The world clock (2012) [ 6'
for mixed choir and cello
Text: Harry Martinson
Commissioned by Swedish Chamber Choir, supported by Swedish Arts Council
Raven Chant (2007/2012) [ 12
for instrumental ensemble (fl., ob., cl., bsn., a-sax., cor., tpt., tbn., perc., piano, 2 vl., vla., vlc., cb)
For Ensemble Either/Or. MIC
Tiger Touch for symphony orchestra (2011) [ 9'
Instr: picc, fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, b cl, 2 bsn, cbsn, 4 hn 3 tpt 3 tbn 3 perc harp pi strings
Commissioned by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
“For Gustavo Dudamel in conjuntion with his thirtieth birthday”. MIC
Haya! – Song of the Joy of Day, for two mixed choirs (2009/2011) [ 4'
Text in the Haya language by the composer (phonetical)
Commissioned by the Swedish Radio P2 and Berwaldhallen.
Herren är min herde (The Lord is my shepherd) (2007/2010), version in Swedish for treble chorus [ 8'
Text: Psalm 23:14. Gehrmans
TENEBRAE (2010) for mixed choir [ 7’
Text: Paul Celan
Commissioned by the Ultima Festival for the Radio Choir of Latvia. Gehrmans
Obönhörligt (Inexorably) (2010) for brass quintet. [ ca 2,5'
Composed for Stockholm Chamber Brass. Commissioned by Musik Gävleborg for the brass festival Signal
I varje bit bröd (The bread in my mouth) (2009) [ 5'
Text: Göran Sonnevi
Commissioned by the choirs of the Västerås Cathedral. Gehrmans
Give us your peace (Giv oss din frid (2009) [ 4'
Commissioned by the choirs of the Västerås Cathedral
Singable text in Swedish and English. Gehrmans
HAYA! – Song of the Joy of Day (2009) for mixed chorus [ 4’
Text in the Haya language by the composer (phonetical). Composed for the Eric Ericson Award 2009
Commissioned by the Swedish Radio P2 and Berwaldhallen. MIC
TRIOMPHE D’EXISTER (A Triumph to Exist) (2008) for children’s choir and symphony orchestra [ 15'
Instr: 1 2 2 1 - 2 1 0 0, 3 perc, piano, harp, strings (6-6-4-4-4) Text: Edith Södergran, translated to French by D. Jauzion-Graverolles.
Commissioned by Casa da Música Foundation, Porto. MIC
REQUIEM AETERNAM (2008) for two sopranos, mixed choir and and orchestra [ 32'
Instr: 2 2 2 2-2 2-1 perc, harp, strings (min 6, 5, 4, 4, 2). Performed in Swedish (soloists) and Latin (choir and soloists). Texts; trad., Kerstin Ekman, F M Franzén, Laurentius Laurinus. 1. The newborn grasps 2. My hour of rest will ring in – requiem. 3. Kyrie 4. The newborn grasps 5. Umbrae mortis 6. De profundis 7. In Heaven’s Hall 8. Sanctus 9. Libera me.
Commissisoned by Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Swedish Chamber Orchestra. MIC
DER HERR IST MEIN HIRTE (The Lord is my shepherd) for treble choir [ 8'
Text: Psalm 23:14. Commissioned by the 8th World Symposium on Choral Music. MIC
DÄR KORPEN VITNAR (Where the Raven Pales) (2007) [ 25'
Soprano, fl, ob, cl, hn, bn, perc, piano, 2 vln, vla, vlc, kb.
Texts in Swedish.
Commissioned by Nordic Chamber Ensemble, Sweden, Orchestra Utopica, Portugal, Ensemble BIT-20, Norway. MIC
EMBRACE ME (2005-2008) for four voices and instrumental ensemble.
Texts in Swedish and English. Commissioned by London Sinfonietta [ 15 min. MIC
SALVE REGINA – HEAVENLY QUEEN (2007) mixed choir, fl., ob., kl., mand, guitar, harp, perc. piano, 2 vl., vla., vlc., kb. [ 13 min
Commissioned by The Eduard van Beinum Stichting for the Netherlands Chamber Choir and Nieuw Ensemble. First performance at Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam, conducted by Ed Spanjard on 24th of May, 2007. MIC
HYMN FROM NIGHT for alto saxophone solo. Composed for Jörgen Pettersson [ 5 min; MIC
Preludes for Large Orchestra. 3333-4330-3 perc, timp, pi, ha, str [ ca 23 min
The raven himself is hoarse, for female chorus [ 7 min
Ingenting (Nothing) for alto flute and female chorus [ 6 min
I dina ögons klara morgonljus (In the clear morning light of your eyes) for soprano and two celli [ 4 min
Det mörknar över landet (Darkness falls across the country) for soprano, flute, oboe and two celli [ 4 min
When the Earth Sings (suite) - for orchestra [ 14 min
A short suite with music drawn from When the Earth Sings, a fairy tale for actress,chamber orchestra and audience successfully performed by orchestras all over Sweden and Scotland during the 2004-2005 season.
All pieces available at Swedish MIC
Recently published by Edition Reimers:
SONGS FROM THE EARTH (Sånger ur jorden) (1992/2008) for mixed chorus. [ 6'
1. Night on our earth (Natt över jorden) 2. Do not fear the darkness (Var inte rädd för mörkret).
Text: Erik Blomberg. Singable text in Swedish and English.
To the Angel with the Fiery Hands - concert for women’s choir, solo voice and four instruments. Texts in Swedish and English [ 60 min
Two short and funny songs for choir:
Life's a Fa-la-ra-la, canon
The Monkey Song
Vishetens lov (In Praise of Wisdom) for women’s choir and two young soloists. Text from the Bible, Werner Aspenström, Stig Dagerman [ 18 min
Ingenting (Nothing) for women’s choir and alto flute. Text Edith Södergran.
English singable translation by Linda Schenck [ 7 min
The Raven himelf is hoarse for women’s choir. Text by William Shakespeare [ 7 min
Det mörknar över landet (Dark falls across the country) för sopran, fl, ob, 2 vlc. Text traditional Saami poem. English singable translation by by Linda Schenck [ 4 min
I dina ögons klara morgonljus (In the clear morning light of your eyes)
for soprano, 2 vlc Text Erik Blomberg. English singable translation by Linda Schenck [ 4 min
När natten skänker frid (When night confers repose) a simple song for mixed choir
Text by Gunnar Björling
En broder mer (One brother more) och Mätarlarven (the Looper), two short movements in version for mixed or female chorus
Texts by Stig Dagerman and Werner Aspenström