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Gasser Ulrich

(19. 04. 1950)

Gasser Ulrich
Gasser Ulrich
Route de Genève 38
CH-1131 Tolochenaz
Suisse

Tel: +41 (0)21 801 20 54
Fax: +41 (0)21 801 20 54
Internet: www.ulrichgasser.ch

Biography
Ulrich Gasser, *19. 04. 1950. Composer and flutist. Studied with André Jaunet (flute) and Klaus Huber (composition). Active pedagogue. "Secrétaire artistique" of the STV/ASM. Lives on the coast of Lake Geneva and in France.

Composer and flutist born in Frauenfeld, lives in Tolochenaz in canton Waadt and La Chapelle sous Brancion in France.
Subsequent to the completion of his musical studies at Winterthur Conservatory (main subject transverse flute) Ulrich Gasser studied further under André Jaunet at Zurich Conservatory and simultaneously six semesters of composition under Klaus Huber at the 'Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik Freiburg im Breisgau'.
1976 until 2004 - Teacher at the 'Pädagogischen Maturitätsschule' in Kreuzlingen. Many years cooperation with Pro Musica in Zurich and in the music commission of the 'Künstler-hauses Boswil'.
1992 until 1998 - First president of the 'Forum andere Musik' in Kreuzlingen
1994 until 2003 - Chairman of the Swiss Music Edition (SME/EMS)
1999 until 2003 - On the executive board of the association 'Suisseculture'
1998 until 2004 - On the executive board of the Swiss Association of Musicians (STV/ASM), two years of which were served as chairman. Serves in the office in Lausanne since the autumn of 2004 being responsible for all questions of a musical nature.
Participation in various competitions and seminars with accolades ('Komponisten-Seminare Boswil', 'Gaudeamus-Musikwochen Bilthoven', 'Darmstädter Ferienkurse'; 2nd pirize of the Ensemblia, 1982 in Mönchengladbach, 1st Prise at the competition for composition organised by the Bach Academy in Stuttgart, 1985.)
1991 - Awarded the culture prize by the canton of Aargau
Performances at festivals such as those at Donaueschingen, Kassel, Saarbrücken, Venice and at several Swiss musician's festivals.
Numerous radio and CD productions.
Since 2006 on the executive board of the European Composers Forum ECF.


Work list
Schwebungen (1969)
for 3 violoncelli and double bass
Not performable.
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Phthongoi II (1970)
for flute and piano
Not performable.
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Hingegangenes (1971)
for flute, 2 string quartets and double bass
Not performable.
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Notturnachte – Erinnerung (1971)
A fragment
for flute, violoncello and two pianos
Not performable.
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Isolakoon (1971-1972)
for clarinet and six instrumentalists
Duration: 22' 00"
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Isolakoon (1971-1972)
for clarinet
Duration: unbestimmt
Manuscript
Noten I (1971-1972)
for ensemble (pf[harpsichord], 4vn, va, wind, org/e-org)
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Bilderbuch für zwei Klaviere – Legende (picture book for two pianos - legende) (1972)
Duration: 6' 30"
Manuscript
Hochzeit der Flüsse (1972)
for soprano, flute and organ
Not performable.
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Collage a (1972)
for variable emsemble (min. 6 players)
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Skizzen (1972)
Eight pieces
for flute and piano
Manuscript
Introitus (1972-1973)
for 2 violins, viola and violoncello
Not performable.
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Skizzen (1971-1974)
Six pieces
for flute and harpsichord (piano)
Duration: 6' 00"-24' 00"
Manuscript
Skizzen (1972-1974)
Eleven pieces
for piano
Duration: 11' 00"-44' 00"
Manuscript
Noten II (1972-1974)
for orchestra
Not performable.
Duration: 19' 00"-30' 00"
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Bilderbuch für zwei Klaviere – Ohne Titel (picture book for two pianos - Ohne Titel) (1973-1974)
After an untitled painting by Arthur Schneiter.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Bilderbuch für zwei Klaviere – Vier Paprikafrüchte (1974)
Based on the ink picture bearing the same name by Hans Jörg Wüger. Technically demanding, difficult interplay.
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Skizzen (1974)
for ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet, trombone, viola, violoncello, harpsichord, piano)
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Musik für vier Instrumente (music for four instruments) (1974)
for flute, violin, violoncello and trombone
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Blaues Dich (1971-1975)
for flute / 2 flutes
Not performable.
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Noten III (1974-1975)
for piano and orchestra
This work has never been performed.
Duration: 25' 00"-30' 00"
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Eine Musik in zwei Teilen (1975)
for a flautist with piano
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Passion I / ein Versuch (1975)
for tape recorder and string quartet
Unperformable.
Manuscript
Passion I / ein Versuch (1975)
for electronic tape, 4 flutes and string quintet
Not performable.
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Klaviermusik I ("Sonazium") (1972-1976)
A very difficult virtuoso piece with vastly differing technical and musically creative problems.
Duration: 20' 00"-40' 00"
Manuscript
Sechs Stücke nebst zwei Zwischenaktmusiken (1974-1976)
for piano, percussion, assistant and instruments ad libitum
Manuscript
Noten IV (1974-1977)
for orchestra (pic.2.1.ca.2.2/0.2.2.1/perc/1 assistant/pf/str: 1-22.1-8.1-6.1-4)
Not performable.
Duration: 15' 00"-30' 00"
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Passion II / Stationen (1975-1977)
for soprano soli, choir, 2 pianos, organ, harpsichord, 2 trombones, string quintet and percussion
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Paraphrase III / Hoffnung (1976-1977)
for wind quintet
A predominantly polyphonic piece with frequent time and tempo changes. Intermediate level of difficulty.
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Cembalomusik (1976-1977)
for harpsichord (female voice and instrument of choice ad libitum)
Texts: Hans Jörg Wüger
Virtuoso instrumental music with various performance possibilities.
Duration: 9' 00"-14' 00"
Manuscript
Orgelmusik I ("Orgeliade") (1976-1978)
for organ (flute and/or violin ad libitum)
Manuscript
SZÉNÈ [(kurze)(=im Re-serv-AT] entSTAND'n währ'nd d'r Lek=TÜRe der Nô=Wellen-ComöDIE von Arno Schmidt) (1977-1978)
for 1 (3) guitar(s) and Ferdi Uhlmann
Composed from '7.April=1977-anno78' by Ulrich Gasser.
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Steinstücke (1978)
for viola, piano, piano string plucker and assistant ad libitum
A collection of short but demanding pieces which can also be performed individually. Sensibility and manoeuvrability is expected from the pianist.
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
4 kleine Stücke (1978)
for viola solo
Very colourful, short but difficult pieces.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Paganini-Variationen (1978)
for piano solo
Quasi 'Variations' on fragments from the caprice No. 24 op. 1 by Paganini.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Versuch/Gedanken über/zu "Christe, du Lamm Gottes" (1978)
for eight-part choir, trumpet (or soprano saxophone) and clarinet
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
Quietly flowing, circulating around few harmonies, this piece can be performed by an accomplished amateur choir.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Pastorell über Geburt und Tod des Herrn (1978)
for eight choir soloists and a two to eight-part a cappella choir
Texts: Hans Jörg Wüger
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Noten VI (zur Passion: Paraphrase III/Hoffnung) (1977-1979)
for orchestra (soloistic wind quintet - pic.1.afl.1.obdam.ca.Ebcl.bcl.1.cbn/3flhn.3.0.3.1/3perc/8.3.1.0)
Duration: 21' 00"
Manuscript
Steinstücke II (1978-1979)
for oboe/English horn, clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon/contrabassoon and 14 solo strings
Duration: 20' 00"
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4 kleine Stücke II (1978-1979)
for English horn, bass clarinet and bassoon
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Versteinerungen (1978-1979)
for oboe d'amore, Bass/Eb clarinet and bassoon/contrabassoon
A colourful piece with many time and tempo changes. Challenging interplay.
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Agenda Missae (1978-1979)
for organ, choir, liturgy, congregation and trombones
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Es ist ein Wort ergangen (1979)
for organ
Printed in the Thurgau organ oagazine 1979, 21 choral preludes (Thurgauer Orgelheft 1979, 21 Choralvorspiele).
Self-published by the Thurgau Association of Organ Players.
Prelude-choral-postlude to 'Es ist ein Wort ergangen' from the Evangelical church songbook EKG Nr. 364 (Evangelisches Kirchengesangbuch EKG Nr. 364).
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Kleine Kantaten zu Sonntagen des Kirchenjahres (1978-1980)
for various formations
Und es erhub sich ein Windwürbel
To the 4th Sunday after Epiphany (Mark 4,35-41)
for a cappella choir
Duration: 2'30"

