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Instrumental

 

Solo

 

names, erased (Prélude)

Composition 2 for Violoncello /Version for Viola (2014)

          P: January 25, 2014, New York/Zeavin-Moss residence– Erin White

 

wand-uhr: infinite shadows (Prélude) (wall-clock: infinite shadows)

Composition 2 for Guitar (2013)

          P:

 

Echo des Lichts (Echo of the Light)

Composition for Organ (2012) Commission: Lydia Weißgerber–

          P: October 20, 2012, Dresden/Martin Luther Church – Lydia Weißgerber

 

names, erased [recording]

Composition 2 for Violoncello (2012)

          P: March 30, 2013, Ardsley/Ashford Court – John Popham

 

tanz.tanz [recording]

Composition for Violin (2010) – Commission: Alexandrina Boyanova –

          P: November 1, 2010, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Miranda Cuckson

 

land – haus – berg (land – house – mountain) [recording]

Composition 4 for Piano (2009) – Commission: Mia Elezovic –

          P: November 30, 2009, Zagreb/Museum Mirima – Mia Elezovic

 

red wall [recording]

Composition for Guitar (2006) – Commission: Dan Lippel –
           P: March 18, 2006, New York/Construction Company – Dan Lippel

 

re-fraction: shadows

Composition for Violoncello (2005) – Commission: Christine Christensen –

          P: March 19, 2005, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Christine Christensen

          rev. 2007, P: April 17, 2007, Berlin/BKA – Matthias Lorenz

 

nach-klang: dissolve (Etüde) [recording]

Composition 3 for Piano (2003) – Commission: Caroline Park –

          P: March 8, 2004, Orleans/Salle de L'institut – Caroline Park

          rev. 2012, P:

 

leaving without [recording]

Composition 2 for Piano (2002)

          P: March 14, 2002, London/St. Mary´s Church – Arielle Levioff

          rev. 2003, P: January 29, 2004, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Ruben Yessayan

          rev. 2006, P: February 12, 2006, New York/St. Andrew’s Church – Yegor Shevtsov

 

gleichzeitg nacheinander (simultaneously consecutive)

Composition for Piano (2001) – Commission: International Piano Forum ...antasten...Heilbronn –

          P: November 16, 2002, NewYork/Manhattan School of Music – Ho Yi Chen

          rev. 2002, P: June 8, 2002, Heilbronn/K3 – Reiko Füting

 

Chamber Music

 

leaving without/palimpsest 3

Composition for Piano with Clarinet and Violin (2014)

          P: February 22, 2015, New York/Wave Hill – Zodiac Trio

 

ist Mensch - geworden [recording]

Composition for Flute and Piano (2014)

          P: April 2, 2014, Seoul/Kumho Art Hall Luna Kang, Youngwoo Lee

 

infinite spring

Composition for Guitar with Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Violoncello (2009) Commission: International Contemporary Ensemble

          P: Oktober 23, 2009, Bowling Green State University Eric Lamb, Joshua Rubin, Dan Lippel, David Schotzko (ICE Ensemble)

          rev. 2011/12

 

Kaddish: The Art of Losing [recording]

Composition for Violoncello and Piano (2008)

          P: September 4, 2009, New York/The Stone John Popham, Yegor Shevtsov

 

leaving without/palimpsest [recording]

Composition for Piano with Clarinet(2006)

          P: February 24, 2006, New York/Tenri Cultural Center – Yegor Shevtsov, Carol McGonnel

 

re-fraction: shadows/palimpsest 2 [recording]

Composition for Violoncello with Violin and Piano (2005) Commission: Klaviertrio elole Dresden

          P: November 7, 2005, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Christine Christensen, Miranda Cuckson, Yegor Shevtsov

          rev. 2007, P: April 17, 2007, Berlin/BKA –Matthias Lorenz, Karina Bellmann, Tobias Schwencke  (Ensemble courage)

           Finalist: International Composition Competition Sound City Silence for Piano Trio

 

re-fraction: shadows/palimpsest

Composition for Violoncello with Violin (2005)

