Harp

Mela Meierhans
Vagabundinnen (1992)
for flute, string trio, harp (or bass), piano and electronic tape (CD/DAT or MD)
Texts: Christina Thürmer-Rohr
Duration: 13' 00"
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Bruno Stöckli
Dal peso di un piccolo uccel (1991)
Seven pieces
for female voice and instrumental ensemble (fl.cl/pf.hp/perc/vn.vc.db)
Texts: Erika Burkart
Duration: 15' 00"
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Thomas David Müller
Trauerarbeit (1978)
for viola, double-bass, harp, piano and percussion (six players in total)
Quite quiet music, easy to perform.
Duration: 7' 00"
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Alfons Karl Zwicker
Erfrorene Träume (1990-1992)
Cycle based on poems by Josef Kopf
for mezzo-soprano and ensemble (fl(pic).cl(bcl)/hp.pf.hpd/2vn.va.vc.db)
Texts: Josef Kopf
Large-scale song cycle in which the metaphors of ice, cold and freezing are centralised. The leading part for the mezzo-soprano is extremely demanding in the emotional and technical areas. (Vocal range e# - b").
Duration: 29' 00"
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Benedikt Wolfgang Schiefer
Kadenz (2007)
for 2 celli, double bass and harp
Duration: 9' 00"
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Sarah Haessig
Die Geister am Mummelsee (2008)
Melodrama
for voice, string quartet, flute and harp
Over a poem by Eduard Mörike.
Difficult interplay.
Duration: 9' 00"
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Felix Baumann
Le guetteur mélancolique (1994)
for two clarinets, two harps, piano, six percussion, two orators and four choir groups
Texts: Guillaume Apollinaire
For the 'Stadelhofer Death Dance'. A spatially performable score based on texts by Guillaume Apollinaire about the transition from this world to the next. Speechlessness in the face of death, a dance around the grave and the crossing of the threshold.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Rico Gubler
Network (1997)
for flute, viola and harp
Duration: 7' 00"
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CHF: 31.00
Josef Kost
Vesper (1994)
for amateur choir, youth choir (both also speaking choirs), congregation, mezzo-soprano, baritone, liturgist, harp, organ and two percussion
Texts: Bibel / Liturgie
A composition in various scores based on texts from Psalms and paraphrases on the subject of creation. Both the youth and amateur choirs are accompanied by the organ or percussion instruments; the singing congregation is accompanied by harp and drums, and the female and male cantor are accompanied by marimbaphone.Intermediate to difficult level.Liturgical duration: 60'
Duration: 31' 00"
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Martin Wendel
Trio für Flöte, Viola und Harfe, op. 8 (1956)
The sounds of this instrumentation almost always calls associations with “Once upon a time….” The fairy tale begins…
Duration: 13' 00"
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Alfons Karl Zwicker
Tropfen auf Stein (1995)
Cycle based on poems by Elisabeth Heck
for baritone, flute (pic, afl, bfl), harp, piano, one percussion and viola
Texts: Elisabeth Heck
Very introspective and contemplative song cycle with an increasingly ruminant character. A very subtle and diversified sound world whose centre is the metaphor of stone in all its varieties.
Duration: 30' 00"
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Thomas K. J. Mejer
Le chant des livrées (1992)
for flute, viola and harp
In ‘Le chant des livrées’, two old “chansons du mariage” were combined, rhythmically superimposed and their sounds distilled.
Duration: 6' 20"
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Claude Ferrier
Le Chemin sans traces (1996)
for baritone and instrumental quintet (fl.cl/hp/va.vc)
Texts: Henri Gaberel
Based on the poem by Henri Gaberel.Version for orchestra (2(pic).2(ca).2(bcl)2(cbn)/4.2.3.1/4perc/hp.cel/str) available from the composer.
Duration: 16' 00"
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George Barcos
Poemas Encantados (1992)
for four harps
1. El guajiro y la serpiente 2. Luces del trópico 3. La isla del olvido 4. El papagayo adivino
Duration: 12' 00"
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Daniel Weissberg
Wi(e)der (1993)
for harp solo
A widening of the harp's sound spectrum using preparation and unconventional playing techniques.
Duration: 9' 00"
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CHF: 23.00
Josef Kost
... du wirst schon sehen ... (1996)
for boy and mixed choir, clarinet, harp and double-bass
Texts: Hans Leopold Davi
To stimulate moments of pause and contemplation, whether at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of life. Medium level of difficulty - also suitable for an amateur choir.
Duration: 18' 00"
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Alfred Felder
Cercles (1992)
for flute, clarinet, harp, string quartet and double-bass
Duration: 12' 00"
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CHF: 26.00
Valentin Marti
Expansion of a Verse (2000)
for alto flute, basset horn, violoncello and harp
A further independent version of ‘Re-version of a Verse’ which was left open for harmonic and formal additions. Intertwining structured sound surfaces; timbral changes.
First performed: 12.5.00, Zumikon by I.Bende (fl), V.Wandeler (bhn), B.Göttert (vc), I.-L. Stettler-Jansen (hp), Philipp Hefti (cond.).

