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Schütter Meinrad

(21. 09. 1910 - 12. 01. 2006)

Schütter Meinrad
Ute Stoecklin
Multenweg 68
CH-4102 Binningen
Schweiz

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Internet: www.meinrad-schuetter.ch/index.htm

Biography
Meinrad Schütter, *21. 09. 1910, †12. 01. 2006. Composer. Student of Paul Hindemith et al.

Meinrad Schütter was born in Chur in the Canton of Graubünden, surrounded by three cultures: German, Romantsch and Italian. His mother sang and her wide repertoire already included songs by Othmar Schoeck, who became the child's first important influence. Later, the youngster would come under the spell of Arthur Honegger's and Igor Stravinsky's expressive music.
As a schoolboy Schütter had piano and organ lessons as well as theoretical instruction with Antoine Cherbuliez. After studies at the Zurich Conservatoire, Schütter travelled in Switzerland and abroad as an accompanist, received a small Rome scholarship in 1939, and studied by correspondence with Willy Burkhard during the war and with Paul Hindemith at Zurich University from 1950 to 1954. He earned his living at the Zurich Opera as ballet repetiteur and director of lighting, at the same time being active as a composer. Since 1976 he has lived as a freelance composer in Küsnacht (Canton of Zurich).
Meinrad Schütter was mainly autodidact. His music is characterized by transparency and density; he is concerned with tonal colour and chordal analysis. Still influenced in the "thirties" by Expressionism and "Neue Sachlichkeit", he soon created his own style, the "Fragmentary Composition", short segments containing quotations and collages. Concise rhythms, expressiveness, dance elements and a bent to humour and irony create a particularly personal style. Schütter works with free tonalities, nevertheless relating to all kinds of tonal progressions.
He wrote choral music, two masses, the opera "Medea", ballet music, orchestral works (one symphony a.o.), songs with instrumental accompaniment, 58 songs with piano, piano music, chamber music and one piano concerto. In his songs we can recognize the width of his stylistic development, ranging from the traditions of Hindemith and Schoeck to the "Second Viennese School". His vocal church music ranges in scope from the Gregorian melodic style to polyphony using free tonality.
In his youth Schütter was considered an extreme modernist (A. Cherbuliez, 1938), but his path was never revolutionary; he preferred a progressive development. In his later works he achieves a new lightness and intensity of colour, expression and movement.
Meinrad Schütter died in Küsnacht/Zürich.

Ute Stoecklin


Work list
Vier kleine Stücke für Klavier (1933/60)
I. Hommage à Paul Hindemith
II. Hommage à Paul Hindemith
III. Kinderreigen im Hinterhof
IV. Regentag im Schrebergarten
Duration: 4' 50"
Manuscript
Serenade (1934/70)
for voice and string trio
Texts: Hermann Hesse
Duration: 12' 30"
Manuscript
Sonate für Klavier (1934/54)
Duration: 13' 30"
Manuscript
Serenade (1934/87)
for flute, oboe and clarinet
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
"Gute Nacht, gute Nacht! Liebchen sieh." (1934)
for soprano, flute and viola
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Wess' Leben so sich endet (1934)
for male choir
Texts: Wolfram von Eschenbach
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
2 Stücke für Violoncello und Klavier (2 pieces for violoncello and piano) (1935/46)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Präludium und Postludium (1936/93)
for piano
Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript
Vor der Ernte (1936)
for voice and string quartet (or string orchestra)
Texts: Martin Greiff
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Phantasie (1936)
for oboe d'amore and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Kyrie (1938)
for soprano, piano or organ
Texts: M. Schmid
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Sonatine für Klavier (1939/55)
Duration: 6' 00"
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Ave Maria (1939/68)
for soprano, piano or organ
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
6 Variationen über ein portugiesisches Weihnachtslied "Adeste fideles" (6 Variations over a Portugese Christmas Carol "Adeste fideles") (1939)
for piano
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
"Die Liebende schreibt" (1939)
for soprano and chamber orchestra (1fl.1ob.1bn/1hn/str)
Texts: J. W. v. Goethe
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
1. Suite (1939/55)
for clarinet and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Choral I (1940)
for soprano, piano or organ
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Choral "Ach komm füll' unsere Seelen ganz" (1943)
for mixed choir
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Lamentatiun dal pulin, dall'ochetta e dal pulaster (1943-1944)
Popular canzone in the Romanic language
for medium/high voice
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
2 Bündner Scherzlieder (2 Grisonian joking songs) (1944)
for high voice and piano
I Es wird si ätte muusä (1'45'')
II Das "Langwieser Lied" (3'20'')
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Wanderers Nachtlied (1948)
for male choir and large orchestra
Texts: J. W. v. Goethe
Duration: 3' 30"
Manuscript
Et incarnatus est (1950)
for soprano, flute, oboe and string quintet
Multiple strings also possible.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Grosse Messe (Grand Mass) (1950/70)
for mixed choir, soli and organ
Duration: 38' 00"
Manuscript
"Dr Joggeli sött go Birli schüttle" (1951)
Chamber ballet
for 8 dancers, 2 pianos and percussion
After a series of images by Lisa Wenger.