Nahe bey Jerusalem / Lass mich dein Esel sein
To the 1st Sunday of Advent after Matthew 21,1-9
for choir, flute, two violins, viola and violoncello
Duration: 5'45"

"Und es werden Zeichen geschehen"
To the second sunday of Advent (Luke 21,25-33)
for a cappella choir
Duration: 3'

(Das alte Jahr vergangen ist.) "Darumb seid jr auch bereit"
To New Year's Eve (Luke 12, 35-40)
for choir and organ
Duration: 2'30"

"Und siehe / Da thet sich der Himel auff"
To the first Sunday after Epiphany (Matthew 3,13-17)
for male choir, flute and trombone / female choir, flute and trombone / eight-part mixed choir, two flutes and two trombones
Duration: 4'

Hohezeit
To the second Sunday after Epiphany (John 2,1-11)
for choir, organ and electric bass guitar (electrobass, (amplified) double bass)
Duration: 4'15"

Capernaum: Ein Heubtman
To the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany (Matthew 8,5-13)
for children's choir, six-part mixed choir and organ
Duration 3'45"

Und die Mechtigen haben Gewalt.
To the 5th Sunday after Lent (Judika) (Mark 10,35-45)
for a cappella choir
Duration 2'30"

"Jch will nach dreien Tagen aufferstehen" / und versiegelten den Stein.
To Holy Saturday (Predigttexte für Matins and Vesper: Matthew 27, [57-61] 62-66)
for choir and small, light-toned bell (with four choir soloists)
Duration: 4'30"

"Aber seid getrost / in der Welt habt jr Angst"
To the 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday) (John 16, 23b-28 [29-32] 33)
for male choir, female choir or mixed choir a cappella
Duration: 2'

"Darum seid barmhertzig"
To the 5th Sunday after Trinity (Luke 6,36-42)
for choir and organ ad libitum
Duration: 5'

"Und sihe / ich bin bey euch alle Tage / bis an der Welt Ende"
To the 6th Sunday after Trinity (Matthew 28, 26-20)
for six-part choir and two trombones
Duration: 2'

"Dir geschehe, wie du wilt"
To the 17th Sunday after Trinity (Matthew 15, 21-28)
for six-part a cappella choir
Duration: 4'

"Aber von Anfang der Creatur / hat Gott sie geschaffen ..."
To the 20th Sunday after Trinity (Mark 10,2-9 [10-16])
for a cappella choir
Duration: 2'15"

