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Bräm Thüring

(10. 04. 1944)

Bräm Thüring
Bräm Thüring
Lerchenstr. 56
CH-4059 Basel (BS)
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)61 361 79 36

 

Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Authors
Biography
* 10. 04. 1944.

After graduating from college Thüring Bräm was educated in piano, conducting and composition in his birth town of Basel. He also studied musicology at the Universities of Basel and Heidelberg. He lived in the USA from 1970 until 1973 where he worked as a conductor and coach at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, at the Santa Fe Summer Opera, at Aspen Music Festival and studied at the University of California in Berkeley where he graduated with a Master of Arts degree in composition. He was head of the music school of the 'Musik-Akademie Basel' (Basel Academy of Music) from 1973 until 1987. Since 1987 he is director of the Lucerne Conservatory. He is active as a conductor in Switzerland and abroad.
During his years as a student the most crucial influences he received were from Anton Webern and Pierre Boulez (primarily as conductor and analyst). After visiting America he became more involved in improvisational music having been influenced by John Cage, during the mid eighties this became more structured music when he was using plain traditional material to produce new sound effects, for example in the Oratorio 'Litteri un Schattä - Lucie Ombre' or in the orchestral work 'Florestan und Eusebius'. He has received several important commissions and prizes for composition including from Pro Helvetia, the city of Basel, IMF (International Music Festival in Lucerne), Radio DRS, Danzig, BBC Singers, Edwin Fischer recognition prize, University of California and others. He has published and lectures as a guest.


Work list
Klangfelder (1965)

Instrumentation: for organ

Manuscript
3 Kanons (1965-2006)

Instrumentation: for two pianos

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
6 Miniaturen (1967-1968)

Instrumentation: for string trio

Short characteristic pieces in a transparent, countrapuntal dodecaphonic Webern style.

Duration: 5' 00"
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7 Duettini (1967-2006)

Instrumentation: for 2 violins

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Chant (1967)

Instrumentation: pour clarinette seule

Manuscript
5 Duette (1967)

Instrumentation: für zwei Violinen

Manuscript
Schichten (1968-1969)

Instrumentation: for orchestra

Manuscript
Sechs Haikai (1969)

Instrumentation: for solo Soprano, chamber choir, string trio and vibraphone

Texts: Japanische Texte

Six short Japanese three-liners. The choral part is on an advanced level but can be performed by good amateurs.

Duration: 8' 00"
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"... dass es nichts Neues gibt unter der Sonne..." (1970)

Instrumentation: for Soprano, viola and bassoon

Texts: Dieter Fringeli

Four songs in the original scoring: Soprano, viola and bassoon. Text by the Basel poet Dieter Fringeli. There are more free passages in addition to the through-composed parts.

Duration: 6' 00"
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Piece for a Chamber Group (1970-1971)
Passacaglia

Instrumentation: für Klavier, Harfe, Flöte, Klarinette, Horn, Viola und Violoncello

Manuscript
The Caterpillar (1971-1972)
Tonbandstück für einen Trickfilm

Instrumentation:

Manuscript
Es (1972-1973)

Instrumentation: Quartett für Flöten, Klarinetten, Violinen, Violoncello

Manuscript
Ancient Music (1972-1973)

Instrumentation: für Tonband

Manuscript
Fragments for a War Poem (1973)

Instrumentation: für Tonband (auch als Ballett)

Manuscript
Flexagon (1973)

Instrumentation: für Flöte, elekrische Gitarre und Stahltrommel

Manuscript
Textures (1973)

Instrumentation: for 24 musicians

Manuscript
Klage (1974)

Instrumentation: for voice and 2 percussions

Manuscript
Indaba (1975)

Instrumentation: for recorder

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
En route (1975)

Instrumentation: for ensembles of any instrumentation

Duration: variabel
Manuscript
Uhrwerk (1976)

Instrumentation: for violin solo

A virtuoso piece notated in two systems. It is very difficult to perform and uses twenty-eight different articulations.

