Four poems after Hermann Hesse (for baritone/alto, marimbaphone and piano) (1983)

Duration: 8:30 (2:30, 1:20, 2:00, 2:10 min)

Movements: Love song, Blue Butterfly, Lust, Novalis

Instrumentation: Baritone (alto), marimbaphone, piano

Solo instruments: Piano, Percussion

Text/Lyrics by: Hermann Hesse

Additional remarks: Music in the tension of subjective gestures (partly free-metrical) and construction (mode and row, 1st and 4th song behave crab-shaped)

Records: Wergo WER6608-2, from 1996, title: Music and Poetry, 1996
Performers on recording: 1996: Andreas Schindler (baritone), Stefan Blum (marimba), Adrian Baianu; 1984 a Bavarian Radio production with: Peter Ullrich (baritone), Stefan Blum (marimba), Dorothea Hofmann (piano)


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