"Darum solt jr volkomen sein!"
To the 21st Sunday after Trinity (Matthew 5,38-48)
for a cappella choir [many instruments of varying timbre, with unisono/octave choir ad libitum]
Duration: 3'
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
Felsen der Meteora-Klöster I (1979-1980)
for alto flute and piano
Study of an oil painting bearing the same title by Andrea Nold. Use of multiple chord and micro intervals in the flute part and resonant sound in the piano. Easy to play.
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Felsen der Meteora-Klöster II (1979-1980)
for alto flute and harpsichord
After an oil painting of the same name by Andrea Nold.
Duration: 5' 00"-30' 00"
Manuscript
Felsen der Meteora-Klöster III / "... sind wir wie Zugvögel" (1980)
for sixteen instruments (fl(afl).ca.3cl.bn/3hn.tbn/gtr.hp/3va.db)
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Weitere Gründe Gott zu loben (1980)
for orator, one or two flutes, viola and organ
Texts: Dorothée Sölle
A collection of short poem 'settings' for all kinds of combinations within the stated scoring. Can be performed singularly. Predominantly easy.
Duration: 35' 00"-40' 00"
Manuscript
Orgelmusik II ("Weitere Gründe Gott zu loben") (1980)
for organ (m and f orator, flute and viola ad libitum)
Based on Dorothy Sölle. A very soft organ piece with an open possibility for the inclusion of ad libitum instruments. Intermediate level of difficulty.
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
"zauberflöteln" (1980)
for alto flute-G, harpsichord and violoncello
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Herbstkälte im Nebel (1980-1981)
for flute and guitar
Atmospheric piece in quarter-tone tonality (special fingering and scordatura). The flute is a little more difficult, the guitar intermediate and the interplay demanding.
Duration: 8' 00"
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Herbstzeichen (1980-1981)
for guitar
Technically quite a simple piece with lots of colouration. Suitable for advanced students.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Brumes d'automne (1980-1981)
Film music for mixed ensemble for a film of the same name by Dmitrij Kirsanov (1928).
Manuscript
Torso (1981)
for soprano (tenor) and flute
Texts: Rainer Maria Rilke
A simple piece to perform. Based on the poem 'Archaischer Torso Apollos' (Archaic Torso of Apollo) by Rainer Maria Rilke.
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Christusdornen (1977-1981)
for string quartet
String quartet based on the two pictures 'Sechs Akaziendornzweige' and 'Akaziendornzweige mit Schloss Chenonceaux' from Hans Jörg Wüger.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Baum-/Fels-/Eiswasser- und Fischstücke (1981)
for piano, electronic organ, accordion and orchestra (pic.1.afl.1.obdam.ca.1.bcl.1.cbn/3.2.3.0/3perc)
Duration: 35' 00"
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Im Sernftal/Erinnerung (1978-1982)
for four-handed piano, clarinet, electric organ, flute/alto flute, violin and violoncello
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Das Lied der Weisheit (Sprüche 8, 22-31) (1982)
for six- (twelve-) voice female choir
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
A soft piece suitable for a good amateur choir.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Aus den Sprüchen: Das Lied der Weisheit (1982)
for soprano, tenor, bass (electronic ad libitum)
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
Very difficult piece (large vocal range, wide leaps, rhythmically challenging), little effort for the electronic (changing of vocal timbre) if at all.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Orgelstück zum Lied der Weisheit (1982)
For a three (four) manual organ. Occasional play with one hand on two manuals.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Weites Land (1982)
for alto flute or flute solo
Wide-reaching melodic behaviour. Easy to intermediate level of difficulty, suitable for advanced students.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Seeland (1982)
for alto recorder
A rather demanding variation on 'Weites Land'.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Thurland (1982)
for alto recorder and transverse flute (two alto recorders)
Variation of 'Weites Land' / 'Seeland'. Intermediate level of difficulty.
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Vier Stücke zur Passions- und Weihnachtszeit (1982)
for youth or amateur orchestra (3fl/str(without db) or fl.ob.cl/2vn.va.vc)
Traditionally notated piece without any experimental techniques. Easy to play.
Duration: 12' 00"
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12 Bicinien (1982)
for two treble recorders (alternatively two transverse flutes)
A collection of didactical pieces encompassing newer playing techniques.
Duration: 18' 00"
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Vier bewegte Bilder (1982)
for tenor recorder/movement and alto flute-G
Duration: 15' 30"
Manuscript
Klaviermusik II ("Narratiritazium") (1981-1983)
A huge, exceedingly demanding piano piece.
Duration: 2h 00"
Manuscript
Zur kalten Zeit (1981-1983)
3 poems by Bertolt Brecht
for sixteen-part mixed a-capella choir
Texts: Bertolt Brecht
Very independent, almost instrumentally controlled vocals. Difficult but effective.
Duration: 25' 00"
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House of Usher (1982-1983)
for violin, viola and violoncello (or flute (alto flute/pic)) scenery and prop man ad lib.
Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's story, and by Jean Ebstein's film. Very demanding interplay.
Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript
"Ds Grääggi" (1982-1983)
for 2 accordions
World premiered within the setting of a sound installation during the 1983 'Tonkünstlerfest' in St. Gallen together with photographs by Martin Gasser and wooden sounding objects by Leo Brunschwiler; further accompanied by flutes, alphorn, electric guitar and playback.
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
Kleiner Kreuzgang (1982-1983)
for violin and strings
Duration: 15' 00"
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Vier Stücke über Worte Ulrich Bräkers (1983)
for saxophone quartet
Difficult piece with lots of overtone play.
Duration: 12' 00"
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Stilleben, marmoriert (1983)
study for saxophone quartet
For advanced students.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
St. Galler Weihnachtsspiel (1983)
for choir, 3 alto recorders, 2 flutes, lotus flute, siren, various whistles, noise emitting instruments, guitar and organ
Not performable.
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Und bräche nicht aus allen seinen Rändern aus wie ein Stern (1983-1985)
for viola and piano
Based on Rainer Maria Rilke. Demanding.
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Papierblüten (1982-1984)
Twenty-four short pieces
for flute - as an introduction to new music
A piece for tuition at lower intermediate level.
Duration: var.
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Wegstück und ein tristes Largo (1983-1984)
for guitar
A very colourful, good sounding but very difficult piece.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Kieselsteine (1984)
for string quartet
Scordatura, easy to perform.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Winterrosen. 4 Skizzen zu Heloisa (Winter Roses, 4 Sketches to Heloisa) (1984)
Four sketches for Heloisa
for flute (or any other melodic instrument) and piano
Four short pieces, easy to perform.
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Via crucis (1984)
for trombone, piano, viola, violoncello and one percussionist
A demanding piece with scenic actions.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Via isolata (innerhalb der "Via crucis") (1984)
for trombone solo
Duration: 8' 00"
