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Meier Jost

(1939)

Meier Jost
Murbacherstr. 49
CH-4056 Basel
Schweiz
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Biography
Jost Meier was born in Solothurn. Following his Matura, he studied composition, conducting and violoncello under the tutelage of Rolf Looser at the conservatory in Berne. After In 1964, Jost Meier became a cellist with the Tonhalleorchester Zürich and the Camerata Bern. From 1968 until 1980 he was the principal conductor of the Bieler Orchestergesellschaft and the musical theatre, changing in 1980 to become the music director of the Theater Basel. He has worked in every important country in Europe as a guest conductor. He has worked as a freelance conductor and composer since 1983. Jost Meier lives in Basel and Arcegno/Tessin. During this time he primarily composed works for stage: "Sennentuntschi" opera in 5 acts, world premiere 1983 in Freiburg i.B.; "La vie funambulesque" ballet in 4 acts, world premiere 1984 in Lausanne; "Der Drache", opera in 3 acts, world premiere 1985 at the Theater Basel; "Der Zoobär", chamber opera in 4 acts, world premiere 1987 for the re-opening of the Musikhochschule Zürich; "Augustin" opera, world premiere 1988 in Basel.

Work list
Konzertstück (1960)
for trumpet and chamber orchestra
Duration: 6' 30"
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Concerto breve (1960-1961)
for cello and string orchestra
Duration: 14' 00"
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Rhapsodie (1964)
for flute, strings and vibraphone
Duration: 7' 00"
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3 Galgenlieder (3 gallow songs (1966)
for alto and piano
Texts: Christian Morgenstern
Duration: 6' 00"
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3 lyrische Stücke (3 lyrical pieces) (1967)
for oboe, cello, vibraphone/xylophone
Duration: 7' 30"
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Bläserquintett (wind quintet) (1967)
Duration: 12' 40"
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Fantasia (1967)
for organ
Duration: 11' 00"
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Mouvement dans l'immobile (1968)
for chamber orchestra (2.1.2.2/2.1.0.0/str)
Duration: 12' 00"
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Trames 1-4 (1969)
Concerto
for violin and string orchestra (6.5.5.4.3)
Duration: 18' 00"
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Trio (1969)
for piano, clarinet and cello
Duration: 11' 20"
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Zeichen (Interpunktionen) (1970)
for violin and harpsichord (piano)
Duration: 10' 00"
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Episodie (1970)
for double bass and 10 strings
Duration: 11' 00"
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Sonata a cinque (1977)
for clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Duration: 18' 00"
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Vêpres rouges (1977)
for symphony orchestra
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Glarus (1980)
Concertino
for strings
Duration: 15' 30"
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Variations (1982)
for violin solo
Duration: 9' 00"
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Sennentuntschi (1983)
Opera
Texts: Martin Markun, Hansjörg Schneider
Duration: 1h 55' 00"
Verlag Kurt Neufert
Heidelberg
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La vie funambulesque (1984)
The Dance on a Rope - Ballet
for chamber opera
Duration: 40' 00"
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Heidelberg
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Der Drache (1984)
opera
Texts: Martin Markun, Jevgenij Schwarz
Duration: 3h 05' 00"
Verlag Kurt Neufert
Heidelberg
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Musique pour trombone (1986)
for trombone and orchestra (2(pic).2.2(bcl).2(cbn).2.2.0.0/timp/perc/hp.cel/str)
Duration: 22' 00"
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Concertino (1986)
for guitar, cello and 12 strings
Duration: 14' 00"
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Augustin (1987)
Opera
for 11 voices, choir and orchestra
Texts: Martin Merkun, Hansjörg Schneider
Duration: 1h 45' 00"
Manuscript
Der Zoobär (1987)
chamber opera in 4 scenes
Texts: Kurt Schwitters, Martin Merkun
Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
Lamentations (1988)
for string quartet
Duration: 12' 00"
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Musique Concertante (1989)
for symphony orchestra (3.3.3(bcl).3(cbn)/4.3.3.1/timp.perc/hp/str)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Ascona (1989)
for chamber orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp.perc/str)
Duration: 19' 00"
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Arcegno (1989)
for guitar
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Vom Ende der Zeit (1991)
Oratorio in 3 parts
for soprano, 2 speakers, choir and orchestra (2(2pic).2(ca).1(bcl).2(cbn)/4.3.3.1/timp.perc/pf.hp.cel/str)
Texts: Wolfgang Hildesheimer
Duration: 82' 00"
Manuscript
Eclipse finale? (1991/04)
version for tuba and chamber orchestra
Duration: 13' 00"
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Eclipse finale? (1991)
for tuba and brass band
Fantasy over "Der Mond ist aufgegangen".
Duration: 13' 00"
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Esquisses (1991)
for piano, strings (4.3.2.2.1) and percussion
Duration: 14' 00"
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2 Klavierstücke (2 piano pieces) (1994)
Duration: 7' 00"
