Compositions by Markus Stockhausen
On March 27th, 2013 we experienced the world premiere in Hamburg of Markus Stockhausen’s latest orchestral work, “The Awakening Heart” for 3 soloists, jazz drums and symphony orchestra, performed by the Hamburger Symphoniker under the direction of Prof.
Concerto for Solo Trumpet, Harp and Akkordeon Orchestra Comissioned by the “Norddeutsches Philharmonisches Akkordeon-Orchester Cuxhaven e.
Composition for outdoor performance of numerous instrumentalists and singers GeZEITen had been comissioned by the 25.
was composed as an encore piece for the Metropole Orchestra. It was premiered on June 25th, 2011 at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam for the Holland Festival and conducted by Jules Buckley.
YIN and YANG were commissioned by the Metropole Orchestra. I wrote them between March and May of 2011.
A musical story for children’s orchestra and choir, dancers and a narrator, in nine parts From the music to the background: How the story came about.
for solo trumpet, big band and string orchestra Dancing Light (2007) was commissioned by the Camerata Bern and the Swiss Jazz Orchestra, as a homage to Paul Klee.
On the occasion of a Christmas concert with string quintet in the Cologne Philharmonic Hall in 2006, Markus Stockhausen wrote this composition to feature Tara Bouman on clarinet.
for clarinet and bass clarinet, trumpet and flugelhorn, string orchestra. SYMBIOSIS is a double-concerto for clarinet (with bass-clarinet), trumpet (with flugelhorn) and string orchestra.
for solo trumpet and brass choirs (all kinds of brass players, can be performed also with lots of woodwinds incl.
for flugelhorn (trumpet) and 12 celli – or string orchestra. Miniatur einer Seelenreise (Miniature of a Soul´s Journey) was written in February 2006 as a commission for the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
for Solo Trumpet, Soprano and Ensemble (2005). ANY WAY was commissioned by Martyn Brabbins for the Cheltenham Music Festival 2005 and performed by the Cheltenham Festival Players under M.
for Jazztrio, composed in 2005. Markus Stockhausen was asked to compose a jazz piece that was first to be performed at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, and then to create a second version of the same music arranged for the Cheltenham Festival Players with all together 10 instruments.
for jazz trio and orchestra It was early in the morning on the island La Palma in the Canaries. We were on the highest mountain, 2400 metres above sea level, and the splendour of the stars in the night sky was gradually fading into dawn.
Ascent and Pause, composed in 2003, was commissioned by Mario Brunello, ‘cellist and leader of the Orchestra d’Archi Italiana, for the Milan concert series “Note depinte” (Painted Notes).
für Violine solo (2002) Der Geiger Konstantin Gockel bat mich im Jahre 2002 für ihn eine Komposition zu schreiben.
for two melody instruments (2002) This small composition Tara Bouman and Markus Stockhausen often played at the beginning of a concert in churches, where they came in playing from behind the public, walking left and right inside the church to the front and ending the piece only there.
CHORAL. The theme was written for the late “Jazz Pope” Joachim Ernst Berendt, on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
The composition TARA for Solo Bassett Horn was written in 2001 for the Dutch clarinetist Tara Bouman.
for four trumpets and choir (1998) This composition was commissioned by the RIAS-Kammerchor Berlin, directed by Marcus Creed.
for mixed choir a capella, a big drum and solo trumpet ad lib. Christus (Christ) was composed in Caen, at my sister Suja’s house, while I was visiting her in 1998.
lyrics by Else Lasker-Schüler Originally I composed these four songs for the film Berlin-Jerusalem by Amos Gitai with the actress Hanna Schygulla.
10 Modules for large Jazz Ensemble and one Soloist (1997). MODULES had been commissioned by Wolfgang Hirschmann for the WDR Big Band Cologne and was first performed on Dec.