Chamber music & voice/voices

WAS SOMEONE CALLING? (2006)
– a happening for two singers, three brass instruments ands hawkers ad lib. (two folk singers, horn, trumpet, trombone). 15′.
Composed for the Stockholm Concert Hall to be performed outdoors at Hötorget, Stockholm
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DARK FALLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY (Det mörknar över landet) (2005)
for soprano, flute, oboe and two celli. 4′.
Text: Sami trad. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Funded by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee
Ed Reimers

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IN THE CLEAR MORNING LIGHT’S SHEEN OF YOUR EYES (I dina ögons klara morgonljus) (2004)
for soprano and two celli. 4′.
Text: Erik Blomberg. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Funded by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
Ed Reimers
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ICE MUSIC FANTASY, small version (2003)
for soprano, speaker, ice flute, ice cello, ice percussion and an audience with warm mittens. 5′

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ICE MUSIC FANTASY (2003)
for soprano, speaker, ice instruments (flute, percussion, 2 celli, bass) and an audience with warm mittens. 7′.
Commissioned by Swedish Polar Research, performed at The Ice Hotel Jukkasjärvi

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OCK AV TÖRNEN (…and also thorns) (2001-02)
for saxophone quartet and female voice. 21′.
Texts from the Swedish Hymnal and the Bible.
Commissioned by Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden.
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SÅ GÅR EN DAG (Thus Goes a Day) (2000)
for solo voice. 4′.
Text: Neander (1766), JO Wallin (1814). Singable text in Swedish and English.
Commissioned by Edition Reimers.
Ed. Reimers

VAMPIRE’S ARIA from the Beauty School (1999)
for mezzo and piano. 4′.
Swedish Opera Arias 1874-2009, mezzosoprano/alto
Text in Swedish (also available in a German translation)
Edition Suecia

STINK ARIA from the Beauty School (1999)
for soprano and piano. 4′.
Swedish Opera Arias 1874-2009,  mezzosoprano/alto
Text in Swedish (also available in a German translation)
Edition Suecia

MUSIK TILL DEN SOVANDE (Music for a sleeper) (1998)
for baryton, clarinet, 2 vln., timp. 10′.
Text: Jacques Werup
Commissioned by Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden.
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JAG LYFTER MINA HÄNDER (I raise my hands) (1998)
for soprano and alto sax. 4′.
Text from the Swedish Hymnal
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RÄDDA MIG UR DYN (Rescue me from the Mire) (1994)
for soprano solo and alto saxophone. 4′.
Text: The Book of Psalms 69:15.
ISCM Stockholm 1994
Ed. Reimers
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ANDRUM (Breathing Space) (1992)
for two sopranos, trombone and percussion (2 plrs). 17′.
Texts from the Bible and by William Blake .
Commissioned by Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden.
Ed. Reimers
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PUKSÅNGER – LOCKROP (Timpanum Songs – Herding Calls) (1989)
for two women’s voices and percussion. 23′.
Texts: Trad. Swedish, Maria Sabina, Finnish proverbs, William Blake.
Commissioned by Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden for Falun Folk Music Festival. ISCM Stockholm 1994.
Ed. Reimers
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DAVIDS NIMM (1984)
for three female voices. 6′. Phonetic text.
Ed. Suecia
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TRE CHRISTOPHER ROBINSÅNGER (Three Christopher Robin Songs) (1978)
for soprano and piano. 7′.
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