List of Compositions

Orchestral and Stage

  • Concertino for piano, stringed orchestra, and percussion (2010–11)
    EV 50 | 10 minutes
    – Introduction (Gravitätisch)
    – Toccata (Flott und aufrührerisch)
    – Aria (Ruhevoll)
    – Fugue (Energisch bewegt)
  • traumverloren. Idyll for chamber orchestra (2009–10)
    Inspired by Marc Chagall’s painting La nuit d’Orgeval
    EV 47 | 7 minutes
    – Geheimnisvoll
  • The Nightingale and the Rose. Chamber opera (2004)
    A musical tale after Oscar Wilde for SATB soloists, speaker and piano accompaniment
    Lyrics by Dirk Schmeding
    EV 34 | 50 minutes
    – Prelude (Langsam – Moderato assai)
    – No. 1: The Student’s Romance (Allegro con moto)
    – No. 2: Duet of the Nightingale and the Student (Andantino)
    – No. 3: The Rosebud’s Aria (Allegro con brio. Leidenschaftlich)
    – No. 4: The Nightingale’s Aria (Quasi andante)
    – No. 5: The Old Oak’s Song (Lento. Warm und getragen)
    – No. 6: Quartet (Allegro moderato)
    – No. 7: The Student’s Aria (Andante. Sehr melancholisch)
    – No. 8: Duet of the Rosebud and the Old Oak (Presto. Wild bewegt)
    – No. 9: Finale (Moderato assai) – Cadenza
    – No. 10: Farewell Song of the Old Oak (Lento. Wie vordem)

Chamber music

  • At the Forest Verge. Four tree leaves for guitar and marimba (2016)
    EV 63 | 8 minutes
    – No. 1: Sycamore (Fantasy. Andante serioso)
    – No. 2: White Poplar (Capriccio. Allegro vibrante)
    – No. 3: Birch (Intermezzo. Tempo di Valse)
    – No. 4: Weeping Willow (Canon. Lento e mesto)
  • Symphonic Scene for woodwind quintet (2016)
    EV 61 | 8 minutes
    – Langsam – In lebhafter Heiterkeit – Ruhig und fließend – Lebhaft und heiter
  • Begebenheit for violoncello or french horn and piano (2015)
    EV 60 | 6 minutes
    – Sehr langsam – Fließend bewegt – Majestätisch
  • Partita for string quartet in three sections (2013)
    EV 56 | 14 minutes
    – 1st mvt: Prologue (Largamente con moto) – Sonata (Allegro agitato e con fuoco)
    – 2nd mvt: Aria (Lento più espressivo possibile)
    – 3rd mvt: Fugue (Moderato deciso) – Epilogue (Largamente)
  • Zoological Garden. Twelve fabulous miniatures for flute and viola (2011)
    EV 53 | 16 minutes
    – No. 1: Prelude for the Artiodactyls (Poco presto)
    – No. 2: Water Flea Waltz (Weinerlich wiegend)
    – No. 3: Eellemande (Allegretto animato)
    – No. 4: Sarabande with Sheep (Sostenuto)
    – No. 5: Foxtrot for Fernando (Ferhältnismäßig flott)
    – No. 6: Non-Fugue with Cuckoo and Donkey (Unmäßig. Non moderato)
    – No. 7: Contradance in the Retrograde (Kontrolliert)
    – No. 8: Lion’s Ländler (Larghetto lusingando)
    – No. 9: Viper at the Virginal (Verführerisch)
    – No. 10: Tentacle Tango (Tempestoso troppo)
    – No. 11: Scorpion’s Tearjerker (Soave, smorzando)
    – No. 12: Deer Chase (Richtig rasant)
  • Seelensang for double bass and piano (2010)
    EV 49 | 6 minutes
    – Mäßig bewegt, mit empfindsamem Rubato
  • Herzlaub. Three love poems for voice, french horn, cello, and harp (2010)
    Lyrics by Else Lasker-Schüler, Ricarda Huch, and Rainer Maria Rilke
    EV 48 | 8 minutes
    – No. 1: Heimlich zur Nacht (Tranquillo)
    – No. 2: Am Klavier (Allegretto con moto)
    – No. 3: Liebeslied (Andante espressivo)
  • On the Track. Music for the motion picture (2008–09)
    EV 45 | total playing time 13 minutes
    – End Title, Love Theme and ten more titles
  • Kammerdialog. Conversation for violin, cello and piano (2008)
    EV 44 | 10 minutes
    – Sehr ruhig – Deutlich bewegter – Mit inniger Ruhe – Breit und prächtig – Geschwind
  • March-Burlesque for trumpet and piano (2008)
    EV 42 | 5 minutes
    – Mit einigem Pomp
  • Nachtgirlande. Lyric Scene for female vocalise, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello (2007)
    EV 39 | 8 minutes
    – Fließend bewegt – Ein wenig geschwinder – Bewegtes Tempo
  • Kleine Blasphonie. Reed trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon (2006–07)
    EV 38 | 13 minutes
    – 1st mvt: Promenade (In mäßigem Tempo, jedoch burlesk)
    – 2nd mvt: Dance (Behende eilend)
    – 3rd mvt: Little Chorale (Sanft und gemächlich)
    – 4th mvt: Fugue (Recht hurtig)
  • Poem for violin and piano (2006)
    EV 37 | 5 minutes
    – Nicht gar zu geschwinde, doch mit einigem Ausdruck
  • Das Segel ist die Liebe. Passacaglia for string quartet (2006)
    EV 36 | 10 minutes
    – Prologue (Recht langsam. Nahezu schleppend)
    – Theme (In mäßig schreitender Bewegung) and 20 variations
    – Epilogue (Gravitätisch)
  • Rhapsody for cello and piano in seven episodes (2001)
    EV 30 | 8 minutes
    – Andante con moto – Allegro risoluto – Goethe Episode (Lento) –
    – Alla polacca – Andante – Allegro molto
  • Trois pièces cantables for oboe or flute with piano accompaniment (2001)
    EV 26 | 5 minutes
    – No. 1: Modéré
    – No. 2: Mouvement de Valse lente
    – No. 3: Très animé
  • Litany for flute and piano (2000)
    EV 25 | 3 minutes
    – Allegretto

