Globokar, Vinko

Stage works
Orchestra works
Ensemble works
Chamber music
Solo works



STAGE WORKS

L’idôle • [2012]
Music theatre for girl’s choir and four percussionists
Text: Georges Lewkowicz (German translation: Annette Schlünz)
Choir S. A. / 4 Perc.
World Premiere of the scenic version: Hannover, March 2013
World Premiere: 23.9.2012, Hannover
Duration: 25’
Sy. 4216 // Chor-P. / Vx.



ORCHESTRA WORKS

Exil 3 (Das Leben des Emigranten Edvard) • [2014]
for orchestra, choir, soprano, narrator, contrabass clarinet and improviser
Text: Vinko Globokar, translated into German by Peter Handke
World Premiere: 20.02.2015, Munich
Duration: 55’
Sy. 4217

Mutation • [2006/2007]
For singing orchestra
Text: Michael Gielen
2. Picc. 2. Eng.Hn. 2. B.Cl. 2. Cbn. / 4. 3. 3 (2 T.Tbn.B.Tbn). 1. / Pno. Hp. Timp. 4 Perc. / 16. 14. 12. 10. 8.
World Premiere: 2.7.2007, Berlin
Duration: 8’
Sy. 3730 // Score / Vx.

Les chemins de la liberté • [2003/2005]
For orchestra without conductor
3 (Picc). 2. Eng.Hn. 2. B.Cl. 3 (Cbn). / 6. 3. 2. 1. / 4 Perc. / 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
World Premiere: 20.6.2006, Ljubljana
Duration: 14’
Sy. 3580 // *Score / Vx.

Der Engel der Geschichte / Part 3: Hoffnung • [2003/2004]
For two orchestra groups and sampler
3 (Picc. A.Fl). 3 (Eng.Hn.). 3 (Picckl. B.Cl). Ssax (Barsax). 2. Cbn. / 4. 3 (Picc. Flghn). 2. B.Tbn. 1. / Hp. Pno (Sam). Guit (E-Guit). BGuit. Mand. Cim. Acc. 4 Perc. / 16. 14. 12. 10. 8. (Hp. Mand. Acc. Guit. Cim. el. samp.)
Live-electronic: Experimentalstudio SWR Freiburg
World Premiere: 18.9.2004, Strasbourg
Duration: 33’
Sy. 3581 // *Score / Vx. / carr.

Les otages • [2003]
For orchestra and sampler
4 (Picc, A.Fl.). 3. Eng.Hn. 4 (Picc, B.Cl, D.B.Cl). 4 (Cbn). / 6. 4 (Picctr, Flghn). 4 (B.Tbn., D.B.Tbn.). 1. / Hp. Pno. Sam (Synth). 4 Perc. / 16. 14. 12. 10. 8.
World Premiere: 27.8.2004, Tokyo
Duration: 30’
Sy. 3529 // *Score / Vx. / Carr.

Der Engel der Geschichte / Part 2: Mars • [2001/02]
For two orchestra groups, tape and live-electronic
3 (Picc, A.Fl.). 3 (Eng.Hn.). 3 (Picckl. B.Cl.). Ssax (Barsax). 2. Cbn. / 4. 3 (Picctr). 3. 1. / Hp. Synth. Guit (E-Guit). E-Bass. Mand. Cim. Acc. 4 Perc. / 12. 9. 10. 10. 8. / 8 musicians carrying microphones. Tape Live-El (2 persons).
Musicians with microphones capture sounds of several instrumentalists for live-electronics by moving freely on the stage.
Live-electronic: Experimentalstudio of the SWR Freiburg
World Premiere: 12.07.2002, Munich
Duration: 32’
Sy. 3528 // *Score / Vx. / carr. / Live-El.

Der Engel der Geschichte / Part 1: Zerfall • [2000]
For two orchestra groups and tape
3 (Picc, A.Fl.). 3 (Eng.Hn.). 3 (Picc, B.Cl). Ssax (Barsax). 2. Cbn. / 4. 3 (Picctr, Flghn). 2. B.Tbn. 1. / Hp. Pno (Synth). Guit (E-Guit). E-Bass. Mand. Cim. Acc. 4 Perc. / 16. 14. 12. 10. 8. / tape
World Premiere: 11.9.2000, Donaueschingen
Duration: 30’
Sy. 3498 // *Score / Vx. / carr.



