THE POWER OF THE PAST - BACKWARDS TO THE FUTURE
Now I am in my 70th year of life, which will be celebrated and concluded as a birthday in 2020. As if by itself, there is a reflection of the past. The future becomes more meaningless. My mother has died in March 2019 and I was allowed to accompany her until to her last breath. That also asked many questions about time and life.... The prehistory of life and the world has always occupied and inspired me, the longevity of the trees, some of which are thousands of years old, the documents of past epochs: fascinating, how long before the biblical Creation Report and its time counting there were already cultures and civilization.
There are worldwide cult sites of unbelievable architectural-structural dimensions and with references to astronomical-mathematical knowledge, which do not correspond to our pre-understanding of the Neolithic and Stone Age at all. The enigmatic Nasca Lines, Egyptian and (even larger) Bosnian pyramids, Sumerian tables with characters similar to those of the Aztecs, Göbekli Tepe in the Near East and many African buildings with exact alignment to constellations of Stars, the Aztec and Mayan cultures which had just as observatories and astronomical temples as Stonehenge, Newgrange or the menhirs of Brittany. Basic mathematical knowledge about the number Pi or atomic models in Stone Age caves and crop circles. All of this now refers with great clarity to extraterrestrial influences and knowledge transfer. The Darwinian theory of evolution with its postulate of chance and the selection of the fittest has become a chimera: Life came from outside to the earth... but makes our existence all the more puzzling.
These are all questions a musician should think about: Musicians who have always been able to create sounds as bridges to the afterlife and to the other world, who in their origins were the priests and healers of their cultures....
It was electrifying to explore the islands of Malta and Gozo in June of this year to face these witnesses of megalithic prehistory - more than 6000 years old - with mysterious rock traces, stone blocks weighing 200 tons and astronomical facilities eye to eye. Where do we come from? Where are we going? These are the basic questions man has to solve.
There is a clear tendency in my music: as in a research project, the origin of the human is more and more sought after. After the beginnings, the archaic. Musical instruments from ancient authentic cultures are fascinating. Beginning and end will be the same!
ASIEN – EINE SEHNSUCHT
NEW CDS in the beginning of 2021Three new CD production let start the year 2021 full of hope: "eine Beethoven-Hommage NUR WER DIE SEHNSUCHT KENNT" (Enjott & Friends, Nomination for the "Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 2/2021), MOMENTS OF SILENCE "HACKBRETT IN CONCERT" with intimate settings of instruments, and a r3CD-Set "MUSIK IN DOKUMENTARFILMEN als HÖR-REISEN ZUM FREMDEN UND UNBEKANNTEN"
NEW COMPOSITIONS - early in 2021In contrast to the performers on stage - singers, soloists or ensembles - who are subject to a real professional ban, the composers can still compose and write their works.... even if the performances are permanently cancelled or have been postponed to a frustrating distance. Self-motivation has become arduous, vital flow is something other than the momentary paralysis of being winged. Nevertheless, twelve works have already been written in this year 2021.....
2 CD-Projects in November 2020Two CD-Projects in month of November 2020: "JUBILISSIMO" for brass & organ, recorded in June in Essen cathedral is now released nin November. And a new CD "Beethoven 250 Years" was recorded in Great concert Hall of University of Music in Munich....
New Musical Works...published and freshly composed in summer 2020"Despite Corona!"... some few musical works were composed and published in Summer and Autumn 2020:
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2020 with 4 World PremieresDespite the Corona Lockdown there took place four world premieres...from the organ composition to the oratorio "Beethovens Schöpfung" für Soli, Chor und Ensemble (Texts: Goethe and Beethoven)