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DimitriTerzakis

List of Works

Manuskript (Ausschnitt)Compiled by Wilfried Brennecke
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  1. Music for stage productions
  2. Orchestra and chamber orchestra
  3. Solo instruments with orchestra
  4. Instrumental
    1. Wind instruments
    2. Strings
    3. Greater mixed instrumentations
    4. Small mixed instrumentations
    5. Keyboard
  5. Vocals
    1. Choir and ensemble a cappella
    2. Choir with instrumental accompaniment
    3. Soloists, chorus and instruments
    4. Solo voices and instruments or orchestra
    5. Solo voices a capella
  6. Music with electronic amplification or audiotape
  7. Writings by Dimitri Terzakis
  8. Literature on Dimitri Terzakis
  9. Works in alphabetical order
  10. Works in chronological order

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A. Music for stage productions

  • Circus universal (1975)
    Chamber opera with shadow puppets, 25'
    Libretto: Angelos Terzakis
    Soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, 2 basses - chamber ensemble (Aulos, clar., V., Va., Vc., perc (2), sandouri [= cymbal], piano)
    World premiere: December 30, 1975, Opernstudio Kiel
    Conductor: Bodo Reinke - Director: Max Lehner - Stage design: Hartmut Krügener
    BVK

  • Thomas Torquemada (1976)
    Dramatic monodrama for baritone, choir, orchestra, 30'
    not performed yet
    BVK

  • Hermes (1983-1986)
    Musical shadow play, 80'
    Libretto: Klaus Henneberg
    2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass - chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1. [Kontrafg.] - 1.1.1.0. - 2 perc - soloist strings)
    not performed yet
    Ms.

  • Legende (1964)
    Music for ballet (after a Greek fairy tale)
    World premiere: 1964, Athens
    Conductor: Stelios Kafantaris - Ballet master: Ralou Manou
    Ms.

Music for over thirty plays, among others:

  • Eugène Ionesco, Exit the King, 1963, Art Theater Athens

  • Max Frisch, Biedermann und die Brandstifter, 1964, Kunsttheater Athens

  • Sophocles, Antigone, 1973, Epidauros Festival

  • Sophocles, Electra, 1975, Epidauros Festival

  • Euripides, The Trojan Women, 1976, Schauspielhaus Zurich

  • Angelos Terzakis, Emperor Michael, 1978, Greek National Theater Athens

  • Aeschylus, Seven against Thebes, 1995, Epidauros Festival

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B. Orchestra and chamber orchestra

  • Prelude (1961)
    for strings and brass, 6'
    World premiere: Athens 1962
    Conductor: Antiochos Evangelatos
    Ms.

  • Bild (1964)
    for strings, 10'
    World premiere: Athens 1964
    Conductor: Stelios Kafantaris
    Ms.
  • Sinfonietta (1964)
    for orchestra, 12'
    World premiere: Athens 1965
    Conductor: Antiochos Evangelatos
    Ms.

  • Chroai (1970)
    for full orchestra , 7'
    2.2.2 [Bklar.].2 [Kfg.] - 4.2.3.1. - perc [2] - Säge - Hf. - str
    World premiere: October 5, 1971, Hamburg, "das neue werk"
    Conductor: Hans Zender
    B & H

  • Transcriptions télégraphiques (1971)
    for full orchestra, 12 '
    2.2. (Ehr.).2 (Bklar.).2 (Kfg.) - 4.2.2.0. - perc (2-3) - Säge - Cel. - str
    Commissioned by Südwestfunk
    World premiere: June 12, 1974, Baden-Baden, Südwestfunk
    Conductor: Ernest Bour
    B & H

  • Kosmogramm (1973/74)
    for orchestra, 10'
    2.2.2 (Bklar.).2 - 2.2.2.0. - perc (1) - str
    World premiere: November 1st, 1974, Kassel, Musiktage, Staatstheater orchestra
    Conductor: James Lockhart
    BVK

  • Tropi (originally - 1975 - Schatten; 1977/78)
    for full orchestra, 10'
    2.2.2.2. - 2.2.2.0 - perc (2) - Hf. - str
    World premiere: Februar 3, 1978, Berlin, Radio-Symphonieorchester, SFB
    Conductor: Peter Eötvös
    B & H

  • Terpsichore (1978)
    for string orchestra
    not performed yet
    EG

  • Ethos C (1979)
    for chamber orchestra, 10'
    World premiere: November 24, 1980, Paris, Théâtre de la Ville, Ensemble Intercontemporain
    Conductor: Diego Masson
    B & H

  • Hommage à Dionysos (1979/80)
    for full orchestra, 10'
    2.2.2.2. - 2.2.2.1 - perc (2) - Hf. - str
    World premiere: April 4, 1981, Berlin, Radio-Symphonieorchester, SFB
    Conductor: Marius Constant
    B & H

  • Lachesis or Der Mythos vom Ende (1984/85)
    for orchestra, 11'
    2.2.2 (Bklar.).2. - 4.2.2.0. - Pk., perc (2). Cel. - str
    In memoriam Angelos Terzakis
    World premiere: June 13, 1986, Munich, Musica Viva
    Conductor: Alekos Symeonides
    EG

  • Per aspera ad astra (1989/90)
    for orchestra, 14'
    2 (Picc.).2.2.2. - 2.2.2.0. - perc - str
    Dedicated to Christiane and Detlef Gojowy
    World premiere: 13. April 1991, Düsseldorf, Tonhalle, Robert-Schumann-Kammerorchester
    Conductor: Jürgen Kußmaul
    EG

  • Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers (2010)
    version for chamber orchestra, 13'
    World premiere: December 8, 2010, New York (USA), Arcos Orchestra
    Conductor: John-Edward Kelly
    EG

  • Musik zu einem imaginären Film (2014)
    for orchestra; commissioned by Philharmonie Hagen, 15'
    not performed yet
    EG

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C. Solo instruments with orchestra

  • Concerto (1968)
    for oboe and orchestra
    planned with Lothar Faber for WDR Cologne, nie aufgeführt
    Ms.

  • Concerto (1988)
    for violin and orchestra, 18'
    2.2.2.2. - 2.2.2.0 - perc (1) - str
    World premiere: October 1993, Ljubljana, symphony orchestra of Slowenian Radio
    soloist: Saschko Gawriloff
    EG
  • Ikaros - Daidalos (1991)
    2 pieces for saxophone quartet and Blasorchester, 21'
    2 (Picc.).2.2.2. - 2.2.2.0. - Pk.perc - saxophone quartete
    World premiere: March 24, 1993 Joensuum (Finland)
    Conductor: Juozas Domarkas
    soloists: Raschér-Saxophon-Quartett
    EG

  • (K)ein Heldenleben (1994/95)
    for alto sax and orchestra, 15'
    2 (Picc.).2.2. (Bklar.).2. - 2.2.2.0. - perc (2) - str
    World premiere: January 15, 1996, Saarbrücken, Radiosinfonieorchester
    Conductor: Bernhard Kontarsky
    soloist: John Edward Kelly
    EG

  • Concerto (2005)
    for bass clarinet and ten instruments, 12'
    Bcl., Fl., Ob., Schlg., Klv., Vl. i u. II, Vla., Vc., Kb.
    World premiere (as Concerto for basset-horn and 10 instr.): 2006, Bern, Ludus Ensemble
    M&S 1957

  • A une Madone (2007)
    for violin and chamber orchestra, 13’
    World premiere: 18.11.2007, Beijing Conservatory, Camerata Orchestra of the Friends of Music
    Conductor: Nikos Tsouchlos; soloist: Sergiu Nastasa
    M&S 1980-1-05

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D. Instrumental music

  1. wind instruments

    • Zwei Märchen (1996)
      for alto flute (big fl.), 11'
      Dedicated to Carin Levine
      World premiere: 23. November 1997, Leverkusen, Erholungshaus,
      at the exhibition "Wolf Vostell at 65", Carin Levine

    • Stixis I (1967)
      for oboe, 5'
      World premiere: 1969, Venice, Biennale, Lothar Faber
      Ms.

