Works (selection) by René Wohlhauser (chronologically)

— beside over 500 early compositions and some hundreds Parerga.

Table of contents
- List of works chronologically (this page)
- List of works according to instrumentation (german version)
- List of works according to instruments (german version / under construction)
- Overview on all musical categories

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• Lemuria for 2 flutes and tape (1977), Ergon 1, 17 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1977/5/18, Basel, Großer Saal der Musikakademie (David Johnson and Ueli Derendinger, flutes; Jane Koopmann and Daniel Weissberg, synthesizers). Recording: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1990.

• Nesut for solo piano (1977), Ergon 2, 8 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1978/7/4, Basel, Großer Saal der Musikakademie (Jürg Henneberger, piano).
Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1990 und 1991.

• cemaltorz for soprano and piano (1977), Ergon 3, 11 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1978/2/23, Basel, Jsaak Iselin-Schulhaus (Franziska Richner, soprano and Jürg Henneberger, piano).

• Souvenirs de l’Occitanie for solo clarinet (1978), Ergon 4, Valentino Bucchi Composition prize, Rome1978, 9 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1981/1/19, Freiburg/Brsg., Galerie Schwarzes Kloster (Wolfgang Stryi, clarinet).
Recording: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1990.

Listen to "Souvenirs …"

• Modulaltica for alto recorder and synthesizer (1978), Ergon 5a, 15 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1978/11/24, Bonn, Bonncenter (Chantal Mathez, alto recorder, and René Wohlhauser, synthesizer).

Further version of "Modulaltica": Modulaltica-Variations for alto recorder solo (1978), ca. 5 min.

• Fragmente für Orchester (1979), Ergon 6 (3 (anche 1., 2., 3. Fl. picc.), 2 (2. anche C. ingl.), 3 (3. anche Cl. b.), 2; 2 Cor., 2 Tr., 2 Pos.; 3 Perc., Pfte., Arpa; 12, 12, 8, 8, 4), City and Canton Fribourg Composition Prize, 1984, 10 min. (Price code: F)
WP.: 1979/6/27, Basel, Großer Musiksaal des Stadtcasinos (Basler Sinfonieorchester, conducted by Thüring Bräm).
Recording: Radio RSR 2, Genf 1984.

• flautando for 2 flutes (1980/81, rev. 1987), Ergon 7, Edition Müller und Schade, 13 min.
WP of the german version: 1982/12/17, Basel, Kellertheater Jsaak (Jürg Zurmühle and Ueli Derendinger, flutes).
WP of the french version: 1984/5/19, Delémont, Schweizerisches Tonkünstlerfest (Mathieu Schneider and Olivier Rouget, flutes).
Recording: Radio RSR 2, Genf 1984; Radio DRS 2, Bern 1987.

• Musica Assoluta e Determinata for voice and chamber ensemble (1981), (trumpet in C, electric guitar, percussion, piano), Ergon 8 / No. I, 3 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1982/12/17, Basel, Kellertheater Jsaak (ad hoc ensemble, conducted by René Wohlhauser).

• Largo elettrificato for voice and chamber ensemble with electronic sound transformation (1981), (trumpet in C, electric guitar, percussion, piano; vocoder, harmonizer, ringmodulator, tape loop, tape), Ergon 8 / No. II, 1 min. (Price code: B)
WP: 1982/3/19, Basel, Kulturwerkstatt Kaserne (Ensemble of the IGNM Basel conducted by René Wohlhauser).

• Klavierquartett for string trio (violin, viola, cello) and piano (1979/83-84, rev. 1987), Ergon 9, 9 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1984/3/19, Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst (Andreas Preißer, violin; Monika Clemann, viola; Oliver Faller, cello; Jean-Jacques Dünki, piano). Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Zürich 1984 and Bern 1989.

• Schlagzeugtrio for 3 percussion players (1984/85), Ergon 10, commissioned by Paul Sacher, 9 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1985/6/10, Basel, Kunsthalle (Basler Schlagzeugtrio).
Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1986 and Basel 1990.

• Further version of "Schlagzeugtrio": Sarktirko (2008), Ergon 10 b, version for percussion solo of "Schlagzeugtrio" (1984/1985), Ergon 10, ca. 9 min.
World première improvisation on the not yet premièred version for percussion solo of "Schlagzeugtrio": 1.6.2008, Gare du Nord, Basel (Matthias Würsch, percussion)

Listen to "Schlagzeugtrio"

• CI-IC for flute and viola (1985), Ergon 11, 3 min. (Price code: B)
WP: 1986/5/5, Zürich, Theater an der Winkelwiese (Ueli Gasser, flute and Daniel Corti, viola).

Listen to "CI-IC"

• Duometrie for flute and bass clarinet (1985/86), Ergon 12, 5 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1986/5/24, Zürich, Studiobühne des Opernhauses (Philippe Racine, flutes and Ernesto Molinari, bass clarinet).
Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Bern 1987 and Basel 1990.

Listen to "Duometrie"

• Orgelstück (1986), Ergon 13, Salzburg Cathedral Chapter Composition Prize, 1987, 8 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1988/8/12, Dom zu Speyer (Odile Pierre, organ). Recording: Radio DRS 2, Zürich 1989.