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Vier Entwürfe zu einer Szene mit Heloisa (1984)
for piano
Easy to play and effective.
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Gesang, Zeitloses: Tanz! (1984)
for piano, male dancer and female dancer
Zentralbibliothek Zürich
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Wernissaasche (1984)
for tenor/alto recorder, alto flute-G/flute, two violins and alto trombone
Duration: 3' 50"
Manuscript
Herbstblatt / Maiblatt (1984)
for piano (high voice or a melodic instrument ad libitum)
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Steinkreis (1983-1985/06)
13 Piano pieces
These 13 quite simple miniatures were created in connection with the scenic music 'Stein/Zeit Spiele' and can be performed singularly or as a cycle. The duration of each is between 1'10" and 4'30".
For Regula Stibi.
Duration: 35' 00"
Manuscript
Stein/Zeit/Spiele (1983-1985)
Scenic music
for 5 actors and a stage setting by Martin Gasser
Not available.
Duration: 60' 00"-75' 00"
Manuscript
Psalm 104 Vers 15 (1984-1985)
for vocal ensemble (8.7.7.8)
Duration: 8' 00"
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Psalm 104 Vers 15 (1984-1985)
for vocal ensemble (8.7.7.8) and twelve instruments (piccolo, alto flute, English horn, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, contra bassoon, horn, flugel horn, three trombones and percussion)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Nach(t)klang (1985)
for organ
A very nice, soft piece. Easy.
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Tinguely-Paraphrase (1985)
Film music to "L'Amour mécanique ou Harmonie-Tinguely" by Werner Düggelin
for mixed ensemble
Manuscript
Eis - Fisch (1981-1986)
for piano
A very effective virtuosic concert piece.
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Heloisa und Abaelard (1983-1986)
Opera fragment
Not performable.
Zentralbibliothek Zürich
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CH-8001 Zürich
Schweiz
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Die Worte sanken wie Steine in seine Seele (1985-1986)
for four, eight or eighteen flutes
Suitable for a good flute class.
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Schtei (1985-1986)
for tenor recorder
A very effective, virtuoso piece with varying levels of technical difficulty (singing / playing, quarter tone, echo tone, disaltered chords and gestures).
Duration: 8' 00"
Hermann Moeck Edition
Postfach 3131
D-29231 Celle
Sand jener Tage (1986)
for horn (one player with F/B horn, F-horn, natural horn in F, cow horn and muscle horn) and organ
A very difficult part for the horn, especially rhythmically, The interplay is appropriately demanding.
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Skizze: Choraliter (1986)
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Nepomuk Musik Verlag
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Walkmühlstrasse 52
D-65195 Wiesbaden
BRD
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Chorus I und II (1986)
for 1-6 instruments
Duration: 7' 30"-14' 00"
Manuscript
Steinerne Worte zertrümmert (Smashed Words of Stone) (1986-1987)
for piano trio
The text fragments are taken from 'Medusa' by Stefan Schutz. Technically not too difficult, but should be played from memory. Simultaneous playing and whispering. Highly effective.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
La Roche aux Fées (1988)
for organ
Light instrumental piece suitable for liturgical use.
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Gestern/Strasse (1988)
Two lieder
for deep voice and piano
Texts: Stefan Schütz
Easily performable songs with no particular difficulties.
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Magnolie des Herbstes (1988)
for one speaker/singer (baritone), a speaking recorder player who also plays the saxophone and three speaking 'sound-stone' players
After Rudolf Borchardt.
For the seven 'sound-stones' from Arthur Schneiter.
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Irrtum: Inde genus durum sumus (1988-1989)
for mezzo-soprano and baritone
Texts: H.D.Thoreau
Duration: 6' 00"
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Denn da ist keine Stelle, die dich nicht sieht (1988-1989)
for violin and piano
A sketch based on Ernst Barlachs four drafts for the 'Beethoven-Denkmal' (1926/27).
Duration: 12' 00"
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Wer hörte mich denn; wenn ich riefe (Marianne Fritz) (1989)
for orchestra
Duration: 30' 00"
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Die singenden Zikaden (1989)
for flute and 3 sounding stones
Duration: 30' 00"
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Der Vierte König (1989-1991)
Oratorium
for soli (SMzTBar),choir, instruments (bfl(pic,cbfl).bfl(stsubb).ca(heck).bcl(cbcl).sx(at).bn/hn.2tpt.flg.ahn.euph.2tbn.tba/1perc/acn/hp/gtr) and sounding stones.
Based on Edzard Schaper.
Duration: 90' 00"
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Der Osten I-III (1990)
for contrabass flute and/or bass flute (or alto flute and bass flute)
I. For contrabass flute in C or bass flute in G (3')II. For bass and contrabass flute in C or alto and bass flute in G (3'30)III. For bass flute in C (3')
Duration: 9' 30"
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Sternwanderung (1990)
for horn, piano and double-bass
Peculiarities: Horn - simultaneous singing and playing, easier for a player with a high voice. Contrabass - simultaneous playing of normal tones and flageolets. Otherwise the piece is not too difficult.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Aurikel und Steinbrech (1988-1991)
for flute and 2 sounding stones
Duration: 5' 00"
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Gnade sei mit euch - Und gebe euch Frieden (1991)
for liturgy, Soprano (ad libitum), chamber choir, accordion (or organ) and small percussion (ad libitum)
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
Two short pieces to open and close the Liturgy. (5'/4')
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Archaischer Torso Apollos (1991)
for mixed a-cappella choir
Texts: Rainer Maria Rilke
For amateur choir, quasi tonal.
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
H50K LAM II (1991)
for bass flute (flute) and piano
Duration: 10' 00"-12' 00"
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Gesang machtloser Sirenen (1991)
for tenor recorder, bass flute and bass clarinet
This piece is constructed out of three solo parts: Icarus' song over the water for tenor recorder, Orpheus' song about the failed escape for bass flute and Prometheus' song to the rocks for bass clarinet. All three parts are played simultaneously.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Ikarus' Gesang über den Wassern (1991)
for tenor recorder or alto recorder
Duration: 3' 00"
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Orpheus' Gesang nach misslungener Flucht (1991)
for bass flute (flute)
Simultaneous singing and playing. Suitable for tuition at intermediate level.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Prometheus' Gesang zu den Felsen (1991)
for bass clarinet in B
Duration: 3' 00"
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Draussen, wo die Nymphen plätschern (1991)
for bass recorder, bass flute (in G) and bass clarinet (in B)
Duration: 6' 00"-7' 00"
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Prélude en pierre (1991)
for lithophone and a percussionist
Duration: 4' 00"
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Zitat (1991)
for soprano, organ and sounding stone
Texts: Octavio Paz
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Studie zu "Der Wanderer" von Ernst Barlach (1989-1992)
for flute and piano
The first figure of Ernst Barlach's outline of a Beethoven memorial (1926/1927).
A light piece with snatchy quarter notes in the flute. Suitable for tuition.

