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Falkner Felix

(17. 08. 1964)

Falkner Felix
Falkner Felix
Heimatstr. 1a
CH-9008 St. Gallen (SG)
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)71 244 90 58

www.felixfalkner.ch.vu/



Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Authors
Biography
* 17. 08. 1964.

Felix Falkner was born in St. Gallen. After teacher training he studied at the Zurich Conservatory taking violoncello as his main subject. Parallel to this he was given private training in choir and orchestral conducting. He received special influence from Josef Haselbach and Daniel Glaus. Since 1991 he is active as a cellist, conductor, educationalist and as a freelance music critic and programme writer. He compiled the catalogue of works for Albert Moeschinger. Since 1998 he is librarian at the 'Musikhochschule Zürich' (Zurich School of Music). In 1994 and 1998 he received a financial award from the city of St. Gallen. 2003 financial award from Kanton St.Gallen.

Work list
Solitude (1990)

Instrumentation: for string quartet with bass clarinet

Duration: 22' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 24.60
incl. Parts
Spectre dansé (1992-1993)
Eight colours

Instrumentation: for organ

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Missa brevis (1993)

Instrumentation: for choir (SATB)

Duration: 12' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 19.20
Aria (1993-1994)

Instrumentation: for flute and string orchestra (or string quartet)

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Canto I (1994)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2(pic)2.2.2/2,2,0,0/timp/8.6.4.4.3)

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Kleine Stücke für Streicher (1994-1995)

Instrumentation: for string orchestra or string quartet

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Gere Curam Mei Finis (1995-1996)
Memento

Instrumentation: for soprano, violoncello and organ

Texts: Bibel / Liturgie, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, W.A. Mozart, Richard Scheid

Duration: 25' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 20.40
Cendres (1996)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2(ca).2.2(cbn)/2.2.0.0/timp.perc/pf/8.6.4.4.3)

Duration: 15' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 39.00
Im Schatten, engelgleich (1997)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 8' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 13.20
(Parts: CHF 15.-)
Allein (1998)
Five vocalists

Instrumentation: for tuba solo

Duration: 10' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 14.40
Baciai per haver... (1998)
Contrafactum based on a madrigal by Vittoria Aleotti

Instrumentation: for choir (SATB)

Texts: G.B. Guarini

Duration: 7' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 15.00
De Profundis (1999)
Lament

Instrumentation: for soprano, clarinet and horn

Texts: Wilhelm Felix Swoboda, Georg von der Vring

Duration: 20' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 19.20
Wandrers Nachlied (1999)

Instrumentation: for choir (SATB)

Texts: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Duration: 4' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 12.60
Ich kehre in mich selbst zurück und finde eine Welt (2002)
Interior

Instrumentation: for speaking voice, two flutes, two clarinets and accordion

Texts: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Text from 'Die leiden des jungen Werthers' (The sufferings of young Werther) by J.W. Goethe.

Duration: 12' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 21.60
(Parts: CHF 20.-)
Wanderer ? (2002)

Instrumentation: for tuba solo

Duration: 4' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 10.80
And if thou wilt, remember (2002)
Epitaph

Instrumentation: for counter-tenor or alto voice and tuba

Texts: Christina Georgina Rossetti

Duration: 12' 00"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
CHF: 15.60
Musik für Tuba und Orchester (music for tuba and orchestra) (2004)

Instrumentation: tuba solo/2(pic).2(ca).2.2(cbn)/4.0.0.0/2perc/str)

Duration: 19' 00"
Manuscript
Developments (1993)

Instrumentation: für 2 Trompeten, Horn, Posaune und Tuba

Duration: 9' 30"
SME/EMS
Postfach 7851
CH-6000 Luzern 7
Schweiz
info@musinfo.ch
www.musinfo.ch
Bibliography
Falkner, Felix: Albert Moeschinger. Werkverzeichnis, SUISA, Zürich 1996
Falkner, Felix: Klänge der Heimat. Auf der Suche nach einem musikalischen Idiom für den Kanton St.Gallen, in: Heimat – What's that, Sabon / Vexer-Verlag, St.Gallen 2003, S. 249-253
Falkner, Felix: Von Mozart zu Moser. Einblicke in 25 Jahre Oper und Operette, in: 200 Jahre Theater St.Gallen (Schweizer Theaterjahrbuch 66), Theaterkultur Verlag, Basel 2005, S. 75-95