Listen to "Orgelstück"

• Drei Stücke für Klavier for solo piano (1986/87), Ergon 14, 5 min. (Price code: C)
1) Paginetta per pianoforte
2) Adagio für Klavier
3) Déploîment für drei-pedaligen Flügel
WP of "Paginetta" and "Adagio": 1988/5/24, Winterthur, Musikhochschule (Daniel Cholette, piano).
WP of "Déploîment": 1988/3/27 Unterentfelden, Kirchgemeindehaus (Doris Huber, piano).
Recordings: Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt 1989; Radio DRS 2, Bern 1989, Basel 1990 and Basel 1995; CBC, Toronto (Canada) 1991; Süddeutscher Rundfunk, Stuttgart 1991.

Listen to "Drei …"

• Klarinettentrio Metamusik for 3 clarinets in Bb (1986/87), Ergon 15, commissioned by the Swiss cultural foundation Pro Helvetia, first prize in the "Ostschweizer Stiftung für Musik und Theater" composition competition, St. Gallen 1990, 11 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1991/11/1, St. Gallen, Kirche St. Mangen (Schweizer Klarinettentrio).
Recording: Südwestfunk Baden-Baden 1994.

Listen to "Klarinettentrio …"

• Adagio assai for string quartet (1982/83/85/87/88), Ergon 16, commissioned by the Staatliche Musikkreditkommission Basel, Kranichsteiner Stipendienpreis for outstanding performance in the field of composition, Darmstadt 1988, 4 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1988/8/7, Darmstadt, Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (Arditti-Quartett).
Recordings: Südwestfunkt Baden-Baden 1988; Radio DRS 2, Basel 1993 and Zürich 1993; Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt 1994; Radio RSI 2, Lugano 1995.

Listen to "Adagio …"

• Atemlinie for solo horn (and tamtam played by the same player) (1988), Ergon 17, commissioned by the Lucerne Conservatory, 8 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1988/11/29, Luzern, Kunsthaus (Jakob Hefti, horn and tamtam).
Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1990 and Basel 1991; Tschechischer Rundfunk, Prag 2000.

- Listen to "Atemlinie", performed by Jakob Hefti
- Score sample "Atemlinie"
- On the piece "Atemlinie"

• Lumière(s) for organ (1989), Ergon 18, commissioned by the "Festival international de l’orgue ancien" in Valère on the occasion of its twentieth anniversary, 1989, 8 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1989/8/19, Valère, Festival international de l’orgue ancien (Kei Koito, organ).
Recordings: Radio RSR 2, Genf 1989; Radio DRS 2, Zürich 2000.

Listen to "Lumière(s)"

• in statu mutandi for orchestra (1991-93), Ergon 19 (Fl. alto in Sol, Fl. basso in Do, 2 (2. anche C. ingl.), 1 Cl. b., 1 Cl. cb., 1 Fg., 1 C.-Fg.; 3, 2, 2, 1; 2 Perc.; 8, 6, 4, 4, 2), commissioned by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, 8 min. (Price code: F)
WP: 1993/4/21, Luzern, Kunsthaus (Sinfonieorchester Luzern conducted by Olaf Henzold).
Recordings: Radio DRS 2, Basel 1993; Bayerischer Rundfunk, München 1995.

Listen to "in statu …"

• vocis imago for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin und cello (1993-95), Ergon 20, commissioned by the Staatliche Musikkreditkommission Basel, with additional funds from the SUISA-Stiftung für Musik, 19 min. (Price code: G)
WP: 1995/5/17, Köln, Musikhochschule (Ensemble Köln conducted by Robert HP Platz).
Recordings: Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln 1995; Radio DRS 2, Zürich 1996.

Further versions of "vocis imago": 62 variant versions from solo to quintet, MWN 1400-1461:
6 variant versions "vocis imago" for solos:
Fl, Cl, Perc, Klav, Vl, Vc
MWN 1400-1405, Ergon b1-b6 resp. Parergon 39,12-39,17
15 variant versions "vocis imago" for duos:
Fl-Cl, Fl-Perc, Fl-Klav, Fl-Vl, Fl-Vc, Cl-Perc, Cl-Klav, Cl-Vl, Cl-Vc, Perc-Klav, Perc-Vl, Perc-Vc, Klav-Vl, Klav-Vc, Vl-Vc
MWN 1406-1420, Ergon c1-c15 resp. Parergon 39,18 to 39,32
20 variant versions "vocis imago" for trios:
Fl-Cl-Perc, Fl-Cl-Klav, Fl-Cl-Vl, Fl-Cl-Vc, Fl-Perc-Klav, Fl-Perc-Vl, Fl-Perc-Vc, Fl-Klav-Vl, Fl-Klav-Vc, Fl-Vl-Vc,
Cl-Perc-Klav, Cl-Perc-Vl, Cl-Perc-Vc, Cl-Klav-Vl, Cl-Klav-Vc, Cl-Vl-Vc,
Perc-Klav-Vl, Perc-Klav-Vc, Perc-Vl-Vc
Klav-Vn-Vc
MWN 1421-1440, Ergon d1-d20 resp. Parergon 39,33 to 39,52
15 variant versionen "vocis imago" for quartets:
Fl-Cl-Perc-Klav, Fl-Cl-Perc-Vl, Fl-Cl-Perc-Vc, Fl-Cl-Klav-Vl, Fl-Cl-Klav-Vc, Fl-Cl-Vl-Vc, Fl-Perc-Klav-Vl, Fl-Perc-Klav-Vc, Fl-Perc-Vl-Vc, Fl-Klav-Vl-Vc
Cl-Perc-Klav-Vl, Cl-Perc-Klav-Vc, Cl-Perc-Vl-Vc, Cl-Klav-Vl-Vc
Perc-Klav-Vl-Vc
MWN 1441-1455, Ergon e1-e15 resp. Parergon 39,53 to 39,67
5 variant versions "vocis imago" for quintets:
Fl-Cl-Perc-Klav-Vl, Fl-Cl-Perc-Klav-Vc, Fl-Cl-Perc-Vn-Vc, Fl-Cl-Klav-Vl-Vc, Fl-Perc-Klav-Vl-Vc, Cl-Perc-Klav-Vl-Vc
MWN 1456-1461, Ergon f1-f6 resp. Parergon 39,68 to 39,73