Duration: 2' 30"
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Fries der Lauschenden (1991-1992)
for accordion, strings (9.3.3.1) and percussion
Based on nine wood carved figures by Ernst Barlach, (1900-1985).
Duration: 20' 00"
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Die neun Holzfiguren des "Fries der Lauschenden" von Ernst Barlach (1991-1992)
for accordion
Duration: 15' 00"
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Lamentatio I (1990-1992)
for tenor recorder and guitar
Duration: 10' 00"
Hermann Moeck Edition
Postfach 3131
D-29231 Celle
Lamentatio II (1990-1992)
for bass flute (flute) and harp
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Der Süden (1989-1992)
for english horn (oboe)
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
It Biten (1992)
A palaver
for mixed (youth) choir, saxophone and accordion or for mixed choir or for speaking choir and accordion (piano) or for speaking and singing choir and accordion (piano)
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Bedolina (1992)
for piano
A serene piece, easy to play.
Suitable for tuition.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Mappa di Bedolina (1992)
for violoncello and piano
For my daughter, Deta's tenth birthday.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Pass-Age-Ion oder (dans) le Temps d'un Tableau vivant (1992)
A composed/improvised multi-media Passion with Urs Graf (painting), Toni Calzaferri (sculpture) and the musicians Jürg Lanfranconi, Dominique Hunziker and Heinz Höppli.
Not available.
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Valcamonica (1992-1993)
for two guitars
A study about the petroglyphs of Val Camonica and the photobooks by Herbert Fritsch -or about remembering and forgetting.
Duration: 45' 00"
Gitarrenforum Winterthur
c/o Bissig
Lustgartenstr. 9
CH-9000 St. Gallen
Spiegel (1993)
Twelve miniatures
for recorders and alto (transverse) flute
For 'Storyboard' by Marosch Schröder (Altered photos from magazines in wax, acrylics and ink are mounted on the back of TV-series scripts, 1992).
Duration: 20' 00"
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Little Storyboard (1993)
for flute solo
A present for Catharina Brugger from Gabriele Heidecker and Marosch Schröder.
Easy to play.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Siehe, dein Sohn (1993)
for chamber orchestra, accordion or organ and small percussion ad libitum
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
A through-composed reading from John 19, 25-27. Relatively easy.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Und dann die Becher und dann die Stimmen (1993)
for liturgy, soprano, accordion and small percussion
Music for an evening meal.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Abendmahl (Kurt Marti) (1993)
for soprano, accordion and percussion
A music which can be performed concertante or during the distribution of the Holy Communion.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Und spielte vor ihm allezeit (1993-1994)
for (mezzo) soprano, bass flute and sounding stones or a small percussion
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
Text: Wisdom and Wealth; The Book of Proverbs 8, 22-31.
Duration: 7' 00"-8' 00"
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Von der unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes (1993-1995)
for six male and six female voices, eight flutes and six Arthur Schneiter sounding stones
Texts: Matthias Claudius, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Andreas Gryphius, Herder, Christian Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau, Friedrich Hölderl
A scenic oratorium in six parts from Claudius, Goethe, Gryphius, Herder, Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau, Hölderlin, Keller, Rilke and from the book of wisdom.
Duration: 60' 00"
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Engel, den toten Christus haltend, und Maria lächelt (1995)
for organ
For a mean tempered, double manual organ with attached pedal.
Duration: 8' 00"-10' 00"
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Pasticcio (1995)
for chamber orchestra (1.(pic).1(ca).1(inA/Eb).1/1.1(inB/F).1.1/1perc/6.5.4.3.2)
A kind of concert for woodwind, brass and strings, based on material from the compositions of Bärtschi, Max E. Keller, Martin Sigrist and Peter Wettstein. Traditional notation.
Duration: 15' 00"
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In questo sol vincete mio gioire (1995)
for soprano and organ
Texts: Gaspara Stampa
A sonnet by Gaspara Stampa (1523-1554) for a medium tempered double-manual organ with attatched pedal.
For Mechthild Seitz.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Tanzschritte mit Stolpersteinen (1995-1996)
for wind octet (ob.ca.cl-a.bcl/2hn.2bn) with double-bass
A ballet without a libretto.
Six alienated dance movements: Sarabanz, Gigupf, Tredocima, Walzap-Tanotsch, Dutrebal, Kwintsch of Sarabine.
Duration: 18' 00"
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Der duftende Garten (1996)
for alto flute and (invisible) bass flute
A flute piece based on the etchings bearing the same name by Daniel Hees, with articulation, difficult. The bass flute can be performed live (invisible) or as play-back. For Camilla Hoitenga.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Schatten im duftenden Garten (1996)
for bass flute solo
A miniature based on the six etchings 'Der duftende Garten' (the fragrant garden) by Daniel Hees. An intermediate piece with micro-intervals, and sung/played notes. Male voices are preferred.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Spiel im duftenden Garten (1996)
for flute and bass flute
An extended version of 'Der duftende Garten' (the fragrant garden) by Daniel Hees. A piece with micro-intervals and sung/played tones. Female and male voices are preferred in this piece. Intermediate level of difficulty.
Duration: 6' 00"
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Non moriar / sed vivam (Psalms 118, 17) (1996)
for choir (a-cappella or with instrumental accompaniment)
Duration: 1' 30"
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Non moriar / sed vivam (Psalms 118, 17) (1996)
for mezzo-soprano (soloistic or chorally) and alto flute in G
Duration: 1' 30"
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Non moriar / sed vivam (Psalms 118, 17) (1996)
for mezzo-soprano (with ratchets, triangle and lotus flutes) and alto flute in G
Duration: 5' 00"
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Amen, amen, ich sage dir: Wenn jemand nicht von neuem geboren wird, kann er das Reich Gottes nicht sehen (Johannes 3,3) (1996-1997)
for liturgists, m&f speakers, baritone, bass, chamber choir, children's choir, flute, bassoon, accordion and six brass instruments (2flhn[=2tpt].2bflhn.2tbn)
A church service concieved by Eva Tobler, Werner Hahne and Ulrich Gasser.
Duration: 70' 00"
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Introitus (1996-1997)
for flute, bassoon and six brass instruments (2flhn.2bflhn.2tbn)
Music to the opening of a church service.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Wegstück (1996-1997)
for six brass instruments (2flhn.2bflhn.2tbn)
Music which can be used to accompany the congregation on a change of location, for example when walking from the community hall to the church.
Duration: Von fast beliebiger Dauer
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Und nun stehen unsere Füsse in Deinen Toren, Jerusalem! (Psalms 122) (1996-1997)
for church choir, six brass instruments (2flhn.2bflhn.2tbn) and congregation
The musicalisation of a Psalm alternating between church choir and congregation. Particularly suitable for the opening of a church service.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Es war aber ein Mensch mit Namen Nikodemus (Joh. 3, 1-12) (1996-1997)
for liturgists, baritone, bass, alto flute in G, bassoon, accordion and six brass instruments (2flhn[=2tpt].2bflhn.2tbn)
The dialogue between Jesus and Nikodemus as a small musical scene in place of the reading within a church service. Can also be performed as an independent (concert) piece.
Duration: 13' 00"
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Amen, amen, ich sage dir: Wir reden, was wir wissen (1996-1997)
for liturgists, five m&f speakers, alto flute in G, bassoon, accordion and six brass instruments (2flhn[=2tpt).2bflhn.2tbn)
A musical sermon by Eva Tobler, unique in this form within a church service.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Glaubst Du? (1996-1997)
for baritone, bass, chamber choir, church choir, accordion and four brass instruments (2flhn[=2tpt].2bflhn
The apostolical creed in the form of a question, posed by the soloists and answered by the choir.
Duration: 7' 00"
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Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist (1996-1997)
for congregation, baritone, bass (ad lib. or chorally) and six brass instruments (2fln[=2tpt].2bflhn.2tbn)
The familiar choral with a further four strophes sung by the congregation supported by the brass, the soloists and/or the church choir with an internatio and an interludium in addition. This piece is intended as the third answer of the "Glaubst Du?", it can however be performed independently.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Introitus-Nachklang, zweiter und dritter Introitus-Nachklang (1996-1997)
for picolo, bassoon, flugelhorn, bass flugelhorn and trombone
Three short pieces (2',1',30")
Duration: 3' 30"
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Es war aber ein Mensch mit Namen Nikodemus (John. 3,1-12; Rostock version) (1996-1997/06)
for liturgist, baritone, bass, alto flute-G, bassoon, accordion and four brass instrumentalists (flugelhorn, bass flugelhorn and 2 trombones)
Duration: 12' 00"
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Wie der Hirsch lechzt nach frischem Wasser (Psalm 42) (1997)
for soprano (solo or choral), soprano recorder (or another instrument or a second soprano voice) and organ
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
A simple piece based on verse selected from the classical baptismal psalm. Suitable as an introduction to the baptismal liturgy.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Auf ein geruhsames Altern (1997)
for flute and alto flute in G
Duration: 3' 00"
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"... ein Röcheln, von Zeit..." (1997-1998)
for alto flute in G, harpsichord and violoncello
To a short text by Christian Uetz.
Duration: 9' 00"
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Hymnos (1991-1999)
for speaker, seven soli, chamber choir, large choir and eleven instruments (ssx.pic.cbn.ca.acn.bthn.flhn.thn.bflhn.cbtba.hp)
Duration: 80' 00"
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Rotondo (1999-1999)
for nonet (oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, viola, double-bass, accordion, piano and percussion)
A collaboration between members of the 'Komponistensekretariats Zürich' (Werner Bärtschi, Ulrich Gasser, Max Eugen Keller, Martin Sigrist und Peter Wettstein): The score is sent back and forth between the five composers, each fills in a 50-second section before sending it on to the next.
Duration: 50' 00"
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CHF: 122.00
Pater venit hora. Ein Oratorium für einen kathedralen Raum zum Thema "Christus, Mitte der Zeit" (1998-1999)
An oratorium for a cathedral with the theme ‘Christ, middle of time’
for choralschola, mixed choir, large organ and chancel organ, soloists (SATB), accordion, trumpet, two trombones and strings
Texts from John 17, Isaiah 53, Galatians 4, Philippians 2, Colossians 1, Credo, Psalms 45, Stabat Mater.
Arranged, translated and revised by Eva Tobler.

