Music for Symphonic Band

Compositions

Aus einer Sage (AS)

I.In der Kathedrale II.Begegnung auf einem Fest

III. Das Zauberschloss IV. Die Eroberung

-commissioned by  BDBV &  GEMA-Stiftung

-compulsory work for  Bundesmusikfest 1995

 

Aquarell (AS)

2. prize composition contest Baden-Württemberg 1997

 

Landschaften (AS)

Prärie-Wüste-Mondlandschaft-Unter Wasser-Gebirgszug

-compulsory work for band competition, Bavaria  1999 & 2000

 

Gebet (AS)



Konzert für Sinfonisches Blasorchester (AS)

(nach Bildern von Paul Klee)

I. Offenes Buch II. Pastorale (Rhythmen)

III. Nächtliche Blumen (Versunkene Landschaft)

IV. Ad Parnassum V. Insula Dulcamara

3. prize composition contest Baden-Württemberg 1998

-performance at international WASBE conference in Sweden 2003

 

Die Kathedrale (Hebu)

(Passacaglia für Sinfonisches Blasorchester)

3. prize composition contest Baden-Württemberg 1999


Mars: The Red Planet (Star)

Martian Sunrise (with blue clouds on a red sky) - Through the Canyons of Valles Marineris -

Dark Shadows over Noctis Labyrinthus - Inside the Caldera of Olympus Mons

4. prize composition contest Baden-Württemberg 2001


Janines Welt (Ruh)

Janines Thema I - Hier kommt die Ente Traudi - Janines Thema II - Tanz der Teddybären -

Janines Thema III - Lindholm der Drache fliegt - Janines Thema IV


Arabian Fantasy (Star)

Bedouins crossing the Desert - In an Arabian Bazaar -

The Fortress - Sails in the Gulf of Oman


Concerto for Jazz Trumpet & Symphonic Band (Hebu)

(3 movements)

performed, recorded on CD & commissioned by Junge Bläserphilharmonie Ulm, featuring Joo Kraus


Jupiters Monde (Ruh)

I.Kallisto II. Ganymed

III. Europa IV. Io

-commissioned by  Blasorchesterdirigentenklasse Musikhochschule Basel

-compulsory work at German band competition 2003


Song of a Troubadour (LT)


Incidental Music

performed, filmed & commissioned by Junge Bläserphilharmonie Ulm



Along the Silk Road (Hebu)

View of the snow-capped Pamir ranges in summer - In the Old Quarter of Kashgar -

Through the Taklamakan Desert - The Ambush - Into China


Northern Thai Suite (Rundel)

Hilltribe Village in the Morning Mist - Sunflowers - Wat Tham Phra Sabai - Khom Loy - Northern Thai Song

compulsory work at German band competition



Die Rheinreise (Rundel)

Am Paradiesgletscher - Das Rheinquellhorn - An den Ufern des Alpenrheins - Rheinthema -

Mittelalterliches Stadtbild von Strassburg - Weltkulturerbe - Die Marksburg bei Koblenz -

Am romantischen Rhein - Im Kölner Dom - Auf dem Niederrhein - Rheinthema

recorded on CD by wind ensemble of the Japanese Navy



Burgen und Schlösser Deutschlands (Rundel)

I. Burg Eltz II. Schloss Sanssouci

III. Schloss Neuschwanstein IV. Burg Hohenzollern

 

Vinden Drar (Rundel)

(Variations on a folk song)

 

Terra Australis (Hebu)

I. Rain Forest II. Outback III. Reef

commissioned, performed & recorded on CD by  Landesblasorchester Baden-Württemberg for their 30th anniversary

 

Berchtesgadener Land (Rodluc)

Sonnenaufgang am Watzmann - Nebliger Eingang zum Königsee - St. Bartholomä - Idyll am Oberen See -

Blick vom Malerwinkel - Auffahrt zum Kehlsteinhaus - Am Gipfelkreuz

 

Der Rattenfänger von Hameln (Rodluc)

(mit Erzähler/with narrator)

I. Die Stadt Hameln im Mittelalter II. Diverse Rattenprobleme

III. Ein wunderlich gekleideter Mann erscheint IV. Der Rattenfänger zieht mit allen Ratten aus der Stadt

V. Jubel & Verrat VI. Marsch des Rattenfängers mit den Kindern aus der Stadt VII. Epilog

 

Afrika Marsch (Rodluc)


Jazz Suite (Star)

I. The Blues and Nothing but the Truth

II. Rhumba Con Getchu  III. Car Yak2 Arrest

commissioned by Polizeimusikkorps Baden-Württemberg

 

Sinfonia Antiqua (Star)

I. Chaconne II. Scherzo

III. Pavane IV. Rondo

recorded on CD by Banda Sinfonica de la Provincia Cordoba, Argentina conducted by Laszlo Marosi


Triple Concerto for Percussion & Symphonic Band

I. Ritual II. Evocation III. Apotheosis

composed for and performed by the Porter family


Cinematic Adventures

Cue I: Theme for a Comedy Cue II: Dark Mood

Cue III: Wild, Wild West Cue IV: Space Prelude Cue V: Main Title




Arrangements


Sarabande (Hebu)

composed by Claude Debussy


Havana

(for singers, pop winds, rythm & symphonic band)

composed by Frank Wildhorn, performed & filmed by Junge Bläserphilharmonie Ulm with the composer


Cool Affair

(version for symphonic band of the original for big band)

performed & commissioned by Dirigentenblasorchester Trossingen


Thorsten Wollmann conducting a rehearsal of his composition TRIPLE CONCERTO FOR PERCUSSION & SYMPHONIC BAND

with Ensemble Südwind featuring the Porter family