piano pieces I-V
op. 24, 2004
piano piece I – no. 24, dolce
piano piece II – 17 years later, fast, ritmico
piano piece III – sunset, relaxed
piano piece IV – wild child, wild
piano piece V – tomorrow it will be better, with emphase
For piano solo
Duration: 8 min.
World premiere: 19 June 2010, Straubing, Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau. Piano: Siegfried Mauser
Publisher: Musikproduktion Höflich München, Repertoire & Opera Explorer, Gourzi Edition
The piano pieces I-V were composed as a present for the 50th birthday of Siegfried Mauser. All pieces together form an unreal, imaginary story that lasts 17 years.
The composition could be continued, therefore the energy of the last piece remains open. The piano pieces are aphoristic thoughts that go by like a breeze. The tension should be kept high between the pieces.
Artwork: Christos Bouronikos, photo: Norbert Banik