Christopher Dietz, composer

Music

Force Majeure – 12' – (2017)

piano


My Manifesto and Me – 8' – (2016)

alto saxophone, tenor saxophone

Recall – 7' – (2016)

horn alone


Contretemps – 12' – (2016)

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, vibraphone, piano, violins(2), viola, cello, bass


Winter Sunset – 8' – (2016)

soprano voice, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, tuba, percussion, 2 pianists, viola, cello


Rival of Mars – 8' – (2015)

2 harps


The Summer Triangle – 18' – (2015)

clarinet, violin, piano

I. The Veneer of Spring

II. Isosceles

III. Dry Heat

IV. Five by Three

V. Au Revoir, Aquila.


end-to-end – 15' – (2014)

clarinet, bassoon, horn, viola, cello

part 1 - warp & weft

part 2 - tromp as writ

part 3 - twist/ply


Signal – 10' – (2014)

horn and 2 percussionists


Fracas – 4' – (2014)

4 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, timpani


Scatter – 11' – (2014)

12 percussionists

from scratch – 10' – (2013)

string orchestra


Only a Breath – 20' – (2013)

baritone voice, 2.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.0 - perc.(2) timp. - hp. - strings

I. The Secret

II. Fate Unknown

-Interlude-

III. Dust and Sun


"Until the end, my dear" – 10' – (2012)

vocalizing pianist with auxiliary percussion


For Oboe – 9' – (2012)

solo oboe

I. Trill, baby! Trill!

II. On the flipside

III. facetious domesticus

IV. B-mine


The Phases of the Moon – 12' – (2012)

flute, viola and harp


Chrysanthemum – 7' – (2012)

wind ensemble


Vento-Vetro-Vernice – 10' – (2012)

4 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, tuba

Swarm – 6' – (2011)

4 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones


Kinderspiel – 8' – (2011)

flute and piano


To a Solitary Disciple – 10' – (2011)

soprano, clarinet, tenor sax, percussion, piano, bass


Thicket – 8' – (2011)

5 bassoons


La fleur du ciel – 8' – (2010)

violin, viola, cello


Rambleodeon – 7' – (2010)

flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, perc.(2), piano, violins(2), viola, cello, bass


Five reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám – 22' – (2009)

piano

I. Daylight

II. The Coldest Lover

III. Nothing in the World

IV. Cradle Song

V. When the Stars Come


Le Chemin de Salut – 32' – (2008)

soprano, flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, perc.(1), violins(2), viola, cello, bass

Prologue: A La France

I. Benedicite opera Domini Domino

II. Chose Merveilleuse

III. La Tempête

IV. Sauvages

V. Masters of the Earth


Gharra – 10' – (2007)

1.1.1.1 - 1.1.1.0 - perc.(2) - pno. - strings


De Profundis – 9' – (2007)

4 clarinets


Concerto for Violin and Orchestra – 20' – (2006)

2.2.2.2 - 4.2.0.0 - perc.(2) timp. - pno./cel. - hp. - strings

I. Andante mesto

II. Vivo, rough and aggressive

III. Adagio


Quintet No.2 – 35’ – (2006)

clarinet, string quartet

I. Switchback

II. Archipelago

III. Insomnia

IV. Orbit


Trio – Fantasy in 5 parts on Fumeux fume of Solage – 15' – (2005)

clarinet, cello, piano


Caldera – 11' – (2004)

3.3.3.3 - 4.3.3.1 - perc.(3) timp. - pno. - hp. - strings


Sonata for Violin and Piano – 18’ – (2004)

I. Andante mesto

II. Vivo

III. Adagio