Duration: 9' 45"
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Alfred Felder
Nachtgesang (1993)
Music
for flute, viola and harp
The spirit of the healing ritual "night song" of the Navajo Indians translated into music.
Duration: 17' 00"
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Claude Ferrier
Condensations (1998)
for sextet (fl.hn.asx/hp.cel/gtr)
Duration: 9' 00"
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George Barcos
Piezas Íntimas (1999)
for flute, bassoon and harp
Nocturnal - Danzón - Poema Místico.
Duration: 9' 30"
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Claude Ferrier
4 petites pièces (1999)
for eight instrumentalists (fl.cl.bn/perc/hp/2vn.vc)
Duration: 6' 00"
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Valentin Marti
Notizen und Gravur (2003)
for mandolin, guitar and harp

Duration: 10' 00"
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Mischa Käser
Six Pieces (1992)
for flute, viola and harp
Also required for one of these pieces: a pedal bass drum, some glasses and stones.
Duration: 16' 00"
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Henri Scolari
Le Christ voilé (1948)
Catata
for baritone and instruments (1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1/hn/hp/vn.va.vc(db ad lib.))
Texts: Patrice de la Tour du Pin
Fusion of a series of twelve tones with a constant reference to tonality.
Very expressive French poetry.
Duration: 19' 00"
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Thomas K. J. Mejer
Macula Matris (1995-1996)
for seven musicians (fl(pic,bfl,cbfl).cl(bcl,cbcl).bn(cbn)/tbn/hp/perc/vc), seven orators and seven dancers.
Texts: Hermann Berger, André Gide, Marisa Holder, Elfriede Jelinek, Milan Kundera, Irmgard Morgner, Karin Struck
A stage work, somewhere between performance and installation.
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CHF: 200.00
Maria A. Niederberger
Concerto for Oboe and Instrumental Ensemble (1999-2000)
for oboe solo, flute (piccolo), clarinet, horn, harp, two violins, viola, violoncello and double-bass
This piece is suitable for oboe and ensemble but oboe and a small orchestra is preferable. The oboe is very demanding but the harp and horn also play important parts.
Duration: 20' 00"
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Laurent Mettraux
Miroir du silence, M. 514 (1995)
for harp
Myterious and ruminant work, almost oriental. In the middle the piece retrogrades back to the beginning.
Duration: 10' 00"
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CHF: 16.00
Pierre Thoma
Whisperings (Murmures) (1992)
for 4 harps
Duration: 12' 00"
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(Material: sFr. 40.-; € 40.-)
René Wohlhauser
Quantenströmung (1996)
Ergon 23
for flute, viola and harp (harp trio)
'Quantum streaming' is defined by Gilles Deleuze as the transition of one energy state to another. In this piece I am mainly interested in the different energy forms, primarily potential energy and kinetic energy: What is the nature of the positional condition and the positional orientation, resp. energy density and energy transformation capabilities which charge a potential energy and set a process in motion.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Vladislav Jaros
Ungarische Rhapsodie (2006)
for flute (or violin), bassoon (or bass clarinet or violin) and piano (or harp)
A varied music full of life with an Hungarian rhythm.
1 - fl.bn.hp
2 - fl.bn.pf
3 - fl.bcl.pf
4 - v.vc.pf
Duration: 12' 00"
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Eric Gaudibert
Zwielicht (1990)
for flute and harp
Zwielicht = Twilight
Uses the piccolo flute and the alto flute in G. Written almost entirely in space notation. High level of difficulty.
Accessories: a bow for the harp.