Durations: It is possible to perform a single imago or several imagines (in order of the numeration). According to this, the duration of the execution varies from 2 to 19 min.
Imago I: ca. 4:30
Imago II: ca. 2:30
Imago III: ca. 3:00
Imago IV: ca. 3:00
Imago V: ca. 2:00
Imago VI: ca. 2:00
Total duration: ca. 17-19 Min.

Title of the versions: e.g. "vocis imago" (1993-95), (in the) version for violin solo
(imagines 2, 4-5)

WP of the version for violin solo, imago no. 3: 21th may 2009, 9404 Rorschacherberg, Schloß Wartegg (Egidius Streiff, violin)
WP of the version for violin solo, imago no. 6: 1st may 2010, «XI. Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik» (Egidius Streiff, violin)
WP of the integral version for violin solo, imagines no. 1-6: 10th march 2012, Winterthur, musica aperta im Theater am Gleis (Egidius Streiff, violin)
WP of the version for flute and clarinet, imago Nr. 6: 9th june 2012, Basel, Unternehmen Mitte, Tresor, Gerbergasse 30 (Ursula Seiler Kombaratov, flute, and Igor Kombaratov, clarinet)
UA of the version for violoncello solo, imagines 3 and 4: May 5, 2013, Stansstad, Kulturhaus Sust (Markus Stolz, violoncello)


• Prestissimo (1995)
Solo-Version for Xylophon (also Marimbaphon), Ergon 21/1, 1 min. (Price code: C)
Trio-Version for Xylophon (et al.) a tre (also Marimbaphon), Ergon 21/2, 3 min. (Price code: C)
WP: 1995/6/18, Basel, Foyer des Stadttheaters (Basler Schlagzeugtrio).

• Gedankenflucht for cello and piano (1995), Ergon 22, commissioned by the Ministerium für Frauen, Bildung und Kunst des Landes Baden-Württemberg, 11 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1996/12/5, University of Bamberg (Dorothea von Albrecht, cello and Christine Olbrich, piano).

• Quantenströmung for flute, viola and harp (1996), Ergon 23, commissioned by the Kulturdirektion Basel-Landschaft with additional funds from the Alfred Richterich-Stiftung, the SUISA-Stiftung für Musik, the Fondation Nicati-de Luce and the Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art, 10 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1996/11/9, Tage für Neue Musik Zürich, Tonhalle (Sabeth Trio Basel).
Recording: Radio DRS 2, Zürich 1996.

• Quantenströmung version for flute, cello and piano (1996/97), Ergon 23 b, with funds from the Alfred Richterich-Stiftung and the Gubler-Hablützel-Stiftung, 10 min.

• Entropia per violoncello solo (1997/98), Ergon 24, commissioned by the Ministerium für Frauen, Bildung und Kunst des Landes Baden-Württemberg, 11 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 1999/4/20, Schloß Solitude Stuttgart (Frank Cox, cello).
Recording: Radio DRS 2, Zürich 2000.

• carpe diem in beschleunigter Zeit for string quartet (1989/99), Ergon 25, commissioned by the Swiss cultural foundation Pro Helvetia with additional funds from GGG Basel and the Fondation Nicati-de Luce, 11 min. (Price code: E)
WP: 2001/11/20, Europäischer Musikmonat, Paul Sacher-Halle Basel (Arditti quartet).
Recording: Radio DRS 2, Basel 2001.

• Die Auflösung der Zeit im Raum for saxophone, percussion and piano (2000/01), Ergon 26, commissioned by the Musikkreditkommission Basel-Stadt, 14 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 2002/10/11, Expo.02, Rathaussaal Murten (Ensemble Oggimusica, conductor: Giorgio Bernasconi)
Recording: Radio DRS 2, Basel 2007.

Other subversions of this version:
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for percussion and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26c resp. Parergon, 39/9, music work number 1397, 14 min. (Price Code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, Version for saxophone and percussion (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26d resp. Parergon 39/10, music work number 1398, 14 min. (Price code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for saxophone and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26e resp. Parergon 39/11, music work number 1399, 14 min. (Price code: D)

• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinet (& bass clarinet), violoncello and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26 f, music work number 1607, Commissioned by the Musikkreditkommission Basel-Stadt, 14 min. (Price code: D)

Other subversions of this version:
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for violoncello and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26g resp. Parergon, 39/75, music work number 1608, 14 min. (Price code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinet and cioloncello (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26h resp. Parergon 39/76, music work number 1609, 14 min. (Price code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinet and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26i resp. Parergon 39/77, music work number 1610, 14 min. (Price code: D)