Piano solo

  • Children’s Kaleidoscope. Four Toy Pieces for piano (2015)
    EV 59 | 6 minutes
    – No. 1: Favourite Colours (Song. Andantino)
    – No. 2: Being First (Invention. Allegretto)
    – No. 3: Mouse Ballet (Toccatina. Vivace)
    – No. 4: Dream Secret (Ciaccona. Lento)
  • Novemberklage. Lament for piano or organ (2012–13)
    EV 55 | 7 minutes
    – Langsam, melancholisch – Leicht bewegt – Ruhig fließend
  • Sculptures. Cycle for solo piano (2009)
    EV 46 | 13 minutes
    – One: Mit dunkler Ruhe
    – Two: Tempo rubato – Ohne Hast, nicht zögernd
    – Three: Geschwind und aufgeregt
    – Four: Langsam schreitend
  • Fantasia come una Sonata for piano (2003)
    EV 32 | 9 minutes
    – Moderatamente – Andante con espressione – Allegro assai – Moderato e maestoso
  • Introduction and Waltz for piano (2001)
    EV 28 | 3 minutes
    – Introduction (Moderato)
    – Waltz on the Insufficiency of Human Effort (Allegro)
  • Twenty-four Preludes for piano. Parcours bref par tous les clefs (2000)
    EV 24 | 30 minutes