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Introduzione e Passacaglia aus dem Ballett "Der Joggeli sött go Birli schüttle" (introduction and passacaglia from the ballet "Der Joggeli sött go Birli schüttle") (1951/86)
Adaptation
for 2 pianos
Manuscript
Introduzione e Passacaglia (1951/86)
From the ballet "Der Joggeli sött go Birli schüttle"
for 2 pianos
Manuscript
Ricercare (1946-1952)
for orchestra
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
"Medea" (1941-1952)
Opera in 3 acts
Loosely based on poetry by Franz Grillparzer, Euripides, Apollonius Rhodins and Jean Anouilh.
Cast:
Kreon, King of Corinth – bass
Kreusa, his daughter – soprano
Jason – tenor
Aigeus, King of Athens – baritone
Medea – soprano
Gora, Medea's nurse – soprano
A chorus leader, a slave
2 boys, children of Jason and Medea
Herold's attendant
The myths
Instrumentation:
3largefl(3small).3ob(3ca).3cl(3bcl,asx,tsx).3bn(3cbn)/4hn.3tbn.tba/timp.perc/pf(cel).hp/xyl.glock/str
Duration: 2h 30' 00"
Manuscript
"Medea" - 2nd version (1941-1952/05)
Loosely based on poetry by Franz Grillparzer, Euripides, Apollonius Rhodins, Jean Anouilh and Robinson Jeffers.
Shortened concertante version 2005, for 4 soloists, speaker and piano.
Adaptation: Ute Stoecklin and Peter Niklaus Sterner.
Duration: 50' 00"
Manuscript
Triptychon (1952)
for soprano and organ
1. Praeludium
2. "Wanderers Nachtlied" (J. W. v. Goethe)
3. Postludium
Duration: 7' 30"
Manuscript
Ögls e stailas (1953)
for male choir
Texts: Men Rauch
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Zuspruch (1953)
for mixed choir
Texts: N. Währing
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
2 Chorsätze für Frauenstimmen (1954)
for female choir
Zwischen Berg und tiefem Tal
Ach Mutter, gib mir keinen Mann
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Hymnus "Tantum ergo" (1954)
for mixed choir
Texts: Thomas von Aquin
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Suite (1955)
for small orchestra (1fl.2cl.1bn/2hn.tpt/dm/str)
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Fragment (1957/97)
for viola and piano
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Tanzstück (1957)
for piano
Duration: 2' 10"
Manuscript
Verbunkos (Chanson et danse hongroise) (1957)
for violin and piano
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Verbunkos (1957)
for four-handed piano
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Psalm (Mariä Verkündigung) (1958)
for mezzo-soprano and organ
Duration: 1' 40"
Manuscript
"Der Wunsch des Liebhabers" (from the Chinese) (1958)
for soprano, flue, clarinet-A, viola, violoncello and piano
Texts: Hans Bethge
Multiple strings also possible.