    • Stixis II (1973)
      for clarinet, 3'
      B & H

    • Stixis III (1974)
      for tuba, 3'
      World premiere: 1975, Athens, Jannis Zouganellis
      B & H

    • Modes chromatiques (1988)
      for 2 oboes, 10'
      World premiere: March 6, 1989, Cologne, WDR, Burkhard Glaetzner, Ingo Goritzky
      Sonoton

    • Der Hölle Nachklang I (1991/92)
      for alto sax and piano, 8'
      Commissioned by Eurythmie-Ensembles Amsterdam
      World premiere: July 16, 1992, Dornach (Basel), Goetheanum, John E. Kelly, Bob Versteegh
      EG

    • Poème trivial (1993)
      for baritone saxophon and piano, 6'
      Dedicated to Linda Ann Bangs
      World premiere: 9. October 1993, Römerberg (Hessen), Linda Ann Bangs, Christian Honne
      Ms.

    • Trio (1993)
      for flute, bass clarinet and piano, 15'
      World premiere: November 7, 1994, Amsterdam, Het trio
      EG

    • Panta rei (1986)
      for saxophone quartet, 10'
      World premiere: January 27, 1988, Hanover, Tage neuer Musik, Raschér-Saxophon-Quartett
      EG

    • Pentaphonia (1983)
      for wind quintet, 12'
      Commissioned by Saarländischer Rundfunk
      World premiere: May 16, 1985, Saarbrücken, Musik im 20. Jahrhandert des Saarländischen Rundfunk, wind quintet of SR
      EG

    • Septett (1965/66)
      for 7 flutes, 8'
      Dedicated to his teacher Bernd-Alois Zimmermann
      World premiere: 3. March 1966, Cologne, Musikhochschule, students of the wind classes (4 flutes and 3 clarinets)
      Ms.

    • Gesang des Bacchos (1997)
      for wind octet, 12'
      World premiere: 3. March 1999, Minden/W., Christuskirche
      Wind ensemble Sabine Meyer
      EG

    • Quintett (2007)
      for piano and saxophone quartet, 12'
      World premiere: not performed yet
      EG

    • Musik für einen Aulosspieler (2012)
      for oboe solo, 8'
      for Heinz Holliger
      World premiere: not performed yet
      EG

    • Les domaines du diable (2013)
      for wind quintet, 11'
      World premiere: not performed yet
      EG

  2. strings

    • Violin piece I (1985)
      for violin, 4'
      Dedicated to Igor Ozim
      B & H

    • Stimmen (1993/1996)
      for violin, 12'
      World premiere: February 21, 1999, Kleve, Kolja Lessing
      Sonoton

    • Omega I (1978)
      for violoncello, 6'
      BVK

    • Dialog der Seele mit ihrem Schatten (1991)
      for violoncello, 11'
      Commissioned by the city of Eschede
      Dedicated to Siegfried Palm
      World premiere: June 21, 1992, Eschede, Siegfried Palm
      EG

    • Legetos (1988)
      for 2 violins, 7'
      World premiere: February 13, 1989, Ljubljana, Slovenian Philharmonia, Igor Ozim, Christiane Hutcap
      EG

    • Musica aeolica, two pieces (1978)
      for violin and viola, 6'
      Dedicated to Nada Geroulanos
      World premiere: January 5, 1979, Düsseldorf, Jens Langehunl, Günter Ostersäk
      B & H

    • Etude chromatique (1984)
      for violin and piano, 7'
      World premiere: June 5, 1984, Cologne, WDR, Igor Ozim, Günther Ludwig
      EG

    • Sonetto (1993)
      for viola and piano, 10'
      Dedicated to Tabea Zimmermann
      World premiere: December 5, 1995, Düsseldorf, Tonhalle, Tabea Zimmermann, Christian Ivaldi
      EG

    • Myrrhentropfen (1993)
      for viola and piano, 5'
      Dedicated to Jürgen Kußmaul
      World premiere: April 19, 1996 Düsseldorf, Jürgen Kußmaul and Thomas Leander
      EG

    • Lalita (1987/88)
      for violoncello and piano, 10'
      World premiere: November 4, 1988, Cologne, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Boris Pergamentschikow, Pavel Gililov
      Sonoton

    • Trias (1989/90)
      for violin, violoncello and piano, 17'
      World premiere: March 15, 1991, Neuss, Zeughaus, Saschko Gawriloff, Johannes Goritzky, David Levine
      EG

    • String quartet no. 1 (1969)
      (original title: Music for string quartet), 8'
      World premiere: November 27, 1969, Cologne, string quartet of Musikhochschule Köln
      BVK

    • String quartet no. 2 (1976/77)
      World premiere: April 23, 1978, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Berner Streichquartett, 13'
      BVK

    • String quartet no. 3 (1981/82)
      Commissioned by the city of Witten - Dedicated to Wilfried Brennecke, 11'
      World premiere: April 23, 1983, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Leonardo Quartet
      EG

    • String quartet no. 4 (1990)
      World premiere: December 7, 1991, Bremen, Philharmonische Gesellschaft, Arditti Streichquartett, 14'
      EG

    • Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers, string quartet V (1999)
      Commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk, 14'
      World premiere: April 14, 2000, Cologne, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Artemis Quartet
      EG

    • Solo for Tanja (2004)
      for viola solo, 14'
      World premiere: 2004, Leipzig, Tatjana Masurenko
      EG 891

    • Etanos (2006)
      for viola and piano, 10'
      not performed yet
      M&S 1968

    • String sextet / Streichsextett (2008)
      12'
      World premiere: June 2011, Berlin Konzerthaus, Vogler Quartet
      M&S

    • Sprüche im Wind (2009), short pieces for violin and piano
      8'
      not performed yet
      M&S

    • Sonata infernale (2010), for violin and piano
      15'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Träume eines Geigers (2010)
      for violin solo, 10'
      EG

    • Fantasien (2011)
      for cello solo, 8'
      World premiere: 2011, Switzerland
      EG

    • Hymnus to Aphrodite (2012)
      string trio, 10'
      World premiere: 2013, Unna
      EG

  3. Larger mixed instrumentations

    • Ichochronos II (1968/1973)
      for 12 instrumentalists (Lotosfl., fl., clar., Hr., Tb., Pk., perc and string quintet), 9'
      World premiere: 1969, Athens
      B & H

    • Ichochronos III (1969/70)
      for 7 eletronically amplified instruments (guitar, Elektronium, v., va., Kb., Tb., perc [2 Spieler] and audiotape), 5'
      World premiere: April 25, 1970, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Gruppe Mega-Hertz under Günther Becker
      Ms.