Further version of "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum": Saró (2008), Ergon 26 b, version for saxophone solo of "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum" (2000-01), Ergon 26, ca. 14 min.
World première improvisation on the not yet premièred version for saxophone solo of "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum": 1.6.2008, Gare du Nord, Basel (Marcus Weiss, saxophone)

• Meditation über die Zeit for the left hand at the piano (2001), Ergon 27a, 7 min. (Price code: B)

• Klänge in der Zeit for piano (2000), Ergon 27b, 10 sec. (Price code: A)

• Manía for piano (2001/02), Ergon 28, 10 min. (Price code: D)

• Musik für Flöte (2002), Ergon 29, 6 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 2002/11/1, Literaturhaus Basel (Riccarda Caflisch, Flöte)

• Gantenbein, Opera for 4 Soloists and Orchestra (2002-2004), Ergon 30, ca. 60 min. (Text taken from the novel "Mein Name sei Gantenbein" by Max Frisch, and put into libretto by the composer.) (Price code: K)
(soprano, mezzosoprano, tenore, baritono; Fl., Ob., 2 Cl. contrabassi (anche Cl. e Cl.bassi), Fg.; Cor., Tr., 2 Tn., Tba; 2 Perc.; 8 Vl. I, 6 Vl. II, 4 Vle., 4 Vc, 2 Cb.)
Commissioned by the Lucerne theatre.
WP: 2004/11/4, Lucerne theatre in cooperation with World New Music Days 2004 (Simone Stock, soprano, Caroline Vitale, mezzosoprano, Alexander Kaimbacher, tenore, Howard Quilla Croft, baritono; Lucerne Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Mark Foster)
Recording: Radio DRS 2, 2004

• Rachearie from the opera "Gantenbein", transcribted for soprano and piano (2004). Ergon 30/II, 2 min. (Price code: C)
WP: 2005/9/18, Quartierzentrum Bachletten, Basel (Christine Simolka, soprano, René Wohlhauser, piano)
Listen to "Rachearie"

• Sulawedische Lieder, Gesänge und Vokalstücke on onomatopoetic lyrics by the composer for soprano (also mezzosoprano), baritono, 1-2 music speaking voices and enlarged piano (2-5 players) (2005). Total duration: ca. 20:46 (with the double-versions: 33:10)
Ergon 31, No. 1: gelsüraga for soprano (also mezzosoprano) and piano (2005), ca. 2:45 (Price code: C)
WP: 2005/9/18, Quartierzentrum Bachletten, Basel (Christine Simolka, soprano, René Wohlhauser, piano)
Listen to "gelsüraga"
Ergon 31, No. 2: hang gomeka for soprano (also mezzosoprano) and piano (2005), ca. 2:40 (Price code: B)
WP: 2006/9/24, Quartierzentrum Bachletten, Basel (Christine Simolka, soprano, René Wohlhauser, piano)
Listen to "hang …"
Ergon 31, No. 3a: suragimanä for soprano (also mezzosoprano) and piano (2005), ca. 4:10 (Price code: C)
Ergon 31, No. 3b: suragimanä for soprano (also mezzosoprano) and piano (2006), Version b ca. 4:10 (Price code: B)
Ergon 31, No. 4a: Duett for soprano (also mezzosoprano) and baritone, 3rd version (2008), ca. 3:00 (Musikwerknummer 1481)
Ergon 31, No. 4b: Duett (double version) (2008), 3rd version in the version for baritone solo, ca. 3:00 (Musikwerknummer 1488) (Price code: C)
Ergon 31, No. 5: flutching music, a music speaking piece (2005), ca. 2:30 (Price code: B)
The piece exists in two versions:
Ergon 31, No. 5a: A music speaking piece for two persons (standard version) (music work number 1173)
Ergon 31, No. 5b: a music speaking piece for two persons in the version for one person solo (double version) (music work number 1489)
Listen to "flutching …"
Ergon 31, No. 6a: sulla tastiera for a music speaking voice and a keyboard player, also as virtual duetto for a speaking keyboard player solo (2005), ca. 4 min. (music work number 1177) (Price code: C)
Ergon 31, No. 6b: sulla tastiera, double-version for a speaking voice and a speaking keyboard player (music work number 1515), ca. 4 min. (Price code: C)
Ergon 31, No. 6c: parlando sulla cordiera, version for voice performance and double bass (music work number 1535), ca. 4 min. (Price code: C)
World premiere of this version: 6th Mai 2012, Basel, maison 44 (Aleksander Gabrys, voice performance und Kontrabaß)
Ergon 31, No. 7: Ausklang für tiefes Klavier (2006), ca. 1:20 (Price code: A)

• Drei andere Stücke für Klavier (Three other pieces for piano solo) (2005/06) (Price code: B)
Ergon 32, No. 1: Das andere Klavier for a player an the inside of a piano, work in progress, actual duration: 5-7 min. (2005)
Ergon 32, No. 2: Zeitrelationen for piano solo in several versions (2005/06), ca. 5 min.
Ergon 32, No. 3: III., zum Tod von György Ligeti (2006/5/14), ca. 2:30 (Price code: C)

• mira schinak, Trio on onomatopoetic lyrics by the composer for soprano, flute and piano (2006), Ergon 33, ca. 13 min., commmissioned by Fachausschuß Basel-Stadt / Basel-Land Musik and Stadt Zürich Kultur. (Price code: D)
WP: 2007/1/5, Jecklin-Forum Zürich and 2007/1/7, Quartierzentrum Bachletten, Basel (Christine Simolka, soprano, Tabea Resin, flute, René Wohlhauser, piano)

