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La BETTLEROPERa (2017)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance
also look at Dance theatre

  Music/Dance Theatre
Based on Gay/Pepusch “Beggar’s Opera”
work list 251-17-HW

completed 07/24/2017

text Lyrics: Moritz Eggert
Libretto: Bernhard Glocksin/Balletto Civile


voices Roles (actors/dancers/singers): Peachum, Mrs. Peachum, Filch, Macheath, Polly, Matt, Jenny, Lucy, Lockit, Trappola, whores, gangsters

instruments Ensemble: 2 recorders (Sopranino-, Soprano-, Alto-, Tenor-, Bass-, Great Bass-, Paetzold), Electric Guitar, Violoncello and small instruments washboard/melodica/typewriter/bell/baroque violin (all instruments amplified)

duration 1 h 30'

special Overture Morning Chorale (Peachum) And Beauty Must Be Paid (Filch) DANCE I (2a) 3. Diamonds are Whore’s best Friend (Mrs. Peachum/Peachum) DANCE II (3a) 4. Macheath is my man (Polly) 5. Wait for the Tillerman (Polly/Mrs. Peachum) DANCE III (5a) 6. Dreaming a Dream of you (Macheath) 7. Bleib bei mir, kleine Sonne (Macheath, Polly) 7.a Zwischenaktmusik 8. We’ll keep whoring till the end (Matt und Chor) 9. Enjoy yourself (Jenny und Huren) DANCE IV (9a) 10. Behind the green door (Jenny) 11. It’s later than you think (Jenny,Hurenchor)12. They call it Dharma in Mandalay (Lucy) 13. It doesn’t end like that (Lucy/Macheath) 14. Twang Dang Dillo Dee (Lockit) 15. The Power of Love (Polly/Lucy) DANCE V (15a) 16. Bleib bei mir kleine Sonne (Reprise:Lucy/Macheath) 17. Confession (Lucy) 18. Giocatori sono amici (Lockit)19. How to make a living (Filch) DANCE VI (19a) 20.Wir sind Freunde (Macheath/Chor) DANCE VII (20a) 21.In the days of my youth (Trappola) DANCE VIII (21a) 22. I’m like a little ship (Lucy) 23. The Bile of Men (Polly und Lucy) Dance IX (23a) 24. Every Month was May (Polly) DANCE X (24a) 25. Cercatene un altro (Peachum) 26. Nun geh ich ein in die Dunkelheit (Macheath) Dance XI (26a) 27. Adieu, Farewell (Lucy, Polly, Macheath) Dance XII (27a) 28. Finale (Hau ihm einfach auf die Fresse, Alle)

publication http://www.sikorski.de

   
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Devils Kitchen (2014)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance
also look at Chamber music

  for 3 players
work list 233-NW-2014

completed 07/14/2014

instruments Player 1: clarinet (Bb), hand brush, bass clarinet (Bb), soup/beer coaster/glass/spoon, horn

Player 2: Marimbaphone (small), coconut and saw, wooden frog, rice rattle, peppermill, castanets, bread paper (withz brush), bongos (2), shrill whistle, lithophone (e, f sharp, g, a, b, c, c sharp, d, e), pot organ (electronically simulated): 1 bb, 2 d, 3 a, 4 c, 5 e, 6 b, 7 c sharp), mouth siren, nuts with nutcracker, small drumset, 2 squeaky objects, bike horn, kalimba, soup/beer coaster/glass/spoon