    • Hommage à Morse (1970)
      for flute, oboe, clarinet, trombone and string quartet, 6'
      World premiere: 19. Januar 1971, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Ensemble "Trial and Error" under Bojidar Dimov
      B & H

    • Oktoechos (1987-1989)
      for clarinet, French horn, bassoon, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, 9'
      World premiere: August 1990, Athens, Festival, Scharoun-Ensemble
      EG

    • Rabasso (1992)
      for saxophone quartet, viola, violoncello, double bass, 11'
      World premiere: 17. October 1992, Donaueschingen, Musiktage, Raschér-Saxophon-Quartett and trio basso
      EG

  4. Small mixed instrumentations

    • Trio (1966)
      for guitar, violoncello and percussion, 10'
      World premiere: 1967, Cologne, Musikhochschule, students
      Ms.

    • Antilawi (1966)
      for violoncello, percussion and electric guitar
      Ms. (lost)

    • Chroniko (1968)
      for flute and electric guitar, 5'
      World premiere: November 27, 1969, Cologne, Musikhochschule, Theo Kinder, Wilhelm Bruck
      UE

    • Ethos A' (1972)
      for oboe, violoncello and audiotape, 5'
      Ms.

    • Duo (1973)
      for violoncello and percussion, 11'
      World premiere: November 3, 1973, Kassel, Musiktage, Siegfried Palm, Christoph Caskel
      BVK

    • Sonata in C (1977)
      for violin, piano and audiotape, 10'
      World premiere: 1978, Athens, Festival
      Ms.

    • Fthorai (1980)
      for recorders (alto, piccolo, soprano) and guitar, 6'
      Dedicated to Hans-Martin Linde and Konrad Ragossnig
      World premiere: 1981, Basel, Musikakademie, Hans-Martin Linde, Konrad Ragossnig
      Ms.

    • Omega II (1983)
      for tenor recorder and percussion, 10'
      World premiere: August 26, 1983, Calw, Gerhard Braun, Gyula Racz
      EG

    • Jeux (1993/94)
      for soprano recorder and guitar, 8'
      Tonger

    • Konflikte (1996)
      for alto sax, violoncello and piano, 8'
      World premiere: April 17, 1997, Sächsisches Mozartfest, Chemnitz, Alloys-Ensemble (John E. Kelly, Anna Carewe, Bob Versteegh)
      EG

    • Seelenbilder (2001)
      for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano, 12'
      World premiere: Dec 10, 2001, Weimar, Ensemble Klangwerkstatt Weimar

    • Beelzebuls Wiegenlied (2007/10)
      for clarinet and piano, 8'
      World premiere (as 'Über den Rubin'): Jan 22, 2009, Munich Gasteig, ensemble oktopus für musik der moderne
      M&S

    • Über den Smaragden (2008)
      for clarinet and piano, 10'
      not performed yet
      M&S

    • Trio (2008)
      for violin, clarinet and piano, 14'
      not performed yet
      M&S

    • Serenade (2011)
      for alto recorder and piano, 10'
      World premiere: Berne, 2011
      M&S

    • Dialoge im Hades (2011)
      for bassoon and piano, 9'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Nomos Dorikos (2011/12)
      for piano quartet, 12'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Gesänge des Sturms und der Öde (2012)
      for soprano, flute, and piano, 12'
      not performed yet
      EG

  5. Keyboard instruments

    • 7 Aphorismen (1964)
      for piano
      World premiere: 1964, Athens
      Ms.

    • Die Farben des Ozeans (1994)
      for organ, 10'
      World premiere: December 2, 1994, Düsseldorf, Johanneskirche, Almut Rößler
      EG

    • Gepriesen sei (1997)
      Marienhymnus for organ, 12'
      World premiere: January 22, 1999, Düsseldorf, Johanneskirche, Almut Rößler
      EG

    • Pensées (1997-1999)
      14 monophone pieces for piano, 35'
      World premiere: October 26, 2000, Saarbrücken, Saarländischer Rundfunk
      Alfons Kontarsky
      EG

    • Feuerzungen (1999)
      for two organs, 15'
      World premiere: March 26, 2000, Frankfurt/M., Alte Oper, Werner and Andreas Jacob
      EG

    • Lux et Tenebrae (1999)
      2 monophone pieces for piano, 10'
      World premiere: January 30, 2000 (1:00am), Sender Freies Berlin, Jeffrey Burns
      EG

    • Dorischer Blues (1994)
      for piano, 6'
      World premiere: 1994, Paris, Marcel Worms
      EG 793
    • Epitaph (2003)
      for piano, 6'
      World premiere: 2003, Frankfurt/M.
      EG 913

    • Erinyen - ein Satyrspiel (2003)
      for piano, 10'
      World premiere: 2004, Frankfurt/M.
      EG 861

    • Gedichte der Verdammten (2003)
      Three piano pieces, 15'
      World premiere: 2004, Leipzig, Andrés Maupoint
      EG 883

    • Diptychon (2004/05)
      for piano, 9'
      World premiere: 2006, Frankfurt/M.
      EG 954
    • Il giardino di tempio, after Paul Klee (2005)
      for piano and percussion, 12'
      not performed yet
      M&S 1956

    • Satyr und Naiaden (2005)
      for piano, 10'
      World premiere: 2006, Frankfurt/M., Cathrine Vickers
      M&S 1964

    • Essays (2007/08)
      8 pieces for piano, 20'
      not performed yet
      M&S

    • Le soleil des eaux (2008)
      for piano, 8'
      World premiere: Jan 22, 2009, Munich Gasteig, ensemble oktopus
      M&S

    • Drei Götter für zwei Klaviere (2009)
      I: Pan. Legenden des Waldes
      II: Pluton, der Herrscher des Hades
      III: Hermes, der Gott der Diebe und Kaufleute
      for two pianos, 20'
      World premiere: Leipzig 2009
      EG

    • Tanz in der Finsternis (2011)
      for piano, 7'
      World premiere: Athens 2012
      EG

    • Gesang der Sirenen (2012)
      for accordeon, 11'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Diabolus in musica (gegen den stilistischen Rassismus [against stilistic racism]) (2012)
      for piano, 8'
      not performed yet
      Edition Gamma

    • Heidnische Rituale (2013)
      for piano, 10'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Frivolitäten (2014)
      for piano, 10'
      not performed yet
      EG

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E. Vocal music

  1. Chorus and ensemble a cappella

    • Ikos (1968)
      for eight voices mixed chorus, 3'
      Text by Romanos
      World premiere: Juni 1970, IGNM-Fest Basel, Vokalensemble Hilversum, Leitung: Marinus Voorberg
      BVK

    • Katawassia - in memoriam Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1971/72)
      for vocal sextet (2 sopr., mezzo-sopr., counter ten., ten., bar.), 8'
      Text from ancient Byzantine holiday liturgy
      World premiere: April 28, 1974, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Collegium Vocale Cologne under Wolfgang Fromme

