Mela Meierhans4instruments2 (1997-1998)
for dance, double-bass (or violoncello), thunder board and electronic tape (CD/DAT or MD)
Duration: 17' 00"
Louisa LasdunThere and Back Again (1993)
for piano trio, counter tenor, girl voice (twelve to sixteen years old)
Texts: James Lasdun
This work (inspired by Paula Regos’ etchings based on English nursery rhymes) was originally conceived as a dance piece, but can also be performed as a concert piece. The text by James Lasdun was adapted from traditional children’s rhymes.
There are four movements: Dramatis Personae - Questions - Requiem for Cock Robin and Journey Dance.
The piece received an award at the ‘Ballet Gulbenkian’, Lisbon in November 1998.
Duration: 34' 00"
Daniel Ottpara alberto alarcon (1991)
for one dancer with castanets
A musical portrait woven with words from the castanet story of the Spanish Civil War by Frederico Garcia Lorca: for diverse castanets of assorted origin.
Duration: 35' 00"
Raphael StaubliDionysos und Apollon (1995)
for viola, lire, overtone singing and eurythmics
Eliane Frances GeorgeGossamery Dreams (1993)
for electronic, flute, violin, viola percussion, and dance (ad lib.)
A combination of live music, electronic tape and dance. This piece evokes the inside of archetypal images, images that, throughout time and evolution, have expressed to us the hope of a world of communication that lies beyond our illusory daily lives.
Duration: 17' 00"
(Parts and CD available from SME)
Daniel WeissbergThree Dance Movements for String quartet (1991)
Dance pieces in which the performers play and dance simultaneously.
Duration: 8' 00"
Mischa KäserEinspruch (1990-1991)
for baritone, orator, accordion, double-bass, saxophone, percussion and a dance duo
Texts: Thomas Huonker, Peter Zahl, Alltags- Werbe- Mediensprache
A piece requiring demanding rehearsals. The speaker should draw on his talent for rhythm. The sung sections can be performed by a tenor with a good lower register. Uses texts by Thomas Huonker, Peter Zahl, and newspaper cuttings.
Duration: 13' 00"
Thomas K. J. MejerMacula 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.
Jürg FreyAufzählung. Licht. Tänzerin am Rand (1995-1996)
for actor, female dancer, three instruments (flute, violoncello and accordion)
Duration: 20' 00"