Compositions (Selection)



News: My "Variations on a Theme by Pergolesi" for oboe, cor Anglais, bassoon & contrabassoon had its world premiere at the 47th annual conference of the "International Double Reed Society" (IDRS) in Granada (Spain), on August 30, 2018.



"Variatio delectat" for orchestra  (9')

picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bs / 4 hns, 3 tr, 3 trb / timp, cymb, snare dr, woodbl, guiro / strings  

Chamber Music & Solo Pieces:
a) Wind


"Just a Joke" for clarinet & bassoon (3'30')           YouTube

Woodwind Quintet (fl, ob, clar, hn, bs)  (3 movements, 13')   

Three Pieces for Woodwind Quartet (fl, ob, clar, bs)  
                                                                                   (14')       YouTube

Variations on a Theme by Pergolesi for oboe, cor Anglais,

      bassoon & contrabassoon  (15')                                YouTube

"... Thoughts are Wandering ..." for oboe, bassoon & piano

Toccata capricciosa for woodwind octet               YouTube

     (2 fl, 2 ob, 2 clar, 2 bs)  (13')  Original: piano four hands

"Moods" for brass quintet (2 tr, hn, trb, tb)  (4 movements, 12')


Horn Quartet (also as trio version; commissionend work for
horn class of Musikschule Balingen/Württ.)     (3 movements, 14') 

Trumpet Quartet (3 movements, 10')     YouTube

Trombone Octet (ATTB - ATTB)   (3 movements, 15')

"Transitions & Variations" for trombone octet 
    (ATTB-ATTB)  (9')


b) Strings, Piano


Three Caprices for violin solo (10')     YouTube

     (also as version for viola) 

String Quartet (4 movements, 23')        YouTube:     1+2  ,  →  3+4

Five Miniatures for Violoncello & Double Bass (8')     YouTube

Dialogues for guitar und double bass (18')

Double Bass Quartet  (3 movements, 13')

Little Violin Trio for Advanced Learners (4 movements, 7')

Toccata capricciosa for piano four hands (13')    YouTube



Vocal works: 


"Invictus" for mixed chorus & piano                           YouTube   
     on a poem by W. E. Henley
(from the same titled film about
      Nelson Mandela). Decicated to Nelson Mandela. (8')

Five musical aphorisms by Wilhelm Busch

     for mixed chorus & piano (11')                                   YouTube

Neruda Songs for baritone & piano

     (songs on texts from "20 Love Poems and a Song of Despair"
      by Pablo Neruda)

Gloria for mixed chorus & organ or 3 trp + trb  (7')

Motets for mixed chorus a cappella:

-    Hohelied der Liebe (aus 1. Korinther 13)  (8')

-    Psalm 23  "Der Herr ist mein Hirte, mir wird nichts  

     mangeln"  (6')

-    Psalm 130 "Aus der Tiefe, Herr, rufe ich zu dir"  (6')



Five Beatles songs for woodwind quintet (fl, ob, cl, hn, bs)

Suite from George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"
     for cello sextet (25')