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Hump and Circumstances (2016)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Ensembles

  for chamber orchestra with sampler
work list 242-NW-2016

completed 05/10/2016

instruments Orchestra: Fl., Ob., Cl. (Bb), Bn. – Hn,, Tr. (Bb), Ten.-tn. – Drumset – piano/Sampler (1 player), E-Guitar, Accordion – 1.1.1.1.1

duration 3' 5''

world premiere 06/18/2016
MGNM-Ensemble, Peter Hirsch
Munich (Germany), Schwere Reiter

publication http://www.sikorski.de

   
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Adagio - An Answered Question (version for chamber string orchestra) (2011)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
(suiteable for church)

  for string orchestra
work list 58b-HW-2011

completed 08/21/2011

instruments strings: 5.4.3.3.1

duration 17'

special instrumentation by Katharina S. Mueller

dedicated Herbert Heckmann

publication http://www.sikorski.de

see also Adagio - An Answered Question


   
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Breaking The Waves (2010)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Large ensemble
(suiteable for church)

  version a: for 7 brass players and 12 percussionists
Version b: for 7 brass players and 6 percussionists (2013)
work list 173-NW-2010

completed 06/11/2010

instruments 3 trumpets (Bb), bass trumpet (Bb) or tenor trombone, tenor trombone, bass trombone, tuba, 12 percussionists

duration 11'

world premiere 07/10/2010
Artists of the Sound Symposium/The Scruncheons Percussion Ensemble, Moritz Eggert, cond.
St. John's, Neufundland (Canada), Cape Spear, Sound Symposium 2010, "Breaking The Waves" Open Air concert

publication http://www.sikorski.de

Multimedia

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see also Breaking The Waves (Open Air Performance)


   
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Tetragrammaton (2009)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Ensembles
(suiteable for church)

  for string orchestra
work list 187-HW-09

completed 08/26/2009

instruments Strings 5.4.4.3.1

duration 18'

world premiere 12/15/2009
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Michael Hofstetter, conductor
Stuttgart (Germany), Liederhalle, Mozartsaal

publication http://www.sikorski.de

   
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Symphony 1.0 (1997)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Musiktheater und Performance

  for 12 or more typewriters
work list 73-97-HW

completed 06/15/1997

movements I. Introduction and Allegro
II. Aria


instruments 4 solo, 8 or more tutti typewriters

duration 10'

world premiere 11/29/1997
Julia Schoelzel, Siegfried Mauser, Moritz Eggert, solo typewriters
Munich (Germany), Haus der Kunst, "American Night"

special performance-elements, "Concerto Grosso

publication www.sikorski.de

texts Symphony 1.0, short text about the piece

Symphony 1.0
For 12 typewriters


This piece is the first in a series of “weird symphonies” for unusual instrumentes, and was followed by “Symphony 2.0” for ship’s horns or car horns and “Symphony 3.0” for kazoos and any combination of instruments.
“Symphony 1.0” w... [more]

[ 16.06.2003 ]
symphony 1.0, translation of performance notes

Symphonie 1.0
For 12 mechanical typewriters

English translations

Legend:

1) CR = Carriage Return, the left lever is used to „roll“ the carriage from left to right.
2) Type on any letter-key (stems down: left hand, stems up: right hand)
more]

[ 29.09.2004 ]
Text from the american premiere of "Symphony 1.0"

Moritz Eggert
Symphony 1.0

notes by Jane Jaffe

Moritz Eggert’s Symphony 1.0 might be considered in the category of a concerto grosso since it pits four solo instruments (concertino) against an ensemble of eight other instruments (ripieno). There is nothing Baroqu... [more]

[ Jane Jaffe , 08.07.2003 ]


Multimedia

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First Movement, all typewriters played with overdub by Moritz Eggert



see also The search for the KlaNNg


   
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Vexations (1993)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for chamber orchestra
work list 45-93-HW

completed 08/08/1993

instruments Chamber orchestra: Fl./picc., Ob., Clar. (Bb), Bn. - Tr. (B), Tb., Tba. - percussion (1 player) - piano/Synthesizer (1 player) - strings 4.0.2.2.1

duration 18'

world premiere 08/22/1993
TMC-fellows, Brad Lubman, cond.
Tanglewood (USA), Tanglewood Music Center

publication parts and score available for hire at Sikorski
http://www.sikorski.de/de/

texts Vexations, deutscher Text zum Stück

Vexations


„Vexations“ ist der Titel eines rätselhaften Klavierstückes von Erik Satie, welches eine Aufführungsdauer von bis zu 2 Tagen hat (wenn die volle Anzahl der vom Komponisten geforderten Wiederholungen gespielt wird).
Optische Illusionen werden oft... [more]

[ 17.12.2004 ]


Multimedia

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excerpt from the piece



see also Squared
Vexations - an analysis of procedures


   
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The raven nevermore overture (1991)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for chamber orchestra
work list 31-91-HW

completed 04/16/1991

instruments Chamber orchestra: Fl./picc., Ob., Bn. - Percussion (1 player), strings 4.4.2.2.1

duration 13'

world premiere 06/05/1991
Junges Philharmonisches Orchester Stuttgart, conductor: Manfred Schreier
Munich, Carl-Orff-Saal (Gasteig), 1st ADEvantgarde-Festival

special some extraordinary percussion, advanced playing techniques

dedicated Sandeep Bhagwati

publication www.sikorski.de

texts Der Rabe Nimmermehr OUvertüre, detaillierte Schlagzeugbesetzung

Der Rabe Nimmermehr Ouvertüre

Schlagzeug

1-2 Spieler (1 Spieler möglich)