          P: June 15, 2005, New York/The Bowery Poetry Club – Miranda Cuckson, Joanne Lin (Wet Ink Ensemble)

          rev. 2007, P: April 17, 2007, Berlin/BKA – Matthias Lorenz, Karina Bellmann (Ensemble courage)

 

nach-klang: dissolve (Etüde)/palimpsest

Composition for Piano with Flute and Bassoon (2004)

          P: April 2, 2004, New York/The Friend‘s Seminary Meeting House – Erin Lesser, Gina Valvano, Tom Cuffri (The Scarborough Trio)

 

findensuchen (to find – to search) [recording]

Composition for the 60th Birthday of Jörg Herchet für Alto Flue, Violoncello, and Piano (2002)

          P: November 1, 2003, Dresden/Blaue Fabrik – Karoline Schulz, Matthias Lorenz, Uwe Krause

          rev. 2005, P: February 12, 2006, New York/The New York School of Strings – Erin Lesser, Christine Christensen, Yegor Shevtsov

          CD-Recording: Iosis AB 000148

          rev. 2011, P: October 31, 2011, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Eric Lamb, John Popham, Yegor Shevtsov

 

light, asleep [recording]

Composition for Violin and Piano (2002) Commission: Tylor Neist

          P: April 18, 2002, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Tylor Neist, Reiko Füting

          rev. 2010, P: April 13, 2010, Manzano/Villa Romano – Olivia de Prato, David Broome

 

Es geht ein' dunkle Wolk' herein

Composition after the German Folk Song for Flute and Guitar (1997)

          P: November 20, 1997, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Peter Schultz, Daniel Göritz

          rev. 2012, P:

 

Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein

Composition after the German Folk Song for Violin and Viola (1996)

          P: April 18, 1996, Houston/Rice University

          rev. 2002, P: June 12, 2003, Dresden/Conservatory of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” – Barbara Tzschoppe, Daniel Schultze

          rev. 2008, P: April 12, 2008, New York/Tompkins Square Gallery Oliva de Prato, Victor Lowrie

 

Wenn nichts mehr da wäre, wohin man zu gehen hätte, ist das Wiederkommen von Heil (If there is no longer anything where one has to go, return brings good fortune)

Composition for Viola and Piano (1994)

          P: March 27, 1995, Houston/Rice University – Eberhard Stoll, Reiko Füting

 

Ensemble

 

Weg der Schwäne, Lied

Composition for Ensemble (2015) Commission: Oerknal Ensemble

          P: November 5, 2015, Amsterdam, Splendor EOerknal Ensemble/Gregory Charette

 

vine: snow

Miniatur-Composition for Ensemble (2014)

          P: February 21, 2009, New York/Manhattan School of Music Tactus Ensemble, Jeff Milarsky

 

leaving without/palimpsest 2

Composition for Piano with Clarinet and Ensemble (Fl, Sax – Hrn, Trp, Pos – Vln, Vla, Vc) (2007)

          P: May 3, 2007, New York/The Friend‘s Seminary Meeting House – Yegor Shevtsov, Sarah Beaty, Wet Ink Ensemble/Carl Bettendorf

 

nach-klang: dissolve (Etüde)/palimpsest 2

Composition for Piano with Ensemble (Fl, Kl, Fag – Trp, Pos – Vln, Vla, Vc, Kb) (2007) – Commission: Yamaha Concert Series –

          P: November 16, 2007, New York/Good Shephard Church – Caroline Park, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra/Richard Clark

 

Orchestra

 

Stimmen, nachtdurchwachsen

Composition for Orchestra (1997)

          P: November 30, 1997, Dresden/Semper Opera House – Orchestra of the Conservatory of Music Dresden/Roland Kluttig

 

Vocal

 

Vocal without Accompaniment

 

“…gesammeltes Schweigen" ("...collected silence") – Commission: Ivonne Fuchs – [recording]

Composition after Reiner Bonack/Version for Mezzo Soprano without Accompaniment (2004)