Duration: 1' 45"
Manuscript
Offertorium "Ad ducam eos" (1962)
for mixed choir
Duration: 2' 00"
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Trost (1964)
for female choir
Texts: N. Währing
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Duo concertante "Quasi una Fantasia" (1966)
for violin, viola and orchestra
Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Liebe leidet nicht, Gesellen (1967/77)
for male choir and organ
Texts: J. W. v. Goethe
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Fünf Varianten und Metamorphose (1939-1969)
for chamber orchestra (1fl.1ob.1cl.1bn/2hn.1tpt/1timp/str)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Widmung (1969)
for 2 violins and viola
Manuscript
Invention I (1969)
for 2 clarinets in B
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Invention II (1969)
for oboe and 2 clarinets in B
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Sinfonie in einem Satz (symphony in one movement) (1939-1970/99)
for orchestra (2fl.2ob.2cl.2bn/3hn.2tpt.2tbn/perc/hp/str)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Albumblatt (1970)
for piano
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Sonett (1970)
for soprano and piano
Texts: P. W. Müller
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Brotspruch (1970)
for high voice and piano
Texts: M. Mumenthaler
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Hat Münchhausen wirklich gelogen? (1970)
Ballad
for baritone and piano
Texts: Max Mumenthaler
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Fuge (1971)
for piano
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Ballata del pastore (1973)
for voice, violin, violoncello and piano
Texts: G. de Signori
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Piccina, non piagnucolare (1973)
for voice, violin, violoncello and piano
Texts: G. de Signori
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Nachmittag eines Clavizimbels (1973)
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Clavis Astartis magica I (1973)
for violin and piano
Metamorphosis after a melody from the opera "Faust" by Ferruccio Busoni.
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Clavis Astartis magica II (1973/95)
for violin solo
Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript
Schwere Nacht (1973)
for male choir
Texts: A. Frey
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Marsch (march) (1974)
for orchestra
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Anrufung I-III (1974/95)
for mixed choir
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Da geht der Zug der Brüder (1975)
for mixed choir and guitar
Texts: Martin Schmid
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Zitate (1975)
for solo voice, choir, speaker, violas, violoncelli and piano
Texts: J.W.v. Goethe, J. Swift, M. Schütter
Manuscript
"Geburtstagslied" from "Dichtung und Wahrheit" (1975)
for soprano and string orchestra
Texts: J.W. von Goethe
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Metamorphose (1975)
for string orchestra
Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript
Laudatio (1976)
for voice and string trio
Manuscript
Fuge (1976)
for soprano, bass, speaker and string trio
Manuscript
Erhebung (1977)
for medium voice and organ
Texts: U. M. Strub
Duration: 1' 20"
Manuscript
Neujahr (1978)
for female choir and guitar
Texts: Max Mumenthaler
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Herbei, oh ihr Gläubigen (Adeste Fideles) (1978/92)
for choir, oboe and string orchestra
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Herbei, oh, ihr Gläubigen (1979)
for violin or clarinet and organ
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Herbei, oh ihr Gläubigen (Adeste fideles) (1979)
for violin, clarinet and organ
Manuscript
Hymnus (1979)
for mixed choir
Texts: Venantius Fortunatus
Manuscript
Hymnus (1979/96)
for mixed a-cappella choir with tenor solo
Texts: Venantius Fortunatus
2nd version.
