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Concert in honour of the great American composer George Crumb.



George Crumb (*1929)

VOX BALAENAE  (1972) for three masked players : Flute, Cello , Piano (all electrified)

Vocalise (…for the beginning of time). Wildly, fantastic; grotesque

Variations on Sea-Time. Adagio; solemn, with calm majesty. Sea-Theme: Archeozoik (Var. I) – Proterozoic (Var. II) – Paleozoic (Var. III) – Mesozoic (Var. IV) – Cenozoic (Var. V)

Sea-Nocturne (…for the end of time)

TRIO NOIR: Judith Müller- flute Detmar Leertouwer - violoncello Iris Lichtinger - piano


George Crumb

QUEST   (1990; rev. 1994) for Mixed Ensemble:  Solo Guitar, Soprano-Sax, Percussion , Harp and Double bass.

Refrain 1

I Dark Paths

II Fugitive Sounds

Refrain 2

III Forgotten Dirges

IV Fugitive Sounds

Refrain 3

Dimitri Lavrentiev - guitar Christian Elin - saxophone Sebastian Hausl - percussion Christine Gruber - harp Ursula Trappe - double bass Anne Hausl - dulcimer Kevin Edusei - conducting