He employs regular time signatures in his pieces, yet does not sound so for he utilizes carefully calculated and complex rhythms. His music often contains novel sonic architectures, while still managing to express powerful emotions directly to the listener. He often employs classical abstract forms such as the symphony and concerto form while avoiding operas and ballets. Works Orchestral Symphonies Symphony No. 1 (1974) Symphony No.
2 (1985) Symphony No. 3 (1990-1) Symphony No. 4 (1997) Symphony No. 5 (Concerto for Orchestra) (2000) Con espressione (1979) Verwandlung, five pieces for chamber orchestra (1980) Impromptu (1981) Erinnerung, symphonic movement (1995) Penseés sur un Prélude, variations on a prelude by Debussy (2001) Evocation (2006) Mannheim Concerto (2006), for 2 chamber orchestras Concertante Piano Concerto (1980) Cello Concerto (1983) Violin Concerto (1995) Guitar Concerto (2004–2005) Viola Concerto (2007–2008) Vocal Two Chinese Songs, for soprano and piano (1964) Nocturne, for bass and orchestra (1968) Versunken in die Nacht, for soprano and chamber orchestra (1981) Canción última, for alto and chamber ensemble (1983) Nocturne, for soprano and four cellos (1987) Chamber Concerto (1989) Hebrew Ballads version for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, harp, viola, and double-bass (1993) version for mezzo-soprano and piano (1993) Serenade version for soprano, violin/viola, saxophone, and percussion (1997) version for soprano, viola, bass clarinet, and piano (2001) Chamber Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano (1964–1967) String Trio No.
1 (1966) Trio for viola, bass clarinet and piano (1966, revised 2001) Maqam, for violin, cello, and piano (1967) String Trio No. 2 (1972) String Quartet No. 1 (1978) String Quartet No. 2 (1987) Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp (1988) String Quartet No.
3 (1989) Quintet for Bass Clarinet and String Quartet (2000) Midnight Music, for guitar and harp (2008) Instrumental Clarinet Sonata (1966) Canto, for solo violin (1979) Verso Parsifal, for guitar (1982) Etüde for viola solo (1989) Two Etudes for Bass Clarinet (1990) Piano Sonata for Two Pianos (1985) 13 Bagatelles (1989) Ricercar, for two pianos (1993) Impromptu, for two pianos (1994) Discography Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 3 (Naxos) – Recensions:(1), Cello Concerto, Piano Concerto, String Quartett No. 1, Canto per Violino solo (Wergo) Piano Works (Cantate Musicaphon) Hebräische Balladen in Andere Welten – 50 Jahre Neue Musik in NRW – Ausstrahlungen (1996) Guitar Concerto, Evocazione, Symphony No. 4 (Cantate Musicaphon) String quartets No.
1-3, Quintet for bass clarinet and strings (Cantate Musicaphon) Notable students Timo Jouko Herrmann Friedrich Heinrich Kern Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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