Manuscript
Suite (1979)
for violoncello solo
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Da geht der Zug der Brüder (1979)
for soprano and piano
Texts: M. Schmid
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Das "Beinwurstlied" (1979/91)
for male choir
Texts: E. Hügli
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Der Abend (1980)
for baritone and chamber orchestra (2large fl.1ca.2cl(bcl).1bn/1hn/timp.cym/hp/str)
Texts: René Louis Piachaud
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Rübezahl (1980)
Christmas fairytale
piano excerpt
Texts: Rolf Frickert
Manuscript
Praeludium (1980)
for piano
Duration: ' 45"
Manuscript
5 kleine Variationen über ein Kinderlied (5 Small Variations over a Children's Song) (1980)
for piano
Duration: 2' 20"
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Lied der Flösser I (1981)
for high voice and piano
Texts: M. Strub
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
5 persische Lieder und Tänze (5 Persian songs and dances) (1981)
for piano
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Concentus (1981)
for string orchestra
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Antienne du chant grégorien (1982)
for organ
Manuscript
Porcorum causa (1982)
for male choir and piano
Texts: Vigoleis Thelen
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Porcorum causa (1982)
for speaker and piano
Texts: Alb. Vigoleis Thelen
Manuscript
Variationen über einen Rhythmus (variations over a rhythm) (1982)
for piano
Duration: 4' 20"
Manuscript
Kriminal-Gedichte des M. E. Bachmann (the criminal poems of M. E. Bachmann) (1983)
for speaker and chamber orchestra (1fl.1cl/1hn.1tpt/timp.perc/pf/str)
Manuscript
Lied der Flösser II (1983)
for male choir and piano
Texts: M. Strub
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Abendlied (1983)
for medium voice and piano (organ)
Texts: U. M. Strub
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Ricercare (1983)
for oboe, clarinet, horn (poss. 2 clarinets) and bassoon
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Melodie (melody) (1983)
Adaptation Gluck-Kreisler
for violoncello and organ
Duration: 1' 25"
Manuscript
Sonate (1984)
for violoncello and piano
Manuscript
2. Suite (1984)
for clarinet and piano
After a piece of music for stage.
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Abschied vom Walde (1984)
for mixed choir
Texts: J. v. Eichendorff
Manuscript
Der Jäger Abschied (1984)
for mixed choir
Texts: J. v. Eichendorff
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Kanon (quote from J.W. v. Goethe) (1985)
for violin and clarinet
Manuscript
5 Variationen über "Macht hoch die Tür" (5 variations over "Macht hoch die Tür") (1985)
for soprano solo, choir, flute, trumpets, brass ensemble or organ
Manuscript
Klavierkonzert (piano concert) (1985)
for piano and string orchestra
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
Szenische Kantate (scenic cantata) (1985)
Medicinal cantata
for voice, speaker, flute, piano and harpsichord
Duration: 15' 30"
Manuscript
Herbei, oh ihr Gläubigen (1985)
for voice and organ
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Antiquarisch (1985)
for 2 clarinets and bassoon
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Bläser-Oktett (wind octet) (1985)
for 1 fl, 1 ob, 3 cl, 2 bn, 1 hn
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Morgen (1986)
for male choir and piano
Texts: Gottfried Keller
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
4 Stücke (4 pieces) (1987)
for clarinet
Duration: 10' 00"
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Musik für Klavier in einer "Nicht-nicht-Form" (music for piano in a "not-not-form") (1987)
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Spruch (1987)
for male or female voices (2-part)
Texts: J. W. v. Goethe
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
Antiphon Joel II und Ruth Esther (1979-1988)
for mixed choir
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Churer Legende von Spukgeistern und Spiegeleien (1988)
for piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Metamorphose II (1988)
for string quartet
Manuscript
Pastorale I (1988)
for string orchestra
Duration: 3' 30"
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Pastorale II (1988)
for clarinet and string orchestra
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Pastorale III (1988)
for string orchestra
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Pastorale IV (1988)
for voice and string orchestra
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Antienne du chant grégorien (Salve Regina) (1988)
for mezzo-soprano and organ
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Notturno (1988)
for violin and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
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4 Klavierstücke (4 piano pieces) (1989)
1. "Auf ein altes Bild"
2. "Studie"
3. "Tanz der Spukgeister im Scaläratobel"
4. "... oder wie die Zeit vergeht"
Duration: 10' 00"
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Humoreske (Hommage à Francis Poulenc) (1989/96)
for clarinet or viola and piano
Version for viola 1996.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Kleine Messe (small Mass) (1989)
for 2 voices, female choir and organ
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Humoreske (1989)
Homage to Francis Poulenc
for clarinet and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
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Marsch (1990)
for small orchestra (1fl.1cl/1tpt/timp/pf/str)
Manuscript
Streichquartett (string quartet) (1990)
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Stadtbrunnen (1990)
for male choir
Texts: U. M. Strub
Duration: 2' 10"
Manuscript
Adorazione dei Pastori (1991)
for organ
Duration: 3' 00"
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Lied der Flösser III (1991)
for male choir
Texts: U. M. Strub
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Ricercare (1991)
for piano
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
5 Lieder nach Gedichten von Flandrina von Salis (5 lieder after poems by Flandrina von Salis) (1991)
for mezzo-soprano and piano
I Ich trage deinen Namen
II Sommer
III Bange dein Anlitz
IV Lass mich Gitarre sein
V Nichts
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Canto ermetico (1991)
for piano
Duration: 3' 30"
Manuscript
Quiete (1991)
for voice, flute, violin, viola and violoncello
Texts: Giuseppe Ungaretti
Multiple strings also possible.