Duration: 6' 00"
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Au temps perdu (1976)

Instrumentation: for flute and string trio

The title plays with Prousts 'A la recherche du temps perdu'. This through-composed piece requires flexibility due to improvisation-like parts. Satisfying for the flutist who plays on the background of an often noise like sliding sound carpet.

Duration: 14' 00"
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Encounters (1976)

Instrumentation: for violin and violoncello (or 2 violoncelli)

Manuscript
Uhrwerk 2 (1976)

Instrumentation: for 28 drummers

Manuscript
Static Flow (1976)

Instrumentation: for oboe and piano

Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Cat Songs / Katzenlieder (1977)

Instrumentation: for voice, children's choir, violin, 4 percussionists, xylophone, tubular bells and harp (piano)

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Drei Lieder (1978-1979)

Instrumentation: for mixed a-cappella choir

Texts: Lajzer Ajchenrand

These three songs, based on a text by Lajzer Ajchenrand, were composed for Eric Ericson and his chamber choir. Because of the high demands in rhythm and intonation, this piece is best suited to a very well schooled, at least semi-professional ensemble (min. sixteen solo singers or a large choir).

Duration: 9' 00"
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Pianissimo (1978)
Uhrwerk 3

Instrumentation: für Klavier, 2 Schlagzeuger und Stimme oder Melodieinstrument

Manuscript
Sieben Bagatellen (1979)

Instrumentation: for piano

These short, pregnant pieces are cloudy images from Beethoven and Webern. Precisely notated, they require certain technical enhancements such as 'cluster play'. One piece is graphically notated.

Duration: 13' 00"
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Album Goodbye Seventies (1979-1980)

Instrumentation: for clarinet or violin (or any other melodic instrument) and piano

This cycle of seven pieces encompasses mostly notated memories: a (quasi) summary of the seventies. Where one movement requires the courage to improvise, another contains a sung alternative version.

Duration: 17' 00"
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Children Songs of the American Indian (1979)

Instrumentation: for solo soprano, vocal ensemble (SATB), oboe, viola, violoncello, and marimbaphone

Texts: Indianische Texte

The Children Songs (which received a prize from the University of California in 1973) are a kind of half scenic cantata based on Indian text.

Duration: 8' 00"
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Alleluja (1979)

Instrumentation: for singing

Texts: Henri David Thoreau

Duration: 7' 00"
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Quiet Music I-III (1980-1981)

Instrumentation: for piano, flute, clarinet, oboe, violin and violoncello

No. III is a markedly beautiful piece to commemorate Berios 'O King'. No. I and II are confined to the piano and a melodic instrument of choice.

Duration: 8' 00"
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Drei Psalmen (1980-1981)

Instrumentation: for mixed a-cappella choir (five groups, each with eight voices- register score ad libitum)

Texts: Bibel / Liturgie

A good amateur choir can tackle this spatial work for sub divided groups. It uses many vocal facets including sounds, screaming, speaking and singing. Text from the Old Testament.

Duration: 15' 00"
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Melodies in Space (1980-1981)

Instrumentation: for 1 melody instrument

Manuscript
Fünf Präludien (1982)

Instrumentation: for two flutes, two bass clarinets, trumpet and string orchestra

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Sinfonietta (1982)

Instrumentation: for chamber orchestra

Manuscript
Zeitlupenstücke (1983)

Instrumentation: for clarinet, violoncello and piano

A single musical idea or gesture is explored in quasi slow motion.

Duration: 17' 00"
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Requiem für C.S. (1983)

Instrumentation: für Chor und Instrumente

Texts: Lajzer Ajchenrand

Manuscript
Les lettres de Cézanne (1984)

Instrumentation: for voice, flute and string trio

Texts: Paul Cézanne

Duration: 12' 00"
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Vier Lamenti (1984-1985)

Instrumentation: for piano

Four characteristic pieces. The last of which requires (in an ideal situation) grand rubber mutes in the piano but an alternative version can be played on the keys.