    • Von Feuer and Finsternis, Mysterium magnum (1974)
      for mixed chorus (16 voices, choral or soloist), 11'
      Text by Jakob Böhme, San Juan de la Cruz, Heraclitus
      World premiere: April 5, 1975, Kassel, Martinskirche, Chor des NDR Hamburg under Helmut Franz
      B & H

    • Gesänge der Liebe und des Todes (1981)
      for vocal quintet (2 sopranos, counter tenor, baritone), 15'
      Text by 1. Dante, La divina commedia, 5th canto - 2. Sophocles, Antigone - 3. From the Egyptian Book of the Dead - 4. Meliti (a word without meaning) - 5. without text - 6. Gospel according to Luke, chapter 23
      World premiere: June 9, 1982, Zurich, Festwochen, Collegium Vocale Cologne under Wolfgang Fromme
      B & H

    • Enite (1983)
      for two voices chorus (Melos and Bordun), 8'
      Text after Ioannis Koukouzelis
      EG

    • Visionen, die Schalen des Zorns betreffend (2004)
      for chorus and viola ad lib., 14'/> World premiere: January 29, 2005, Leipzig, Thomaskirche, Thomanerchor, Tatjana Masurenko
      EG

    • Eumeniden (acc. to Aischylos) (2012)
      for vocal quintet, 14'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • An eine Utopie (2013)
      for choir, 4'
      not performed yet
      Schott

    • Variationen über Gott (2013)
      for choir, 5'
      World premiere Leipzig, 2013, St. Thomas Choir
      Schott

  2. Chorus with instrumental accompaniment

    • Okeaniden (1967)
      for female chorus and orchestra, 8'
      Text by Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
      World premiere: December 1, 1967, Cologne, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, students of Musikhochschule Cologne
      Ms.

    • Stichiron (1971)
      for mixed chorus and chamber ensemble (Ob., Klar., Hr., Pos., Tb., perc), 12'
      Text from the death liturgy of Mount Athos
      Commissioned by English Bach Festival, London
      World premiere: May 4, 1973, London, English Bach Festival, Saltarello Choir
      BVK

    • Das sechste Siegel (1987)
      for mixed chorus and instrumental ensemble (Fl., Klar., Hr., V., Vc., Kb., perc), 14'
      Text from the Apocalypse of John
      Commissioned by Greek Radio (ERT)
      World premiere: May 6, 1994, Kreuzlingen, chorus and instrumentalists at hoc, Leitung: Peter Bauer
      EG

    • Hiob (2006/07)
      Die Reden Gottes
      for narrator, mixed chorus and organ, 11'
      Text from Book of Job, God's speech
      World premiere: April 2008, Thomanerchor

  3. soloists, chorus and instruments

    • X (1971)
      for baritone, three voices chorus and 6 instrumentalists, 15'
      (fl., 2 v., va., Hr., perc and audiotape)
      without text
      World premiere: 1972, Athens, Festival for contemporary music
      B & H

    • Liturgia profana (1976/77)
      for Psaltis (tenor), mixed chorus, 2 violoncelli, sandouri (cymbal) and percussion, 18'
      Text by 1. Song of Solomon - 2. Sappho, Hymn to Venus - 3. Egyptian Book of the Deaths
      Commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk Cologne
      World premiere: December 10, 1977, Bonn, Beethoven-Halle (Musik der Zeit des WDR), Lykourgos Angelopoulis (Psaltis), Vokalensemble Hilversum and Bonner Ensemble for Neue Musik, Leitung: Marinus Voorberg
      B & H

    • Odyssee, Musical Epic after Homer (1977/78)
      (German by Johann Heinrich Voß), 70'
      for soprano, tenor, baritone, narrator, mixed chorus and chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1. - 1.1.1.0. - perc (2) - str [ohne Kb.]
      Dedicated to Magdalene (Terzakis)
      World premiere: April 27, 1985, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Karan Armstrong, Thanos Petrakis, Siegfried Lorenz, Michael Thomas, Chor des Westdeutschen Rundfunk, das Moderne Ensemble Köln, conduct: Spiros Argiris
      EG

    • Passionen (1978/79)
      for Psaltis (tenor), baritone, two-geteilten mixed chorus, and instrumental ensemble (Klar., Trp., Hr., Pos., V., Va., Vc., perc), 33'
      Text from the Gospels; Sophocles, Oedipus Rex; Reports from concentration camps
      Commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk Cologne
      World premiere: May 15, 1981, Bonn, Musik der Zeit des WDR, Cologne Runkfunkchor, Collegium Instrumentale Köln, conduct: Spiros Argiris
      B & H

  4. Soloist voices and instruments or orchestra

    • Medea (1965/66)
      for soprano, violin, violoncello and percussion, 10'
      Text by Euripides
      World premiere: 1966, Cologne, Musikhochschule, students of Musikhochschule Cologne
      Ms.

    • Klytemnestra (1968)
      for soprano, mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble, 10'
      (Klar., Va., Vc., Hf., elektr. Git., perc)
      Text by Aischylos, Agamemnon
      World premiere: 1968, Cologne, Musikhochschule, students of Musikhochschule Cologne
      Ms.

    • Nuances (1970)
      for alti, viola, piano, percussion (2) and audiotape, 11'
      Text: Vocalise
      Dedicated to Wilfried Brennecke
      World premiere: April 28, 1974, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Janet Cobb and Bonner Ensemble for Neue Musik
      BVK

    • Ethos B (1972)
      for alto (or baritone), Hirtenflöte (fl.), violoncello, 9'
      World premiere: 1973, Frankfurt a.M., Theater am Turm, Stuttgarter Trio
      B & H

    • Nomoi (1974/1993)
      for psaltis (tenor), clarinet, violoncello, sandouri (cymbal), percussion (2), 15'
      Text by Heraklit
      Commissioned by Berliner Festwochen
      Dedicated to Lykourgos Angelopoulos
      World premiere: September 29, 1975, Berliner Festwochen, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, Lykourgos Angelopoulos (Psaltis), Gerald Humel (Dgt.)
      BVK

    • Notturni (1976)
      for vocal sextet (2 sopr., mezzo-sopr., counter tenor, t., b.), violin, piano and percussion, 22'
      Text by Sappho
      World premiere: September 23, 1977, Kassel, Martinskirche, Collegium Vocale Köln, conduct: Wolfgang Fromme
      BVK

    • Ethos Gamma II (1976/77)
      for middle voice, flute (Hirtenflöte) and piano, 8'
      Text from an ancient Greek incantation
      Dedicated to Spyros Sakkas
      World premiere: April 24, 1977, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Spyros Sakkas (bar.), George Kouroupos (piano)
      B & H

    • Sappho-Fragmente (1977)
      for high voice and sandouri (cymbal) or piano, 5'
      World premiere: April 17, 1980, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Halina Lukomska and Katerina Zlatnikova
      B & H

    • Sappho cycle (2006)
      for female narrator, soprano, flute, viola, piano, 20'
      EG

    • Sappho cycle (2006)
      Version for female narrator, soprano, flute, oboe, bassoon and string trio, 20'
      EG

