compositions 2013-2018 // 2000-2012 // 1978-1999
The works of Manos Tsangaris are edited by Edition Peters.
in situ 1999 For trumpet plus (small percussion set and controllable light sources) première Berlin 1999 - w/ Michael Gross 15' Drei Spiele: Instant Karma 1998 Raum 1 (2001), Tempus Perfectum (2001) first exhibition Witten 2001 Drei Orte 1998/1999 For soprano saxophone, piano, percussion and mobile loudspeakers (3 CD players). Commissioned by the MusikBiennale Berlin première Berlin 1998 - w/ Trio Accanto (Yukiko Sugawara-Lachenmann, Marcus Weiss, Christian Dierstein) 17' Fadenorgel 1998 Interactive sound installation for light and sound pendulum (six swinging CD players) in a church nave; commissioned by the Singuhr-Hörgalerie (Singuhr Sound Gallery) in the Parochialkirche (Parochial Church) Berlin première Berlin 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas, Jasmin Ndica, Günter Marquardt, Martin Schmitz and Simon Stockhausen revival at the the Museum Sønderjylland, Tønder (DK), Aug. - Oct. 1998 and at festival hall, Dresden-Hellerau, July 1999 Gallery Drei Miniaturen 1998 For three women's voices; commissioned by the Diözesanmuseum (Diocesan Museum) Cologne première Cologne 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas and Veronika Winter 8' Sieben Fenster 1998 Miniatures / intermezzos for large-scale concert for soprano, mezzo-soprano, soprano saxophone, trumpet, organ, percussion; commissioned by the Cologne “Romanischer Sommer” festival première Cologne 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas, Pi-hsien Chen, Simon Stockhausen, Markus Stockhausen and M.Ts. 25' Wittenau Blu 1998 From winzig for two sopranos, violins, shruti box, percussion, baritone (three players); commissioned by the City of Witten première Witten 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Freya Kirby and Carlos Robalo 4' Tafel 3 1997 For soprano, trumpet, objects, percussion, Fadenorgel, light (4 players in a tree); commissioned by the Rümlingen New Music Festival première Häfelfingen (CH) 1997 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Martin Schmitz, Eva Wüthrich, Markus Stockhausen and M.Ts. 180' Kugelbahn 1997 Spatial composition/installation for a person in the centre; commissioned by the Diözesanmuseum (Diocesan Museum) Cologne (from “Collection for the Open Museum”) première Cologne 1997 Gallery An die Vorwelt 1996 fFor large ensemble, two speakers, conductor-soloists and light; commissioned by the Cologne Philharmonie for its 10th anniversary première Cologne 1996 - w/ Franz-Xaver Ohnesorg, Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Peter Eötvös, Ensemble Modern (director:Jobst Liebrecht) 35' Wünschkonzert 1996 For the ensemble L'art pour l'art in the Musikbox; commissioned by Bavarian State Opera première Munich 1996 5' Ein-Personen-Kopf-Duschen-Schreiber 1996 From Winzig for Super-8 film and percussion on the head (one player) première Berlin 1996 - w/ Norbert van Ackeren 4' Der Ebertplatz als junger Mann 1994 Scenic radio play for two speakers (also: sounds), three noise-makers (also: voice), prepared piano (also: noises, voice), contrabass clarinet (also: voice), objects and tape (score) première Cologne 1994 - Thürmchen Ensemble, director: Roland Kluttig 11' Nachtstück mit Fenster 1994 For soprano and chamber ensemble; commissioned by WDR première Bielefeld 1994 - w/ Beth Griffith, Pi-hsien Chen, Ellen Ruth Rose, Clemens Merkel, Caspar Johannes Walter and Tobias Liebezeit 30' winzig 1993/... Music-theatre miniatures for spaces with a limited audience capacity, theatre for a house for speakers, singers, instrumentalists and performers in ensembles of various sizes or as soloists première Cologne 1993 - w/ Beth Griffith, Pi-hsien Chen, Tobias Liebezeit, Christoph Gesing, Katja