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A l'Origine... (1994)
3 pieces
for chamber orchestra (2.2.2(bcl).2(cbn)/2.2.1.0/timp.perc/hp.cel/str)
Duration: 9' 00"
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Chant de l'instant et de la durée (1994)
for speaker, choir, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, harpsichrd and percussion
Texts: Anne Lise Grobety
Duration: 35' 00"
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Pilger und Fuchs (1994)
Commedia musicale, andante cantabile, ma pericoloso
6 singing soloists and orchestra
Texts: Hansjörg Schneider
Duration: 70' 00"
Manuscript
Dreyfus. Die Affäre (1994)
Opera
Texts: George Whyte
Duration: abendfüllend
Manuscript
An diesen sonnigen Tagen (1995)
for bass and chamber ensemble (fl, ob, cl, tbn, per, pf, vn, vc, db)
Texts: Ernst Jandl
Duration: 40' 00"
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Franz von Assisi (1996)
for soli (STBB), female choir and orchestra
Texts: Hansjörg Schneider
Duration: 40' 00"
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Sieben kleine Geschichten (1996)
for oboe, English horn, heckelphone and bassoon
Duration: 12' 00"
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Himmel und Haus (1996)
for wind orchestra (3.2.3.2/4.3.3.1/perc)
Duration: 10' 30"
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Variationen (1996)
for viola and chamber orchestra (2(pic).2.2.2(cbn)/2.0.0.0/perc/hp.cel.vib/str)
Duration: 12' 00"
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Grockiana (1997)
for violin and chamber orchestra
Duration: 12' 00"
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Transfigurations (1997)
for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons and double bass
Duration: 14' 00"
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Festmarsch 2001 (1997)
for wind orchestra
For the Swiss National Exhibition EXPO 2001.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Fête des Vignerons (1999)
Musical spectacle
for soli, choirs and orchestra
Texts: François Debluë
In two parts.
Duration: 61' 00"
Manuscript
Alphornklänge (1999)
for alphorn and chamber orchestra (1.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp.2perc/cel/str)
Duration: 10' 00"
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Trio Nr. 2 (1999)
for clarinet, cello and piano
Duration: 13' 00"
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Quattro canti (1999)
for 4 flutes
Duration: 12' 00"
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Fantasia - "Hommage à J.S. Bach" (2000)
for violoncello
Duration: 17' 00"
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Pentagramm (2000)
for brass quintet (hn, 2tpt, tbn, tba)
Duration: 8' 00"
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Fantasia über "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" (2000)
for cello solo
Duration: 17' 00"
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Rencontres I - V (2001)
Concerto
for harp and orchestra (2(pic).2(ca).2.2/2.2.1.0/timp.2perc/8.6.4.4.2)
Duration: 20' 00"
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Kaleidoskop (2001)
for piano quartet
Duration: 20' 00"
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3 Vitraux "Francesco di Assisi" (2002)
for percussion and string orchestra
Duration: 14' 00"
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Keltische Spiele (2002)
for harp
Duration: 15' 00"
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Concerto (2002)
for horn and orchestra (1.2.3(bcl).1/0.2.0.0/timp.perc/8.6.4.4.2)
Duration: 18' 00"
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Biotit (2003)
for symphony orchestra
Duration: 18' 00"
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Trifoglio (2004)
for clarinet, violoncello, piano and orchestra
Duration: 31' 00"
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Die Mach(t)barkeitsstudie (2005)
Opera
Texts: Michael Stauffer
14 soloists
Instrumental ensemble: 3 clarinets, trombone, marimba, piano, violin, violoncello
Duration: 90' 00"
Manuscript
Temps et éternité (2006)
for chamber orchestra (1.1.0.1/gtr/hpd/str)
Duration: 25' 00"
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3 Poèmes (2007)
for mezzo-soprano and guitar
Texts: Federico Garcia Lorca
I. Vuelta de paseo (3'50) - II. Asesinato (1'45) - III. La aurora (4'35)
Duration: 10' 00"
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Diskographie
Werke für Klavier und Orchester (VDE Gallo Nr. CD-1217, 2007)
Interpreten:
Fink, Hans Joerg
Werke:
Suter, Robert: Concertino (1998)
Bolli, Frédéric: 3 Nocturnes (2006)
Meier, Jost: Esquisses (1991)
Bolli, Frédéric: Klakofonie (2001-2003)
Jost Meier: Vom Ende der Zeit (classic 2000 Nr. C2/7, 1994)
Interpreten:
Meier, Jost
Werke:
Meier, Jost: Vom Ende der Zeit (1991)
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Edu Haubensak: Konzert in Neuer Stimmung. Gessnerallee Zürich (Dokumental Nr. 930516, 1993)
Interpreten:
Schneider, Gertrud
Bächli, Tomas
Meier, Jost
Werke:
Haubensak, Edu: Schwarz Weiss (1979)
Haubensak, Edu: KurvenKonturenFiguren (1985-1991)
Haubensak, Edu: Campi Colorati I-III (1989-1992)
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Konzertante Werke für Violine und Orchester von Schweizer Komponisten (Gallo Nr. CD 582, 1988)
Werke:
Baer, Walter: Konzert für Violine und Orchester (1987)
Martin, Frank: Concerto (1950-1951)
Meier, Jost: Trames 1-4 (1969)
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Bibliography
Brotbeck, Roman: "Pilger und Fuchs" von Jost Meier, in: Dissonanz, Nr. 44 (Mai 1995) 44 (1995), S. 27f [Internet]