• mikka resna on onomatopoetic lyrics by the composer for tenore and guitar (2006), Ergon 34,
ca. 4 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 2007/2/8, Großer Saal der Musik-Akademie Basel (Hans-Jürg Rickenbacher, tenore, and Benjamin Bunch, guitar)

• Studie über Zustände und Zeitprozesse for flute and piano (2007), Ergon 35,
ca. 11 min.
Commissioned by the Lotteriefonds Basel-Stadt. (Price code: D)

WP tour with Ursula Seiler, flute, and René Wohlhauser, piano:
• Friday, 11th of January 2008, 8 p.m., Gare du Nord, Schwarzwaldallee 200, 4058 Basel
• Sunday, 13th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36, 3011 Bern
• Sunday, 20th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Jecklin-Forum, Rämistraße 30, 8001 Zürich
• Sunday, 27th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Marianischer Saal, Bahnhofstr. 18, 6003 Luzern
• Sunday, 10th of February 2008, 8 p.m., Gasteig, Kleiner Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Straße 5, 81667 München
• Sunday, 17th of February 2008, 6 p.m., Universität der Künste, Kammersaal, Fasanenstraße 1b, 10623 Berlin

• ‘Srang on onomatopoetic lyrics by the composer for soprano, flute, clarinet and cello (2007),
Ergon 36, ca. 10 min.
Commissioned by the Stadt Zürich Kultur. (Price code: D)

WP tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, conductor:
• Friday, 11th of January 2008, 8 p.m., Gare du Nord, Schwarzwaldallee 200, 4058 Basel
• Sunday, 13th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36, 3011 Bern
• Sunday, 20th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Jecklin-Forum, Rämistraße 30, 8001 Zürich
• Sunday, 27th of January 2008, 6 p.m., Marianischer Saal, Bahnhofstr. 18, 6003 Luzern
• Sunday, 10th of February 2008, 8 p.m., Gasteig, Kleiner Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Straße 5, 81667 München
• Sunday, 17th of February 2008, 6 p.m., Universität der Künste, Kammersaal, Fasanenstraße 1b, 10623 Berlin

• Streichtrio (string trio) (2007), Ergon 37, ca. 10 min. (Price code: D)
WP: 2008/5/18 in the Galerie Selz in Perrefitte and on 2008/5/19 in the Farel-Saal in Biel (Lionel Zürcher, violin, Rolf Dieter Gangel, viola, Erich Plüss, cello).

• Sarktirko (2008), Ergon 10 b, version for percussion solo of "Schlagzeugtrio" (1984/1985), Ergon 10, ca. 9 min. (Price code: C)
World première improvisation on the not yet premièred version for percussion solo of "Schlagzeugtrio": 1.6.2008, Gare du Nord, Basel (Matthias Würsch, Schlagzeug)

- Reading work comment on "Sarktirko"

• Saró (2008), Ergon 26 b, version for saxophone solo of "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum" (2000-01), Ergon 26, ca. 14 min. (Price code: C)
World première improvisation on the not yet premièred version for saxophone solo of "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum": 1.6.2008, Gare du Nord, Basel (Marcus Weiss, Saxophon)

- Reading work comment on "Saró"

• Ly-Gue-Tin for voice(s) and piano (2008), Ergon 38, ca. 10 min.
Commissioned by the Quartierverein Gundeldingen Basel. (Price code: D)
WP: 22.5.2008, Querfeldhalle im Gundeldingerfeld in Basel, world première for the celebration of Jean Tinguely (Christine Simolka, soprano, and René Wohlhauser, piano and voice).

• Sokrak for soprano, flute, clarinet, cello and piano on soundpoetical lyrics by the composer (2008), Ergon 39 (music work number 1493), ca. 10 min.
Commissioned by Kultur Basel-Stadt / Baselland, by Stadt Zürich Kultur and by Kanton Bern. (Price code: D)

WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / conductor:
• Saturday, 2009/1/10, 8 p. m., Musiksaal QuBa, Bachlettenstraße 12, 4054 Basel
• Saturday, 2009/1/17, 7.30 p. m., Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36, 3011 Bern
• Saturday, 2009/1/24, 8 p. m., Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13, 8001 Zürich
• Saturday, 2009/1/31, 8 p. m., Marianischer Saal, Bahnhofstr. 18, 6003 Luzern
• Sunday, 2009/2/15, 8 p. m., Gasteig, Kleiner Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Straße 5, 81667 München
• Sunday, 2009/2/22, 6 p. m., Universität der Künste, Kammersaal, Fasanenstraße 1b, 10623 Berlin
• Saturday, 2009/2/28, 7 p. m., Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9, 1010 Wien

- Reading work comment on "Sokrak"

