Commisions by Kultursekretariat NRW, the theatre of Krefeld and Mönchengladbach, Kunststiftung NRW, musicschools of Leichlingen and Bochum, Kulturbüro Wuppertal, the theatre of Fürth, the opera house of Wuppertal, Bamberger Dommusik, Kettwiger Bach-Ensemble and the Bavarian Chamber Orchestra.

Music was performed a.o. at theatre of Mönchengladbach, World Music Days Romania 1999, Bergische Biennale, “Tage Neuer Musik” Nürnberg 2000, the festivals for contemporary music in Bucarest and Chisnau (Moldavia), Phiharmonie Essen, großer Sendesaal WDR and at Wuppertal operahouse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

scores and materials:

 

 

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2015 kaleidoskop
 
mucial box

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 sonata (ascensio)
 
five violas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 epiphania
 
organ, two trumpets, violin, cello and percussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 /15 kreisförmiges ritual
 
string quartet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 aria
 
violin, cello and piano

 

 

 

 

 

sonata memoria

2014 sonata (memoria)
 
musical box

 

 

 

 

 

Missa brevis

2013 /14 missa brevis
 
one part choir (soprano or contralto),
  mixed choir, percussion group

 

 

 

 

 

bagatellen

2013 /14 bagatellen
 
ensemble (flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet,
  trombone,two percussionists, string quartet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 zwei kleine hühnergeschichten
 
children chor

 

 

 

 

 

luna ay luna

2012/13 luna ay luna
 
mezzo soprano, clarinet (or viola) and harpsichord

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 erwacht
 
choir and percussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 umfragen
 
female choir

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011/12 summsumm / epitaph
 
mixed choir (ad lib. with tubular bells)

 

 

 

 

 

 

vom guten ton

2011 vom guten ton . die welt ist voll geplapper
 
music theatre for four voices, four wind
  instruments and orchestra of mandolins and guitars
  text: Cornelie Müller

 

 

 

 

 

obstsalat

2011 obstsalat
 
children choir or female voices

 

 

 

du, meine taube

2010 du, meine taube
 
four male voices (TTBB), two violins, viola da gamba,
  theorbo and percussion

 

 

 

das kind mit der krücke

2010 das kind mit der krücke
 
choir and horn

 

 

 

 

 

little language song

2010/13 little language song
 
25 gongs (three performers)
  version for musical box

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 a-OA
 
soprano, alto, tenor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 pilgerlieder
 
four miniatures for choir

 

 

 

 

 

no

2010 no
 
trumpet and two  marimbas

 

 

 

 

 

gaukelei

2009 gaukelei
 
accordion
  version for two vibraphones

 

 

 

 

 

2009 klangreden in weiß-grün
 
music for the homonymous play of Cornelie Müller
  oboe, clarinet, horn and trombone

 

 

 

 

canti minori

2009 canti minori
 
choir

 

 

 

sonata (mobile)

2008 sonata (mobile)
 
harpsichord

tanavar

 

 

into space

2008 ...into space...
 
double-bass with sympathetic strings

 

 

 

2008 dane-dane
 
mezzo soprano and viola (with voice)

 

 

estampie

2008 estampie
 
guzheng and marimba

 

 

 

 

2008 hic ad exemplum sanctorum
 
choir

 

 

 

 

 

2008 passacaglia (in terra lontana)
 
vibraphone and piano

 

 

 

 

concertino

2007 concertino
 
viola and string orchestra

 

 

 

electric flower

2007 electric flower
 
electric guitar and orchestra of mandolins and guitars

 

 

 

 

 

2007 sonata (communio)
 
accordion and portable organ

 

 

 

 

ding/dong

2007 ding / dong
 
choir

 

 

 

 

2006 das tor des kusses
 
flute

 

 

 

ugarit

2006 ugarit
 
string quartet
  2007 version for hornquartet

 

 

 

 

2006 hanacpachap
 
mezzo soprano, accordion and portable organ

 

 

 

 

nacht

2006 nacht...
 
tenor and mixed choir

 

 

colera

 

2006 pastorale
 
oboe

 

 

 

2006 et in arcadia ego...
 
oboe and marimba

 

 

 

2006 hasret
  mezzo soprano, viola, percussion

 

 

 

 

zeitlicher rat

2005 zeitlicher rat
  chamber ensemble (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trompet, trombone percussion, two violins, viola, violoncello, double-bass)

 

 

 

soave sia il vento

2005 soave sia il vento
  paraphrasis of the homonymous Terzettino
  from Wolfgang Amadé Mozart’s opera “Così fan tutte”
  orchestra (2.2.2.2.2.2.0.0. - 1 - 7.6.4.3.1)