Duration: 6' 00"
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Die Frage nach der Zeit (1984)

Instrumentation: for organ

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Abgesang (1985)

Instrumentation: for two flutes, three clarinets, bass clarinet, two horns and piano

Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Continuum (1985)

Instrumentation: six cellos

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Dances (1985)

Instrumentation: für Solocello, Marimbaphon, Cymbalom, 4 Schlagzeuger und Celloorchester

Manuscript
Kantate nach Sprüchen von Angelus Silesius (1986)

Instrumentation: for soprano, mixed choir and string orchestra

Texts: Angelus Silesius

A very good amateur choir with a professional orchestral accompaniment can perform this varified piece.

Duration: 17' 00"
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Spuren I & II (1986)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 3' 00"
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La Plainte d'un Icare (1987-1989)

Instrumentation: for 14 instruments

Manuscript
La plainte d'un Icare (1987-1989/18)

Instrumentation: for 14 instruments



Manuscript
Lilith (1987)

Instrumentation: for singing and piano

Texts: Gerald Meyer

Duration: 10' 00"
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Was uns betrifft (1987)

Instrumentation: 5 politische Lieder

Manuscript
For the Birds (1987)

Instrumentation: for flute and bass clarinet

Requires an interest in experimentation and practice.

Duration: 8' 00"
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Abend (1987)

Instrumentation: for singing and piano

Duration: 7' 00"
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Streichquartett Nr. 1 (1987-1990)

A very diversified and animated work with a large cello solo (Er-Innerung 4 1/2), which can also be played as an individual piece. A commission for the International Music Festival, Lucerne.

Duration: 17' 00"
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5 + 5 (1988)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Image (1989)

Instrumentation: for piano trio

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Zwei Pferdestücke (1989)

Instrumentation: for piano trio

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
2 Versuche über einen Ikarus (1989)

Instrumentation: for piano

Two preliminary studies for the chamber orchestra work 'Plainte d'un Icare' based on a poem by Baudelaire.

Duration: 6' 00"
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ARA (1989)

Instrumentation: for 6-12 flutes

Duration: variabe
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Steinbeck (1989)

Instrumentation: for piano trio

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Intermedien (1989)

Instrumentation: für 2 Trompeten und 2 Posaunen

Manuscript
Er-Innerung (1990)

Instrumentation: for cello

Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Ombra (1990)

Instrumentation: for violin, viola and string orchestra or version for piano, violin an viola

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
im schweigen (1990)

Instrumentation: for voice and string trio

Texts: Katharina Sallenbach

Manuscript
Umarmt von den Grenzen (1991)

Instrumentation: for singing and piano

Texts: Werner Lutz, Gerald Meyer

Duration: 11' 00"
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Liedzeilen (1991)

Instrumentation: for trumpet

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Three Pictures of Georgia o'Keeffe (1991)

Instrumentation: for violin and percussion

A rewarding piece for a new genre: violin and percussion (uses instruments: flexatone, vibraphone, bongos, woodblock). Based on the pictures by the American painter: Two Jimson Weeds, The Winter Road, Red Poppies.

Duration: 8' 00"
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"Im Atemhaus" (1991-1993)
Three lieder

Instrumentation: for female a-cappella choir (SSAA)

Texts: Anna Katharina von Greiffenberg

Written for the 'Vepatechor'. In addition to the through-composed Baroque text from Anna Katharina von Greiffenberg it contains a middle part without text, which evokes the title of the poem 'Im Atemhaus' by Rose Ausländer. This part (in space notation) requires flexibility in respect to rhythm and metricity.

Duration: 14' 00"
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Torrenieri (1992)

Instrumentation: for horn solo and string orchestra

This piece, written for the Lucerne Festival Strings, can be easily introduced into a 'normal' string orchestra programme. It does, however, require great solo skills from the horn player.

Duration: 6' 15"
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Krajiny Snu (1992)

Instrumentation: for piano trio, chamber orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/str) and one crotale

The title 'Krajiny Snu' means 'dreamlandscape' and represents shreds of the composers associations with his work as a conductor from 1985 to 1995 in Pardubice. This work, originally dedicated to the 'Guarnieri Trio', Prague and the Pardubice Chamber Phillharmonic, enriches the category of concert for piano and orchestra.

