered November 2002 in Berlin by Ulrike Philippi.
Premier of version for solo violoncello by Marika Gejrot on 15 February 2004 at Martha-Kirche in Berlin

Music is Not a Luxury
In Memoriam Audre Lorde

Length: 6'20

For saxophone, bass and percussion
Premiered 6 December 2002 at Planetarium am Insulaner in Berlin, at a commemoration of Audre Lorde ten years after her death
Recorded on "Snake Dance", Konnex Records KCD 5130 (2004)

recorded on: Snake Dance

Explorations

Length: 8'54

For soprano saxophone and violoncello or for two violins

Premiere of the version for soprano saxophone and violoncello on February 15, 2004 at Martha-Kirche in Berlin by Marika Gejrot and Henriette Müller.
Recorded on "Snake Dance", Konnex Records KCD 5130 (2004)

recorded on: Snake Dance

Two Shades of Blue

Length: 11'15

For soprano saxophone, violoncello, bass and percussion or for saxophone and bass

Premiered November 9, 2003, at Kirche zur Heimat, Berlin
Recorded on "Snake Dance", Konnex Records KCD 5130 (2004)

recorded on: Snake Dance

Leben, Frage

Length: 7'14

Instrumental version for soprano saxophone, violoncello, electric bass and percussion
(see "Music for choirs" for original version)
Recorded on "Snake Dance", Konnex Records KCD 5130 (2004)

recorded on: Snake Dance

About my music

Music for choirs

Im Antlitz des Todes

Length: 9'30

For mixed choir a capella in eight voices.
Text by May Ayim in German
ISMN M-2019-7494-1
Published by
Florian Noetzel Verlag »Ars Musica«
Postfach 1443
D-26354 Wilhelmshaven

The Language of Past Seasons

Length: 11'55

For mixed choir in 8 voices, soprano saxophone, bass and drums. Text by Audre Lorde. Commissioned by Tübinger Kammerchor under the direction of Gerhard Steiff in 1998, premiered by Tübinger Kammerchor and Henriette Müller on 21 February 1998. Further performances by Hanns-Eisler-Chor with the composer in Berlin 2000. Recorded on 25 March 2000 at Passionskirche Berlin and released on the album "SurprEisler 2" in 2000. For more information visit the Website of Hanns-Eisler-Chor.

Leben, Frage

Length: 18'

For mixed choir in 4 voices, soprano saxophone, double bass and percussion
Text by Robert Schindel in German
Premiere 29 November 2003 by
Hanns-Eisler-Chor Berlin at the Berlin Philharmonic.

About my music

Jazz compositions

Back Home Where It’s Quiet

Length: 10'

For large jazz orchestra. Recorded by Henriette Müller on the album Memories of a Swan Song (Konnex KCD 5072 1996). Version for jazz quartet

recorded on: Memories of a Swan Song

Sweet Seconds

Length: 4'40

For large jazz orchestra. Published by BIT-Musikverlag, Berlin. Recorded on the album How Rook, (BIT 11185 1999). Version for jazz orchestra. Also featured on the album Memories of a Swan Song (Konnex KCD 5072 1996) from Henriette Müller. Version for saxophone and drums.

Pieces for small jazz ensembles are also available. Please contact me for details.

recorded on: Memories of a Swan Song

Compositions