Works

Overview
> music theatre
> orchestra
> large ensemble
> vocal and sacred music
> chamber music/ solo pieces without electronics
> works with electronics
> organ music
> collective works


Music theatre

"UNERREICHBAR, VORÜBERGEHEND" ("NOT AVAILABLE, TEMPORARYLY") (1997/98)
ChurchMusicTheatre in 1 Act
Text by Alfred Garcia Sobreira-Majer


MAATAW floating island - dance theatre (2016)
sound design and electronic composition
world premiere: 22nd Jan. 2016, National Theater Hall Taipei, Taiwan

 


Orchestra

PASSACAGLIA "HOMMAGE AN RUPERT RIEDEL" for orchestra (1995) [~ 20 min.]
(2-2-2-2 / 2-2-2-1 / 3 perc. / harp / piano / DX7-synthesizer / 2-1-1-2-1 )
or (2-2-2-2 / 2-2-2-1 / 3 perc. / harp / piano / DX7-synthesizer / 6-3-3-2-2 )

second horizon for piano and orchestra
(3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timp./ 3 perc. /E-Guit./ piano solo / 12-12-8-8-4)
(25 min)


Vocal and sacred music

"WO HAT SICH DEIN GOTT HINGEWANDT ?" ("Where has your god turned away ?") (1994) [17 min.]
Cantata for mezzo soprano, choir, trumpet, piano, percussion and computer generated sounds

"ON APES AND ANGELS" Fragments of observations for mezzo soprano, violoncello and piano (1995) [~ 15 min.]

"MENSCHENBAUWERKWEGE" ("~HumansBuildingsPaths") (1996)
Cantata for soprano, choir, 2 oboes, trumpet, organ, string quartett and tape

CYBER DRIFT THOUGTS (2001) for mixed choir and electronics

"ON APES AND ANGELS II" Fragments of observations for mezzo soprano, ensemble and electronics (1995/2002) [~ 15 min.]
(1-0-1-0 / 1-0-0-0 / 1 perc. / piano / 1-1-1-1-1 + live-electronics + tape)

PEACE AND LOVE SONGS (2002) for Soprano, double bass recorder and electronics

stehenbleiben (2009) for soprano and piano

black tide echo (2010) for voices (SATB) and electronics

 

Large Ensemble

BERÜHRUNGSFLÄCHEN ("Areas of Touching") (1990) for 8 trombones (plus 20 mutes) [10 min.]

ARIEL for 10 instruments (Trumpet, percussion, DX7-synthesizer, piano and string sextett) (1992) [15 min.]

"... BEWEGT ... VON KOMMENDEN ZEITEN ..." ("... MOVED ... BY COMING TIMES ...") (1996) for ensemble and electronics.
(1-0-1-0 / 1-0-0-0 / 1 perc. / piano / 1-1-1-1-1 + live-electronics + tape)


Eight Flute Magic for 8 flutes

ausser sich ("out of self", 2006) for oboe, clarinet, french horn, trombone, percussion, piano, string quintett and elektronics (ad lib.)
commissioned by Klangforum Wien

"evolution" (2012) for saxophone, trumpet and ensemble (2012)
D: 14 min.
commissioned by Ensemble Reconsil

"Entschleunigung" (2012) for ensemble and electronics
D: 12 min. commissioned by " INÖK – Interessengemeinschaft Niederösterreichische KomponistInnen"
World premiere at the "Days of new music in Lower Austria", 20th Oct. 2012 in Krems performed by the Max-Brand-Ensemble.

"ubu-ntu" (2013) for ensemble
(Fl., Bassclar., Trp., Trb., Pno., Vio., Vla., Vc)

D: 11 min.
Commissioned by Ensemble Reconsil, world premiere: March. 2014

"Tiny Twelve Tone Tune Thing" (2014) for ensemble and electronics (ad.lib.)
(clar., sopran-sax., bassoon, trp., vibraphone, vio., vla., vc, db.)
D: 8 Min.
Commissioned byMax Brand Ensemble , world premiere: 15th Jan. 2015


Chamber music and solo

BEGEGNUNG ("Meeting") (1989) for soprano recorder and synthsizer [5 min.] [available at INÖKMusikedition NE 22012]

3 Piano Pieces (1990) [6 min.] Kristallsplitter / Weg und Zeit / Widerhakenzähne available at INÖK NÖ Musikedition in the books Beflügelt NE 03001 and Progressionen NE 03003

MONOLOG (1990) for violin solo [8-10 min.]

