Alp horn

Mela Meierhans
RéSONANCE?! (1996-1997)

Instrumentation: for bass clarinet, horn (Alphorn), violoncello and electronic (CD/DAT or MD)

After texts by Hannah Arendt.
This piece uses a half conventional score with 'cell' improvisation. All instruments are to be amplified where possible.

Duration: 21' 00"
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CHF: 15.00
De-Qing Wen
Wu (Awakening, zen Buddhism) (1995)

Instrumentation: for Soprano, alphorn and double-bass

Texts: Chinesisch

A wealth of discourse is presented in this piece, a poem interpreted according to the Yi Chang technique used for thousands of years to declaim poetry, quotes from contemporary Zen texts, Buddhist prayers and the Swiss yodel.

Duration: 15' 25"
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CHF: 16.20
Hans-Jürg Meier
sogno nel casotto (2001-2004)

Instrumentation: for alphorn and accordion

From wierd to joyful; dreams in a lodge.

Duration: 7' 00"
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CHF: 16.00
Urban Mäder
hornamental (1999)

Instrumentation: for five alphorns and simple electronic (ad libitum)

Solo voice (with freedom to improvise) to a rhythmically flowing alphorn quartet movement. Required are: five horns in F, three horns in F#, and one horn in E. Recorded transformed alphorn figures on CD can be used freely as a counterpart to the solo alphorn.

Duration: 8' 00"
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CHF: 16.20
Pierre Thoma
Bellikon (1994)

Instrumentation: for four alphorns

Duration: 1' 20"
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CHF: 9.00
Hans-Jürg Meier
Heimetvogel (2004)

Instrumentation: for mixed choir, alphorn and accordion

Texts: Josef Reinhart

Arrangement of the folksong by Carl Hess.

Duration: 4' 00"
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CHF: 12.60
Burkhard Kinzler
Müthel-Brücken (2013)

Instrumentation: for choir, soloists, strings, horn, Alphorn and bassoon

For a composed programme with works by Johann Gottfried Müthel.

Duration: 20' 00"
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CHF: 41.40
Hansruedi Willisegger
Choral (1972)

Instrumentation: for alphorn, piccolo and organ

Duration: 6' 00"
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CHF: 14.40