Wüsten, Frank Koellges, Stefan Kunzmann, Martin Schmitz, Thomas Kling, Albrecht Zummach, Uta Rings, Heinz Conrads, Gero Sprafke, Thürmchen Ensemble et al. further performances in Cologne, Berlin, Stuttgart, Krakow, Witten, Rotterdam, Berlin 2001, Oslo 2016 gallery (Oslo 2016) Video (Oslo 2016) grüns 1993 Sonometric composition for three pianos, video and actors Sudelkreuze 1992 Performance Action for a speaker and noise première Berlin 1992 – w/ Manos Tsangaris - performer ca. 60' Shellbum Album 1992 for Piano première Madrid 1992 - w/ Klaus Steffes-Holländer 18' Fadenwerk 1992 for piano, tuba, bells and objects (2 players) première Cologne 1992 - w/ Pi-hsien Chen and Klaus Burger 18' 3 x 1'31'' – Hommage à John Cage 1991 Concept and action première Cologne 1991 – Manos Tsangaris, Performer 4'33'' Tafel 2 1991 For house façade, voices, speakers, mobile instrumentalists, tapes, mobile light sources, Fadenorgel, video monitors, construction machines (ca. 30 participants). Text: Manos Tsangaris première Cologne 1991 - w/ Maria de Alvear, Carola Bauckholt, Pi-hsien Chen, Anne Brauner, Jutta Rinas, Margret Bozionek, Klaus Burger, Caspar Johannes Walter, Reiner Winterschladen, Reiner Linke, Jaki Liebezeit, Frank Koellges, Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Harry Michels, Theo Roos, Thomas Kling, Christoph Gesing, Angelika Antl, Stefan Krachten, Doris Schulte, Katarina Schutzius, Trudy van Soest 60' Elephants Cry Salty Tears 1989 Text, swinging objects, action, percussion and tape première New York 1989 – w/ Chris Newman - speaker 18' Tafel 1 - Wiesers Werdetraum 1989 For two or three players at a table, Walkman, radio, mobile light sources and Fadenorgel (one player). Text: Hyacinth Freiherr von Wieser première Cologne 1989 - w/ Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Thomas Witzmann and M.Ts. 23' Score Köpfe 1985/89 For heads, installation and small ensemble première Cologne 1985 - w/ Normand Doyon, Birgitt Harnisch, Friedrich Gauwerky, Lothar Kompenhans, Heinz-Klaus Metzger and Thomas Witzmann 50' Schütten! 1985 for four actors première Munich 1985 - w/ Stefan Gabanyi, Christoph Gesing, Stephan Wanderlich 2'-4' Quartett für Diskantinstrumente 1984 former title: Was wenn das Mondlicht auf dem Wasser sich böge um mein Auge zu verfehlen? première Düsseldorf 1984 - w/ Bozzard-Quartett 17' Monde 1983 For female speaker, tape and small ensemble première Cologne 1983 - w/ Ute Langanky, Thomas Witzmann et al. Meine sehr verehrten Dameisen and Herrenmeisen 1982/1983 For speaker text, stage action, piano (notated) and tape première Cologne 1983 - w/ Hanna Evers, Mauricio Kagel et al. Pfähle – Hommage à Richard Long 1981 Concept text, action, audio recording and B/W slides. première Cologne 1982 Blaues Kreuz 1981 For two performers (also: high woodwind instrument and keyboard instrument), objects and light première Cologne 1982 - w/ Robyn Schulkowsky and Michael Niesemann 12' So Low 1981 For contrabass clarinet and disturbers – 2 parts première (Teil 1) Cologne 1981 - w/ Michael Riessler and M.Ts. 10' o.T. 1980 For bass clarinet, voices, objects, light with an unprepared person in the audience dedicated to Mauricio Kagel première Cologne 1980 - w/ Carola Bauckholt, Chris Newman, Michael Riessler and Stephan Seauvageot 3' Score Molto Molto 1980 for conductor and light première Cologne 1980 - w/ Wolfgang Badun 3-5' Score "ö" 1980 For three speakers, noises and light première Cologne 1980 3' Stuhlgang (Meta) 1980 for two actors, objects and light première Cologne 1980 3' Traktat 1979 for actor, objects and light première Cologne 1980 - w/ Carola Bauckholt and M.Ts. 2' Studie 1978 for actor and light première Cologne 1979 - w/ Johannes Schmidt-Sistermanns and Daniel Weissberg 3 page 1 (2013-2018) // page 2 (2000-2012)