• Iguur – Blay –Luup, triptych for soprano solo, soprano-baritone-duo and soprano with small ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet and cello) on onomatopoetic texts by the composer (2009), Ergon 40, I-III (music work numbers 1517, 1519, 1527), ca. 16 min. (Price code: D)
Commissioned from Stadt Zürich Kultur.
The three parts can be performed individually:
"Iguur" for soprano solo, ca. 5 min.
"Blay" for soprano and baritone, ca. 5 1/2 Min
"Luup" for soprano and small ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet and cello), ca. 6 min.
Total time ca. 16 min.
WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / conductor:
• Sunday, 2010/1/10, 7.30 p. m., Basel, Schmiedenhof, Rümelinsplatz 4
• Sunday, 2010/1/17, 6.00 p. m., Bern, Ono, Kramgasse 6
• Saturday, 2010/1/23, 8 p. m., Zurich, Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13
• Saturday, 2010/1/30, 8 p. m., Lucerne, Marianischer Saal, Bahnhofstr. 18
• Tuesday, 2010/2/9, 8.30 p. m., Berlin, unerhörte Musik, BKA, Mehringdamm 34, Kreuzberg
• Sunday, 2010/2/14, 8 p. m., Munich, Gasteig, Kleiner Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Straße 5
• Saturday, 2010/2/27, 7 p. m., London, The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street

Other versions:
• Iguur, version for soprano solo, on own onomatopoetic texts (2009), Ergon 40, Ia (music work number 1517), ca. 5 min (Price code: A)
• Iguur, version for high baritone solo, on own onomatopoetic texts (2009), version 1, Ergon 40, Ib (music work number 1518), ca. 5 min. (Price code: A)
• Iguur, version 2 for baritone solo (middle), on own onomatopoetic texts (2009), Ergon 40, Ic (music work number 1531), ca. 5 min. (Price code: A)
• Blay, duo for soprano and baritone (2009), Ergon 40, IIa (music work number 1519), 1st version, ca. 5 1/2 min. (Price code: B)
• Blay, duo for soprano and baritone (2009), Ergon 40, IIb (music work number 1532), 2nd version, ca. 5 1/2 min. (Price code: B)

• Masona for 16 part mixed choir a cappella on onomatopoetic texts by the composer (2009/2010), Ergon 41 (music work number 1548), ca. 17 min.

• Charyptin-Fragmente for two voices: soprano and baritone or soprano and alto or tenor and baritone (2010) on onomatopoetic texts by the composer, Ergon 42/II (music work number 1557), ca. 4 1/2 min. (Price code: B)
WP: 5th september 2010, Basel, Musiksaal QuBa, Bachlettenstr. 12 (Christine Simolka, soprano, and René Wohlhauser, baritone)

- Reading work comment on "Charyptin-Fragmente"

• Charyptin for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2010) on onomatopoetic texts by the composer, Ergon 42 (music work number 1559), ca. 13 min. (Price code: D)

WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Marzena Toczko, violin, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / baritone / conductor:
• Sun, 09th jan. 2011, 7.30 p. m., Basel, Schmiedenhof, Rümelinsplatz 4
• Sat, 15th jan. 2011, 7.00 p. m., Bern, Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36
• Sat, 22th jan. 2011, 8.00 p. m., Zürich, Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13
• Sat, 29th jan. 2011, 7.30 p. m., Luzern, Marianischer Saal, Bahnhofstr. 18
• Sat, 05th feb. 2011, 7.00 p. m., Gelterkinden, Musikschule, Rünenbergerstraße 35
• Sun, 13th feb. 2011, 11.00 a. m., München, Gasteig, Kl. Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Str. 5
• Sat, 19th feb. 2011, 7.00 p. m., Wien, Altes Rathaus Barocksaal, Wipplingerstraße 8
• Sat, 05th march 2011, 7.30 p. m., London, The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street

- Reading work comment on "Charyptin"


• Morphología – Polyphonía for piano solo (2011), Ergon 43, music work number 1589, ca. 12 min. (Price code: D)


• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinet (& bass clarinet), Violoncello and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26f resp. Parergon 39/74, music work number 1607, commissioned by the Musikkreditkommission Basel-Stadt, 14 min. (Price code: D)
WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / baritone / conductor:
• Sun, 08th jan. 2012, 7.30 p. m., Basel, Schmiedenhof, Rümelinsplatz 4
• Sat, 14th jan. 2012, 8.00 p. m., Zürich, Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13
• Sat, 21th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Bern, Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36
• Sat, 28th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Wien, Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9
• Sun, 05th feb. 2012, 11.00 a. m., München, Gasteig, Kl. Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Str. 5
• Sat, 11th feb. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Gelterkinden, Musikschule, Rünenbergerstraße 35
• Sat, 25th feb. 2012, 7.30 p. m., London, The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street
• Fr, 09th march 2012, 8.15 p. m., Stäfa, Reformierte Kirche

Other sub versions of this version:
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for Violoncello and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26g resp. Parergon, 39/75, music work number 1608, 14 min. (Price code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinette and Violoncello (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26h resp. Parergon 39/76, music work number 1609, 14 min. (Price code: D)
• Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum, version for clarinet and piano (2000-01/2011), Ergon 26i resp. Parergon 39/77, music work number 1610, 14 min. (Price code: D)
- Reading work comment on "Die Auflösung der Zeit in Raum"


• Trompetenstück for trumpet solo (2011), Parergon 24, No. 21, music work number 1601, ca. 2 min. (Price code: A)


• Marakra Code Ø for bariton solo, on texts by the composer (2011), Ergon 44/IV, music work number 1606, 2 min. (Price code: A)
WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / baritone / conductor:
• Sun, 08th jan. 2012, 7.30 p. m., Basel, Schmiedenhof, Rümelinsplatz 4
• Sat, 14th jan. 2012, 8.00 p. m., Zürich, Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13
• Sat, 21th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Bern, Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36
• Sat, 28th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Wien, Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9
• Sun, 05th feb. 2012, 11.00 a. m., München, Gasteig, Kl. Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Str. 5
• Sat, 11th feb. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Gelterkinden, Musikschule, Rünenbergerstraße 35
• Sat, 25th feb. 2012, 7.30 p. m., London, The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street
• Fr, 09th march 2012, 8.15 p. m., Stäfa, Reformierte Kirche


• Marakra Code 1 for soprano, baritone and piano, with percussion, on texts by the composer (2011), Ergon 44/I, music work number 1603, 7 min.; version for duo, if baritone and piano is played by the same person, otherwise version for trio. (Price code: B)
WP: 11th september 2011, Basel, Musiksaal QuBa, Bachlettenstr. 12, (Christine Simolka, soprano and percussion, and René Wohlhauser, piano and percussion).