         P: Oktober 27, 2006, New York/Greenwich House of Music – Daisy Press

 

Vocal with Piano

 

“…gesammeltes Schweigen” ("...collected silence")

Composition after Reiner Bonack for Baritone and Piano(2002) – Commission: Festival "Magdeburgisches Concert"

          P: October 12, 2002, Magdeburg/Concert Hall – Matthias Vieweg, Reiko Füting

          rev. 2004, P: November 18, 2004, New York/Manhattan School of Music – Matthias Vieweg, Reiko Füting

 

"...einst wuchsen am Grund"

Composition after Reiner Kunze for Baritone and Piano (1999)

          P: June 19, 1999, Glashütte/Museum – Matthias Vieweg, Reiko Füting

 

Vokal with Instruments/Ensemble

 

land of silence: waves bridges

Composition (in Reference to Kathleen Furthmann) for Baritone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Bass Clarinet (2009) Commission: loadbang Ensemble

          P: March 18, 2010, New York/Issue Project Room Jeffrey Gavett, Andy Kozar,William Lang, Alejandro Aciertro (loadbang Ensemble)

 

“über zwischen-welten” ("across worlds in between")

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann/Version für Mezzo Soprano, Piano, and Percussion (2006)

          P: March 17, 2008, Denver/Denver State College Bo Chang, Steve Back, Alex Lipowski

 

"über zwischen-welten"

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann for Baritone, Piano, and Percussion Quartet (2006) – Commission: Percusemble Berlin –

          P: July 13, 2006, Berlin/Conservatory of Music “Hanns Eisler” Matthias Vieweg, Dana Sturm, Percusemble Berlin

 

"... und ich bin Dein Spiegel" ("...and I am Your reflection")

Composition after Mechthild von Magdeburg for Soprano and String Quartet (2000) – Commission: Festival "Magdeburgisches Concert"

          P: October 14, 2000, Magdeburg/Concert Hall – Monika Meier-Schmid, String Quartet

          rev. 2001, P: November 17, 2001, New York/The Friend‘s Seminary Meeting House – Sung Ji Kim, Vega String Quartet

          rev. 2006, P: February 14, 2008, New York/Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall – Megan Schubert, Zero Gravity Ensemble

          rev. 2012, P: September 13, 2012, New York/German Consulate – Nani Füting, MIVOS String Quartet

 

"...weil sie in den Gedichten steht" ("...because it is written in the poems")

Composition after Georg Trakl for Baritone and Violoncello (1994)

          P: May 10, 1994, Dresden/Drei Königs Kirche – Matthias Hoffmann, Sandra Heinicke

 

Vocal with Orchestra

 

"...erst im erschrockenen Raum" ("...and then in the startled space")

Composition after Rainer Maria Rilke for Mezzo Soprano and Orchestra (1999)

          P: February 26, 1999, NewYork/Manhattan School of Music – Carola Günther, MSM Composers Orchestra/Glen Cortese

          rev. 2003, P: August 28, 2003, Ostrava/Philharmonic Hall – Petra Saverova, Janacek Philharmonie Ostrava/Petr Vronsky

 

moªnuºment for C

Composition for Baritone, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, and String Orchestra (2015)

          P: M: March 296P: March 29, 2015, New York/Roulette loadbang Ensemble, String Orchestra of Brooklyn/Eli Spindel

 

Chorus/Vocal Ensemble a cappella

 

"als ein licht"

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Heinrich Schütz) for Mixed Chorus a cappella (2011) – Commission: Meißner Kantorei –

          P: June 4, 2011, Dresden/St. Petri Church – Meißner Kantorei/Christfried Brödel

 

"in allen landen" ("in all lands") [recording]

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Michael Praetorius) for Vocal Ensemble a cappella (2010) Commission: labia vocalia

          P: October 23, 2010, Magdeburg/St. Sebastian Churchlabia vocalia Vocal Ensemble Magdeburg/Reiko Füting

 

"der töne licht" ("the light of tones") [recording]

