Tricking from Dreams
for 2 recorders (Alto in F), chitarrone, viola da gamba, and harpsichord
commission by the town of Oldenburg

ca. 5 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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→ Recording 1992 Bremerhaven, camerata moderna.


Smoothly flowing, blurred surfaces develop into an outcry that ends in silence. Horror? Perhaps fainting? The end of the piece points beyond the previous one to something that perhaps reaches deeper?


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 20th: Kunsthalle Bremerhaven
1995 January 20th: (Premiere) Dance Theatre in the courtyard, Hannover; 16 Repeats between 1995 Jan. 21st and Febr. 26th
1996 June 8th: Gießhaus Kassel, with → Eckhart Kuper - harps.

1992 November 29th: Recording of the concert in Bremerhaven