Duration: 3' 30"
Manuscript
Bap nos (Vater unser) (Our Father) (1992)
for mixed choir
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
"Mit meinem Gott geh' ich zur Ruh" (1992)
Partita
for organ
Duration: 4' 00"
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Postludium (1992)
for organ
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Lied der Flösser IV (1992)
for male choir and chamber orchestra
Texts: M. Strub
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Antiphon und Responsorium zum Karfreitag, Joel II (antiphon and responsory for Good Friday, Joel II) (1992)
for soprano, piano or organ
Also in a version for mixed choir.
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Adorazione dei pastori (1992)
for choir, flute and string orchestra
Duration: 3' 30"
Manuscript
Trio (1992)
for 3 clarinets (basset horn)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Foxtrott (1988-1993)
for four-handed piano
Collage after "L'enfant et les Sortilèges" de M. Ravel and a carol.
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript
Eines Strolches Trostlied (1993)
for male choir
Texts: W. Mehring
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Invention III (1993)
for flute and piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Romanze (1993)
for horn and piano
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Anagramm (1993)
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Chor seliger Knaben und heiliger Anachoreten (Pater Seraphicus) (1993)
for choir and chamber orchestra (1fl.1cl-B/hn/str)
Freom Faust II (J. W. v. Goethe).
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Pascas (1993)
for choir, flute and strings
Texts: Ser Mattli Conrad
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Urworte Orphisch (1993)
for medium voice and piano
Texts: J. W. v. Goethe
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Invention IV (1993)
for clarinet and piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Herbei, oh ihr Gläubigen (1994)
for clarinet and organ
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Chanzuns da la not - Lieder der Nacht (1994)
Three Romanic lieder after poems by Andri Peer
for voice (recitative) and piano
I L'Alba (2'30'')
II Zona dal Plaschair (5')
III Favuogn (3'30'')
Duration: 11' 00"
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Romanza (1994)
for male choir
Texts: Jean-Paul de Dadelsen
Duration: 2' 00"
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Vier alte Spielmannsweisen (four old gleeman forms) (1933-1995)
for medium voice and piano
I Wess' Leben so sich endet (Wolfram von Eschenbach), 1933/70 (1'20'')
II Deutsche Spielmannsweise I (Walther von der Vogelweide, Chançona tedesca aus einer toskanischen Handschrift, 14. Jahrhundert), 1934 (50''): "Ir sult sprechen willekomen"
III Deutsche Spielmannsweise II (Neidhart von Reuental), 1995 (1'): "Mayenzeit one neidt"
IV Minnelied (Dichter unbekannt), 1933/70 (1'20''): "Nachtigall sing"
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Bagatelle (1993-1995)
for horn and piano
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Consolazione (1995)
for clarinet and organ
Manuscript
Clownesque (1995)
A pantomime
for one dancer and piano
Manuscript
Ausgewählte Lieder für mittlere oder hohe Stimme und Klavier (Heft 1: Lieder für mittlere Stimme) (selection of songs for medium or high voice and piano (booklet 1: songs for medium voice)) (1931-1996)
1. Vorfrühling (Max Dauthendey) 1934 (2'23'')
2. Herbsttag (R. M. Rilke) 1934 (1'57'')
3. Ernste Stunde (R. M. Rilke) 1935 (1'46'')
4. Der Tod (M. Claudius) 1956/76 (1'22'')
5. Dumonda (G. Caduff) 1931 (2'17'')
6. Pos o matg (G. Caduff) 1962 (3'27')