Choral

  • Telemanniana. Song paraphrase for children’s chorus and solo baritone (2016)
    Lyrics from Georg Philipp Telemann’s Ode No. 14 »The Poor Meal«
    EV 62 | 7 minutes
    – Mäßig bewegt
  • Dichte Lieder. Marginal madrigals for vocal quintet (2014)
    Lyrics by Lennart Schilgen
    EV 58 | 8 minutes
    – No. 1: On Contemporary Poetry (Sanft bewegt)
    – No. 2: Unfavorable Work Genesis (Nicht zu geschwind)
    – No. 3: In Poet’s Heights (In straffem Tempo)
  • To the Sky. Air cantata for mixed chorus (2012)
    Lyrics by Joachim Ringelnatz
    EV 54 | 10 minutes
    – Flugzeug im Winterhimmel (Andante contemplativo)
    – Arioso (Allegretto grazioso)
    – Folk Song (Allegretto volatile)
    – Interlude (Andante lontano, quasi reminiscenza)
    – Die neuen Fernen (Allegro misterioso)
  • Charlottenburgian Rhapsody for mixed chorus (2011)
    Lyrics by Kurt Tucholsky
    EV 52 | 6 minutes
    – Freimütig und gelassen
  • Two Latin Motets for mixed chorus (2011)
    EV 51 | 7 minutes
    – No. 1: Pater noster (Andante solenne)
    – No. 2: Jubilate Deo (Allegro molto e con brio)
  • The Four Temperaments. Mood pictures for mixed chorus and timpani (2007)
    Lyrics by Georg Trakl, Kurt Schwitters, Hermann Hesse, and Christian Morgenstern
    EV 41 | 9 minutes
    – No. 1: Grief (Sehr mäßig)
    – No. 2: Anger (Wild und energisch)
    – No. 3: Tranquility (So langsam als möglich)
    – No. 4: Gaiety (Mäßig – Recht lebhaft)
  • Song of May for mixed chorus (2003)
    Lyrics by Kurt Schwitters
    EV 31 | 3 minutes
    – Langsam
  • Two Elegiac Poems for mixed choir (2001–02)
    Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht and the composer
    EV 27 | 7 minutes
    – No. 1: Sonett (Con moto)
    – No. 2: Erinnerung an die Marie A. (Andante non troppo)

Solo voices and Piano

  • Folksong Diptych for two female voices and piano (2017)
    Lyrics from German folk poetry and by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
    EV 64 | 6 minutes
    – No. 1: Es saß ein klein Wildvögelein (Nicht schnell)
    – No. 2: Ein kleines Lied (Leidenschaftlich bewegt)
  • Tiefes Herz. Contemplation for medium voice, flute and piano (2014)
    Lyrics by Sarah Kirsch
    EV 57 | 6 minutes
    – Zart bewegt
  • Charlottenburgian Rhapsody for voice and piano (2011)
    Lyrics by Kurt Tucholsky
    EV 52 | 6 minutes
    – Freimütig und gelassen
  • Seven-Hundred-Ninety-One. Ballad for voice, occasional horn and piano (2008)
    Lyrics by Alfred Brendel
    EV 43 | 4 minutes
    – Poco allegretto, con tensione
  • Songs of the Night Watchman for medium voice and piano (2007)
    Lyrics by Helga Simon
    EV 40 | 12 minutes
    – No. 1: Light in the Lantern (Ruhig und getragen)
    – No. 2: Waves (Mäßig schnell, ohne Pathos)
    – No. 3: Fountain (Sehr langsam)
    – No. 4: Storm (In rascher Bewegung, nicht eilend)
    – No. 5: Evening Mood (Gemütliches Walzertempo)
  • Nachtgirlande. Lyric Scene for female vocalise and piano (2007)
    EV 39 | 8 minutes
    – Fließend bewegt – Ein wenig geschwinder – Bewegtes Tempo
  • Hexatonic Triad for voice and keyboard (2004)
    Lyrics by Christian Hofmann
    EV 35 | 5 minutes
    – No. 1: Encouragement (Adagio)
    – No. 2: Commitment (Allegro risoluto)
    – No. 3: Constancy (Andante)
  • Scenes from Middle-earth. Fantasy Pieces for chant and piano (2003)
    Lyrics by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
    EV 33 | 11 minutes
    – No. 1: Aragorn, Ranger of the West (Andante mesto e tranquillo)
    – No. 2: Galadriel, remembering Valinor (Arioso. Larghetto)
    – No. 3: Frodo and Sam, marching (Non allegro, comodo)
    – No. 4: Gandalf’s Departure (Allegro agitato – Andante funebre)
    – No. 5: Arwen, the Elven Fair (Fantasia. Lento)
  • Three Cantilenas for voice and piano (2001)
    Lyrics by Stefan George
    EV 29 | 7 minutes
    – No. 1: Vogelschau (Andante moderato)
    – No. 2: Komm in den totgesagten park (Allegretto)
    – No. 3: Du schlank und rein wie eine flamme (Moderato ma appassionato)

Sheet music available on IMSLP
Recordings available on SoundCloud and YouTube