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Johannes Brahms) for Mixed Chorus a cappella (2008) – Commission: Dresden Chamber Choir –

          P: January 17, 2009, Dresden/Conservatory of Music – Dresden Chamber Choir/Hans-Christoph Rademann

 

"...und wo Du bist" ("...and where You are") [recording]

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann for Vocal Ensemble a cappella (2007) – Commission: labia  vocalia

          P: May 31, 2008, Magdeburg/St. Sebastian Church labia vocalia Vocal Ensemble Magdeburg/Reiko Füting

 

wehtumweht [recording]

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Hans Leo Hassler) for Mixed Chorus a cappella (2005)

          P: October 31, 2006, Dresden/Semper Opera House – Dresdner Chamber Choir/Hans-Christoph Rademann

          First Prize at the Internationale Composition Competition of the Dresden Chamber Choir

 

"silently wanders" [recording]

Composition after E. E. Cummings for Mixed Chorus a cappella (1999) – Commission: Saxon Vocal Ensemble –

          rev. 2002, P: October 7, 2002, Dresden/Three Kings Church – Saxon Vocal Ensemble/Matthias Jung

 

Chous/Vocal Ensemble with Instruments

 

"silently wanders"/extensio

Composition after E. E. Cummings for Mixed Chorus, Mezzo Soprano, Organ, and Violoncello ad libitum (2013) – Commission: Florilegium Chamber Choir –

          P: Marc, 2013, New York/Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church – Florilegium Chamber Choir, Nani Füting, Peter Adrian, John Popham/Nicholas de Maison

 

"in allem frieden"

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Heinrich Schütz) for Mixed Chorus, Gamba Quintet, and Percussion Quartet (2012) – Commission: MDB –

          P: October 13, 2012, Dresden/Church Loschwitz – Saxon Vocal Ensemble/Matthias Jung

 

"als ein licht"/extensio

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann (in Reference to Heinrich Schütz) for Mixed Chorus, Percussion Quartet, and Organ (2011) – Commission: Meißner Kantorei –

          P: June 4, 2011, Dresden/St. Petri Church – Meißner Kantorei/Christfried Brödel

 

atme erkenne (to breath – to see)

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann for Mixed Chorus and Trombone(2004) – Commission: MDR –

           P: August 28, 2004, Eisenach/Wartburg Castle – Jörg Leitz, Incanto Weimar/Tilo Krause

 

"...als aus nacht himmer wurde" ("...when night turned to sky")

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann for Mixed Chorus, Flute, and Bass Trombone (2004) – Commission: Conservatory of Liturgical Music Dresden –

          P: January 29, 2005, Dresden/Cross Church – Karoline Schulz, Christoph Auerbach, Chor der HfKM Dresden/Christfried Brödel

          CD-Recording: audiolis al 05101

 

Chorus with Orchestra

 

"...wie wir klar werden"

Composition after Carola Mossbach for Mixed Chorus, Soloists, and Chamber Orchestra (2012) – Commission: Conservatory of Liturgical Music Dresden –

           P: December 16, 2012, Dresden/St. Anne – Chorus of the HfKM Dresden, Dresden Baroque Orchestra/Christfried Brödel

 

höhenstufen

Composition after Kathleen Furthmann and Dieter Füting for Mixed Chorus, Soloists, and Chamber Orchestra (2011) – Commission: Singakademie Dresden –

           P: December 4, 2011, Dresden/St. Luke – Singakadmie Dresden, Sinfonietta Dresden/Ekkhard Klemm

 

Composition for Children

 

 I wonder as I wander

Composition (for Children) after the American Folk Tune for PIano (2008)

          P: January 27, 2008, Rostock/Conservatory of Music and Theater – Johanna Furthmann

 

StufenSchleifen Kreise (steps - loops - circles)

Composition (for Children) for Piano with Violoncello and Violin (2006) – Commission: Singakademie Dresden –

           P: January 20, 2007, Bad Doberan/Main Hall – Johanna Furthmann, Eleonora Heiden, Deborah Heiden