TRUMPET-SQUIGGLE (1991) for trumpet solo [3 min.]

4 pieces for organ (1990/92) [10 min.]

TAKE CARE (2003) for flute, percussion, accordion and violoncello

FULL SCOPE FANCY (2003) for 2 clarinets und 2 saxophones (electronics ad lib.)

DANCING (2003) for clarinet and piano

"...decoying a sea turtle..." (2005) for clarinet in B (and bass clarinet ad lib.)
(pedagogical project), published at Doblinger

"in tune" (2005) for five recorders
commissioned by B-FiVE

"moved by coming times (1995/2005) for clarinet in B flat, bassoon and piano
commissioned by Trio Katharsis

Insel Musik (2006) for clarinet in B and piano
commissioned by IGNM Kärnten (pedagogical project)

suite (2006) for baritone saxophone and piano
commissioned by Rupert Stelzer and Andreas Wykydal

"down to earth" for flute, viola and harp (2006)
commissioned by ISCM Kärnten, selected work for the "annual list of works" of IAMIC

four sound islands (2006) for violin solo

Hoquetus Africa (2008) for 2 clarients

Psalm 148 (2011) for baritone, saxophone, percussion, e-guitar and cello

evolution and thought (2013) for violin, violoncello and piano
D: 12 min., world premiere: 20th April 2013, Commissioned by Haydn Festspiele Eisenstadt dedicated to the Haydn Piano Trio

ocean (2014) for violin solo
D: 5 min., wolrd premiere: 21th May 2014, David Alberman, ACF London

inside outside (2015) for 2 violins, viola, violoncello and double bass
D: 6 min., world premier: 26th Nov. 2015, Gruppe Ambitus, Off-Theater Vienna,


Works with electronics

NIEMANDSLANDVERSCHMELZUNG ("Fusion of no-mens-land") (1990) for trumpet and tape [15 min.]

Two Fragments about the Mozart Anniversary (1991) for tape (solo) [4min.]

DIE ENTDECKUNG DER LANGSAMKEIT I ("Exploring slowness 1")(1993) [14 min.] for recorder, percussion, violoncello and computer generated sounds

ETUDE for piano and Ircam Signal Processing Workstation (1993) [4-8 min.]

ETUDE for piano and tape (1994) [7 min.]

Introduction and Etude for piano and electronics (1999) [11 min.]

DIE ENTDECKUNG DER LANGSAMKEIT II ("Exploring slowness 2") (1993/94) for 4 trombones and computer generated sounds[15 min.]

DIE ENTDECKUNG DER LANGSAMKEIT III ("Exploring slowness 3") (1993/94) for 8 trombones and computer generated sounds [15 min.]

NOCTURNE for recorder and live-electronics (1995) [~ 12 min.]

SYMBIOSIS for accordeon and electronics (1997/98)

DYNAMISCHE GEWÄCHSE ("Dynamic Growth") (1999) for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, keyboard and electronics

"Time-Colour-Convolution" (work in progress)
Interaktive sound environement for two to eight improvising musicians/singers
and realtime signal processing workstation (1999)

INNERLICH STARK BEWEGT ("Heavily moved inside") (2000)
7 miniatures for violoncello and organ to pictures by Christian Macketanz

INNERLICH STARK BEWEGT ("Heavily moved inside") (2000)
7 miniatures for violoncello and electronics to pictures by Christian Macketanz

CYBER DRIFT THOUGTS (2001) for mixed choir and electronics

"ON APES AND ANGELS II" Fragments of observations for mezzo soprano, ensemble and electronics (1995/2002) [~ 15 min.]
(1-0-1-0 / 1-0-0-0 / 1 perc. / piano / 1-1-1-1-1 + live-electronics + tape)

PEACE AND LOVE SONGS (2002) for Soprano, double bass recorder and electronics

MONOLOGUE (1990/2002) for violin and electronics
commissioned by ensemble xx. jahrhundert

MATERIE (2003/04) for viola and electronics

FULL SCOPE FANCY for 2 clarinets und 2 saxophones and electronics ad lib.
commissioned by quartett22