• Marakra Code 2 for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, Violoncello and piano, with percussion, on texts by the composer (2011), Ergon 44/II, music work number 1604, 15 min.; version for quintet, if baritone and piano is played by the same person, otherwise version for sextet. (Price code: D)
WP Tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Ursula Seiler, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Markus Stolz, cello, and René Wohlhauser, piano / baritone / conductor:
• Sun, 08th jan. 2012, 7.30 p. m., Basel, Schmiedenhof, Rümelinsplatz 4
• Sat, 14th jan. 2012, 8.00 p. m., Zürich, Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13
• Sat, 21th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Bern, Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36
• Sat, 28th jan. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Wien, Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9
• Sun, 05th feb. 2012, 11.00 a. m., München, Gasteig, Kl. Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Str. 5
• Sat, 11th feb. 2012, 7.00 p. m., Gelterkinden, Musikschule, Rünenbergerstraße 35
• Sat, 25th feb. 2012, 7.30 p. m., London, The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street
• Fr, 09th march 2012, 8.15 p. m., Stäfa, Reformierte Kirche


• Marakra Code 3 for soprano, baritone, violoncello and piano, with percussion, on texts by the composer (2011), Ergon 44/III, music work number 1605, 14 min.; version for trio, if baritone and piano is played by the same person, otherwise version for quartet. (Price code: D)

• Marakra Code Ø2 for soprano and baritone on own onomatopoetic texts (2011), Ergon 44/V, music work number 1618, Duration: 3:15-3:30,
WP: 5.1.2012, Stimmpunkt, Freiburg/Brsg. (René Wohlhauser, Bariton, und Christine Simolka, Sopran)

Marakra Code Ø2.2 for soprano and baritone on own onomatopoetic texts (2011), Ergon 44/VI, music work number 1619, Duration: 5:45



Most of the preceeding compositions are part of a cycle (with onomatopoetic texts by the composer in the phantasy language Sulawedic). The cycle can be performed in three different versions:

The long version:
The Sulawedic Marakra cycle for soprano, baritone and chamber ensemble, on onomatopoetic texts by the composer (2006-2011)

  1. Sulawedische Lieder, Gesänge und Vokalstücke for soprano, baritone, 1-2 musical speaking voices (2-5 players) (2005), Ergon 31, ca. 25 min.
  2. mira schinak for soprano, flute and piano (2006), Ergon 33, ca. 13 min.
  3. ‘Srang for soprano, flute, clarinet and violoncello (2007), Ergon 36, ca. 10 min.
  4. Studie über Zustände und Zeitprozesse for flute and piano (2007), Ergon 35, ca. 11 min.
  5. Sokrak for soprano, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano (2008), Ergon 39, ca. 10 min.
  6. Iguur – Blay –Luup, Triptych for soprano solo, soprano baritone duo and sopran with small ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet and violoncello (2009), Ergon 40, I-III, ca. 16 min.
  7. mikka resna, version for soprano and violoncello (2006), Ergon 34, ca. 4 min.
  8. Ly-Gue-Tin for voice(s) and piano sounds (2008), Ergon 38, ca. 10 min.
  9. Charyptin for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2010), Ergon 42, ca. 13 min.
  10. Marakra Code Ø for baritone solo (2011), Ergon 44/IV, ca. 3 min.
  11. Marakra Code 2 for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano, with percussion (2011), Ergon 44/II, 15 min.

Total time without intermissions: ca. 130 min.; after Iguur – Blay – Luup an intermission can be made (1st part: 85 min., 2nd part: 45 min.).

The medium-length version:
The Sulawedic Marakra cycle for soprano, baritone and chamber ensemble, on onomatopoetic texts by the composer (2006-2011)

  1. Ly-Gue-Tin for voice(s) and piano sounds (2008), Ergon 38, ca. 10 min.
  2. mira schinak for soprano, flute and piano (2006), Ergon 33, ca. 13 min.
  3. ‘Srang for soprano, flute, clarinet and violoncello (2007), Ergon 36, ca. 10 min.
  4. Studie über Zustände und Zeitprozesse for flute and piano (2007), Ergon 35, ca. 11 min.
  5. Sokrak for soprano, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano (2008), Ergon 39, ca. 10 min.
  6. Iguur – Blay –Luup, Triptych for soprano solo, soprano baritone duo and soprano with small ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet and violoncello (2009), Ergon 40, I-III, ca. 16 min.
  7. mikka resna, version for soprano and violoncello (2006), Ergon 34, ca. 4 min.
  8. Charyptin for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2010), Ergon 42, ca. 13 min.
  9. Marakra Code Ø for baritone solo (2011), Ergon 44/IV, ca. 3 min.
  10. Marakra Code 2 for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano, with percussion (2011), Ergon 44/II, 15 min.