Player 3: Violoncello, metronome, glass organ (fastened tuned glasses, bowed): c, e, f, g, a, singing saw, duck call, soup/beer coaster/glass/spoon



duration 70'

world premiere 11/07/2014
"KinderKinder-Festival, Music and performance: Carola Schaal (clarinets), Sonja Lena Schmid (Cello), Sven Kacirek (Percussion), Devil: Apostolos Dulakis, Director: Heiko Hentschel
Hamburg (Germany), Kampnagel, P1

special Musical Theater for children, ca. 27 Minutes composed music, the rest improvisations devised together with the musicians

publication http://www.sikorski.de

   
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Waltzing 1914 (2014)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  Musical performance by Moritz Eggert with Gebrueder Teichmann, Transforma and Theresa Martini
Music by Satie, Chopin, Eisler, Antheil, Gebrueder Teichmann, Eggert a.m.o., contains: Einmal muss Sperrstund sein, Das Lied von der weiten Welt, Mach mit, So ein Wuermchen from the Bordellballade, contains highway 61 and One Man Band from Haemmerklavier
completed 05/07/2014

text Franzobel, Arthur Rubinstein, Kurt Schwitters, Andrea Heuser, Wilfred Owen

duration 70'

world premiere 05/07/2014
with: Gebrueder Teichmann, Theresa Martini, Moritz Eggert
Video by Transforma, director/concept: Moritz Eggert

Berlin (Germany), Maxim-Gorki-Theater, Grosse Buehne (History Campus 14-14)

   
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The Orchestra goes to the Concert (2010)
Alternative title: "Die Bamberger Symphoniker gehen zum Konzert"

  Orchestral works - Musiktheater und Performance
also look at Large ensemble

  for narrator and orchestra
work list 198ab-HW-2010

completed 12/30/2010

text Paul Maar

voices narrator

instruments picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 clar. (Bb), 2 Bn., Dbn. ad lib. � 4 Hn., 2 Tr. (Bb), 2 tbn., bass tbn. ad lib., Timp., 2 perc., harp OR piano, strings

ALTERNATIVE INSTRUMENTATION HV198b: picc., 1 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 clar. (Bb), 2 Bn., Dbn. ad lib. – 4 Hn., 2 Tr. (Bb), 2 tbn., bass tbn. ad lib., tba. Or bass trombone - Timp., 1 perc., harp OR (e-)piano, strings, narrator

duration 1' 90''

world premiere 07/02/2011
Bamberger Symphoniker, Martin Neubauer, narrator, Jonathan Nott, cond.
Bamberg (Germany), Maxplatz (Open Air)

special piece for children, text and title can be adapted for the orchestra playing the piece

publication http://www.sikorski.de

texts Sprechertext von Paul Maar


Paul Maar
Die Bamberger Symphoniker gehen zum Konzert

SPRECHER:
Es ist drei Uhr nachmittags in Bamberg. (Vier hohe Turmuhrschläge, drei tiefe).
Natürlich ist es nicht nur in Bamberg drei Uhr nachmittags, sondern in ganz Mitteleuropa.
Doc... [more]

[ Paul Maar , 10.01.2011 ]
Besetzung und Partiturvorwort

Paul Maar/Moritz Eggert: Die Bamberger Symphoniker gehen zum Konzert
Für Sprecher und Orchester mit Bildern


Auftragswerk der Bamberger Symphoniker Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie

Besetzung:

Picc.
2 Fl.
2 Ob.
2 Kl... [more]

[ Moritz Eggert , 10.01.2011 ]


   
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Breaking The Waves (Open Air Performance) (2010)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  Theatrical Open-Air-Performance for the Sound Symposium
Music: Symphony 3.0, Trilocke 1 und 2, Passagen, Evokation, Akkorde (Processional), Trommlerprolog, Drums Of The World, Wende dich zu mir, Kisses In The Air, Breaking The Waves (World Premiere)
completed 07/10/2010

instruments 12 Percussionists, 7 brass players, various other performers, 3 actors

duration 1 h

world premiere 07/10/2010
With artists of the Sound Symposium and percussion ensemble The Scruncheons, Moritz Eggert, conductor
St. Johns, Neufundland (CAN), Sound Symposium 2010, Cape Spear

Multimedia

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see also Symphony 3.0
Processional: 2 Trilockes
Processional: Passages
Processional: Evocation/Accord
Opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2006
Wende dich zu mir / Vom Schiff weg ...
Kisses in the air
Breaking The Waves
Breaking The Waves - Call