URBAN GYPSIES for oboe, electronics and silent movie (silent movie by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy). [20 min]
commissioned by Klangforum Wien

KopfjägerGesänge (HeadhunterSongs) for piano and electronic ensemble

KlangLogBuch ("Sound Log") for piano and electronics
Expedition 1: "ngeche" (Africa)
Expedition 2: "ponso no tao" (Asia)
Expedition 3: "plenty o' nothing" (America)
Expedition 4: "didgeridoo" (Australia)
Expedition 5: "second horizon" (Europe)

Duration: approx. 90min. commissioned by Florian Hölscher

four sound islands (2006) for violin and electronics

ausser sich ("out of self", 2006)
for oboe, clarinet, french horn, trombone, percussion, piano, string quintett and elektronics (ad lib.)
commissioned by Klangforum Wien

DYNAMISCHE GEWÄCHSE (version 2007) for dancer, flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, vibraphone and electronics
commissioned by Ensemble XX. Jahrhundert - Film 1 (Quicktime) - Film 2 (Quicktime) - Film 3 (Quicktime)

"minotaurus" (2008) for saxophone, e-guitar, double bass, zheng, erhu and electronics
(collective work together with Wei-Ya Lin)

black tide echo (2010) for voices (SATB) and electronics

Hoquetus II (2010) for 2 Bohlen-Pierce-Clarients and electronics

LASER TURING TEST (2010) for 2 dancers and laser harps connected over internet

"Wortlose Räume" ("wordless spaces") (2010) for dancer, tracking system, flute, clarinet, trombone, percussion, violin, violoncello, double bass and electronics

TWO ARIAS AND ENCORE (2010) – compositions for Quintet.net (Internet-Performance)

"Entschleunigung" (2012) for ensemble and electronics
D: 12 min. commissioned by Max-Brand-Ensemble

"like a painting" (2013) for cello and electronics
D: 15 min. commissioned by cercle – concert series for new music, world premiere: 9.10.2013, off-Theater, Vienna

"the devil dances in the empty pocket" (2012-2014) for any number of instruments and electronic
D: 12-18 min.

"culture wormhole" (2015) for recorder, guitar, pipa, erhu and electronics
D: 15 min.

Three Pieces for organ and live electronics (2015)
D: 10 Min. world premiere: 18.5.2015, Wolfgang Kogert, RadioKulturhaus ORF.



Organ music

Four Organ Pieces (1990/92)


Collective Works

quiet calling (2004) for 2 double bass clarinets, turn tables and live-electronics (2 players)
Collective composition by Donna and Ernesto Molinari, German Toro-Perez, Jorge Sanchez-Chiong and Johannes Kretz

"Bridges" (2005), collective Internet performance using Quintet.net
Collective composition by Kai Niggemann, Marlon Schumacher, Johannes Kretz, Andrea Szigetvári and Ivana Ognjanovic

"Ko kon nashi" (2005/06) – audivisual collective work for shakuhachi, live electronics and live video
composed and performed by Michael McInerney [GB], Zlatko Baracskai [H], Duncan Chapman [GB], Stewart Collinson [GB], Balázs Horváth [H], Szabolcs Kerestes[H], Johannes Kretz [A], Barbara Sterk [H] und Andrea Szigetvári [H]
commissioned by the "Making New Waves" festival, premiere: 22nd Feb 2006, Trafo, Budapest.

"Quintessence" (2006) –
collective Internet performance using Quintet.net
Collective composition by Kai Niggemann, Marlon Schumacher, Johannes Kretz, Andrea Szigetvári and Ivana Ognjanovic
world premiere: 3rd Nov. 2006, commissioned by "Connecting Media" in Hamburg (GER).

BASCHET BIZINIUM (2008), Duo-Performance by Johannes Kretz and Andrea Szigetvári

"D(e)rive" for network ensemble and GPS Multimedia system – Collective work by Kai Niggemann, Adam Siska, Johannes Kretz, Andrea Szigetvári and Ivana Ognjanovic

Collaborative Music Theater ]...obscene...off scene ...[ by ikultur.com  (2010)
Multi media performance by and with Johannes Kretz, Weiya Lin, Jessica Huijnen, Hans Wagner, Balint Bolcso, Ernö Rubik, Hui Ye, Samu Gryllusz, Judit Varga