ENSEMBLE WORKS (6 instruments and more)

Kaleidoskop im Nebel • [2012/13]
For chamber ensemble
1 (Picc, in G, B.Fl). 1. 1 (in E flat, in B, B.Cl, D.B.Cl). 1 (Cbn). / 1. 1. 1. 0. / Syn. Hp. Vib. Mar. / 1. 0. 1. 1. 1.
World Premiere: 9.3.2013, Bergen
Duration: 23’
Sy.4157 // Score / Vx.

L’Exil N° 1 • [2012]
For soprano (or tenor) and five instrumentalists
Text: Text montage in seven languages by Vinko Globokar, consisting of fragments of 49 poems by different authors, from Homer to the present, all dealing with the topic “exile” (Ligue des droits de l’homme - France terre d’asile (publ.): „Cents poèmes sur l’éxil“. Le Cherche Midi Éditeur, Paris)
S (od. T).
B.Fl. Cl (in E flat). Pno. Acc. Perc.
World Premiere: 18.1.2013, Hannover
Duration: 23’
Sy. 3729 // Score / Vx.

L‘Éxil N° 2 • [2012]
For soprano (or tenor) and thirteen instrumentalists
S.
1 (B.Fl). 0. 1 (in E flat). 1. / 1. 1. 1. 0. / Pno. Acc. Perc. / 1. 0. 1. 1. 1.
Text: Text montage in seven languages by Vinko Globokar, consisting of fragments of 49 poems from different authors, from Homer up to the present, all dealing with the topic of exile
World Premiere: 15.10.2013, Ljubljana
Duration: 23’-25’
Sy. 4159 // Score / Vx.

Radiographie d’un roman • [2009/10]
For mixed choir (and seven soloists), accordion solo, percussion solo, 30 instrumentalists and live-Electronic
Text: Vinko Globokar
S. Ms. A. T. Bar. B. Spr. (each from the choir). Acc. Perc.
Choir (S. A.T. B.) / Picc. 1. A.Fl. 1. Eng.Hn. 1. B.Cl. D.B.Cl. Ssax (Tsax). Asax (Barsax). 1. Cbn. / 1. 1. Picctr. Flhn. 1. B.Tbn. 1. Eu. / Syn. B.Guit. 3 Perc. / 1. 0. 1. 1. 1. (electr. amp.)
Live-electronic: Experimentalstudio of the SWR Freiburg
World Premiere: 15.10.2010, Donaueschingen
Duration: 45’
Sy. 3906 // Score / Choir-P. / Vx. / Live-El.

Damdaj • [2009]
For nine improvising musicians
Voice / Fl. Cl. Ps. Tb. Vl. Vc. Pno (Syn). Perc.
World Premiere: 20.9.2009, Limousin
Duration: 45’
Sy. 3989 // Score

Destinées Machinales • [2008]
For percussion, clarinet, violoncello, trombone/alphorn and music machines
Perc. Cl. Vc. Tbn. (Alphn). music machines
Music machines by Claudine Brahem, available for hire on request.
Version without music machines in preparation.
World Premiere: 18.6.2009, Munich
Duration: 40’
Sy. 3728 // *Score

Substitution anonyme • [2007]
For six instrumentalists
Fl. Cl. Pno. Vl. Vla. Vc.
World Premiere: 10.10.2007, Ljubljana
Duration: 13’
Sy. 3789 // *Score / *Vx.

Rêve énigmatique No. 135 • [2006/2007]
For guitar quartet and two samplers
4 Guit (2 Sam). Requisites.
World Premiere: 18.3.2007, Berlin
Duration: 16’
Sy. 3731 // Score / carr.

Métamorphoses parallèles • [2004/2005]
For viola, piano and two samplers  
Vla (Sam). Pno (Sam).
World Premiere: 13.3.2005, Brussels
Duration: 18’
Sy. 3160 // *Score / *Vx. / Carr.

Eppure si muove • [2003]
for conducting trombonist and eleven instrumentalists
Tbn.
Ob. B.Cl. Bn. Ssax. Tr. Vl. D.B. Pno. Acc. E-Guit. Cimb.
World Premiere: 2.10.2003, Ljubljana
Duration: 19’
Sy. 3578 // *Score / Vx.

La Prison • [2001]
For eight instruments
Acc. Hp. Cim. E-Guit. Vl. Vla. Vc. D.B.
World Premiere: 18.8.2001, Rümlingen
Duration: 22’
Sy. 3522 // *Score / Vx.

Crocs-en-jambe • [2000]
For brass orchestra
2 Tr. 2 Ps. Tb. Tsax. A.Sax. 2 Perc.
World Premiere: 1.4.2000, Aix-en-Provence
Duration: 99’
Sy. 3523 // *Score / *Vx.

Rêve d’un touriste slovène au Wallis • [2000]
For eight instruments
Cl (or B.Cl or D.B). Cl (or Sax). Vl. D.B (or Vc). Acc (or Harm). Acc (or Synth). Dulcimer (or Psalterium or E-Guit). Dulcimer(or Cim).
World Premiere: 19.8.2001, Luzern
Duration: 25’
Sy. 3515 // *Score

Kaktus unter Strom • [1999]
For oboe, horn, tape, live-electronic and scenic actions
Ob. Hr. D.B. tape Live-El. scenic actions
Live-electronic: Experimentalstudio of the SWR Freiburg
World Premiere: 21.1.2000, Karlsruhe
Duration: 38’
Sy. 3505 // *Score / carr. / Live-El.

Nous pensons que... • [1998]
For soprano, five instrumentalists and tape
Text: Phonemes
S.
Cl. Vc. Pno. Synth. Perc. Tape
World Premiere: 16.12.1998, Paris
Duration: 25’
Sy. 3166 // *Score / Vx. / carr.



CHAMBER MUSIC

Avgustin, dober je vin • [2002]
For brass quintet
Fl. Ob. Cl. Hn. Bn.
World Premiere: 13.11.2002, Ljubljana
Duration: 12’
Sy. 3210 // *Score

Kartomlin croisé • [2001]
For amplified violin and live electronics
Vl. Live-El.
Material on request
World Premiere: 3.5.2005, Berlin
Duration: 10’
Sy. 3996 // Score / Live-El.



VOCAL MUSIC

Anonymus • [2011/12]
For guitar, clarinet, tape and soprano
Text: A. Boris Novak
S. Guit. Cl (in A). carr.
World Premiere: 12.10.2013, Freiburg i.Br.
Duration: 16’
Sy. 4158 // Score / carr.



SOLO WORKS

Idée fixe • [2010]
For violoncello solo
Vc.
World Premiere: 30.9.2010, Paris
Duration: 7’
Sy. 4136 // *Score

Au-delà d’une étude pour percussion • [2008]
For percussion solo
Perc.
World Premiere: 23.10.2008, Stuttgart
Duration: 17’
Sy. 3846 // *Score


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Portrait

*7 July 1934 Anderny / France

From 13 to 21 years of age Globokar lived in Ljubljana (Slovenia), where he made his debut as a jazz musician. He subsequently studied trombone at the National Conservatory in Paris (diploma in trombone and chamber music). He studied composition and conducting with René Leibowitz, counterpoint with André Hodeir, and continued his studies with Luciano Berio.

He has performed the premières of a large number of works for trombone by Luciano Berio, Mauricio Kagel, Karlheinz Stockhausen, René Leibowitz, Louis Andriessen, Toru Takemitsu, Jürg Wittenbach and others.

He has conducted his works with the orchestras of Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Radio France, Radio Helsinki, Radio Ljubljana, with the Philharmonic Orchestras of Warsaw and Jerusalem...

From 1967 to 1976 he was professor at the Musikhochschule in Cologne. In 1969 he was among the founders of the free improvisation group ‚New Phonic Art‘. From 1973 to 1979 he ran the department of instrumental and vocal research at IRCAM in Paris. From 1983 to 1999 he was teaching and conducting the 20th-century repertoire with the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana based in Fiesole (Florence). In 2003 he was made a honorary member of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM).

Vinko Globokar lives in Paris.

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