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For Recorder Orchestra SnSATTBGK Score and nine parts This is probably the easiest piece I ever wrote for Recorder Orchestra - because I wrote it in 2019 for the 5th Anniversary of the Itzehoer Recorder Day. For five years, 70 to 100 recorder amateurs have come together every year to play together. UXOLO in Xhosa means forgiveness. For me, forgiveness is one of the most important, comforting,...
Afrikanische Suite Nr. 24 Für Blockflötenquintett ATTBK First movement: Free as a bird Second movement: Dream Stories Third Movement: Blue Earth Fourth Movement: Awakening Mathongo Amnandi is from Xhosa, one of the 12 languages of South Africa. It means Sweet Dreams. This whole piece is about dreaming. The first movement—Free as a Bird—is about a common dream in which you can fly, looking down on...
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African Suite No. 27 Für Recorder and Organ Score and one Part First movement: The very first journey Second Movement: This one moment Third Movement: The new year "Tell them I had a wonderful life" were supposedly the last words of Ludwig Wittgenstein, who really did live an extraordinary life. Born in 1898 in Vienna, the son of a wealthy industrialist family, he later worked as an architect,...
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African Suite No. 22 For Flute, Recorder, and Piano Score and Three Parts First Movement: Boda Boda Second Movement: Karungi Third Movement: Too hot! Inside Kampala is my African Suite No. 22; its about my impressions of the 4-million-population capital of Uganda where I stayed many times during my travels through Africa in recent years. Boda Boda is the name of the motorcycle taxi you find...
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Oriental Rhapsody for Recorder Orchestra Score and 15 Parts Sn S AAA TT BB Gb KbKBKb (SGB - SKB) In October 2012 I traveled two and a half weeks through Jordan with my kids. The highlight of our trip was a visit to the desert Wadi Rum, known for Lawrence of Arabia, who organized the Arab rebellion against the Ottoman Empire from here during the First World War. The film Lawrence of Arabia was...
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For Piano, 4 Hands. The Return of the Three Magi is very pictorial music. It begins at night, in mysterious darkness in a barren Spanish landscape. The camels lazily shuffle along the road. The light gradually changes, dawn breaks, Seville comes into sight, getting closer and closer, initially just a silhouette, then individual houses. The anticipation builds, there are expectations of a long,...
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Score and one (viola) part I composed the Fantasie for viola and piano in February and March 1994 as homage to Bartók and Ravel, these two very opposite kinds of heroes and pioneers of the Early Modern era. For me, this time is the most aesthetically interesting and productive in recent music history – from Stravinsky’s Firebird to Ravel’s piano concert. I believe these aesthetics ended...
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Anyone who has ever heard records by Dumisani Maraire or Abdullah Ibrahim knows that no other music can convey pure happiness like black African music. This pure happiness is also the subject of this fourth African suite. The special feature of this music is that it both describes the feeling of happiness and also brings it to life. But there’s another peculiarity: the feeling of happiness can...
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Solo pieces for melody instruments are a very special thing to compose: very rewarding, because the player can exercise a great amount of freedom in phrasing and tempo, leading the music to the highest virtuosity as well as emotional depth; and quite difficult, because you only have this one instrument to create melody, groove, rhythm, and harmony. And third, it's quite a challenge to compete...
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For Recorder Orchestra ATTBBGGKKK First Movement: Amaza (Waves) 2. Satz: She's still there 3. Satz: Fa wo do yi mame (Give me your love) Ububele in Xhosa means kindness. When the famous German Comedian and Songwriter Hanns Dieter Hüsch was asked, at the end of his life, what his work had all been about, he answered, "To bring more kindness into the world." I was quite impressed when I heard this...
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Biography

Sören Sieg (*1966) learned to play the recorder, violin and piano as a child and later the saxophone, trumpet, guitar and drums. He studied Sociology, Politics and Music in Hamburg and Bielefeld. He toured with his a cappella group LaLeLu for 18 years throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Since 2012 he has lived as a composer and author in Hamburg. He has published ten books and numerous works for classical ensembles that are played all around the world. read more »