Duration: 17' 00"
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Vier neue Etüden (four new etudes) (1992-1993)

Instrumentation: for flute

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Perpetuum mobile (1992)

Instrumentation: for flute

Duration: 1' 10"
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Streichquartett Nr. 2 LITANIA (1992)
LITANIA

In one movement. A harmonic work in memory of Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, with a solo viola part (cadenza), which can be performed as an individual piece.

Duration: 13' 00"
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Antiphon 1 & 2 (1992-1993)

Instrumentation: for flute

Duration: 4' 00"
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Scherzo (1992)

Instrumentation: for flute

Duration: 1' 00"
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4 Stücke aus Krajiny Snu ("Traumlandschaften") (1992)

Instrumentation: for piano trio

The ‘Traumlandschaften’ for piano trio is in four short movements and corresponds approximately to the solo parts of the same concert for piano trio and chamber orchestra.

Duration: 7' 00"
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Un'altra notte (1993)

Instrumentation: for baritone

Texts: Giuseppe Ungaretti

Duration: 12' 00"
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Zwei Dürer-Präludien (1993)

Instrumentation: for organ

Duration: 11' 00"
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Marginalien zu einem Anagramm (1993)

Instrumentation: for violin and viola

Duration: 5' 00"
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Drei apokryphe Psalmen (1993-1994)

Instrumentation: für gemischten Chor a capella, Nr. 2 mit Schlagzeug

Texts: Jos. Vital Kopp

Manuscript
Litteri un Schattä - Luci e ombre (1993-1996)
eine Art "Oratorium"

Instrumentation: für 2 Chöre, Mezzosopran, Bariton, Sprecherin und Kammerorchester

Texts: Anna Maria Bacher

das romanische Sontga Margriata-Lied, mittelalterliche lateinische, Texte​ zur heiligen Margarethe, alte romanische Kirchenlieder

abendfüllend

Manuscript
Quasi notturno (1993)

Instrumentation: for bassoon solo

Requires experimentation on ones own instrument. Even single parts of the bassoon are used for playing

Duration: 6' 00"
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Raum und Zeit (1993)

Instrumentation: for eight horns

A soft spatial piece for eight spatially distributed hornists.

Duration: 6' 30"
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Nerval's Lobster (1994)

Instrumentation: for harpsichord solo

A serious and not particularly easy piece based on many intellectual absurdities, e.g. Wagners Tristan Chord.

Duration: 8' 00"
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zwei Apokryphe Psalmen (1994)

Instrumentation: for speaking voice, clarinet, vibraphone and harp

Texts: Joseph Vital Kopp

Duration: 6' 00"
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Praeludium für Orchester (1994)

Instrumentation: for orchestra

der Stadt Danzig und der Baltischen Philharmonie gewidmet

Duration: 10' 00"
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24 Aphorismen (1994)

Instrumentation: for clarinet, vibraphone and harp

Duration: 20' 00"
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Pegasus (1994)

Instrumentation: für Chor, Stimmen, 3 Sprecher(innen) und Instrumente

Texts: Josef Vital Kopp/Thüring Bräm



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Präludium (1994)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3.2/timp.3perc/hp/str)

Duration: 11' 00"
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A Cradle Song (1996)

Instrumentation: for mixed choir (twenty four-part, six per SATB with a minimum of sixteen voices)

Texts: William Blake

A work dedicated to the BBC Singers. Blake's plain but simultaneously complex text is translated into simple musical choir language representing the 'fin de siècle' of the 20th century. The work requires particular professionalism in regard to the intonation.

Duration: 9' 00"
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5 Eichendorff-Lieder (1996)

Instrumentation: for solo voice (T possibly S) and orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3.1/ timp.2perc/str)

Texts: Josef Freiherr von Eichendorff

Written for the 1000-year anniversary of the city of Danzig. A representation of five poems by the romantic poet Josef Freiherr von Eichendorff for high voice (tenor, at all events soprano) and orchestra with transparent texture.Todeslust - Im Alter - Die Zeit geht schnell - Memento - In Danzig.