    • Erotikon (1979)
      for soprano, clarinet, violin and violoncello, 10'
      Text by Plato and an unknown classical Greek poet
      World premiere: April 19, 1980, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Halina Lukomska (sopr.), Spiros Argiris (conductor)
      B & H

    • Vier Monologe (1982)
      for middle voice and piano, 10'
      Text by Sappho, Giorgos Papaefthathiou, Dante, Andreas Kalvos
      World premiere: May 11, 1985, Berlin, SFB, Karan Armstrong, Wilhelm von Grunelius
      EG

    • Träume (1982/83)
      for mezzo-soprano and audiotape, 12'
      Text by Helmrich B. Eckener
      World premiere: April 23, 1983, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, Helga Hamm-Albrecht
      EG

    • Der Raub der Europa (1984/85)
      for soprano and chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1. - Hr., string quartet, perc), 15'
      Text by Moschos
      Commissioned by Greek Radio (ERT)
      Dedicated to his daughter (Louisa)
      World premiere: 8. March 1987, Leverkusen, Ingrid Schmithüsen, Ensemble Köln under Robert HP Platz
      B & H

    • Sechs Monologe (1985)
      for high voice and orchestra (2.2.2.2. - 2.2.2.0. - Pk., perc - str), 18'
      Text by Platon (2), Sappho, Giorgios Papaefthathiou, Dante, Andreas Kalvos
      World premiere: 1986, Berlin, SFB, Karan Armstrong, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Berlin under Arturo Tamayo
      EG

    • Die Tore der Nacht and des Tages (1987)
      for middle voice, clarinet and piano, 7'
      Text by Parmenides, J. Kochanowski
      Commissioned by the Polish section of IGNM for the Szymanowski jubilee 1987
      Dedicated to Artemis Kyriazis in friendship
      World premiere: December 3, 1987, Katowice, Olga Szwajgier (sopr.)
      EG

    • Apokryphen (1988/89)
      for soprano, narrator and chamber ensemble (fl, clar, Hr., v, va, vc, perc), 23'
      Text by New Testament apocrypha (Sibylla = 1, 3, 5), Gospel of Peter (2, 4), Pistis Sophia (6)
      Dedicated to Wilfried Brennecke
      World premiere: Sibylla I on April 21, 1989, Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik, complete piece on February 19, 1990, Tonhalle Düsseldorf. - Ingrid Schmithüsen (sopr.), Michael Thomas (sopr.), Düsseldorfer Ensemble under Wolfgang Trommer
      Sonoton

    • Der Hölle Nachklang II (1992/93)
      for high voice and organ, 15'
      Dedicated to the victims of the destruction of Kalawrita (Greece) in December 1943
      Text by Euripides, The Trojan Women
      World premiere: May 23, 1993, Cologne Philharmonie, Brigitte Lindner, Viktor Lukas
      EG

    • Daphnis and Chloe (1993/94)
      for soprano and viola, 16'
      Text from sheperds' stories by Longos
      Dedicated to Wilfried Brennecke
      World premiere: April 1996, Bern, Barbara Martig-Tüller, Michael Bolling
      EG

    • Friedensgebet (2001)
      for soprano and organ, 13'
      World premiere: 2004, Frankfurt/M., Franziska Rötting, Gerhard Löffler
      EG 883

    • Hero und Leander (2002/03)
      Rapsodia for narrator, viola, piano and audiotape, 25'
      EG

    • Mythen (2001)
      for 1 pianist and 1 actor, 30'
      Text by Plato
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Über Platon (2008)
      for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra, 12'
      Commissioned by Kamerata Athens
      World premiere: Jan 31, 2009, Megaron Athens, Kamerata Athens, Angelica Cathariou
      EG

    • Zwei Gesänge (2008)
      for middle voice and piano, 10'
      not performed yet

    • M&S

    • Baudelaire cycle (2007/10)
      for narrator and ensemble, 15'
      dedicated to Brigitte Fassbaender
      World premiere: Leipzig 2007
      EG

    • Das Spiegelbild einer Frau (2010)
      for soprano and violin, 10'
      EG

    • Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus (2010)
      A laterna magica performance, 45'
      for violin, oboe, piano, drums, audio tape, narrator, soprano, and laterna magica images
      World premiere: Chemnitz, March 13, 2011, members of the Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie
      EG

    • Schweinebraten und Karotten (2014)
      for singing voice and piano, 5'
      not performed yet
      EG

  5. Solo voices without accompaniment

    • Ethos Gamma I (1976)
      for mezzo-soprano or baritone, 3'
      Vocalise
      B & H

    • Enite / Lobe den Herrn (1983)
      for 2 equal voices (melos and bordun), after Ioannis Koukouzelis, 7'
      World premiere: 1983, Leverkusen
      EG

    • Lieder ohne Worte, 1st cycle (1994)
      5 vocal pieces without lyrics: 1. Leichtsinn, 2. Erster Liebestraum, 3. Der Junge and der Weise, 4. Studie über die Verzweiflung, 5. Geschwätz
      Dedicated to Walter Kläy, 10'
      World premiere: 26. March 1995, Brussels, Françoise Vanhecke

    • Lieder ohne Worte, 2. cycle (1994/95), 10'
      6 vocal pieces without lyrics: 1. Fragen ohne Antwort, 2. Aus fernen Zeiten, 3. Ein Adler, 4. le balcon, 5. Kassandras Prophezeitung, 6. La Capricciosa
      Dedicated to Boudewijn Buckinx
      World premiere: December 11, 1995, Düsseldorf, Tonhalle, Kimball Wheeler

    • Lieder ohne Worte, 3rd cycle (1996)
      7 vocal pieces without lyrics: 1. Dimensionen des Traumes I, 2. Ein Märchen, 3. Monolog einer Wahnsinnigen, 4. Dimensionen des Traumes II., 5. Die Marionette, 6. Tief im Abgrund ein Vogel weint allein, 7. Die Hochzeitsnacht 10'
      Dedicated to Peter Eötvös
      World premiere: January 26, 1997, Trier, Maria Kowolik
      EG

    • Reise durch die Nacht der Engel (1996)
      Imaginäres Monodram for one voice, 10'
      not performed yet
      EG

    • Monodien (1999)
      for one voice, 10'
      not performed yet
      EG

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F. Electrically amplified music or audiotape

  • Ichochronos I (1967)
    for audiotape

  • Ichochronos III (1969/70) see D3

  • Nuances (1970) see E4

  • Ethos A' (1972) see D4

  • X (1972) see E3

  • Sonata in C (1972) see D4

  • Träume (1982/83) see E4

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G. Writings by Dimitri Terzakis

  • Auf der Suche nach neuem Tonhöhenmaterial; in: Melos, 36. Jahr, 1971, pp. 190-193.

  • Byzantinische Musik; in: Musik und Bildung III (62), 1971, pp. 467-470.

  • Die byzantinische Musik nach 1453 (= eine erste Darstellung der nachbyzantinischen Musikentwicklung, 1985), unpublished, excerpt in: Musik and Kirche, Jahrgang 68, 1998, pp. 370-378.