   
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen (theatrical concert) (2009)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  contained: Bohemian Hymn, Zwei Klagegesaenge, excerpts from Processional, Three Interludes (Auf dem Wasser zu singen) (premiere), Streaming, schhhh, Trommlerprolog, Trommeln der Welt, Symphony 3.0, Fanfarerafnaf, Ausklang, Sea/Desert, Sanctus, Iron Curtain, morphing, Rondeau Allemagne, Auf dem Wasser zu singen (premiere)
completed 07/05/2009

duration 2'

world premiere 07/05/2009
Gebrueder Teichmann, Max-Reger-Vereinigung, The Next Step Percussion-Ensemble, Mateja Zenzerovic, acc., C.W. Bauer, speaker/author, brass ensemble of the Tiroler Festspiele, Moritz Eggert, conductor, pf.
Erl (Austria), Staustufe, Tiroler Festspiele

special theatrical concert for the Tiroler Festspiele

see also Auf dem Wasser zu singen
Three Interludes (Auf dem Wasser zu singen)


   
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Wide Unclasp (theatrical version) (2007)
A haunting in 12 songs

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

completed 02/08/2007

text Anne Sexton, William Shakespeare

voices see work list entry

instruments see work list entry

duration 1 h 10'

world premiere 02/08/2007
With Bettina Koziol (voc,), Mark Foster (musical director, pf.), Aurel Nowal (tp), Samuel Nyffeler (Vc.), Walter Beltrami (Guit.), Claudio Strebel (Bass), Arno Troxler (Drums), Wolfgang Lauber (Old Man), Elisabeth Kopp (speaker)
Director/stage: Peter Carp, Stage/Sound Installation: Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag, costumes: Silvana Arnold

Lucerne (Switzerland), UG (Luzerner Theater)

publication http://www.sikorski.de

Video


Ausschnitt aus der Aufführung

Excerpt from the performance



see also wide unclasp


   
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Oral Pole Mazy Brats (2006)

  Vocal music - Musiktheater und Performance

  for 4 singers, narrator and orchestra, using the music of W.A. Mozart
work list 164-06-HW

completed 07/12/2006

text Moritz Eggert

voices sopr., mezzo/alt., ten., bar./bass, narrator

instruments Large Orchestra: picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 clar., Bassethorn, 2 Bn. 4 Hn., 2 Tr., 3 Tr.. Timpani, 2 percussionists Cembalo, Cello (soloist of cello section) strings (min. 6.6.4.4.2)

duration 25'

world premiere 07/23/2006
Jennifer OLoughlin, sopr.; Maite Beaumont, mezzo; John Mark Ainsley, ten.; Markus Werba, bar., Moritz Eggert, narrator, Mozarteum-Orchester, Manfred Honeck, cond.
Salzburg (Austria), Salzburger Festspiele, opening concert, Haus fuer Mozart

special compendium of all personas of all Mozart operas, extremely dense collage techniques, theatrical elements

publication Sikorski

texts Vom zarten Pol, Sprechertext

Vom zarten Pol

(eine Partitur geöffnet wie eine Bibel theatralisch hochhalten)
Im Anfang war Mozart.
Und Gott sah, daß es gut war.

Und als Mozart gestorben war, fanden sich 22 Opern, 156 Figuren, 266 Arien, 38 Duette, 25 Terzette, sowie 41 Quar... [more]

[ Vom zarten Pol, text for speaker , 12.7.2006 ]
Vom zarten Pol, detaillierte Besetzung und Aufführungshinweise

Moritz Eggert: Vom zarten Pol

Orchesterbesetzung:

1 picc.
2 Fl.
2 Ob.
2 Klarinetten
1 Bassethorn
2 Fagotte

4 Hörner
2 Trompeten
3 Posaunen

Pauken
2 Schlagzeuger

Cem... [more]

[ Vom zarten Pol, detailed instrumentation and performance instructions , 12.7.2006 ]