in situ 1999 For trumpet plus (small percussion set and controllable light sources) première Berlin 1999 - w/ Michael Gross 15' Drei Spiele: Instant Karma 1998 Raum 1 (2001), Tempus Perfectum (2001) first exhibition Witten 2001 Drei Orte 1998/1999 For soprano saxophone, piano, percussion and mobile loudspeakers (3 CD players). Commissioned by the MusikBiennale Berlin première Berlin 1998 - w/ Trio Accanto (Yukiko Sugawara- Lachenmann, Marcus Weiss, Christian Dierstein) 17' Fadenorgel 1998 Interactive sound installation for light and sound pendulum (six swinging CD players) in a church nave; commissioned by the Singuhr-Hörgalerie (Singuhr Sound Gallery) in the Parochialkirche (Parochial Church) Berlin première Berlin 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas, Jasmin Ndica, Günter Marquardt, Martin Schmitz and Simon Stockhausen revival at the the Museum Sønderjylland, Tønder (DK), Aug. - Oct. 1998 and at festival hall, Dresden-Hellerau, July 1999 Gallery Drei Miniaturen 1998 For three women's voices; commissioned by the Diözesanmuseum (Diocesan Museum) Cologne première Cologne 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas and Veronika Winter 8' Sieben Fenster 1998 Miniatures / intermezzos for large-scale concert for soprano, mezzo-soprano, soprano saxophone, trumpet, organ, percussion; commissioned by the Cologne “Romanischer Sommer” festival première Cologne 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Maria Jonas, Pi-hsien Chen, Simon Stockhausen, Markus Stockhausen and M.Ts. 25' Wittenau Blu 1998 From winzig for two sopranos, violins, shruti box, percussion, baritone (three players); commissioned by the City of Witten première Witten 1998 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Freya Kirby and Carlos Robalo 4' Tafel 3 1997 For soprano, trumpet, objects, percussion, Fadenorgel, light (4 players in a tree); commissioned by the Rümlingen New Music Festival première Häfelfingen (CH) 1997 - w/ Ann-yi Eötvös, Martin Schmitz, Eva Wüthrich, Markus Stockhausen and M.Ts. 180' Kugelbahn 1997 Spatial composition/installation for a person in the centre; commissioned by the Diözesanmuseum (Diocesan Museum) Cologne (from “Collection for the Open Museum”) première Cologne 1997 Gallery An die Vorwelt 1996 fFor large ensemble, two speakers, conductor-soloists and light; commissioned by the Cologne Philharmonie for its 10th anniversary première Cologne 1996 - w/ Franz-Xaver Ohnesorg, Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Peter Eötvös, Ensemble Modern (director:Jobst Liebrecht) 35' Wünschkonzert 1996 For the ensemble L'art pour l'art in the Musikbox; commissioned by Bavarian State Opera première Munich 1996 5' Ein-Personen-Kopf-Duschen-Schreiber 1996 From Winzig for Super-8 film and percussion on the head (one player) première Berlin 1996 - w/ Norbert van Ackeren 4' Der Ebertplatz als junger Mann 1994 Scenic radio play for two speakers (also: sounds), three noise- makers (also: voice), prepared piano (also: noises, voice), contrabass clarinet (also: voice), objects and tape (score) première Cologne 1994 - Thürmchen Ensemble, director: Roland Kluttig 11' Nachtstück mit Fenster 1994 For soprano and chamber ensemble; commissioned by WDR première Bielefeld 1994 - w/ Beth Griffith, Pi-hsien Chen, Ellen Ruth Rose, Clemens Merkel, Caspar Johannes Walter and Tobias Liebezeit 30' winzig 1993/... Music-theatre miniatures for spaces with a limited audience capacity, theatre for a house for speakers, singers, instrumentalists and performers in ensembles of various sizes or as soloists première Cologne 1993 - w/ Beth Griffith, Pi-hsien Chen, Tobias Liebezeit, Christoph Gesing, Katja Wüsten, Frank Koellges, Stefan Kunzmann, Martin Schmitz, Thomas Kling, Albrecht Zummach, Uta Rings, Heinz Conrads, Gero