Music

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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Revised Edition. For Recorder Trio ATB / SAT / ATB. Djaboué is the first of several african suites and pieces I have composed and still want to compose in the future. I wrote this piece in february 1994 for the Ensemble Flutes en bloc - Anette Bahe, Ebba-Maria Künning und Corinna Fröhlich (www.flutesenbloc.com), who were the first to perform it and who recorded it on their marvellous Album...
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(The Colours of Happiness) For Recorder and Piano First Movement: Desired Departure (Alto and Piano) Second Movement: Illuminated Inside. (Alto and Piano) Third Movement: Infinite Fountain (Soprano and Piano) Fourth Movement: Splendid Surprise (Soprano and Piano) Score and Solo Part. Imibala yenjabulo in Xhosa means The Colours of Happiness. I wrote this suite for the famous recorder player Meng...
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For Recorder Quartet. First movement: Circle Dance (ATBG) Second movement: Sad Song (TBBG) Third movement: Consolation (ATBG) Fourth movement: Simple Solution (ATBG) Ixesha in Xhosa means time, and this refers to the African Proverb: "The Europeans have the clock, the Africans have the time." I tried to capture this different, floating, African feeling of time in this work. All four movements are...
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For recorder orchestra. Playing time: ten to eleven minutes. Umoya in Xhosa means the wind. Two years ago the Recorder Orchestra Nordwind (north wind) from Hamburg asked me for a composition on this subject, and I let myself drift by it. In the beginning, you hear the wind howl in autumn - I come from Northern Germany, not far from the coast of the North Sea, and there is always a wind coming...
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Score and Five Parts I love variations. My favourite piece of Brahms are the Haydn Variations for Orchestra, my favourite piece by Elgar the Enigma Variations. When the Ensemble Pipelife asked me in September 2013 to contribute something to their British programme called The Silver Swan I surfed on Youtube (looking for Irish recorder) and found a young Irishman who played three old Irish tunes on...
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Unfortunately, my favourite composers, Ravel and Débussy, did not write anything for recorders. I wrote the Suite sentimentale in 1998 for those who love impressionist harmonies as much as I do, but particularly for the Berlin ensemble, Dreiklang. But sentimental doesn’t just mean nostalgic in the sense of a longing for Débussy-esque major seventh chords; it also means soulfully: the doleful...
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African Suite No. 16. For Recorder Quintet. Score and 5 Parts. Instrumentation: 1st and 3rd Movement: ATTBG 2nd movement: TBBGK In 2010 I wrote the song “Tell Me, What is Happiness?” for the 10th show of my a cappella group LaLeLu. From the very beginning I wanted to use the melody as a theme for my new African suite for recorders. Five years later I put this idea into realisation, but sadly my...
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African Suite No. 17 For Recorder Quintet SATTB Score and five Parts. First Movement: Jangu wano (Come here!) Second Movement: Ekibuzo (The Question) Third Movement: Myel me yom cwinyi (Dance of Joy) Njagala Nnyimba in Luganda (one of the 40 languages spoken in Uganda) means I love music and the people of Uganda really do love music! Nowhere in Black Africa have I found a more positive, relaxed...
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