Multimedia

MP3
Ausschnitt aus der UA



   
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Home Game (2005)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  Description for a musical soccer-play with 11 or more participants plus referee (conductor) and stadium announcer
work list 159-06-NW

completed 12/31/2005

voices 1 "home" team, 7 or more, 1 "away" team, 4 or more, referee, stadium announcer

duration 11'

world premiere 4
Music course of the "Gymnasium am Muensterplatz", Basle, rehearsed by Jennifer Rudin, Moritz Eggert, referee
Weil am Rhein (Germany), Vitra-Design-Museum, "Les Museiques"-Festival

special can also be performed by amateurs or youths and children, improvisatory character, with "game rules"

publication Ueben & Musizieren (Schott), Juni/July 2006 "Sport" (Magazine)
http://www.sikorski.de

texts Heimspiel, komplette Performanceanweisung

I: Besetzung

Fanteam 1 (Heimmannschaft) 6 oder mehr Mitwirkende plus Anführer
Fanteam 2 (Gäste) 3 oder mehr Mitwirkende plus Anführer
Schiedsrichter (Leiter/Dirigent), mit 98 beschrifteten Kartons und einem Würfel oder einer Münze sowie einer... [more]

[ Moritz Eggert , 10.4.2008 ]


   
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L.O.V.E.R.S. (2005)
Stage play for singer, dancer and pianist

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  included the following songs from Neue Dichter Lieben: 1. Auf welchem Fuss 2. Liebeserklaerung 3. Luft 4. Tote Liebe 5. herz vers sagen 6. Neues Maerchen 7. Ich liege neben Dir danach 8. Don Juan kommt am Vormittag 9. In der letzten Nacht
work list 00-05-HW

completed 04/21/2005

text various

duration 75'

world premiere 04/21/2005
idea: Rosamund Gilmore, Jutta Georg
baritone: Claudio Otelli
dance: Irene Klein
piano: Christian Nagel

Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Kuenstlerhaus Mousonturm

   
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heute (2002, changed 2001)
Reading of a text by Ingeborg Bachmann
Version 1: 6 speakers

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  for 6 reading voices
work list 77b-01-BE

completed 2001

text text: Ingeborg Bachmann (from "Malina")

voices 6 speakers

duration 8'

world premiere 02/08/2002
Version 1: Katrin Schyns, Cristina Czetto, Amelia Poveda, Jenny Coogan, Dörthe Stöß, Yoshiko Waki, Javier Picardo, Rolf Kast, Guido Markowitz, Richard Taylor
Version 2:Desire Petitpierre, Julia Wirth, Liat Himmelheber, Yaron Windmueller, Sebastian Hess, Moritz Eggert
Version 1: Darmstadt (Germany), Staatstheater, Version 2: Basel (Schweiz), Theater Skala

special musical score for recitation, polyphonic speaking, rhythmical writing actions

see also now - I need now
"aural corridors"
heute


   
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Variations IV.XX (2001)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance
also look at Electronic music

  Sketch for an Internet composition with any number of participants
work list 107-00-HW

completed 12/17/2000

voices ad libitum

instruments ad libitum

duration 2 h

world premiere 06/23/2001
FM Einheit, percussion, Sebastian Hess, Vc., Andreas Heck, internet realization, Moritz Eggert, director
Munich (Germany), tube

special based upon John Cage's "Variations IV"

Video




texts Artikel aus der NMZ über die UA in München

Cage im Cyber-Quirl: Internet in der tube
Wie Moritz Eggert und Andreas Heck einmal John Cage datenbanktechnisch bearbeiteten

Musikalische, gar kompositorische Nutzung von Techniken und Mitteln des Internets sind bisher vor allem auch ästhetisch problematisch. Das wei&szli... [more]