 

 

 

 

echos

2005 echos
  two percussionists

 

 

 

cucurucucú

2005 cucurucucú
  horn, harp and two percussions

 

 

 

 

 

2004 cantus
   mixed choir

 

 

 

 

2004 (no hay) consuelo
  mezzo soprano (or trumpet) and string trio
  version for english horn and string trio

 

 

 

 

sicut cervus

2004 sicut cervus
  mixed choir, timpani and trombone quartet
 

 

 

 

 

2003 soledades
   flûte de voix (or tenor recorder)
 

 

 

 

 

 

2003/2005 tinieblas
  accordiontrio
   version for organ

 

 

 

 

 

 2003 veni creator spiritus
   mezzo soprano and counter
   version for viola and viola d’amore
   version for alto flute and tenore recorder

 

 

 

 

 

 2003 ’aynaki / deine augen
   mezzo soprano

 

 

 

 

 

2003 sumak
  two violas

 

 

 

colera

2003 cólera
  string quartet

 

 

 

 

2002 auf deinen wangen / goldene tauben
  mezzo soprano

 

 

 

 

tanavar

2002 tanâvar 
  mezzo soprano, alto flute and trombone 

 

 

 

 

2001 In der Strafkolonie
  theatremusic for a stageadaption of Franz Kafka’s homonymous novel. 
  two violins, viola and treble viola da gamba

 

 

 

petite chanson

2001 petite chanson d’amour
  voice (with piano) 

 

 

 

 

2001 tu aliento
  mezzo soprano

cantus

 

 

 

mneme

2000 mneme 
  string quartet

 

 

 

 

2000 melos
  timpani

 

 

 

 

 

2000 ...calling, from far away...
  vibraphone

 

 

 

and what of the sleep

2000/2004 ...and what of the sleep of animals...
  string orchestra

 

 

 

 

 

1999-2002 Okeanós
  Concerto for amplified cello and orchestra

 

 

 

 

 

1998/99 Idyllen - Musical Scenes after Jean Paul 
  Chamber Opera (Libretto: Michael Schneider) 
  2 basses, string quartet, tuba and videos 

 

 

 

 

saeta

1998 saeta 
  six women voices
  version for six mixed voices 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

compositions for children and amateurs

2011 there is no rose
 
choir

2010 passacaglia (in blue)
 
bassoon, vibraphone, accordion- and percussion ensemble

2005 Die Werkstatt der Schmetterlinge
  music for a story by Gioconda Belli
  accordion orchestra, ad lib. with violin and tuba

2003 Die Wupperindianer
    flute, horn, trombone, accordion, harp, percussion
 

2002 Luise schwebt
    flute, horn, trombone, accordion, double-bass, percussion

2001 faltenbalg
 five accordion ensembles

1998 Insekten: Kinder des Lichts
  paraphrasis on Skrjabin’s 10th Piano sonata for four accordions 

1996 ...in betrachtung fallenden schnees...
  orchestra, different instrumental groups, children choir

1995 Nächtliche Erzählungen
  strings, recorders, three percussionists, two pianos and tape

1994 Lampions
  three violins and cello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bibliography

Meike Nordmeyer / A conversation with the composer Thomas Beimel
Online Musik Magazin, November 1999, www.omm.de
 

John T. Gates / Postmodernism, Popular Culture and Accessibility in Relation to the Opera of Today: The Aesthetics of Two New German Operas (about “Idyllen”)
Thesis of doctorate, University of  Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, Dezember 2001
 

Thomas Beimel / self portrait : Ich bin ein peripherer Komponist
booklet of the CD mneme, Solingen, 2005
 

 Elmira Sebat / Motivatie, mijloc si expresie in solistica vocala a muzicii contemporane; Motivation, artistic means and expression in solistic vocal contemporary music (about some works for mezzo soprano)
Thesis of doctorate, Music University, Bucharest, Rumania, Juni 2007

 

about “tanâvar”:
Thomas Beimel / “Die Wahrheit liegt nicht in einem Traum, sondern in vielen Träumen”
Flöte aktuell Nr. 3/2007, Frankfurt / Main, 2007
 

about the pieces for solo voice
Elmira Sebat / Cântul vocal solistic contemporan
Ottawa, 2011
 

about “vom guten ton . die welt ist voll geplapper”
Thomas Beimel / “Werkstattbericht”. In “concertino. Das Magazin für Gitarre, Mandoline und Laute”
3 /2012, Hamburg 2012
 

 

 

 

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