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Ausgewählte Lieder für mittlere oder hohe Stimme und Klavier (Heft 2: Lieder für mittlere Stimme) (selection of songs for medium or high voice and piano (booklet 2: songs for medium voice)) (1931-1996)
1. Morgentau (K. Stamm) 1934 (2'02'')
2. Die müden Sterne (K. Stamm) 1934 (2')
3. Südliches Glockenspiel (K. Stamm) 1934 (2'24'')
4. Abgrund (N. Währing) 1934/39 (1'34'')
5. Denn: Aller Anfang ist schwer (W. Mehring) 1980 (2'48'')
6. In der Hängematte (R. Münch) 1990 (2'17'')
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Ausgewählte Lieder für mittlere oder hohe Stimme und Klavier (Heft 3: Lieder für mittlere Stimme) (selection of songs for medium or high voice and piano (booklet 3: songs for medium/high voice)) (1931-1996)
1. Hochzeitslied (aus dem Jugoslawischen), 1933 (1'40'')
2. Vor der Ernte (M. Greif), 1936 (1')
3. Kyrie (M. Schmid), 1938 (2')
4. Als er seiner Magdalis nichts zum grünen Donnerstag schenken konnte (Joh. Chr. Günther, 1695-1723), 1933 (2')
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Ausgewählte Lieder für mittlere oder hohe Stimme und Klavier (Heft 4: Lieder für mittlere Stimme) (selection of songs for medium or high voice and piano (booklet 4: songs for medium/high voice)) (1931-1996)
1. Herbst - Haiku (Flandrina v. Salis, "Wahrnehmungen"), 1993 (2'20'')
2. Ein Blick (Eric Waldmann), 1994/96 (2'10'')
3. Sehnsucht (G. Karst), 1960/96 (1'55'')
4. Matg (G. Caduff) in romanischer Sprache (Bearbeitung), 1955/77 (3')
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Ausgewählte Lieder für mittlere oder hohe Stimme und Klavier (Heft 5: Lieder für mittlere Stimme) (selection of songs for medium or high voice and piano (booklet 5: songs for medium/high voice)) (1931-1996)
1. Reisen (Robert Walser), 1991 (2'35'')
2. Chanson (M. Mumenthaler), 1981 (3'30'')
3. Plainte et complainte d'un pauv' vieux chien (Walter Mehring, "Grosses Ketzerbrevier"), 1985/96 (2')
4. Nächtliche Lampe (Alb. Vigoleis Thelen), 1980 (2'45'')
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Nachtstücke I und II (Spiegelungen) (1986-1996)
for flute, clarinet, piano and harpsichord
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Adorazione dei pastori (1993/96)
for mixed a-cappella choir (with tenor solo)
2nd version for mixed a-cappella choir with tenor solo (1996).
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Trio in einem Satz (trio in one movement) (1996)
for violin, violoncello and piano
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Portugiesische Weihnacht (Portugese Christmas) (1996)
for piano
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Aus den Weihnachtsbriefen an Frieda Mermet (from the Christmas letters to Frieda Mermet) (1996)
for speaker, flute, string quartet and piano
Texts: Robert Walser
Manuscript
Poema (1997)
for flute and piano
Duration: 4' 00"
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Zwei Gesänge nach Texten von Nelly Sachs (two songs after texts by Nelly Sachs) (1997)
for alto/mezzo-soprano, tenor, flute and piano
1. Schmetterling for mezzo-soprano and piano (3')
2. Der Steinsammler for alto/mezzo-soprano, tenor, flute and piano (6')
Duration: 9' 00"
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Kinderlied (1997)
for trumpet and piano
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Aus den Weihnachtsbriefen an Frieda Mermet (1998)
version for speaker, flute and piano
Texts: Robert Walser
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Fürchte dich nicht (1998)
for mixed choir
Texts: Martin Schmid
Manuscript
Auszug (1998)
for mixed choir
Texts: Martin Schmid
Manuscript
Duo (1998)
for flute and cello
After a scene from "The Frogs" by Aristophanes.