Duration: 16' 00"
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Tombeau pour Edison Denisov (1996)

Instrumentation: for soprano saxophone, oboe, violin, violoncello and vibraphone

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Piccoli Madrigali (1996)

Instrumentation: for mixed a-cappella choir

Texts: Anna Maria Bacher

The ten a-cappella songs based on the Italian version of poems by Anna Maria Bacher are derived from the oratorium 'Litteri un Schattä / Luci e ombre'. They can be performed separately. They are linear, melodic and varied in form.

Duration: 17' 00"
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Le Piccole Stagioni (1997)

Instrumentation: for piano trio, flute and singing voice

Texts: Anna Maria Bacher

Four seasons poems by the poet Anna Maria Bacher from Pomatt in the Italian version; short, transparent pieces.

Duration: 7' 00"
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Transition (1997)

Instrumentation: for three trumpets, flugelhorn and bass trumpet

This very soft piece requires lots of pp and a few outbursts from the five trumpets.

Duration: 9' 00"
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Streichquartett Nr. 3 "als Zuschauer am Rande des grossen Festes" (1997-1998)
'as an onlooker on the outskirts of a large celebration'

'As an onlooker on the outskirts of a large celebration' (therein adagio (4') for string orchestra, for the 80th birthday of Rudolf Baumgartner). Striking piece in four movements with extremely quiet and kinetically excited parts.
A version for string orchestra is also available.


Duration: 13' 00"
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Fünf Adagios (1997)

Instrumentation: for cello and piano

Duration: 5' 00"
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... als Zuschauer, am Rande des grossen Festes... (1997-1998)

Instrumentation: for string orchestra (also as string quartet No. 3)

Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Postcards from the Past oder Six pieces for piano and violoncello (1997-2010)
Neue Version der 5 Adagios plus neu ein Presto

Instrumentation: für Violoncello und Klavier

UA: in dieser Fassung: Moskau, 20. Mai 2011, EA Deutschland: Brigitta Erichson, Festeburger Konzerte, Frankfurt a.M. 28. Okt.2012, EA: USA 2. Dez. 2012

Duration: ca. 7'
Manuscript
Florestan und Eusebius (1997-1998)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (3.3(poss.4).3.3(poss.4)/4.2.2.0/timp.2perc.echopiano.cymbalom/hp/str)

Commissioned by the Basel Academy of Music. Variations on the choral from the 'Album für die Jugend' by Robert Schumann. This piece is relatively simple on the technical side and achieves differentiated sound effects through a spatial distribution of groups.

Duration: 16' 00"
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Dix Préludes (1998)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Cartoons (1998)

Instrumentation: for violin and double-bass

A cycle of seven very different (not always serious) pieces, which narrate in a similar way to a picture story. It is possible to play certain parts separately.

Duration: 15' 00"
Nepomuk Musik Verlag
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Fête (1998)

Instrumentation: for youth orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.1(ad lib).0/6perc/2pf4hnd)/str)

Suitable for amateurs.

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
One in two (1998)

Instrumentation: for shakuhachi and viola

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Dix Préludes: Le pas s'est éloigné - le marcheur s'est tu (1998)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
A Monk's Tale (1999)

Instrumentation: for guitar solo

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
DIRGE (1999)
Concert

Instrumentation: for violin and brass tentet (4tpt, 4tbn, hn, tba)

Duration: 24' 00"
Editions BIM
case postale
CH-1674 Vuarmarens
Suisse
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Prospero (2000-2001)
Homage to Verdi

Instrumentation: for band

Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Einhorn (2001-2002)
13 lieder

Instrumentation: for voice, flute and one-handed piano

Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Ein musikalisches Skizzenblatt für Paul Klee (2001)

Instrumentation: for viola, English horn, bassoon and guitar

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Città da comporre (2002)

Instrumentation: for piccolo, violin and piano

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
L'orecchio di Dionisio (2002)

Instrumentation: for viola d'amore solo

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Il Gong magico (2002)
Mime opera

Instrumentation: for min. 14 voices and chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1.sx/1.1.1.1/hp.acn.vib.3perc/str)

An opera after a piece carrying the same name by Dimitri.

