The Salt Of The Rose

for chitarrone
commission by the town of Oldenburg

ca. 1 Min.
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, Ulrich Wedemeier - chit.


Individual, eventful tones and sounds with different characters escape, fade away and are still present in the room in their inaudibility. The miniature is characterized by a balanced calmness and balance.


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; → Ulrich Wedemeier - Chit

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 20th: Kunsthalle Bremerhaven
1994 May 31st: Sprengel-Museum Hannover
1994 June: Repeat of 1994 May 31st in Nürnberg
1995 January 20th: (Premiere) Dance Theatre in the courtyard, Hannover; 16 Repeats between 1995 Jan. 21st and Febr. 26th
1996 June 8th: Gießhaus Kassel

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