[ Martin Hufner , 26.08.2004 ]
Variations IV.XX, detaillierter Ablaufplan

VARIATIONS IV.01

Eine Internetkomposition von Moritz Eggert
Copyright
Moritz Eggert
Hohenzollernstrasse 74
80801 München (Munich)
GERMANY
Tel./Fax.: +49-89-394575
Mobil: 0171-7458370
e-mail MoritzEggert@cs.com
VISIT... [more]

[ 10.12.2004 ]
Variations IV.XX, technische Liste

VARIATION IV.XX

TECHNISCHE LISTE

COMPUTER
3 High-End PCs mit Windows und normaler Grundausstattung (d.h. schnelle CD-ROM, gute Grafikkarte 3D-nicht nötig Prozessor mindestens Pentium III 500 Mhz.), sowie jeweils NETZWERKKARTE (für LAN)
Beso... [more]

[ 07.12.2004 ]
Variations IV.XX, Text für ADEvantgarde Programmheft

VARIATIONS IV.01
Eine Internetkomposition von und mit Moritz Eggert und
FM EINHEIT (München)
Sebastian Hess (München)
Andreas Heck (Augsburg)
Jörg Stelkens (München)

Sowie Live dazugeschaltet aus aller Welt:
Ketty Nez (San ... [more]

[ 09.12.2004 ]


see also peace
KlaNNgggeläut


   
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heute (1997)
Reading of a text by Ingeborg Bachmann
Version 1: 9 speakers

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  for 9 reading voices
work list 77a-97-HW

completed 09/15/1997

text text: Ingeborg Bachmann (from "Malina")

voices 9 speakers

duration 8'

world premiere 02/28/1997
Katrin Schyns, Cristina Czetto, Amelia Poveda, Jenny Coogan, Doerthe Stoeß, Yoshiko Waki, Javier Picardo, Rolf Kast, Guido Markowitz, Richard Taylor
Darmstadt (Germany), Staatstheater

special musical score for recitation, polyphonic speaking, rhythmical writing actions

see also heute
now - I need now
"aural corridors"


   
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Kisses in the air (1997)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  for 6 or more performers
work list 75-97-NW

completed 07/18/1997

voices 6 or more performers

duration 2'

world premiere 02/28/1997
Katrin Schyns, Cristina Czetto, Amelia Poveda, Jenny Coogan, Doerthe Stoeß, Yoshiko Waki, Javier Picardo, Rolf Kast, Guido Markowitz, Richard Taylor
Darmstadt (Germany), Staatstheater

special the music is created by the dancer's movements; mouth percussion, theatrical elements

texts kisses in the air, english translations of performance instructions

LUFTKÜSSE

German Translations


Page 1

Bar 1 Kiss own hand, theatrical gesture
Bar 3 popping noise, like uncorking a bottle, produced with exploding lips, like a very pronounced P
Bar 5 pitchless, throaty k (consonant only... [more]

[ 20.03.2004 ]


see also now - I need now
"aural corridors"
Breaking The Waves (Open Air Performance)


   
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Avec ma main brule (1997)

  Stage Works - Musiktheater und Performance

  for 8 dancers and reciter (plays instrument ad lib.)
work list 70-97-HW

completed 03/11/1997

text Short excerpt from "Malina", Ingeborg Bachmann

voices 1 Rezitator/in (spielt beliebiges Instrument)

instruments 8 dancers and recitation (reciter plays any instrument ad lib.)

duration 12'

world premiere 02/28/1997
Katrin Schyns, Cristina Czetto, Amelia Poveda, Jenny Coogan, Doerthe Stoeß, Yoshiko Waki, Javier Picardo, Rolf Kast, Guido Markowitz, Richard Taylor, musician: Martina Bittner
Darmstadt (Germany), Staatstheater

special the music is created by the dancer's movements; mouth percussion, theatrical elements

texts English translation of performance notes

Avec ma main brule

English translations


1) For this piece 8 performers and one speaker (with any instrument, see bar 127) are needed. The speaker also functions as a conductor, if necessary. The music is created through various body- and mouth sounds. Although ... [more]

[ 24.04.2003 ]


see also now - I need now


   
   
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