Distraught Toward One Another
for 2 recorders (Alto in G, Voice-Flute), chitarrone, viola da gamba and harpsichord
commission by the town of Oldenburg

ca. 1 Min. 30 Sec.
composed and first performance 1992
belongs to the concert cycle → From this World‘s Black Earth
composed for the → camerata moderna
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→ Video with score, recording 1992 Bremerhaven, camerata moderna.


Overlapping, floating, resting or moving couch sounds limit each other with torn, fast figures, merge into them themselves, or arise from them. Inner turmoil stands next to extreme calm.


First performance: titled „Six Pieces with Lyrics to Read”
1992 May 4th: Stadtmuseum Oldenburg, award ceremony of the Carl von Ossietzky-Preis 1992 of the town of Oldenburg; → camerata moderna: → Ulrike Volkhardt - Rec., → Ulrike Meier - Rec., → Ulrich Wedemeier - Chit, → Simone Eckert - Viola da Gamba and → Karl-Ernst Went - harps.

Further performances:
1992 October 2nd: St. Michaelskirche Waldkirch/Brsg,
1992 October 3rd: Kaufhaussaal Freiburg;
1992 October 4th: St. Marthakirche Nürnberg,
1992 October 10th: Eisfabrik Foro Artistico Hannover
1992 November 20th: Kulturzentrum Peter-Friedrich-Ludwig Oldenburg
1992 November 29th: Kunsthalle Bremerhaven
1996 June 8th: Gießhaus Kassel, with → Eckhart Kuper - harps.

Recordings and broadcast:
1992 May 9th: CD production of the camerata moderna: „Palimpsest“ R & M Digital Music Nürnberg, 2-1023
1992 November 29th: Recording of the concert in Bremerhaven
1993 October 27th: Broadcasted by Radio Bremen 2