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2021   The Art of Duo - ambiguous dialogue - ss|as, as|bs

2020   Viola's Art of Dreaming - ss, as, ts, bs

2020   Ergonima - fl, bs, tp, tb, p, vl, vla, vcl, kb, p, e-guit, elec, dr, santur (soloist)

2020   ensemble :|: seuls 

2020   Where? - do not go too far… ob, cl, bcl, as, fg

2019   Minor - for fl, cl, tp, tb

2019   N:O:M:A - for vl, cl, fg, p

2019   You can't see the truth - for 2 voc, orchestra

2017   No time - for choir

2017   Synergy - as, acc, p

2015   TTTTT -

2015   ABandONEd - for trp, fl, p; 3 sentences

2015   DYSNOMIA – for saxophone orchestra, 1sno, 2sop, 3alto, 3rd, 2bar, 1bass

2014   five – for 4 natural trumpets in C

2014   INS:IST:ING – for alto saxophone, marimba (major: 3:30)

2014   STRATOS – for 3 clarinets; Eb – Bb – Bass Clarinet (major: 11:00)

2014   polar: contrary – for fl, cl, alto sax, kb, elec

2014   SYNCHROTRON – for fl, ob, cl, fg, hn, 2vl, vla, cl, cb, elec (major: 20:00)

2013   NEXt:tEN – for saxophone quartet, sop, alto, ten, bar (major: 1:20)

2012   Romance – for soprano sax, organ/piano

2012   Phonic – for saxophone quartet; ss, as, ts, bs

2012   Entry-space-exit - for fl,ob,cl,fg,hn,tp,vib,2vl,vla,cl,kb

2009   Torque – for woodwind quartet; ss, cl, ten, bcl, ; (major: 7:15)

2009   Triolino - for saxophone trio

2008   but and not only – for flute quintet; 4fl, 1bfl (major:

2008   Fanfare – for 3tp, 4tb (major: 2:00)

2008   Second dream – for vibraphone solo

2008   Calm before the storm - for vibraphone solo

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Viola's Art of Dreaming

Instrumentation: s.sax, a.sax, t.sax, bar.sax

year of composition: 2020

commissioned by: Aureum Saxophonquartett,

supported by: Bmkoes

duration: 6:00


recording: University of Music and Performing Arts

“Viola's Art of Dreaming” is another piece in the Viola's Art of… series and was composed for the Aureum Saxophone Quartet in 2020. The piece draws a wide variety of dream sequences, which are sometimes strung together in a confused manner. From energetic scenes to elegiac melodies to bizarre phenomena, we can accompany the dreaming - in this case Viola Jank on tenor saxophone - as she glides lightly and sublimely over the dream parquet.  

Audio: Aureum Saxophone Quartet

Martina Stückler - soprano saxophone

Johannes Weichinger - alto saxophone

Viola Jank - tenor saxophone

Lukas Seifried - baritone saxophone

Art of Dreaming
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ensemble :|: seuls

instrumentation: fl, bar.s, vl, db, vib

year of composition: 2020

commissioned by: cercle - concert series for new music,

duration: 9:00

premiere: October 21, 2020, Arnold Schönberg Center Vienna

Birgit Ramsl-Gaal - flute, Michael Krenn - baritone saxophone, Johannes Dickbauer - violin, Maximilian Oelz - double bass, Raphael Meinhart - vibraphone; Jaime Wolfson - conductor


The composition deals musically with the theme of the ensemble, which is contrasted with solo playing or duo/trio. The facets of an ensemble are diverse and inexhaustible in terms of sound, but as a composer you want to devote yourself to the individual as well. The dense ensemble sound is initially established and interrupted by the soloist, the quintet is divided and viewed independently of one another and still perceived as an ensemble, although they are not musically bound to one another. Despite everything, in independence one finds common ground and what is heard cannot be separated. The improvisation allows the musicians to help shape the work and makes each performance unique. Interwoven transitions allow the listener to imperceptibly wander from the ensemble to the rope and back again.

ensemble seuls
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Where?...don't go too far

instrumentation: ob, cl, s.sax, bcl, fg

year of composition: 2020

Commissioned by: Vienna Reed Quintet

supported by: Bmkoes

Duration: 3:50

premiere: February 26th, 2020, Monforter nuances - Feldkirch

I was allowed to write for the Vienna Reed Quintet on the subject of “funerals” for the concert series “Z Zwischentöne” in Feldkirch. Based on the Dixieland funeral marches, it became a mixture of mourning and dance. 

