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David Philip Hefti Works



WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Adagietto – for string orchestra (5’)

Strings

Adagio – ‘Beziehungsweisen’ for orchestra (10’)

Picc, Fl, AFl, 2 Ob, Eglh, 2 Cl, BCl, 2 Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 3 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 3 Perc, Harp, Celesta – Strings

Arioso – ‘Beziehungsweisen’ for orchestra (17’)

Picc, Fl, AFl, 2 Ob, Eglh, 2 Cl, BCl, 2 Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 3 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 3 Perc, Harp, Celesta – Strings

Changements – atmospheric pictures for orchestra (14’)

Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 2 Trp, Trb, BTrb, Tb – 3 Perc, Harp – Strings

Chiaroscuro – contrasts for chamber orchestra (15’)

Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp – Perc – Strings

con moto – ‘Beziehungsweisen’ for orchestra (6’)

Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Ob, Eglh, 2 Cl, BCl, 2 Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 3 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 3 Perc, Harp, Celesta – Strings

Klangbogen – music for orchestra (11’)

Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 2 Trp, 2 Trb – 3 Perc, Harp – Strings

Moments lucides – resonances for orchestra (15’)

2 Fl, 2 Ob, 2 Cl, 2 Bsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp – 2 Perc – Strings

Prima nocte – music for the first nocturnal vigil for chamber orchestra (19’)

Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp – Perc – Strings




SOLOIST WITH ORCHESTRA

As dark as night – for contralto and orchestra on a sonnet by Shakespeare (25’)

Contralto solo – Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp – Harp, 2 Perc – Strings

Cantabile – concerto for viola and orchestra (26’)

Solo-Vla – Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn – 2 Perc – Strings

Gegenklang – concerto for violoncello and orchestra (23’)

Solo-Vcl – Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Ob, Eglh, 2 Cl, BCl, 2 Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 3 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 4 Perc, Harp – Strings

Media nox – music for the third nocturnal vigil for flute and orchestra (25’)

Solo-Fl – 2Fl (2. +AFl), Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp – Harp, Perc – Strings

ROTAS – concerto for oboe and orchestra (25’)

Solo-Ob (+Ob d’amore) – Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Cl, BCl, 2 Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 3 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 4 Perc, Harp – Strings




WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Éclairs – moments in sound for ensemble (8’)

Fl, Ob, Cl, Bsn, Hrn, Trp, Trb – 2 Perc, Pno – 2 Vl, Vla, Vcl, Db

TENET – 4 songs for soprano and ensemble to poems by Else Lasker-Schüler (25’)

Solo-soprano, Fl, Ob, Cl, Bsn – Hrn, Trp – Perc, Pno – 2 Vl, Vla, Vcl, Db

Wunderhorn-Musik – 7 sound pictures for violin and ensemble (35’)

Solo-Vl, Fl (+Picc, Alto-Fl), Ob (+ Eglh), Cl, BKl – Hrn – 2 Perc, Pno – Vla, Vcl, Db




STAGE WORKS

Annas Maske – opera in ten scenes with a prologue and an epilogue (90’)

Libretto: Alain Claude Sulzer; Soli: Anna Sutter (mezzo soprano), Aloys Obrist (tenor), Pauline (soprano), Baron Putlitz (baritone), Swoboda (tenor), Inspektor Heid (tenor), Weitbrecht (bass), Gustav (boy soprano); Choir: S A T B; Orch.: Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 4 Hrn, 2 Trp, 3 Trb, Tb – 3 Perc, Cembalo/Celesta (1 player) – Strings

The Snow Queen – a story in music for soprano, 2 speakers and orchestra (75’)

Libretto: Andreas Schäfer – based on motives from Hans Christian Andersen; Soli: The Snow Queen (also: the Old Woman, the Young Man, the Robber Woman) (soprano), Narrator/Gerda (speaker), Kay/a Crow (speaker); Orch.: Picc, Fl, Ob, Eglh, Cl, BCl, Bsn, DBsn – 2 Hrn, 2 Trp, Trb, BTrb, Tb – Perc, Cembalo/Celesta (1 player), Strings; Spatial music ‘left’: 1 Hrn, 1 Perc, 1 Vcl; Spatial music ‘right’: 1 Hrn, 1 Perc, 1 Vl; Spatial music ‘back’: 1 DbCl, 1 Harp, 1 Vla




CHAMBER MUSIC

String Trio

Magma – sparks of sound for violin, viola and cello (13’)


String Quartet

Ph(r)asen – string quartet no. 1 (18’)

Guggisberg-Variationen – string quartet no. 2 (11’)

Mobile – string quartet no. 3 (26’)

con fuoco – string quartet no. 4 (12’)

Concubia nocte – string quartet no. 5 (18’)
music for the second nocturnal vigil


String Quartet +

An durchsichtigen Fäden – for mezzo soprano and string quartet (30’)
to a poem by Kurt Aebli

Danse interstellaire – mourning music for basset clarinet and string quartet (23’)


String Sextet

Monumentum – music for string sextet (19’)
2 Vl, 2 Vla, 2 Vcl


Piano Pieces

Schattenklang – adagio for piano (12’)

Beethoven-Resonanzen – piano piece no. 2 (11’)

Resonanzen II – piano piece no. 3 (5’)

Ritmico – piano piece no. 4 (3’)


Duo with Piano

Poème lunaire – for viola and piano (9’)

Poème noctambule – for violin and piano (14’)


Trio with Piano

à la recherche... – for clarinet, viola and piano (17’)

Lichter Hall – trio no. 2 for violin, violoncello and piano (9’)

Melencolia I – for flute, percussion and piano (20’)

Schattenspie(ge)l – trio for violin, violoncello and piano (25’)


Quartet with Piano

Interaktionen – for violin, viola, violoncello and piano (13’)


Solo Pieces

12 Fantasien – for flute solo (16’)

Canto – for bass clarinet solo (7’)

con anima – mosaic for viola solo (7’)

Diarium – for violin solo (15’)

Klangscherben – mosaic for violoncello solo (10’)

Modules – for flute solo (10’)

O, star! – mosaic for clarinet solo (11’)

O, star! II – mosaic for saxophone solo (11’)

Ritus – 4 dance collages for violoncello solo (11’)

Rotationen – mosaic for oboe solo (11’)


Chamber Music with Winds

Counterpoints on “come, sweet death” – for 3 clarinets (11’)
Clarinet, Bassethorn, Doublebass Clarinet

Mormorando – music for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon (10’)

(T)raum–Ze(n)it – dialogue for 2 bass clarinets (3’)


Vocal Chamber Music

An durchsichtigen Fäden – for mezzo soprano and string quartet (30’)
to a poem by Kurt Aebli

An durchsichtigen Fäden – for mezzo soprano and violoncello (30’)
to a poem by Kurt Aebli

Bergwärts – 3 aggregate states for soprano, flute, violin, violoncello and piano (17’)
to a poem by Felix Philipp Ingold

E las culurs dals tuns – song cycle for baritone and piano (18’)
on Romansh texts by Bibi Vaplan

Hamlet-Fragment – for vocal ensemble (13’)
to a poem by Friedrich Nietzsche
2 Sop, Mezzo, Ten, Bar, Bass

Rosenblätter – song cycle for medium voice and piano (25’)
to poems by Rose Ausländer


Various Instruments

Mondschatten – for violin and marimba (15’)


CADENZAS

Cadenza to the Concert Rondo for piano and orchestra, KV 382, by W. A. Mozart (2’)

Cadenza to the clarinet concerto in Bb Major by Johann Stamitz (1’+1’)