Duration: 74' 00"
Manuscript
Vor- und Nachspiel zu 'Medea' (2003)

Instrumentation: für klassisches Sinfonieorchester, Saxophon-Quartett, Grosse Trommel, Vibraphon, Harfe und Klavier

Duration: ca. 15'
Manuscript
Elegia (2003)
In memory of Franco Gulli

Instrumentation: for violin and piano

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Streichquartett Nr. 4 (string quartet n° 4) (2003)
Between two worlds...

Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Das Tribschener Idyll (Nietzsche - Cosima - Wagner) (2004)

Instrumentation: for mezzo soprano, flute (pic), clarinet, (bcl), tuba, accordion and violin (va)

A text collage by Dieter Borchmeyer.

Duration: 30' 00"
Manuscript
For you (2004)
3 pieces

Instrumentation: for pipa

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Postcards from Switzerland (Streichquartett Nr. 5) (2005)
5 movements after Swiss folksongs

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 12' 00"
Breitkopf & Härtel
Postfach 1707
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"Tornate a riveder i vostri liti" (2005-2007)
Concert

Instrumentation: for violin and chamber orchestra (0.2.0.0/2.0.0.0/str)

Duration: 17' 00"
Manuscript
Lyrik "... zwischen dem Wort und dem Nichtwort..." (2005)
6 movements

Instrumentation: for 4 saxophones and 4 percussion instruments

Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Singing Hands I (2005)
Quartet

Instrumentation: for violin, violoncello, marimba and pipa

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Vernissage (2005)

Instrumentation: for voice

Uraufführung: Flüh/SO, Switzerland, 10. Juni 2005

Duration: ca 8'
Manuscript
Singing Hands II (2005)
Quartet

Instrumentation: for violin, viola, marimba and pipa

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
For you 2 (2006)

Instrumentation: für Pipa, Violine, Violoncello, Marimbaphon und kleines Schlagzeug, (2 Bongos, 2 Becken und Triangel)



Manuscript
Ellipse I (2006)
Homage to Richard Serra

Instrumentation: for euphonium and marimbaphone

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
My Tegscht isch e Garte (2007)

Instrumentation: for one singing, speaking and playing violin

Texts: Guy Krneta

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Re-Membering Brahms (2007)
Adagio

Instrumentation: für Viola und Klarinette

für Kathrin von Cube und Clot Buchli

Duration: ca. 10'
Manuscript
Concerto (2007)

Instrumentation: for pipa and orchestra (2(pic).2.2.2/2.2.0.0/2perc/str)

Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Mountain Call (2007)

Instrumentation: for horn solo

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
4 Stücke für Vals (2007)
"im schweigen"

Instrumentation: for pipa, violoncello and piano

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Übergänge (2007)

Instrumentation: für Pipa und gemischten Chor

UA: Gare du Nord Basel, 26./27. April 2008 mit Yang Jing, Pipa, und Regio-Chor Binningen/Basel

Duration: ca. 40'
Manuscript
Uebergänge / Transitions (2007)
14 lieder

Instrumentation: for mixed choir and pipa

Texts: Alanus von Lille, Ulla Hahn, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Wilhelm Müller, Eduard Mörike, Raphael Urweider, Anna Maria Bacher)

Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
1942 (2008)

Instrumentation: for brass quintet (2tpt, hn, tbn, tba)

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
My Tägscht isch e Garte (2008)
Solostück

Instrumentation: für eine singende und sprechende Violinistin

Texts: Guy Krneta

für Noelle-Anne Darbellay

Manuscript
Albumblatt 2009 (Mountain Call No 2) (2008)

Instrumentation: for violin, horn and piano

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
3 Mouvements (2008-2009)

Instrumentation: for string trio

Duration: 18' 00"
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CHF: 21.60
Parts: CHF 25.--
Alte spanische Volkslieder (2008)

Instrumentation: für Solostimme (Mezzosopran), 4 Violoncelli und 4st gemischten Chor

Texts: Texte: nach dem Cancioniere Popular Espagnol,hrsg. von Felipe Pedrell 1922, Bearbeitung: Thüring Bräm

UA: 2. Musiktage Valendas 2008, in den Kirchen von Valendas, Vuorz und Vals, 20'