Duration: 65' 00"
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"Flugmeeting 1937" (1999)
for string trio
Live music for the silent film bearing the same title by Jakob Tuggener. Can also be performed by a string trio without film.
Duration: 6' 00"
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"Grimentz 1938" (1999)
Improvisation on Arthur Schneiters sound stones 'Klanggitter' and composed elements
for string trio
Live music for the silent film bearing the same title by Jakob Tuggener. Can only be performed with the film showing.
Duration: 8' 00"
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Mein Herz ging in sich (Rudolf Borchardt) (1999)
for sub bass recorder (with six japanese sound bowls and prepared dulcimer)
For Jürg Lanfranconi.
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Die stille Verzweiflung (2001)
for mezzo-soprano, bass flute and organ
Texts: Sören Kierkegaard
Duration: 12' 00"
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ÖdipusTochter (1996-2002)
Musical theatre
for three female and two male voices, choir and four instrumentalists
Texts: Eva Tobler, Ulrich Gasser
A feature-length musical theatre for three female and two male voices, a girl choir and four instrumentalists around a sound house and further sounding stones by Arthur Schneiter. A new version of the Antigone story by Eva Tobler and Ulrich Gasser based on Søren Kierkegaard's conception of a new Antigone: (in: "Either Or - The tragic of ancient drama reflected in modern drama").
Text: Eva Tobler. Music: Ulrich Gasser. Sound house, Sound grid, Sound stones: Arthur Schneiter. Critical supervision: Wolfram Frank.
"Dedicated to Arthur Schneiter, my friend and master of the stones."
First performed: 11.09.02 in Zurich.

