Works by Stephen Westra



I INSTRUMENTAL


Orchestral

op.11 Pumps and Circumstances (1994/2003) 13'
2-2-2-2. 4-2-3-1. perc. strings *
op.14 Picasso Polka (1998) 4'30
Version 1: 1-2-0-1. 2-2-0-0. Strings *
Version 2: 2-2-2-2. 2-2-0-0. Strings *
op.18 In einer grossen Stadt (D.von Liliencron) (2000) 8'
voice (A). strings *
op.20a Variations for string orchestra 'Blaue Variationen' (2006) * 15'
- Realization of: Schubert Symphony in B minor ('Unfinished'): Scherzo
             2-2-2-2. 2-2-3-0. timp. Strings 
- Polka (2008) 2(2=picc.)-2-2-2. 2-2-0-0. perc. Strings *

(* score and parts available)


Chamber, Diverse

op.5/1  Scenic music to The Shadow (J.Schwarz) (1985)
op.5/2  Scenic music to The Forced Marriage (Molière) (1986)
op.10   Zwei Quartettsätze (im alten Stil) (1990-'91)
             Scherzo in C minor 7'30
             Molto vivace in E flat major 5'
op.13/3 Die Hure (version with ensemble) (2000) 6'
voice (M); cl; trp; trb; pno; vln; vc.
op.14a Picasso Polka in D major for piano 4-hands (1996)
short version 3'
long version 4'30
op.23 Three entr’actes (2009) forviolin, 2 celli, piano
Moderato - Andante grazioso - Alla Gavotta. Allegro
op.25 Octet in E minor 'Oktett mit Singstimme' (2004) 15'30
voice (M); cl; sax-a; trp; trb; snaredr; pno; vln; db.
Kleine Freundin vor dem Spiegel (P.Hacks)
Frühlingsmarch
Die Braut des Deserteurs (P.Hacks)
op.26a  24 Preludes through all keys for violin and piano (2009) 45'
op.31   Three Pieces. fl, cl, pno (2011) 9'
             Sotto voce, lento triste -  Molto vivace -  Lento quasi moderato
op.34   Small Pieces for Big Instruments (2-4 vc) (2012)
op.34a  Five pieces for viola & cello (arr. of op.34)

-  Scenic music to Our Town, Act 3 (Th.Wilder) 'Evening on the Hill'. pno (1983) 3'
-  Two variations from op. 20 (1999).  fl-Bcl-trp-vl-vc-pno
-  Adagio for string quartet (2006/11)
-  Marcia dei nani (March of the Dwarfs). picc, cl, pno (2012) 2'30
            

Piano solo

op.4    Zwei Rondos (1983/2007) 6'
op.6    Quelques valses retrouvées (1983/2004) 10'
op.7    Serenaden eines 17-jährigen (1985/2006) 25'
op.12  Valediction (1995) 3'
op.15  Sonata in E minor (in one movement) (1998) 9'
op.20  Variations in D minor (1999/2001) 14'30
op.22  Six preludes (2002/'03) 11'
op.26  24 Preludes through all keys Book I (2005-'06) 40'
op.27  Six Pieces (2007)
            Adagietto - Scherzo - Andante - Brillante - Presto - Berceuse
op.28  Spring Pieces (Frühlingsmusik) (2008)
            Vivacissimo - Secco e sempre piano - Allegretto poco andante -
            Allegro leggierissimo - Allegretto - Vivace - Molto tranquillo - Semplice -
            Molto aperto
op.29  Gavotta in A (2006) 3'
op.30  24 Preludes through all keys Book II (2007-'08) 40'
op.33  Suite in F minor 'The Invention of Innocence' (2011) 17'
            Prelude - Rigaudon - Menuet - Capriccio [Media vita] - Sarabande -
            Bourrée I&II - Tarantella
op.32/1 Adagio in B flat (2008/16) 6'
op.32/2 Arietta in C (2014) 4'
op.37  Sei Innocenti (2014)
op.38  24 Preludes through all keys Book III (2007/'14) 45'

-  Romance in F# minor (1980)
-  Evening on the Hill (Th.Wilders Our Town, Act 3) (1983) 3'
-  Old Man's Polka (2006)
-  Silente (2008) 4'
-  Fairy Tale (2011) 3´
-  Music to Absurd Words (2011-13): Three theatre pieces (Texts by Daniil Charms & Bernhard Christiansen)


II VOCAL

Songs

op.8   Lieder aus früher Zeit (1990)
Ein Gleiches
Mondnacht
Meeresstille
op.13 Berliner Nachrichten (1997/2003) 14'
An die Berlinerin (K.Tucholsky)
Die Stadt das Glück (V.Osten)
Die Hure (P.Hacks)
op.16 Ballade von die Geheimnisse jedweden Mannes (B.Brecht) (2005)
op.17 Drei Inseln (anonym) (1999) 8'
Du host mir geshenkt
Oy dortn ibern vasserl
Sitz ich mir im schtibele
op.18 Drei Städtelieder (1999-2000) 18'
In einer grossen Stadt (D.von Liliencron)
Der Zauberkünstler (M.Hermann-Neisse)
Die Nächte explodieren (E.W.Lotz)
op.19 Fusilamiento (N.Gillén) (2001) 4'30
op.21 Canciónes del éxtasis; songs and duets (anonym) (2000/'05) 21'
Feliz y Destichado (S, A/M)
Durme, mi donzela (S)
Que el amor muncho duele (S, A/M)
Dizme un sí (A/M)
El paxarico (S, A/M)
op.24 Jiddische Lieder (anonym) (2003-6)
Vu forstu mayn zis lebn
Kum arayn!
Der nayen sher
- Die Braut des Deserteurs (P.Hacks) (2004) 4'30
- La coliva (A/M)
- Un aire
- un gatico con barva
- Freilich zol zayn
- In a zumernakht
- Shneyerlech
- Nit mayn shuld di troyerlider