Flaschenspiel (es’-es’’) (mit Wasserfüllung gestimmte Weinflaschen)
Bass-Drum mit Fußpedal
Peitsche
Tom-Tom (hoch)
Snare-Drum
... [more]

[ 29.07.2006 ]


   
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The eternal song (2001)
Bearbeitung eines Satzes aus "12 Schläge der Sonnenuhr"

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for strings
work list 9b-89-BE

completed 1989

instruments string orchestra (minimum: 6.4.4.3.1)

duration 2'

world premiere 04/11/2001
Nuernberger Symphoniker, Philippe Auguin, cond
Nuremberg (Germany), Documentation Center Reichsparteitagsgelaende

special simple scordatura

publication www.sikorski.de

texts Der ewige Gesang (kurzer Text zum Stück)

Der Ewige Gesang...

Stammt ursprünglich aus meinem Stück für Kammerorchester „Die 12 Schläge der Sonnenuhr“ und wurde später von mir als kurzes Einzelstück für Streichorchester bearbeitet.
Das Thema der „12 Schläge...“ ist Zeit und Erinne... [more]

[ 02.08.2003 ]


Multimedia

MP3
Full Recording of the Piece



see also The 12 strikes of the sundial
The search for the KlaNNg


   
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Lost Songs (2000)
version for 12 saxophones

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Music for choir

work list 19c-88-HW

completed 11/22/1988

instruments 12 saxophones (3 soprano, 3 alto, 3 tenor, 3 bass)

duration 16'

world premiere 11/04/2000
Sueddeutsches Saxophonorchester, Linda Bangs, cond.
Griesheim (Germany), Haus Waldeck

special jede Stimme kann durch beliebige Instrumente verdoppelt oder ersetzt werden, extrem flexible Besetzung

dedicated Gabriele Schlick

Multimedia

MP3
Excerpt from the piece (beginning)



see also Lost songs
Lost songs


   
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Lost songs (1989)
original version without intsrumentation

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra
also look at Music for choir

  for 12 voices ad lib.
work list 19a-88-HW

completed 11/22/1988

text Text: Vokalisen

instruments 12 part ensemble ad lib., parts can be played by more than 1 instrument

duration 16'

world premiere 04/13/1989
Sybille Plocher, sopr., Silvia Fichtl, alto, Rainer Trost, Ten., Markus Hollop, Bass, Johannes Rieger, cond., orchestra of the Musikhochschule
Munich (Germany), Musikhochschule, Grosser Saal

special flexible instrumentation, nearly any combination is possible

dedicated Gabriele Schlick

publication http://www.sikorski.de

texts Verlorene Gesänge, genereller Text

Verlorene Gesänge
(Fassung August 2000)

Generelle Anmerkungen:

Das Stück kann in einer von 3 Versionen aufgeführt werden: nur Sänger (schwer), Sänger und Instrumente (mittelschwer), oder nur Instrumente (leicht). Voraussetzung ist, da&szl... [more]

[ 13.12.2004 ]


see also Lost songs
Lost Songs


   
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Space (1988)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for spatial chamber orchestra
work list 18-88-HW

completed 09/07/1988

instruments Chamber orchestra: Fl., Ob., Clar. (Bb) - Trump. (B), Tb. - Percussion (3 players) - Pf., Guit. - strings 1.1.1.1.0

duration 24'

world premiere 11/11/1988
Mutare Ensemble, Gerhard Mueller.Hornbach, cond.
Braunschweig (Germany), Staedtisches Museum, Braunschweiger Tage Neuer Kammermusik

special musicians are placed apart

dedicated Gerhard Müller-Hornbach

publication www.sikorski.de

texts All, detaillierte Schlagzeugbesetzung

All

Schlagzeug

3 Spieler

Spieler 1
Marimbaphon
Chimes
Woodblock (mittelhoch)
Grosse Trommel
Pauke (d-e)
Mundsirene

Spieler 2
Vibraphon
Kuhglocken (mit Spieler 3), es, f, g, as, b, cis’... [more]

[ 19.07.2006 ]


   
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Samba sketch

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for chamber orchestra
work list 15-87-NW

completed 1988

instruments Chamber orchestra: 2 Fl., clar. (Bb), Bn. - Tr., Tb. - perc.. - Vl., Vla., Vc., Cb.

duration 2'

   
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The 12 strikes of the sundial (1986)

  Orchestral works - Chamber orchestra

  for chamber orchestra
work list 9a-85-HW

completed 11/15/1985

movements I. Prélude (1)
II. Into the deep (In die Tiefe)
III. Leviathan
IV. (The eternal song) Der ewige Gesang
IX. Abyss (2)
V. Prélude (2)
VI. Abyss (1)
VII. The announcer of time (Verkünder der Zeit)
VIII. The reverser of time (Umkehrer der Zeit)
X. The fanfare of the defender of time (Die Fanfare des Verteidigers der Zeit)
XI. The defender of time (Der Verteidiger der Zeit)
XII. (Leviathan's scream) Der Schrei des Leviathan


instruments Chamber orchestra: Fl./picc., Ob., Cor angl., Bn. - Hn., Tb. - percussion (2-4 players) - Hp. - strings 0.0.0.2.2.

duration 27'

world premiere 02/02/1986
Mutare Ensemble, Claus Kuehnl, conductor
Frankfurt am Main (Germany), St. Leonhardt

special some unusual percussion, trombone and french horn wander around the concert hall (3rd part only)

dedicated Claus Kühnl

publication www.sikorski.de

see also The eternal song


   
   
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