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Zuspruch II (1998)
for mixed choir
Texts: Nandor Währing
Manuscript
Zahme Xenien (1998)
for mixed choir
Texts: J.W. v. Goethe
Duration: 1' 00"
Manuscript
"Bernadetten-Lieder" (1998)
6 miniatures
for piano
Duration: 5' 00"
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Stück (1998)
for violoncello and piano
Duration: 4' 30"
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Nämlich (1998)
for bass, baritone and piano
Texts: Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Manuscript
Skarthi (1998)
for violoncello and piano
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Separate Einbildungen (Polish: Odrebne Ficcje) (1999)
for violin, clarinet, violoncello and piano
With accompanying texts by Stanislav Jerzy Lec from "Allerletzte unfrisierte Gedanken" (Mysli nieuczesane).
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Gommer Suite (Dix Miniatures valaisannes) (1999)
for flute, violin, viola
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Jul-Lied für Kaya (2000)
Miniature
for piano
Duration: ' 40"
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Medidation (2001)
for organ
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Gedenk (2001)
for horn and piano
Texts: J.v. Eichendorff
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Promenades à Mannheim (2001)
6 pieces
for flute solo
3 cadences to Carl Stamitz: concert for flute and orchestra G major op. 29, 2001
3 cadences to W.A. Mozart: concert for flute and orchestra G major op. KV 313 (285c)
Duration: 7' 00"
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De Leonardo Pisano (2001)
for organ
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Monsieur Fibronacci fait ses compliments (2001)
Miniature
for piano
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Fern im Osten wird es helle (2001)
for one voice, flute and piano
Texts: Novalis
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Gesang (2001)
for one voice, cello and piano
Texts: Hermann Kükelhaus
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Das Ende des Festes (2002)
for male choir
Texts: Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Novellette (2004)
for organ
After the tale "Die Ziege des Herrn Seguin" by Alphonse Daudet.
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Am Gürtel Orions (2004)
for violoncello solo and speaker or "speaking cello"
Texts: Andreas Neeser
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Fanfaren (2004)
for 3tpt, 2hn, 1 ttbn, drums
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Quartett (2005)
for oboe, trumpet, bassoon and cello
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Suite (2005)
for flute solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Grundungen (2005)
for violoncello solo and speaker
Texts: Andreas Neeser
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
schweizer
Manuscript
Diskographie
Swiss String Quartets (Guild Nr. GMCD 7303, 2006)
Werke:
Schmid, Erich: Streichquartett, op. 4 (1930-1931/1934)
Schaeuble, Hans: Musik, op. 19 (1934-1935/1979/1980)
Schütter, Meinrad: Streichquartett (1990)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Hesperos - 20th Century Songs. Switzerland (Guild Nr. 7254, 2002)
Werke:
Schoeck, Othmar: Zwölf Eichendorff-Lieder, op. 30 (1917-1918)
Scartazzini, Andrea Lorenzo: Sappho-Lieder (2002)
Schütter, Meinrad: Chanzuns da la not - Lieder der Nacht (1994)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Meinrad Schütter: Kammermusik - Instrumental begleitete Gesänge 1939-1998 (Swiss pan Nr. 510316, 2000)
Interpreten:
Derungs, Gion Antoni
Werke:
Schütter, Meinrad: Clavis Astartis magica II (1973/1995)
Schütter, Meinrad: Trio in einem Satz (1996)
Schütter, Meinrad: Duo (1998)
Schütter, Meinrad: Poema (1997)
Schütter, Meinrad: Trio (1992)
Schütter, Meinrad: Chanzuns da la not - Lieder der Nacht (1994)
Schütter, Meinrad: Quiete (1991)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Meinrad Schütter
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Schütter - Schäuble (Musikszene Schweiz Nr. MGB CD 6162, 2000)
Interpreten:
Griffiths, Howard
Zürcher Kammerorchester
Werke:
Schütter, Meinrad: Pastorale II (1988)
Schütter, Meinrad: Klavierkonzert (1985)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Hans Schäuble
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Christ Ascended (Guild Music LTD Nr. GMCG 7177, 1999)
Werke:
Schütter, Meinrad: Adorazione dei Pastori (1991)
Schütter, Meinrad: "Mit meinem Gott geh' ich zur Ruh" (1992)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Paul Müller-Zürich, Hans Schaeuble, Adolf Brunner, Josef Scheel, Othmar Schoeck
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