Masse und Bewegung

Ongoing series of concert works for larger ensembles that deals primarily with accumulation, densification and decay processes:

Masse und Bewegung 0 (2018, rev. 2020)

for alto flute (doubling objects), bass clarinet (doubling clarinet, additional clarinet mouthpiece and objects), percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin and cello (with preparation and scordatura)

13 minutes

Masse und Bewegung 1 (2018/19)

for piccolo (doubling bass flute), oboe, clarinet, bassoon (doubling contraforte), french horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano (doubling melodica, kalimba), two violins, viola, cello and double bass (all players with additional sound objects, wind instruments with additional mouthpieces)

18 minutes

world premiere: June 8, 2019, Gare du Nord Basel,

Ensemble Phœnix Basel (Jürg Henneberger, conductor)


Masse und Bewegung 2 (2017-20)

for large orchestra (3-3-3-3-, 4-3-3-1, 1 hrp, 1 timp, 3 perc, 1 pno, 10-10-10-8-6)

11 minutes

world premiere: January 2022, MDR Orchestersaal Leipzig,

MDR Sinfonieorchester (Michael Wendeberg, conductor)

Masse und Bewegung 3 (2019/20)

for clarinet (doubling bass/contrabass clarinet), saxophone, bassoon (doubling contraforte), trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano, harp, accordion, violin, viola, double bass and solo conductor

25 minutes

world premiere: August 18, 2021, Helmut List Halle Graz,

Klangforum Wien (Bas Wiegers, conductor)

commissiond by the impuls Festival Graz

Masse und Bewegung 4 (2020)

for eight players with sound objects

12 minutes

world premiere: September 21, 2021, Dampfzentrale Bern, Ensemble Proton Bern

video production: March 29, 2021, Museum Tinguely Basel, Ensemble Proton Bern

commissioned by Ensemble Proton Bern

Masse und Bewegung 5 »QUARTETT« (2021)

for chamber orchestra (2-2-2-1, 3-2-0-1, 3 perc, 1 hp, 4-0-4-3-2) in four groups