Mathias SteinauerBlütenlese, op. 8 (1990-1991)
Eighteen prints, still life and grotesques
for solo soprano, mixed choir, chamber choir, childrens voice and instrumental ensemble (cl(bcl)/amphpd.org/egtr/2perc/vn.va) and a couple of easy to play additional instruments
Texts: Giuseppe Ungaretti, Hans Saner, Rudolf Rechsteiner, E.M. Cioran, R. Heinzelmann, M. Buselmeier, Elias Canetti, Hermann Burger, G
A disruptive, conflicting cycle with a tendency to decline (from blinding light to ferocious darkness). To be played exclusively in a church and utilising the whole room.
Duration: 50' 00"