Duration: abendfüllend
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Visio Stephani - oder wie der Heilige Stephanus zu Tode kam (1999-2000)
for baritone and organ (with two stop pullers)
Texts: Eva Tobler
Duration: 60' 00"
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Zwätschgemues vom Namebuech (2002-2003)
for speaker and 3 instruments
Texts: Eva Tobler
Duration: 20' 00"
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140243FOMAGGIOH60 (2003)
Graphical score
for any ensemble

Duration: beliebig
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Zeit/Züge I (2004)
for ensemble (piano, assistant, harpsichord, harp, guitar, flute, violin, trumpet in b, violoncello and alto saxophone in Eb)
Commissioned by the canton school Burggraben in St Gallen. Premiered on 9 March, 2005 in the Tonhalle in St Gallen by an ensmble from the school under the direction of Hans Peter Völkle.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Zeit/Züge II (2004)
for recorder, harpsichord and viola da gamba
A work commissioned by the Ensemble Aspecte (Matthias Weilenmann, Martin Derungs, Brian Franklin). Premiered 11/13 June 2005 in Zurich/Basel.
Duration: 11' 00"
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Zeit/Züge III (2004)
for flute and piano
A variation of 'Zeit/Züge I for ensemble'.
Duration: 5' 30"
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Le Chevalier de Brancion en regardant ses terres (2004)
for flute
A variation of 'Zeit/Züge I for ensemble' and 'Zeit/Züge III for flute and piano'.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Albumblatt (2004)
For Christine Gallandat
for flute, oboe d'amore, violoncello and harpsichord
A leaving present for Christine Gallandat in the form of a joint composition by the ex presidents of the Swiss Association of Musicians: Julien-François Zbinden, Hans Ulrich Lehmann, Martin Derungs, Daniel Fueter, Roman Brotbeck and Ulrich Gasser.
World Premiere: 5. September 2004 at the SAM's general assembly in Monthey.
Duration: 1' 00"
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Anima/Tinata (2004)
for flute and bass flute
A little wedding music for Nina Gasser and Martin Schmitter. First performed by Eva Tobler and Ulrich Gasser on October 23, 2004 in the Evangelical Church in Weinfelden.
Duration: 3' 00"
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Bel Air (2005)
for viola and piano
Commissioned by the 'concours de Genève'.
Duration: 7' 30"
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De brevitate vitae – Praeludium zu Mozarts Requiem (2004-2005)
for soli(SA(Mez)TB), (mixed) choir(S/T/B also divided) and orchestra (3fl(pic,afl,bfl).bsthn.bcl.sx(ST).2bn(cbn)/3.2.3.cbtba/2perc/vn1,2.va.vc.dbsolo/3vn I.3vn II.3va.3vc.2db)
Texts from Seneca and Job, Requiem and Via crucis; editing: Eva Tobler and Ulrich Gasser.
Commissioned piece for the South West German Philharmonic Constance. The work can be performed independently from or before the Requiem by Mozart.
Duration: 40' 00"
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Visio Stephani - steiniget, steiniget ihn! (2002-2006)
for baritone, flutes and sounding stones
Over a text by Eva Tobler.
Composed for Bernhard Bichler, Barbara Schlatter-Wiederkehr and Arthur Schneiter.
This work is a second version of the 'Visio Stephani – oder wie der heilige Stephanus zu Tode kam' for baritone and organ (1999/2000).
Duration: 40' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Six stations
for soprano, flute (alto flute), oboe (oboe d'amore, English horn), viola and organ
A cycle of six independent pieces on the theme of passion - can be performed singularly or integrally.
Duration: 35' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Station I: "Ich will den Kopf des Täufers"
for organ and English horn
Duration: 6' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Station II: "Sie verstanden seine Worte nicht"
for organ and viola
Duration: 6' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Station III: "Sie hat meinen Leib gesalbt"
for organ and alto flute
Duration: 6' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Station IV: "Steht auf, der Verräter ist da"
for organ
Duration: 6' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Good Friday: "Frau, siehe, dein Sohn!"
for soprano, oboe d'amore and organ
Duration: 6' 00"
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Kleine Passion am Stadtberg (2006)
Easter: "Selig sind, die nicht sehen und doch glauben"
for flute, oboe, viola and organ
Duration: 5' 00"
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Mülheimer Hohes Lied (2006-2007)
for soprano (high voice) and piano
Duration: 6' 00"
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... strebend sodann und übergeführt zum andern Leben ... / ... de la florescence à la vie éternelle .. (2007)
for mezzo-soprano, 2 basses, playback and electronics
Texts: Maximus Confessor
Duration: 18' 30"
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In den Glutabend geworfen (2004-2007)
Scardanelli lieder
for soprano and piano
Texts: Scardanelli, Torsten Preisser
Duration: 56' 00"
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Bilderbuch für zwei Klaviere – Fries der Lauschenden (2008)
Nine sounding sculptures
Based on fragments from "Klaviermusik II ("narratiritazium")" (1981-83).
Inspired by nine wooden figures from the "Fries der Lauschenden" by Ernst Barlach (1930-35).
Composed for the piano duo Adrienne Soós und Ivo Haag.
I. "Die Tänzerin (Schlafende)" 6'50" (6'50")
II. "Der Wanderer (Staunende)" 7'45" (14'35")
III. "Die Tändelnde (Erwartende)" 5'10" (19'45")
IV. "Der Blinde (Zaudernde)" 12' (31'45")
V. "Der Flüchtling (Polterer)" 8'30" (40'15")
VI. "Der Begnadete (Verfolgte) 3'20" (43'45")
VII. "Die Pilgerin (Betende) 6'40" (50'25")
VIII. "Der Gehetzte (Jubelnde) 4'15" (54'40")
IX. "Die Träumende (Erinnernde)" 4' (58'40")
Duration: 60' 00"
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Ausgang (2008)
for deep voice
Texts: Theodor Fontane
Duration: 5' 15"
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CHER-CH-ER (2008)
for oboe, accordion, viola and violoncello
For the 30th anniversary of the Ensemblia Mönchengladbach (2009).
Duration: 4' 00"
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Georgiade (2008)
for oboe d'amore and English horn
Duration: 4' 00"
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Chant sévère (2009)
for violin solo
Duration: 4' 00"
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Stukkatur (2008-2010)
for 2 pianos, 14 wind intrumentalists (fl/picc, ob/ca, A/Ebcl/bcl, bn/cbn, 2hn, 2tbn, tba) and percussion (I&II)
Duration: 50' 00"
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Amen, Lob, Preis und Herrlichkeit (2010)
for alto flute and bass flute
A kind of intonation of the hymn bearing the same name (Catholic Songbook 351) with a melody by Matin Luther (1539) and text by Christian Friedrich Sachse (1817).
Duration: 5' 00"
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Walliser Stunde (2010-2011)
Scardanelli-Songs II
for (mezzo) soprano, (bass) baritone and piano
Texts: Scardanelli, Torsten Preisser
Can be played as a closed cycle or individually.
Duration: 68' 00"
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Seht, es kommen Tage (2011)
for alto solo, chamber choir, piccolo, viola and harp
Text fragments by Cornelius Becker, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nelly Sachs, Hilde Domin and the prophet Amos.
Compiled and edited by Eva Tobler and Ulrich Gasser.
Commissioned by Cantus Konstanz under Claus G. Biegert,
premiered on Februar 24, 2013 in the Lutherkirche Constance.
Duration: 25' 30"
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Ich, Sibylle (2011-2012)
Music for a room with theatrical interlude
for small female ensemble, big choir, (chamber choir, speaking choir, female and male choir), 5 speakers/actors and 9 wind instruments (fl/pic, ob/ca, cl/bcl, bn/cbn, tpt, thn, hn, tbn, tba)
Text: the "Prophecies of Sybil" loosely adapted by Eva Tobler and Ulrich Gasser. A concert composition including Orlando di Lasso: three movements from the "Prophetiae Sibyllarum" (Sibylla Hellespontiaca, Sibylla Phrygia, Sibylla Agrippa), Johann Sebastian Bach: three chorals (Was betrübst du dich, Herzlich thut mich verlangen, Auf meinen lieben Gott).
Commissioned by the grammar school Neufeld Bern for the school's choirs under the batons of Bernhard Kunz, Christoph Marti and Bruno Späti.

