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Bührer Urs

(13. 12. 1942)

Bührer Urs
Bührer Urs
Bachtelstr. 20
CH-8304 Wallisellen
Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)1 831 20 69


Biography
Born in 1942 and grew up in Neuhausen am Rheinfall. Bührer studied counterpoint and composition under Paul Müller and piano under Walter Frey and Karl Engel at the Zurich School of Music, graduating as teacher of theory and piano. He subsequently studied organ under Eduard Müller at the Basel School of Music where he graduated with a soloist’s diploma. He then went on to study organ under Gaston Litaize and instrumentation and composition under Pierre Wissmer in Paris. He teaches primarily in the music theory disciplines, including in the church music department of the Zurich School of Music. He plays the church organ in Wallisellen and performs in concerts as a pianist and organist.

Work list
5 Kurze Stücke (1962-1963)
for organ solo
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Orgelchoral "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" (1963)
for organ solo
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Concertino (1963)
for organ
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Meditation on "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" (1964)
for violin and organ
Duration: 6' 00"
Krompholz & Co.
Spitalgasse 28
CH-3011 Bern
Meditation on "Vater unser im Himmelreich" (1965)
for cello and organ
Duration: 6' 00"
Krompholz & Co.
Spitalgasse 28
CH-3011 Bern
Six miniatures (1965)
for flute and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Capriccio (1966)
for flute
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Ferme morte (1966)
Short cantata
for soprano, flute and piano
Texts: Fritz Senft
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
String quartet (1967)
Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Psalm 130 (1968)
for organ
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Spiel mit 4 Farben (1970)
for organ with three manuals
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Nachtstücke (1970)
Fantasy
for alto (bass) and piano
Texts: Fritz Senft
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Rovelliana (1970)
Variations
for recorder alone (pic, s, a, t and b recorders alternately)
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Short concert (1971)
for flute and organ
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Fantasy based on a choral-like theme (1971)
for two organs (grand organ and positive organ)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Piano music in six parts (1971-1972)
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Variations on a rhythm (1972)
for harpsichord
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Kaleidoskop (1973)
for organ
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Ge-schichte (1974)
for organ
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Bittet, so wird euch gegeben werden (1975)
Cantata
for children's choir, oboe (obdam, ca), violin, violoncello and organ
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Episoden (1975)
for trombone and organ
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sonata (1975)
for piano
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Fourteen organ chorals (1963-1976)
Duration: 25' 00"
Krompholz & Co.
Spitalgasse 28
CH-3011 Bern
quartet (1976)
for flute (pic, afl), violin, viola and violoncello
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Suite (1977)
for harpsichord
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Dialogue about "All Morgen ist ganz frisch und neu" (1977)
for oboe and organ
Duration: 7' 00"
Edition Kunzelmann
Grütstr. 28
CH-8134 Adliswil
Sextet (1978)
for flute (pic), oboe (ca), violin, cello, guitar and harpsichord
Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Kombinationen (1978-1979)
for bassoon and piano
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Crescendo (1979)
for cello solo
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Annäherungen (1980)
for clarinet (bcl) and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Jona im Walfisch (1980-1981)
for sixteen voices (4.4.4.4)
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Missa brevis (1981-1982)
for mixed choir and organ
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Und das Licht scheint in der Finsternis (1982)
for bass flute solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Passacaglia (1984)
for English horn and piano
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Auseinander - ineinander - nebeneinander (1988)
for four-handed piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Nepomuk Musik Verlag
c/o Breitkopf & Härtel Musikverlag
Walkmühlstrasse 52
D-65195 Wiesbaden
BRD
Tel. +49 (0)611 45 0080
vertrieb@breitkopf.de
www.breitkopf.com
Nine pieces for organ (1983-1991)
Duration: 18' 00"-27' 00" (je 2-3 Minuten)
Müller & Schade AG
Moserstr. 16
CH-3014 Bern
Schweiz
Tel. +41 (0)31 320 26 26
Fax +41 (0)31 320 26 27
musik@mueller-schade.com
www.mueller-schade.com
Rausschmeisser (1991)
for organ solo
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Ein Wandertag (1992-1993)
for piano
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Aus der Tiefe (1996)
for contrabassoon and piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Introduktion, Aria und Finale (2008-2009)
for piano and organ
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
4 Sprüche (2010)
for soprano and organ
Selig sind — Ich bin der Weg — Gott ist die Liebe — Glaube.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Variationen über "In dir ist Freude" (2010)
for alto sax and organ
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
7 Bagatellen (2012)
for English horn, viola and harpsichord
Elegie - Toccata Rondosa - Gavotte - Mittwoch - Gebet - Englischhorn im Saitenbett - Double Serenade
Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Tastar de corde und Fantasia über "O Heiland, reiss die Himmel" (2012)
for guitar solo
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript