Recorders (1981)

first performance: September 15-2001, Klosterkirche, Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Helge M. Stiegler – recorders
Ensemble Mosaik
conductor: Wolfgang Sobotka

A concerto for recorder, strings and percussion (1 player). The number of strings may vary from 5 soloists to a large string orchestra. There are 4 movements, each with another type of recorder: movement 1 – bass, movement 2 – soprano, movement 3 – tenore, movement 4 – alto. The slow movement of Beethoven’s Pianoconcerto nr. 4 has served as a model for the third movement.