  • Die neobyzantinische Musik, invited talk at the congress Musica Antiqua, Bydgoszcz (Poland), 1985, unpublished.

  • Zur Struktur der byzantinischen Musik and ihrer Bedeutung for heutiges Komponieren; in: Internationales Festival Komponistinnen heute, Musikavantgarde im Osten Europas 1991/92, Heidelberg 1992, Kulturinstitut Komponistinnen e.V., pp. 151-156.

  • Wohin führt westeurozentrisches Musikdenken? in: Programmheft der Donaueschinger Musiktage 1992, pp. 29-31.

  • Die Rolle des Tonsystems der Antike in der Musik eines Rebellen, Vortrag mit Publikumsdiskussion im Musikwissenschaftlichen Institut der Universität zu Köln am 6. Mai 2005; in: Komposition und Musikwissenschaft im Dialog VI (2004-2006), Wien 2008, Verlag der Apfel (Signale aus Köln, Beiträge zur Musik der Zeit, vol. 12), pp. 118-131.

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H. Literature

  • Detlef Gojowy, Zwischen Gefühlen and Ordnungsvorstellungen, Werkstattgespräch mit Dimitri Terzakis in: Musica 31 (1977), pp. 126-132.
  • Wilfried Brennecke, article 'Terzakis' in: Die Musik in Geschichte and Gegenwart 16 (1979), Sp. 1842f.
  • George S. Leotsakos, article 'Terzakis' in: The New Grove 18 (1980), pp. 700.
  • Wolfgang Burde, Komponistenportrait: Dimitri Terzakis in: Neue Zeitschrift for Musik 141 (1980), pp. 443-446.
  • Theodore Baker, Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, New York 7/1984, pp. 2294.
  • Rudolf Lück, Dimitri Terzakis, Byzantinische Musik - Neue Musik in: Neue Zeitschrift for Musik 145 (1984), pp. 11-19.
  • Walter Kläy, Transfusion aus Byzanz, Interview with Dimitri Terzakis; in: attacca, Mitteilungen des Konservatoriums for Musik und Theater Bern, no. 9, January 1991, pp. 1-3.
  • Walter Kläy, Byzantinische Wurzeln. Der griechische Komponist Dimitri Terzakis in: Stehplatz, Bern, April 1994; dito in: Forum andere Musik, Bern, May 1994, pp. 6-9.
  • Hans G. Schürmann, Man braucht nur den nächsten Ton zu finden..., Interview with Dimitri Terzakis; in: Neue Musikzeitung, Heft 6, 1995, pp. 43.
  • Wilfried Brennecke, Auf dem Weg zur Monophonie, ein Gespräch mit Dimitri Terzakis, in: Musik and Kirche 68 (1998), pp. 408-411.
  • Almut Rößler, Dimitri Terzakis zum 60. Geburtstag in: Forum Kirchenmusik, Heft 5, 1998, pp. 203-205.
  • Peter Korfmacher, "Es ist etwas faul im Staate Dänemark", Interview with Dimitri Terzakis; in: Leipziger Volkszeitung, 11. November 1999.
  • Rudolf Lück, Der Weg zur Monophonie, ein Werkstattgespräch mit Dimitri Terzakis, Bad Schwalbach 1999, Edition Gravis.
  • Frank Hentschel, Die "Wittener Tage for neue Kammermusik". Über Geschichte und Historiografie aktueller Musik, Stuttgart 2007, Steiner Verlag (Beihefte zum Archiv for Musikwissenschaft (AFMW-B), vol. 62)
  • Ioannis Papachristopoulos, Entwicklungsstadien der Kompositionstechnik von Dimitri Terzakis (Greek) in: Polyphonia (Athen, Koultoura), 17. Jahrgang, Heft 2, 2010, pp. 77-108.
  • --, article 'Dimitri Terzakis' in: Komponisten der Gegenwart, 41. Supplement, 2010, 43 pp.
  • --, Aspekte der kompositorischen Arbeit von Dimitri Terzakis der letzten zwei Jahrzehnte (Greek), in: Polyphonia (Athen, Koultoura), 19. Jahrgang, Heft 2, 2011, pp. 50-92.
  • --, Das kompositorische Schaffen von Dimitri Terzakis: Stilkritische Untersuchungen und Werkcharakteristik, Wien 2011, Verlag der Apfel (Signale aus Köln; 17). [PhD. thesis, Cologne Univ., 2008.]

 

Alphabetical List of Works

A une Madone, for violin and chamber orchestra C
An eine Utopie, for choir E1
Antigone (Sophocles), music for stage production A
Antilawi for violoncello, percussion and electric guitar D3
Sieben Aphorismen for piano D5
Apokryphen for soprano, narrator and chamber ensemble E4

Baudelaire-Zyklus E4
Beelzebuls Wiegenlied, for clarinet and piano D4
Biedermann und die Brandstifter (Frisch), music for stage production A
Bild for strings B

Chroai for orchestra B
Chroniko for flute and electric guitar D4
Circus universal (A. Terzakis), chamber opera A

Daphnis und Chloe for soprano and viola E4
Diabolus in musica, for piano D5
Dialog der Seele mit ihrem Schatten for violoncello D2
Dialoge im Hades, for bassoon and piano D4 Diptychon for piano D5
Dorischer Blues for piano D5
Drei Götter für zwei Klaviere, for two pianos D5
Duo for violoncello and percussion D4

Elektra (Sophocles), music for stage production A
Enite for 2 equal voices E5
Enite for chorus in two voices E1
Epitaph for piano D5
Erinyen - ein Satyrspiel for piano D5
Erotikon for soprano and 3 instruments E4
Essays for piano D5
Ethos A' for oboe, violoncello and audiotape D4
Ethos B' for 1 voice and 2 instrumentalists E4
Ethos C for chamber orchestra B
Ethos Gamma I for middle voice E5
Ethos Gamma II for 1 voice and 2 instrumentalists E4
Etanos for viola and piano D2
Etude chromatique for violin and piano D2 Eumeniden (acc. to Aischylos), for vocal quintet E1

Fantasien, for cello solo D2
Die Farben der Ozeans for organ D5
Feuerzungen for 2 organs D5
Friedensgebet for soprano and organ E4
Frivolitäten, for piano D5
Fthorai for recorder and guitar D4

Gedanken über Platon for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra E4
Gedichte der Verdammten. Three piano pieces D5
Gepriesen sei, Marienhymnus for organ D5
Gesänge der Liebe und des Todes for vocal quintet E1
Gesänge des Sturms und der Oede, for soprano, flute, piano D4
Gesang der Sirenen, for accordeon D5
Gesang des Bacchos for wind octet D2
Il giardino di tempio, for piano and percussion D5

Heidnische Rituale, for piano D5
Hermes (K. Henneberg), Musikalisches Schattenspiel A
Hero und Leander for narrator, viola, piano and audiotape E4
Hiob, for narrator, mixed chorus and organ E2
Der Hölle Nachklang I for alto sax and piano D1
Der Hölle Nachklang II for high voice and organ E4
Hommage à Dionysos for orchestra B
Hommage à Morse for 8 wind instruments and strings D3
Hymnus to Aphrodite, string trio D2

