Iris Szeghy






List of Works

Orchestral

Musica dolorosa (1985/1990) • strings • 15', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
Concerto
(1989/2016) • violoncello, orchestra • 25' play
Ave Maria (1992) • TEXT Latin liturgy, soprano/mezzosoprano, strings • 7´
Homewards
(1997) • orchestra • 16' play
Vielleicht, dass uns etwas aufginge TEXT (German) Klaus Merz • soprano, strings • 14’ play
Ad Parnassum for strings upon pictures of Paul Klee (2005) • 17' play
Menschheit (Mankind), Cantata for soprano, double-choir and orchestra, TEXT (German, Latin) Georg Trakl, Psalm 130 (2011) • 17’  Video:
http://stream.filharmonia.sk/video/?v=KS201403201900
In the Park of My Father (2013) • orchestra • 23´

Solo Instruments

Spring Sonata (1984/rev. 2009) • organ • 17'
Vivat Summer
(1985) • clarinet • 6', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
Suite de poche (1986) • guitar • 7'
Ciaccona (1991) • violin/viola • 11' play  play Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HAdJ8RhBfM
Preludio e danza
(1992) • bass clarinet/bassethorn • 5' play
Canzona (1992) • trombone • 8'
Perpetuum mobile
(1993) • piano • 5' play
In Between (1993) • oboe and tape • 8'30" Program note  play
Bolero-Blues (2000) • piano • 4'
Canticum
(2002) • accordion • 9’  play
Slovak Dance (2006) • violin/viola/violoncello • 5’
Christmas Carol
(2009) • organ • 5’
Elegies and Arabesques (2017) • violin • 10’

Chamber Ensemble

Hommage à Rodin (1982) • violin, piano • 15', pub. Music Fund Bratislava  play
Poetic Studies (1984) • violin, violoncello, piano • 15'  play
String Quartet “Musica dolorosa” (1985), 15', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
Canto triste (1986) • trombone/violoncello, piano • 10'
Aforismi
(1990) • flute, clarinet, bassoon • 12'
Midsummer Night's Mystery
(1992) • 2/4 percussion players • 12'  play
Aforismi II (1992) • flute, oboe (English horn), bass clarinet • 12'  play
Aforismi III (1992) • flute, oboe (English horn), bassoon • 12'  
Variations on a German Folk Song
(1995) • 3 French horns • 9'
Musica folclorica 
(1996) • clarinet, percussion, piano • 16' play
A Day in Manhattan (1996) • 4 guitars • 7'
It-Movements
(2001) • flute, saxophone, viola, percussion, guitar • 15’  play 
String Trio "Goldberg" (2007) • violin, viola, violoncello • 25´ play
Choral (2008) • 2 woodwind instruments • 4´
Aforismi IV (2009) • flute, saxophone, bass clatinet • 12'  
Neniae
(2010) • wind quintet (fl, ob, cl, cor, fg), theremin • 14´
Neniae (2011) • wind quintet (fl, ob, cl, cor, fg), piano • 14´
Folclorico (2011) • clarinet/violoncello, piano/accordion • 7´
It-Movements (2016) • flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, violoncello and percussion • 15’
Meadow Song (2011/16) • 2 violins • 5'
Aria (2007/16) • string quartet • 6' Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS00vXhoelE

Solo Voice/Voices

Psalm TEXT (German) Paul Celan (1993) mezzosoprano/soprano/tenor, 7'  play
Oratio et gratiarum actio pro sanitate matris meae TEXT Latin liturgy (1994) for 4 or 6 solo voices • 7' 
Story
without text (1995/2014)  • soprano and tape • 12' Program note  play
When I Die TEXT (Hungarian or English) Imrich Szeghy (1999) • soprano/mezzosoprano (bat) • 7' Program note
Meadow Song without text (2011) • 2 sopranos • 5'
2 Mani Matter Songs TEXT (Swiss German) Mani Matter (2011) • 4 solo voices • 5´, pub. Müller & Schade Verlag, Bern
Mirabilia musicae
TEXT (German) Heinrich Heine "Loreley" (2012) • 8 solo voices • 10´

Voice and Instruments

Simple and Difficult TEXT (Slovak) Milan Rúfus (1978) • mezzosoprano/soprano, piano • 10'
To You
TEXT (Latin or Slovak) from the Songs of Solomon (1983) • soprano, tenor, flute, violoncello, guitar, triangel • 15'
De profundis
TEXT (Italian) Michelangelo Buonarroti (1990) • soprano/ mezzosoprano/tenor, flute/clarinet, violin/viola/violoncello • 15'   Program note  play
Ave Maria TEXT from the Latin Liturgy (1992) • soprano/mezzosoprano, viola, violoncello, double bass • 7'
When I Die
TEXT (Hungarian or English) Imrich Szeghy (1999) • soprano/mezzosoprano, percussion • 7'
Psalm 130
TEXT (Latin) from the Bible (1999) • soprano/tenor, organ • 6'
Anrufung des Grossen Bären
TEXT (German) Ingeborg Bachmann (2003) • soprano, flute, piano • 13', play
Hesse-Fragments TEXT (German) Hermann Hesse (2006) • soprano/mezzosoprano/tenor, piano • 20´
Hesse-Fragments I
TEXT (German) Hermann Hesse (2009) • soprano/mezzo/tenor, piano • 12´
Three Songs from Appenzell
TEXT (Swiss German) folk poetry (2010) • soprano/mezzosoprano/tenor, piano • 8´
Meadow Song
without text (2011/13) • soprano, 1 melodic instrument (violin/alto flute/clarinet/saxophon) • 5´ Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5RkySgXkrI

Choral

Declarations of Love TEXT without text (1984) • female or childrens´choir • 6', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
Was It So ?
TEXT (Slovak) Milan Ferko, Daniel Hevier, Tomás Janovic (1985) • childrens´choir, piano (or string quartet) • 4', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
A Game
TEXT without text (1985) • childrens´choir • 5', pub. Music Fund Bratislava
Psalm of a Starving Man
TEXT (Slovak) composer after a poem of Ján Brocka (1988) • mixed choir • 5'
Spring Wreath
TEXT (Slovak) Ján Andel (1989)• childrens´choir, piano, Orff instruments • 4'
Three Shakespeare Songs
TEXT (English) William Shakespeare (1990) • mixed choir/female choir • 9'  play
Oratio et gratiarum actio pro sanitate matris meae TEXT from the Latin Liturgy (1994) • mixed choir • 7'  play
The Prayer TEXT from the Latin Liturgy (1998) • mixed choir • 6'
Psalm 130
TEXT (Latin) from the Bible (1999) • mixed choir, organ • 6'
Secret Love
TEXT (Slovak or English) Emília Husárová (1999) • mixed choir • 9'
2 Mani Matter Songs
TEXT (Swiss German) Mani Matter (2011) • mixed choir • 5´, pub. Müller & Schade Verlag, Bern
Mirabilia musicae
TEXT (German) Heinrich Heine "Loreley" (2012) • female choir • 10´
Gratia gratiam parit
TEXT (Latin, French, German) Sophokles, Vauvenargues, Gottsched, Rosegger, Lamartine (2014) • mixed choir • 6'
Stabat mater TEXT Latin sequence and names of victims of collective violence (2014) • solo soprano, mixed choir divided into 3 groups and solo violin • 27´ Video:
http://stream.filharmonia.sk/video/?v=KS201702171900

 

Music for Children

Let's Go to the ZOO (1984) • piano • 7'



Publishers

Music Fund, Bratislava (Slovakia)
Müller & Schade Verlag, Bern (Switzerland)

 

 

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