Total time without intermissions: ca. 105 min.; preferably without intermissions, if necessary an intermission can be made after Sokrak (1st part: 54 min., 2nd part: 51 min.).

The short version:
The Sulawedic Marakra cycle for soprano, baritone and chamber ensemble, on onomatopoetic texts by the composer (2006-2011)

  1. mira schinak for soprano, flute and piano (2006), Ergon 33, ca. 13 min.
  2. ‘Srang for soprano, flute, clarinet and violoncello (2007), Ergon 36, ca. 10 min.
  3. Sokrak for soprano, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano (2008), Ergon 39, ca. 10 min.
  4. Iguur – Blay –Luup, Triptych for soprano solo, sopran baritone duo and soprano with small ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet and violoncello (2009), Ergon 40, I-III, ca. 16 min.
  5. Charyptin for soprano, bariton, flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello (2010), Ergon 42, ca. 13 min.
  6. Marakra Code Ø for baritone solo (2011), Ergon 44/IV, ca. 3 min.
  7. Marakra Code 2 for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violoncello and piano, with percussion (2011), Ergon 44/II, 15 min.

Total time without intermissions: ca. 80 min.; no intermissions.


Continuation of the chronological list of works:

• Uom Raswékje for soprano and baritone on own formant generated phonems (2012), Ergon 45/I, music work number 1637, ca. 8 min. (price code: B)
WP tour with the Duo Simolka-Wohlhauser: Christine Simolka, soprano, and René Wohlhauser, piano and baritone:
• Sat, 01 September 2012, 20.00h: Roggenburg (BL), Kulturfest, Kirchgasse 3
• Wed, 05 September 2012, 12.30h: Basel, Musikakademie, Rebgasse 70
• Fri, 07 September 2012, 20.00h: Basel, Musiksaal QuBa, Bachlettenstr. 12
• Sat, 15 September 2012, 20.00h: Moutier, Pantographe, Rue Industrielle 123
• Sat, 22 September 2012, 19.00h: Stuttgart, Pianogalerie, Silberburgstr. 143
• Sun, 30 September 2012, 18.30h: Paris, Bateau Daphné, Quai Montebello 11
• Sat, 06 October 2012, 19.00h: Berlin, St. Matthäus-Kirche, Matthäikirchplatz 1


• Uom Raswékje Nadak for soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncello on own formant generated phonems (2012), Ergon 45/II, music work number 1638, ca. 20 min. (price code: D)
WP tour with the Ensemble Polysono: Christine Simolka, soprano, Barbara Bossert, flute, Igor Kombaratov, clarinet, Matthias Würsch, percussion, Helena Bugallo, piano, Egidius Streiff, violin, Markus Stolz, violoncello and René Wohlhauser, baritone and conducting:
• Sat, 02 February 2013, 20.00h: Basel, Stadtcasino, Hans Huber-Saal, Steinenberg 14
• Sun, 24 February 2013, 19.00h: Bern, Konservatorium, Kramgasse 36
• Sat, 09 March 2013, 19.30h: Zürich, Lavatersaal, St.-Peter-Hofstatt 6
• Sun, 7 April 2013, 19.00h: München, Gasteig, Kleiner Konzertsaal, Rosenheimer Street 5

• Nadak for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncello (2012), Ergon 45/III, music work number 1648, ca. 10 min.

• Mikosch … lost in the Ultra Deep Field
for piano (2013), Ergon 46, music work number 1646, ca. 10 min., written for Ortwin Stürmer.
WP: November 24, 2013, Basel, Gare du Nord, Ortwin Stürmer, piano

• Naschra for 1/16-tone-piano (2013), Ergon 47, music work number 1652, ca. 10 min., written for Moritz Ernst.
WP: November 3, 2013, Stuttgart, Freies MusikZentrum, Moritz Ernst, piano

• Mera gor nit for soprano and baritone, to a sound poem by the composer (2013), Ergon 48, musical work number 1657, ca. 8 min. (Preiscode: B)
WP-Tour with the Duo Simolka-Wohlhauser: Christine Simolka, soprano, and René Wohlhauser, baritone and piano:
• Sun, September 8, 2013, 5.00 p. m.: Basel, Musiksaal QuBa, Bachlettenstr. 12
• Sun, September 15, 2013, 11.00 a. m.: Stuttgart, Pianogalerie, Silberburgstr. 143
• Sun, September 29, 2013, 6.30 p. m.: Paris, Bateau Daphné, Quai Montebello 11
• Sun, October 6, 2013, 11.00 a. m.: Köln, LOFT, Wissmanstraße 30
• Sat, October 12, 2013, 7.00 p. m.: Berlin, Haus Nostitzstraße, Nostitzstraße 6-7
• Fri, October 18, 2013, 6.00h: Oldenburg, Carl von Ossietzky-Universität, Kammermusiksaal, Ammerländer Heerstraße 69




Price code in Swiss Francs and Euro
A= 6.-/3.75
B= 9.-/5.65
C= 12.-/7.50
D= 18.-/11.25
E= 24.-/15.00
F= 30.-/18.75
G= 36.-/22.50
H= 42.-/26.25
I= 48.-/30.00
J= 54.-/33.75
K= 60.-/37.50