Ichochronos I for audiotape F
Ichochronos II for chamber ensemble D3
Ichochronos III for 7 electrically amplified instruments and audiotape D3
Ikaros - Daidalos for saxophone quartet and brass orchestra C
Ikos for chorus E1
Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus, laterna magica performance E4

Jeux for recorder and guitar D4

Kaiser Michael [Emperor Michael] (A. Terzakis), music for stage productions A
Katawassia for vocal sextet E1
(K)ein Heldenleben for alto sax and orchestra C
Klytemnestra for 2 voices and chamber ensemble E4
Der König stirbt [Exit the King] (Ionesco), music for stage production A
Konflikte for alto sax, violoncello and piano D4
Concerto for bass clarinet and ten instruments C
Concerto for oboe and orchestra C
Concerto for violin and orchestra C
Kosmogramm for orchestra B

Lachesis oder Der Mythos vom Ende, for orchestra B
Lalita for violoncello and piano D2
Legende (griechisches Volksmärchen), music for ballet A
Le soleil des eaux D5
Legetos for 2 violins D2
Les domaines du diable, for wind quintet D1
Lieder ohne Worte I. cycle E5
Lieder ohne Worte II. cycle E5
Lieder ohne Worte III. cycle E5
Liturgia profana for psalti [byzantine chant], chorus and instruments E3
Lux et Tenebrae, 2 monophone pieces for piano D5

Medea for soprano and 3 instrumentalists E4
Modes chromatiques for 2 oboes D1
Monodien for 1 voice E5
Vier Monologe for 1 voice and piano E4
Sechs Monologe for high voice and orchestra E4
Musica aeolica for violin and viola D3
Musik für einen Aulosspieler, for oboe solo D1
Musik zu einem imaginären Film, for orchestra B
Myrrhentropfen for viola and piano D3
Mythen for 1 pianist and 1 actor E4

Nomoi for Psaltis and 4 instrumentalists E4
Nomos Dorikos, for piano quartet D4
Notturni for vocal sextet and 3 instrumentalists E4
Nuances for alto, 4 instrumentalists and audiotape E4, F
Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers, string quartet V D2
Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers, version for chamber orchestra B

Odyssee (Homer) for soloists, chorus and chamber orchestra E3
Okeaniden for women's chorus and orchestra E2
Oktoechos for 8 instruments D3
Omega I for violoncello D2
Omega II for tenor recorder and percussion D4

Panta rei for saxophone quartet D1
Passionen for soloists, chorus and instrumental ensemble E3
Pensées, 14 pieces for piano D5
Pentaphonia for wind quintet D1
Per aspera ad astra for orchestra B
Poème trivial for baritone sax and piano D1
Prelude for orchestra B

Quintet for piano and saxophone quartet D1

Rabasso for saxophone quartet D3
Der Raub der Europa for soprano and chamber orchestra E4
Reise durch die Nacht der Engel, Imaginäres Monodram for one voice E5

Sappho-Fragmente for one voice and sandouri E4
Sappho cycle for female narrator, soprano, flute, viola, piano E4
Sappho cycle; version for female narrator, soprano, flute, oboe, bassoon, string trio E4
Satyr und Naiaden for piano D5
Schweinebraten und Karotten, for voice and piano E4
Das sechste Siegel for mixed chorus and chamber ensemble E2
Seelenbilder for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano D4
Septett for 7 flutes D1
Serenade for alto recorder and piano D1
Sieben gegen Theben [Seven against Thebes] (Aeschylus), music for stage production A
Sinfonietta for orchestra B
Le soleil des eaux D5
Solo for Tanja for viola solo D2
Sonata in C for violin, piano and audiotape D4, F
Sonata infernale for violin and piano D2
Sonetto for viola and piano D2
Das Spiegelbild einer Frau, for soprano and piano E4
Sprüche im Wind, for violin and piano D2
Stichiron for mixed chorus and chamber ensemble E2
Stimmen [Voices] for violin solo D2
Stixis I for oboe D1
Stixis II for clarinet D1
Stixis III for tuba D1
String quartet no. 1 D2
String quartet no. 2 D2
String quartet no. 3 D2
String quartet no. 4 D2
String quartet no. 5 (Nymphen der Nacht) D2
String sextet D2

Tanz in der Finsternis, für Klavier D5
Terpsichore, for string orchestra B
Die Tore der Nacht und des Tages, for one voice and two instruments E4
Thomas Torquemada, monodramaA
Träume, for one voice and audiotape E4, F
Träume eines Geigers, for solo violin D2
Transcriptions télégraphiques, for orchestra B
Trias for violin, violoncello and piano D2
Trio for flute, bass clarinet and piano D2
Trio for guitar, violoncello and percussion D4
Trio for violin, clarinet and piano D4
Die Troerinnen [The Trojan Women] (Euripides), music for stage production A
Tropi, for orchestra B

Ueber den Smaragden D4
Ueber Platon E4

Variationen über Gott, for choir a href="#E1">E1
Violin piece I D2
Visionen for chorus E1
Von Feuer und Finsternis for chorus E1

X for baritone, chorus and instrumentalists E3 , F

Zwei Märchen for alto flute (big fl.) D1
Zwei Gesänge for middle voice and piano E4

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Chronological Catalog

1961 Prelude for orchestra B

1963 Der König stirbt (E. Ionesco), music for stage production A

1964 Sieben Aphorismen for piano D5
1964 Legende (Greek fairy tale), music for ballet A
1964 Sinfonietta for orchestra B
1964 Bild for strings B
1964 Biedermann und die Brandstifter (M. Frisch), music for stage production A

1965/66 Septett for 7 flutes D1
1965/66 Medea for soprano and 3 instrumentalists E4

1966 Antilawi for violoncello, percussion and electric guitar D3
1966 Trio for guitar, violoncello and percussion D4

1967 Stixis I for oboe D1
1967 Okeaniden for female chorus and orchestra E2
1967 Ichochronos I for audiotape F

1968 Konzert for oboe and orchestra C
1968 Klytemnestra for 2 voices and chamber ensemble E4
1968 Chroniko for flute and electric guitar D4
1968 Ikos for chorus E1

1968/73 Ichochronos II for chamber ensemble D3

1969 String quartet no. 1 D2

1969/70 Ichochronos III for 7 electrically amplified instruments and audiotape D3

1970 Hommage à Morse for 8 wind instruments and strings D3
1970 Nuances for alto, 4 instrumentalists and audiotape E4, F
1970 Chroai for orchestra B

1971 Transcriptions télégraphiques for orchestra B
1971 Stichiron for mixed chorus and chamber ensemble E2

1971/72 Katawassia for vocal sextet E1

1972 Ethos B' for 1 voice and 2 instrumentalists E4
1972 Ethos A' for oboe, violoncello and audiotape D4
1972 X for baritone, chorus and instrumentalists E3 , F

1973 Antigone (Sophokles), music for stage production A
1973 Stixis II for clarinet D1
1973 Duo for violoncello and percussion D4

1973/74 Kosmogramm for orchestra B

1974 Von Feuer und Finsternis for chorus E1
1974 Stixis III for tuba D1

1974/1993 Nomoi for psaltis and 4 instrumentalists E4

1975 Elektra (Sophokles), music for stage production A
1975 Circus universal (A. Terzakis), chamber opera A
1975 Thomas Torquemada, monodrama A