Duration: 65' 00"
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Wer je sich in ein Labyrinth begeben ("Unverhofftes Wiedersehen") (2012-2013)
for soprano, horn and piano
Based on Johann Peter Hebel's calendar stories "Unverhofftes Wiedersehen" (1811), supplemented with fragments by Joseph Eichendorff, August Graf von Platen and Adalbert von Chamisso.
Text editing by Eva Tobler.
A work commissioned by the Musikwoche Braunwald Festival on the topic of "the new in the old, the old in the new" for the Trio Romantico (Rebecca Maeder, soprano; Christian Holenstein, horn; Josiane Marfurt, piano), premiered on July 4, 2013 in Braunwald.
Duration: 25' 00"
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Er ist gekommen, Feuer auf die Erde zu werfen (Apg.2) (2012-2013)
for a cappella chamber choir
Texts: Eva Tobler
Commissioned by the 'Festivals Europäische Kirchenmusik Schwäbisch-Gmünd' for the chamber choir CoroPiccolo Karlsruhe under the baton of Christian-Markus Raiser. World premiered on June 12, 2013 in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Duration: 12' 00"
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TransCredo (2012-2013)
for speaker, 2 sopranos, tenor, bass and mixed choir, wind instruments (fl, 2ob, 2bn, 2hn, 2tpt, 3tbn), timpani, strings and organ
Texts: Eva Tobler, Friedrich Nietzsche
for speaker, 2 sopranos, tenor, bass and mixed choir, wind instruments (fl, 2ob, 2bn, 2hn, 2tpt, 3tbn), timpani, strings and organ
A contemporary addition to the incomplete Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with nine texts relating to the credo by Eva Tobler and quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche's "Der tolle Mensch" and "Dem unbekannten Gott".
Commissioned by the 'Vereins Berner Abendmusiken' and the 'Berner Musikfestival'. World premiered on September 10, 2013 in Bern Minster by Rebecca Maeder, Ingrid Alexandre, Tino Brütsch, Samuel Zünd, Peter Schweiger, Berner Kantorei, Zürcher Barockorchester; conductor: Johannes Günther.
Duration: 24' 00"
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Simon mit dem Kreuz (2013)
A through-composed meditation on the Passion
for speaker, flutes and organ
Text by Eva Tobler with quotes from Christine Busta, Paul Celan, Peter Handke and the Bible.
Music from Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Kazuo Fukushima and Rolf Zürrer, in addition to the five new pieces Attaque, Passion-Paradis, Creux, Stèle funéraire und Cantique.
Duration: 55' 00"
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Attaque - Simon mit dem Kreuz I (2013)
for flute and organ
With Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Prélude from the 3rd Suite in G minor for flute solo.
Duration: 3' 30"
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Passion-Paradis – Simon mit dem Kreuz II (2013)
for bass flute and organ
Duration: 4' 20"
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Creux – Simon mit dem Kreuz III (2013)
for alto flute and organ
Duration: 1' 20"
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Stèle funéraire – Simon mit dem Kreuz IV (2013)
for flute and organ
Duration: 1' 20"
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Cantique – Simon mit dem Kreuz V (2013)
for alto flute an organ
Over the choral "So nimm denn meine Hände", KGB 695.
Duration: 4' 30"
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Diskographie
Celestial Ballroom (Vexer Verlag, St.Gallen, 2005)
Interpreten:
Klavierduo Petra Ronner Claudia Rüegg
Werke:
Gasser, Ulrich: Bilderbuch für zwei Klaviere – Vier Paprikafrüchte (1974)
Mit weiteren Werken von: John Cage, George Crumb, Lois V. Vierk
Festival l'art pour l'Aar. Januar 2005 (Müller &Schade Nr. 5043/2, 2005)
Interpreten:
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen
Spina, Anna
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Werke:
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Bach (2003)
Gasser, Ulrich: Engel, den toten Christus haltend, und Maria lächelt (1995)
Lehmann, Hans Ulrich: de profundis (1988-1989)
Marti, Heinz: Vierung und Umkreis (1967)
Wyttenbach, Jürg: Vier Kanzonen und Two nonsense Verses, an Epigram and a Madrigal (1964)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: Komposition für Oboe und Orgel (1964)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: Komposition für Flöte, Klarinette und Tonband (1971)
Andres, Daniel P.: Concerto für Bassposaune und Ensemble (2002)
Huber, Klaus: Ein Hauch von Unzeit III (1972)
Gut, Ursula: Mouchoirs (2005)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Hans Eugen Frischknecht, Jean-Luc Darbellay, Lukas Vogelsang, André Richard, Hans Studer, Stefan Daeppen, Alfred Schweizer, Christian Giger
Rotondo oder "die Kunst des Fügens" (stv/asm Nr. 16, 2002)
Werke:
Bärtschi, Werner: Rotondo (1999-1999)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Ulrich Gasser - Visio Stephani (Musikszene Schweiz Nr. MGB 6189, 2002)
Werke:
Gasser, Ulrich: Visio Stephani - oder wie der Heilige Stephanus zu Tode kam (1999-2000)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Kreuzende Wege - Komponistensekretariat Zürich (Grammont Porträt Nr. CTS-M 54, 1997)
Interpreten:
Griffiths, Howard
Werke:
Bärtschi, Werner: Federkopf (1996)
Gasser, Ulrich: Pasticcio (1995)
Keller, Max E.: Pentalog (1995-1996)
Wettstein, Peter: Ritornelli (1995)
Sigrist, Martin: INCROCIANDO ()
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Von der unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes (Jecklin szene sCHweiz Nr. JS 312-2, 1996)
Interpreten:
Les Joueurs de flûte
Werke:
Gasser, Ulrich: Von der unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes (1993-1995)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Bibliography
Gasser, Ulrich: Klaus Hubers "Senfkorn", in: Schweizerische Musikzeitung (Mai/Juni 1978) (1978)
Gasser, Ulrich: Passion II / Stationen. Komponisten stellen eigene Werke vor, in: Schweizerische Musikzeitung (Sept / Okt 1979) (1979)
Gasser, Ulrich: Forum Cantorum. Ein Komponist, in: Musik und Gottesdienst 6 (1980)
Gasser, Ulrich: Selbstporträt (Programmheft der Donaueschinger Musiktage), Donaueschingen 1980
Gasser, Ulrich: "Weitere gründe gott zu loben" (Dorothee Sölle). Versuch eines nachträglichen Arbeitsberichts, in: Anstösse 1 (1981)
Gasser, Ulrich: Zur Arbeit an der "Unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes", in: Musik und Kirche (Jan/Feb 1996) (1996)
Brotbeck, Roman: "In den Glutabend geworfen". Zur Uraufführung der "Scardanelli-Lieder" von Ulrich Gasser, in: Dissonanz 105 (2009), S. 41-42 [Internet]
Eidenbenz, Michael: Ulrich Gassers Oratorium "Der vierte König", in: Dissonanz 95 (2007), S. 44 [Internet]
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Spoerri, Bettina: Steine Passion Tod, in: Ulrich Gasser Komponist (Facetten, eine Publikation der Kulturstiftung des Kantons Thurgau 6), Verlag Niggli AG, Sulgen/Zürich 2005
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Von der unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes, in: Katalog zum szenischen Oratorium "Von der unerbittlichen Zufälligkeit des Todes", Schaffhausen 1995
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Der Vierte König, in: Katalog zum Oratorium "Der Vierte König" nach Edzard Schaper, hrsg. von Oratorienchor Frauenfeld, Frauenfeld 1991
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Werner, Rudolf: Ulrich Gasser, Martin Sigrist: Zwei Thurgauer Komponisten, in: Bodensee-Hefte 4 (1991)
Mahlert, Ulrich: Ulrich Gasser: Zwölf Bicinien (1982) für zwei Altblockflöten (Querflöten), in: Üben und Musizieren 2 (1986)
Installation - Klangraum - Musik. Leo Brunschwiler - Ulrich Gasser - Martin Gasser. Klangobjekte - Musik - Photographie, in: Katalog zur Ausstellung des Kunstvereins St. Gallen in St. Katharinen, St. Gallen 1983