Category: Chamber Music
Movements: 1st version: flute, vibraphone, two harps and cello; 2nd version: zither quartet
Solo instruments: Flute, Harp, Percussion, Violoncello
Introduction: 'BLau II' (270cm x 335cm, 1961).
An unending plane of blue that leaves the beholder confused and disorientated.
'Personen in der Nacht' (89cm x 115cm, 1950).
Vibrant islands of colour in front of a shade of brown: a world of creatures reduced to signs - creatures rhythmically intersecting and continually forming new fantastic human and animal shapes - a surreal and spooky party.
World premiere: 12.03.1985, Großer Saal der Musikhochschule München
Performers at world premiere: Anne Kortenkamp (fl.), Stefan Blum (vibr.), Petra Huter, Uta Schmitt (harp), Markus Wagner (c), direction: Sergio Mirabelli
Records: Version 1: Recorded by BR, direction: Sergio Mirabelli, 1986, 1999
Performers on recording: Version 2: CD 'Cantlicle of the Sun' 1999, recorded by Munich-Pasing zither orchestra, direction: Andreas Herrmann, Ulrich Kraus recording studio,
MPO Audio Cologne LC 0766