Sprafke, Thürmchen Ensemble et al. further performances in Cologne, Berlin, Stuttgart, Krakow, Witten, Rotterdam, Berlin 2001, Oslo 2016 gallery (Oslo 2016) Video (Oslo 2016) grüns 1993 Sonometric composition for three pianos, video and actors Sudelkreuze 1992 Performance Action for a speaker and noise première Berlin 1992 – w/ Manos Tsangaris - performer ca. 60' Shellbum Album 1992 for Piano première Madrid 1992 - w/ Klaus Steffes-Holländer 18' Fadenwerk 1992 for piano, tuba, bells and objects (2 players) première Cologne 1992 - w/ Pi-hsien Chen and Klaus Burger 18' 3 x 1'31'' – Hommage à John Cage 1991 Concept and action première Cologne 1991 – Manos Tsangaris, Performer 4'33'' Tafel 2 1991 For house façade, voices, speakers, mobile instrumentalists, tapes, mobile light sources, Fadenorgel, video monitors, construction machines (ca. 30 participants). Text: Manos Tsangaris première Cologne 1991 - w/ Maria de Alvear, Carola Bauckholt, Pi- hsien Chen, Anne Brauner, Jutta Rinas, Margret Bozionek, Klaus Burger, Caspar Johannes Walter, Reiner Winterschladen, Reiner Linke, Jaki Liebezeit, Frank Koellges, Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Harry Michels, Theo Roos, Thomas Kling, Christoph Gesing, Angelika Antl, Stefan Krachten, Doris Schulte, Katarina Schutzius, Trudy van Soest 60' Elephants Cry Salty Tears 1989 Text, swinging objects, action, percussion and tape première New York 1989 – w/ Chris Newman - speaker 18' Tafel 1 - Wiesers Werdetraum 1989 For two or three players at a table, Walkman, radio, mobile light sources and Fadenorgel (one player). Text: Hyacinth Freiherr von Wieser première Cologne 1989 - w/ Rainer Riehn, Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Thomas Witzmann and M.Ts. 23' Score Köpfe 1985/89 For heads, installation and small ensemble première Cologne 1985 - w/ Normand Doyon, Birgitt Harnisch, Friedrich Gauwerky, Lothar Kompenhans, Heinz-Klaus Metzger and Thomas Witzmann 50' Schütten! 1985 for four actors première Munich 1985 - w/ Stefan Gabanyi, Christoph Gesing, Stephan Wanderlich 2'-4' Quartett für Diskantinstrumente 1984 former title: Was wenn das Mondlicht auf dem Wasser sich böge um mein Auge zu verfehlen? première Düsseldorf 1984 - w/ Bozzard-Quartett 17' Monde 1983 For female speaker, tape and small ensemble première Cologne 1983 - w/ Ute Langanky, Thomas Witzmann et al. Meine sehr verehrten Dameisen and Herrenmeisen 1982/1983 For speaker text, stage action, piano (notated) and tape première Cologne 1983 - w/ Hanna Evers, Mauricio Kagel et al. Pfähle – Hommage à Richard Long 1981 Concept text, action, audio recording and B/W slides. première Cologne 1982 Blaues Kreuz 1981 For two performers (also: high woodwind instrument and keyboard instrument), objects and light première Cologne 1982 - w/ Robyn Schulkowsky and Michael Niesemann 12' So Low 1981 For contrabass clarinet and disturbers – 2 parts première (Teil 1) Cologne 1981 - w/ Michael Riessler and M.Ts. 10' o.T. 1980 For bass clarinet, voices, objects, light with an unprepared person in the audience dedicated to Mauricio Kagel première Cologne 1980 - w/ Carola Bauckholt, Chris Newman, Michael Riessler and Stephan Seauvageot 3' Score Molto Molto 1980 for conductor and light première Cologne 1980 - w/ Wolfgang Badun 3-5' Score "ö" 1980 For three speakers, noises and light première Cologne 1980 3' Stuhlgang (Meta) 1980 for two actors, objects and light première Cologne 1980 3' Traktat 1979 for actor, objects and light première Cologne 1980 - w/ Carola Bauckholt and M.Ts. 2' Studie 1978 for actor and light première Cologne 1979 - w/ Johannes Schmidt-Sistermanns and Daniel Weissberg 3 page 1 (2013-2018) // page 2 (2000-2012)
compositions 2013-2018 // 2000-2012 // 1978-1999
The works of Manos Tsangaris are edited by Edition Peters.