Duration: 11' 30"
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Rico Gubler
nel blu (2006)
13 marches for decimated plucked-instrument orchestra
for mandolin, guitar and harp
Duration: 7' 00"
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CHF: 39.00
Ruedi Debrunner
SOHO (2007)
for saxophone quartet, harp and string orchestra
Duration: 19' 00"
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Walter Baer
Das Symposion des Xenophanes (2003)
Cantata
for soli (AB from the choir) two choirs, flute, oboe, harp percussion and organ
Texts: Xenophanes von Kolophon, Marie Luise Kaschnitz
The two choirs are situated as far apart as possible. The vocal parts are demanding both for the soloists and the choir.
Duration: 38' 00"
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CHF: 60.00
Walter Baer
Concerto (2007)
for alto saxophone, string orchestra, harp, vibraphone and marimbaphone
Duration: 21' 00"
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CHF: 52.00
Hans-Jürg Meier
Schwärme von Lichtfischen (2008)
for 6 pianos and 8 pairs of high instruments (flutes, clarinets, trumpets, cornets, harps and violins)
Spatial composition based on a text by Elisabeth Binder (from "Orfeo"). For students.
Duration: 8' 30"
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(Stimmen beim Autor)
Hansruedi Willisegger
Impressionen (1967)
for eight instruments (fl.cl/hn/cel/hp.pf/2perc)
Duration: 15' 00"
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CHF: 47.00
Walter Baer
Lichtspuren (2011)
for harp and piano
This duo is composed of several parts differing in character, tempo and meter. The parts are to be performed atacca.
Duration: 15' 00"
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Martin Wendel
Solo für Harfe, op. 58 (1992)
A colourful, tonally differentiated ‘address’ using the minimum of material and with as direct a resemblance to spoken language as possible.
Duration: 4' 30"
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CHF: 13.00
Michel Hostettler
Le Renard et la Rose (1997)
for flute and harp
Duration: 4' 30"
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CHF: 18.00
(With flute part)
Urs Peter Schneider
Robert Walser Trilogie II,3: Studje drej (1996)
for female speaker or harp solo (et al)
Duration: variabel
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CHF: 16.00
Balz Trümpy
Tarots (2012)
for mezzo-soprano and harp
Texts: Niki de Saint Phalle
These nine pieces set to music texts written about the tarot cards by Niki de Saint Phalle. The texts are 'programme notes' for her sculptures in the "Jardin des Tarots".
Duration: 16' 00"
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CHF: 36.00
Michel Hostettler
Lisière (2002)
for two harps
Duration: 21' 00"
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CHF: 44.00
Michel Hostettler
Ballade (2005)
for pan pipes and harp
Duration: 5' 00"
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CHF: 18.00
(With part)
Ernst Pfiffner
Trio sine nomine (1992)
for flute, viola and harp
The title alludes deliberately to the custom of the 16th century, without revealing its associated theme.... The composer took another impulse from the tradition: the use of the modal method, particularly in view of one of the harp's peculiarities.
Work series A: Music for concerts.

Duration: 15' 00"
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Michel Hostettler
Valse (2011)
for 2 celtic harps
Duration: 3' 00"
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Ernst Pfiffner
Terzettino per Thebas (1996)
for flute, viola and harp
Work series A: Music for concerts.
Duration: 7' 00"
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