1976 Die Troerinnen (Euripides), music for stage production A
1976 Ethos Gamma I for middle voice E5
1976 Notturni for vocal sextet and 3 instrumentalists E4

1976/77 Liturgia profana for psaltis, chorus and instruments E3
1976/77 String quartet no. 2 D2
1976/77 Ethos Gamma II for 1 voice and 2 instrumentalists E4

1977 Sonate in C for violin, piano and audiotape D4, F
1977 Sappho-Fragmente for one voice and sandouri E4

1977/78 Tropi for orchestra B
1977/78 Odyssee (Homer) for soloists, chorus and chamber orchestra E3

1978 Terpsichore for string orchestra B
1978 Kaiser Michael (A. Terzakis), music for stage production A
1978 Omega I for violoncello D2
1978 Musica aeolica for violin and viola D3

1978/79 Passionen for soloists, chorus and instrumental ensemble E3

1979 Ethos C for chamber orchestra B
1979 Erotikon for soprano and 3 instruments E4

1979/80 Hommage à Dionysos for orchestra B

1980 Fthorai for recorder and guitar D4

1981 Gesänge der Liebe und des Todes for vocal quintet E1

1981/82 String quartet no. 3 D2

1982 Vier Monologe for one voice and piano E4

1982/83 Träume for one voice and audiotape E4, F

1983-86 Hermes (K. Henneberg), musical shadow play A

1983 Pentaphonia for wind quintet D1
1983 Omega II for tenor recorder and percussion D4
1983 Enite for 2 voices chorus E1
1983 Enite for 2 equal voices E5

1984 Etude chromatique for violin and piano D2

1984/85 Der Raub der Europa for soprano and chamber orchestra E4
1984/85 Lachesis oder Der Mythos vom Ende, for orchestra B

1985 Violinstück I D2
1985 Sechs Monologe for high voice and orchestra E4

1986 Panta rei, for saxophone quartet D1

1987 Die Tore der Nacht und des Tages, for 1 voice and 2 instruments E4
1987 Das sechste Siegel, for mixed chorus and chamber ensemble E2

1987-1989 Oktoechos, for 8 instruments D3

1988 Legetos for 2 violins D2
1988 Konzert for violin and orchestra C
1988 Modes chromatiques for 2 oboes D1

1988/89 Apokryphen for soprano, narrator and chamber ensemble E4
1989/90 Per aspera ad astra, for orchestra B
1989/90 Trias for violin, violoncello and piano D2

1990 String quartet no. 4 D2

1991 Dialog der Seele mit ihrem Schatten, for violoncello D2
1991 Ikaros - Daidalos, for saxophone quartet and wind orchestra C

1991/92 Der Hölle Nachklang I, for alto sax and piano D1

1992 Rabasso, for saxophone quartet D3

1992/93 Der Hölle Nachklang II for high voice and organ E4

1993/94 Jeux, for recorder and guitar D4
1993/94 Daphnis und Chloe, for soprano and viola E4

1993/96 Stimmen, for solo violin D2

1993 Poème trivial, for baritone sax and piano D1
1993 Trio for flute, bass clarinet and piano D2
1993 Sonetto for viola and piano D2
1993 Myrrhentropfen for viola and piano D3

1994 Dorischer Blues for piano D5
1994 Die Farben des Ozeans for organ D5
1994 Lieder ohne Worte 1st cycle E5

1994/95 (K)ein Heldenleben, for alto sax and orchestra C
1994/95 Lieder ohne Worte 2nd cycle E5

1995 Sieben gegen Theben (Aischylos), music for stage production A

1996 Zwei Märchen for alto flute D1

1996 Reise durch die Nacht der Engel, for one voice E5
1996 Lieder ohne Worte 3rd cycle E5
1996 Konflikte for alto sax, violoncello and piano D4

1997 Gesang des Bacchos, for wind octet D2
1997 Gepriesen sei, hymn to Virgin Mary, for organ D5

1997-1999 Pensées, 14 pieces for piano D5

1999 Feuerzungen for 2 organs D5
1999 Lux et Tenebrae, 2 monophone pieces for piano D5
1999 Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers, string quartet no. 5 D2
1999 Monodien for 1 voice E5

2001 Friedensgebet for soprano and organ E4
2001 Seelenbilder for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano D4
2001 Mythen for 1 pianist and 1 actor E4

2002/03 Hero und Leander for narrator, viola, piano and audiotape E4

2003 Gedichte der Verdammten. Three piano pieces D5
2003 Erinyen - ein Satyrspiel for piano D5
2003 Epitaph for piano D5

2004 Visionen for chorus E1
2004 Solo für Tanja, for viola D2

2004/05 Diptychon for piano D5

2005 Il giardino di tempio, for piano and percussion D5
2005 Konzert for bass clarinet and 10 instruments C
2005 Satyr und Naiaden, for piano D5

2006 Sappho-Zyklus, for female narrator, soprano, flute, viola, piano E4
2006 Etanos, for viola and piano D2

2006/07 Hiob, for narrator, mixed chorus and organ E2

2007 Quintett for piano and saxophone quartet D1
2007 A une Madone, for violin and chamber orchestra C

2007/08 Essays for piano D5

2008 Über Platon, for mezzo-sporano and orchestra E4
2008 Über den Smaragden, for clarinet and piano D4
2008 Zwei Gesänge for middle voice and piano E4
2008 Le soleil des eaux, for piano D5
2008 Trio for violin, clarinet and piano D4
2008 Streichsextett (string sextet) D2

2009 Sprüche im Wind, for violin and piano D2
2009 Drei Götter für zwei Klaviere, for two pianos D5

2007/10 Baudelaire cycle for narrator and ensemble E4
2007/10 Beelzebuls Wiegenlied, for clarinet and piano D4

2010 Sonata infernale for violin and piano D2
2010 Das Spiegelbild einer Frau, for soprano and piano E4
2010 Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus, laterna magica performance E4
2010 Träume eines Geigers, for solo violin D2
2010 Nymphen der Nacht und des Feuers, version for chamber orchestra B

2011 Fantasien, for cello solo D2
2011 Serenade, for alto recorder and piano D4
2011 Tanz in der Finsternis, for piano D5
2011 Dialoge im Hades, for bassoon and piano D4

2011/12 Nomos Dorikos, for piano quartet D4

2012 Gesang der Sirenen, for accordeon D5
2012 Musik für einen Aulosspieler, for oboe solo D1
2012 Eumeniden (acc. to Aischylos), for vocal quintet E1
2012 Diabolus in musica, for piano D5
2012 Hymnus to Aphrodite, string trio D2
2012 Gesänge des Sturms und der Öde, for soprano, flute, and piano D4

2013 Heidnische Rituale, for piano D5
2013 An eine Utopie, for choir E1
2013 Variationen über Gott, for choir E1

2014 Les domaines du diable, for wind quintet D1
2014 Frivolitäten, for piano D5
2014 Schweinebraten und Karotten, for voice and piano E4
2014 Musik zu einem imaginären Film, for orchestra B

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