Vienna Reed Quintet

Heri Choi - oboe, Heinz-Peter Linshalm - clarinet, Alfred Reiter-Wuschko - saxophone, Petra Stump-Linshalm - bass clarinet, Marcelo Padilla - bassoon

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orchestration: sopranino sax, 2 s.sax, 3 a.sax, 3 t.sax, 2 bar.sax, 1 bass sax

year of composition: 2015

Commissioned by: Vienna Saxophone Orchestra

Duration: 6:15

supported by: Bmkoes

premiere: 10th March 2015, Konzerthaus Wien, Sax Fest Wien,  


In memory of Max Teich

Dysnomia is the only known satellite of the dwarf planet Eris, which is estimated to have a diameter of between 100 and 700km. My Berlin fellow student Max Teich was torn from his young life far too early during those days of composing. Max loved saxophones, he loved groovy things and was a person who could talk non-stop. Dysnomia orbits - in my imagination - its planet briskly and it seems like a little roller coaster ride... probably with Max as a passenger enjoying the wild ride to the fullest. Dear Max - thinking of you!

Audio: Live at Konzerthaus, Vienna Saxophone Orchestra, conducted by Lars Mlekusch

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instrumentation: a.sax, mar.

year of composition: 2014

commissioned by: Duoka

released by

Duration: 3:30

supported by: Bmkoes

premiere: 9th November 2014, broadcasting hall of the Hesse Broadcasting Corporation in Frankfurt, duo – Christian Segmehl (a.sax), Lars Rapp (marimba)


This piece stubbornly sticks to the repetition, which can make you feel aggression in moves. It hardly leaves the rhythmic structure of the eighth-note chain, which on the one hand gives us security and at the same time spreads stress through the volatile nature of the saxophone. Again and again a short melody makes it to the surface and spreads warming light, which is interrupted by the obtrusive insistence of the marimba. Persistence, insisting on something, demanding something, asserting something... - all these qualities can generally be viewed as positive or negative - this decision in the piece is left to the listener!

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I  – the harmony of the spheres

II - the universe

III - gravity

instrumentation: 3 cl (I –, cl,bcl; II – cl, bcl; III – 

year of composition: 2014

duration: 11:00

premiere: Master concert Kerstin Höller

recording: University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

The stratosphere is the second layer of the earth's atmosphere above the troposphere. Again and again composers deal with the fascination of the universe and try to translate their thoughts into music. A frequent approach is the harmony of the spheres or music of the spheres, as such is the idea from Greek antiquity that sounds are created by the movement of the celestial bodies and the transparent balls (spheres) that support them.  

Audio: I – the harmony of the spheres 

Kerstin Höller, Marlies Wieser, Manuel Gangl - cl

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instrumentation: fl, cl, a.sax, db, elec. 

year of composition: 2014

commissioned by: SNIM

duration: 10:00

Premiere: 2014 Echo Room, SNIM Symposium

released by: ein_klang records,  


Audio:  Gabi Teufner - fl, Theresa Dinkhauser - cl, Viola Falb - a.sax, Thomas Stempkowski - db, Veronika Mayer - elec

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E max = r . B. q . c

  1. r - RADIUS


  3. q - CHARGE


instrumentation: fl, ob, cl, hn, fg, vl1, vl2, vla, vlc, db, electronics

year of composition: 2014

commissioned by:  INÖK

duration: 20 min

premiere:  20th March 2014, at Arnold Schönberg Center, played by Max Brand Ensemble, conducted by Christoph Cech;


SYNCHROTRON - is a particle accelerator in which elementary particles are accelerated to very high speeds. To obtain the maximum energy, he describes the formula:  r . B. q . c. 

In this composition the electronics take over the part of the magnetic accelerator and lead the ensemble in the right direction. Each movement of the composition has a distinctive theme that is influenced and held together by the electronics. The composition combines notation with improvisation and allows the ensemble to develop. The listeners are drawn into the spell of the acceleration and are only released once the maximum has been reached. This piece is best enjoyed in the surround system.

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instrumentation: s.sax, a.sax, t.sax, bar.sax

year of composition: 2013

Prize: Winner of the Classical: Next Competition

Duration: 2:00

premiere: 2013, MAK, opening Classical:next 2013


The commission for the composition competition called for an opening fanfare for the Musikmesse Classical:next to be written for saxophone quartet, which was to be specially designed for the room – the columned hall at the MAK in Vienna. NEXt:tEN plays with the positioning of the saxophonists so that the listener cannot exactly identify the origin of the sounds, and with the over-acoustic columned hall. This allows sounds that have already passed to stand and develop in space.  


Audio: May 2013, live at Column Hall MAK Vienna, 

Danubia Saxophone Quartet - Harald Müller - s.sax, Alfred Reiter-Wuschko - a.sax, Barbara Strack-Harnisch - t.sax, Peter Girstmair - bar.sax

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instruments:  s.sax/a.sax, cl, t.sax, bcl

year of composition: 2009

commissioned by: Weinviertel Festival Lower Austria

Duration: 8 mins

Premiere: August 9, 2009, Kaja castle ruins, Lower Austria

released by: SessionWork Records

Audio: Saxophone quartet PHOEN CD "Ververtt" 

Viola Falb - s.sax, Florian Fennes - cl, Arnold Zamarin - t.sax, Christoph Pepe Auer - bcl

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