Duration: 1. Serie 8', 2. Serie 11'
Manuscript
Wie von ferne... (Hommage à Joseph Haydn) (2009)
3 movements

Instrumentation: for baritone, viola and Baroque double bass

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Tabor and Pipe (2009)

Instrumentation: für Klarinette und Schlagzeug (Darabukka und 2 Becken)

Duration: ca. 8'
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CHF: 13.30
Aloïse: C'est beau le rouge, vous savez... (2009-2010)

Instrumentation: Kammeroper für 3 Sängerinnen und einen Sänger und ein Instrumentalensemble (Vl/Vc, Klar. Trp, Pos, Schlagzeug, Harfe und Akkordeon)

Duration: ca. 64'
Manuscript
Zeitspiegel (2010)

Instrumentation: for violin, violoncello and piano

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
La sonate derrière la lune (2011)
5 chansons noires

Instrumentation: for voice and accordion (perc/e-gtr/sousaphone/db)

Texts: Aloïse Corbaz

L'étoile du matin dans son lit terrestre si noir... - Je l'écoute chanter atala... - au lit des roses... - L'immense manteau de la nature - Miserere...

Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
A Basic Question (2011)

Instrumentation: for trumpet and piano

Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Bänisegg (2011)

Instrumentation: for baryton solo

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
3 Stücke zu "Wenzel" (2011)

Instrumentation: for traverse flute and harp

Meditation - Tanz - Passacaglia.

Duration: 12' 00"
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Kleines Proprium Missae (2012)

Instrumentation: für Trompete, Violine und Viola

Introitus-Alleluja-Offertorium-Ite Missa est

UA: Musiktage Valendas Juli 2012, Kirchen Valendas, Pleif und Kloster Disentis

Duration: ca. 12'
Manuscript
11 Bicinien (2012)

Instrumentation: für Flöte und Klarinette

Duration: ca. 14'
Manuscript
Les Adieux (2012)
Fanfare

Instrumentation: für 12 Hörner

für Jakob Hefti

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Les joues en Feu (2012)
8 scènes

Instrumentation: pour récitant et cantatrice (voix et percussion)

Texts: Maryline Desbiolles

Interventions musicales: Thüring Bräm. Commande de Brigitte Ravenel

Duration: ca. 30'
Manuscript
Ich will lauschen... (2012-2013)

Instrumentation: for voice, violin and viola

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CHF: 12.70
La Cantatrice (2013-2014)
Kammeroper

Instrumentation: für Mezzosopran, Violine, Klarinette, elektr. Gitarre, Akkordeon und Schlagzeug

Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Shapeshifting (2014)
7 Bagatellen

Instrumentation: for big orchestra

UA KKL Luzern, 29. Januar 2015

Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
OGNA (2014-2015)

Instrumentation: für Hornquartett

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CHF: 17.30
Parts: CHF 18.--
Zwei Volkslieder fürs Engihuus in Valendas (2014-2015)

Instrumentation: für gemischten Chor a capella

Manuscript
6 schräge Ländler nach Franz Schubert (2015)

Instrumentation: für 4 Celli

UA: Valendas 11. Juli 2015 durch Ensemble Canticelli unter Jürg Eichenberger

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CHF: 17.30
Parts: CHF 20.--
Gibätt (2016)

Instrumentation: 3.Fassung für Solocello und gemischten Chor

Texts: Anna Maria Bacher

Manuscript
4 poèmes de Maryline Desbiolles (2016)

Instrumentation: pour voix et récitant

UR 18.09.2016 in La Fontaine de Jarrier (Nice) durch Brigitte Ravenel et Claude Thébert

Manuscript
Our da sumbrivas lungas... (2016)
5 Lieder nach Texten (Vallader) von Rut Plouda

Instrumentation: für ein Berufsensemble von sechs Stimmen (SSMATB)

Texts: Rut Plouda



Manuscript
Turn (2016)

Instrumentation: für Solo-Violine

Duration: ca. 6'
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CHF: 15.30
La Lettre (2016-2017)
Passion

Instrumentation: für zwei Singstimmen (S, MS), Akkordeon und Sprechstimme

Texts: Charlotte Salomon

Duration: ca. 40'
Manuscript
Réflexions sur Bach (2016)
Cinq Interludes pour les sonates pour violon et clavecin de J-S-Bach

Instrumentation: für Violine und Cembalo

Duration: ca. 7'
Manuscript
Streichquartett Spazi I (2016)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Manuscript
Regurdientscha (2016)

Instrumentation: für Bläserquintett

Nr.1 und 3 Bräm/ Nr.2 und 4 Casanova, arr.Bräm

Manuscript
Moments Musicaux (2016)

Instrumentation: für Harfe und Klavier

Manuscript
A Wind Blew Out of a Cloud (2016)
Hommage à E.A.Poe

Instrumentation: for harp solo

Duration: 7' 30"
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CHF: 14.00
Herbst-Triptychon (2017)

Instrumentation: für Klavier, Klarinette und Fagott

UA: 21. Juli 2018, Summer chamber music days, Kitee, Finnland, durch das Trio Mark Reding

Duration: ca. 7'
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CHF: 21.30
incl. Parts
Testaccio (2017)

Instrumentation: 5 Stücke für 2 Celli

Duration: ca. 9'30''
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CHF: 16.70
Délire (2017-2018)

Instrumentation: Szene für Klarinettensextett (Es-Klarinette, 4 Klarinetten in B und Bass-Klarinette in B)

Auftragswerk von Dan Dediu und dem Klarinettenensemble Clarion (2017-18)

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CHF: 22.00
Parts: CHF 30.--
Autoritratto musicale (2017)

Instrumentation: für Violine und Violoncello

als Ms, veröffentlicht im Ausstellungskatalog: Aldo Palazzolo: Imago Lucas, Comiso, 2017

Duration: 70''
Manuscript
Steinbruch (2018)

Instrumentation: Klaviertriosatz (Klavier, Violine, Violoncello)



Manuscript
Vergänglichkeit (2019)
Liederzyklus nach Gedichten von Johann Peter Hebel in alemannischer Sprache

Instrumentation: für Bassbariton und Hammerklavier

Texts: Johann Peter Hebel

Manuscript
Pastorale (2019)

Instrumentation: für zwei Singstimmen (S,MS, ohne Text), Klarinette und Kontrabass

UA 5.Juli 2020 Château de Nyon

Duration: ca. 2'
Manuscript
Jene Zeit, die ohne Zeit ist (2019)

Instrumentation: für Kontrafagott solo

UA: 14. Juni 2019 Bergkirche Rheinau, "Zeit ohne Zeit", 8. ars braemia Musikfestival durch Angela Bergmann

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CHF: 10.00
Rupture, Opéra de chambre sacré (2019)

Instrumentation: pour récitant, voix, violon/alto, accordéon et percussion



Manuscript
J'ai tendu les cordes (2020)

Instrumentation: für Singstimme (MS) und Klavier

Texts: Arthur Rimbaud



Duration: 1' 40"
Manuscript
Les Allusions (2020)
Suite in drei Versionen

Instrumentation: for piano solo

(a) für Cembalo, (b) für modernen Konzertflügel, (c) für Hammerklavier

Manuscript
Discography
Andreas Gutzwiller - Schweizer Kompositionen für Shakuhachi (Grammont Portrait/ Musikszene Schweiz Nr. MGB CTS-M 61, 2000)
Interpreters:
Schneeberger, Hansheinz
Moster, Tobias
Works:
Mäder, Urban: Windstriche I (1998)
Bräm, Thüring: One in two (1998)
Bennett, Gerald: Aki no kaze / Autumn Wind (2002)
Kessler, Thomas: Irasshaimase (1999)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Bibliography
Bräm, Thüring: DORE trägt Früchte. Gedanken zur angewandten Musikforschung ausgehend von der "Giornata sulla ricerca" vom 25. März 2011 in Lugano, in: Dissonanz 114 (2011), S. 71-72 [Internet]
Fatton, Andreas: C'est beau, le rouge. Thüring Bräms Kammeroper "Aloïse Opéra" in der Gare du Nord Basel (Mai 2010), in: Dissonanz 111 (2010), S. 64-65 [Internet]


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