Works by Stephen Westra



I INSTRUMENTAL
A Orchestral

In einer grossen Stadt op. 18 (Detlev von Liliencron) (2000) 8'
     voice (A). str
Old Man's Polka (2008)
   2(2=picc.)-2-2-2. 2-2-0-0. perc. str.
Picasso Polka op. 14 (1998) 4'30
     version 1: 1-2-0-1. 2-2-0-0. str
     version 2: 2-2-2-2. 2-2-0-0. str
Pumps and Circumstances op. 11 (1994/2003) 13'
     2-2-2-2. 4-2-3-1. perc. strings
Suite in E minor 'The Invention of Innocence' op. 33a (2015/18) 17'
      fl; ob/ob. d'amore; harpsi.; 2 vl; vla; vc
Variations for string orchestra op. 20 (2006) 15'


B Chamber music

Adagio in E for string quartet (2006/11) 6'
Bagatelles for string trio op. 39 (2017)
Czechian Dances for violin, clarinet & piano op. 30a (2008/15)
Duo (Small pieces for big instruments) for 2 cello's op. 34/1 (2012) 12'
Duo for viola & cello, after op. 34/1 (2016) 12'
Three Entr’actes for violin, 2 celli & piano op. 23 (2009)
     Moderato | Andante grazioso | Alla Gavotta
Die Hure (version with ensemble) op. 13/3 (2000) 6'
     mezzo; cl; trp; trb; pno; vl; vc
Marcia dei nani (March of the Dwarfs) (2012) 3'
     picc; B-cl; pno
Octet in E minor (Oktett mit Singstimme) op. 25 (2004) 15'30
     mezzo; cl; sax-a; trp; trb; snaredr; pno; vl; cb
     Kleine Freundin vor dem Spiegel | Frühlingsmarch | Die Braut des Deserteurs
Picasso Polka in D for piano 4-hands op. 14a (1996)
     short version 3' ; longer version 4'30
Three Pieces for flute, clarinet & piano op. 31 (2011) 8'
     Sotto voce, lento triste | Molto vivace | Lento quasi moderato
Prelude & Rigaudon for 4 cello's op. 34/4 (2020)
24 Preludes through all keys for violin & piano op. 26a  (2009) 42'
Quartet (Small pieces for big instruments) for 4 cello's op. 34/2 (2012) 9'
     Andante comodo | Allegro moderato | Andante | Molto vivace
Quartettsätze op. 10 (1990)  
Sarabande & Bourrée for 4 cello's op. 34/3 (2019)
Suite in E minor 'The Invention of Innocence' op. 33a (2015/18) 17'
      fl; ob/ob. d'amore; harpsi.; 2 vl; vla; vc
     - 4 mvts arr. for 2 vlns, harpsi & vc
Two variations from op. 20 (1999). arr. fl; B-cl; trp; vl; vc; pno

arr.
Brahms - Ungarische Tänze nrs 20 & 5 for vl, cl, vc & hp

C Piano solo

Adagio in B- op. 32/1 (2008/16) 6'
Arietta in C op. 32/2 (2014) 4'
Evening on the Hill (Th. Wilders Our Town, Act 3) 3'
Fairy Tale (2011) 3'
Frühlingsmusik op. 28 (2008)  
     Vivacissimo | Secco e sempre piano | Allegretto poco andante |
     Allegro leggierissimo | Allegretto | Vivace | Molto tranquillo |
     Semplice | Molto aperto, vivacissimo
Gavotta in A (2006) 3'
Minuetto in C (2014)
Old Man's Polka (2006) 3'
6 Pieces op. 27 (2007)
     Tranquillo | Scherzando | Lento teneramente | Capriccio I & II | Berceuse
6 Preludes op. 22 (2002/03) 11'
24 Preludes through all keys Book I op. 26 (2005/06) 40'
24 Preludes through all keys Book II op. 30 (2008) 40'
24 Preludes through all keys Book III op. 38 (2007/14) 47'
Quelques valses retrouvées op. 6 (1983) 10'
Romance in F# minor (1980) 4'
Sei Innocenti op. 37 (2014)
Silente (2008) 4'
Sonata in E minor (in one movement) op. 15 (1998) 9'
Suite nr 1 in F minor 'The Invention of Innocence' op. 33 (2015) 17'30
     Prelude | Rigaudon | Menuet | Capriccio [Media vita] | Sarabande | Bourrée | Tarantella
Suite nr 2 in G minor op. 41 (2018)
     Prelude | Rigaudon | Allemande | Sarabande | Gavotte | Bourrée | Menuet-Finale
Suite nr 3 in A minor op. 45 (2019/20)
     Toccata | Loure | Marche & Gavotte | Menuet | Bourrée | Badinerie
Suite nr 4 in G major op. 46 (2020)
      Prelude | Capriccio | Siciliano | Bourrée | Gavotte I | Menuet | Gavotte II
Three entr' actes op. 23 (2009/'17) 5'
Valediction op. 12 (1995) 3'
Valse brillante in A flat op. 36/1 (1983/2003)
Valse sentimentale in F# minor op. 36/2 (1997/2018)
Variations in D minor op. 20a (1999/2001) 14'30
A Young Pianist's Album op. 40 (2017/18)
   
&c.


D Theatre music

Scenic music to Our Town, Act 3 (Thornton Wilder) 'Evening on the Hill' 3'
Scenic music to The Shadow op. 5/1 (Jevgeny Schwarz) 12'
Scenic music to The Forced Marriage op. 5/2 (Molière) 10'
Music to Absurd Words 1: Geleidelijk verliest de man zijn gedaante
    (Gradually a man looses his shape) (Daniil Charms)
Music to Absurd Words 2: Onsje / Varenka en de oorlog
    (We / Varenka and the War) (Bernhard Christiansen)


II VOCAL
Songs


Ballade von den Geheimnissen jedweden Mannes op. 16 (Bertolt Brecht) (2005)

Ballade von der Hanna Cash op. 29 (Bertolt Brecht) (1997/2021)

Berliner Nachrichten op. 13 (1997/2003) 14'
     An die Berlinerin (Kurt Tucholsky)
     Die Stadt das Glück (Victor Osten)
     Die Hure (Peter Hacks)

Die Braut des Deserteurs op. 25/3 (Peter Hacks) (2004) 5'

Canciónes del éxtasis; songs and duets (anon.) op. 21 (2000/05) 21'
     Feliz y destichado
     Durme, mi donzela
     Que el amor muncho duele
     Dizme un sí
     El paxarico

Drei Inseln (anon.) op. 17 (1999) 8'
     Du host mir geshenkt
     Oy dortn ibern vasserl
     Sitz ich mir im schtibele

Drei Städtelieder op. 18 (1999-2000) 18'
     In einer grossen Stadt (Detlev von Liliencron)
     Der Zauberkünstler (Max Hermann-Neisse)
     Die Nächte explodieren (Ernst Wilhelm Lotz)

El llanto por las cosas lejanas (15 Federico García Lorca Songs) op. 44 (2019)
    Baile, Balcón, Canción bayo lagrimas, Canción del mariquita,
    Cancioncilla del primer deseo, Colores, Confusión, De profundis,  
    La guitarra, La luna asoma, Llanto, Lola, Madrigal, Ráfaga, Soneto de la dulce quega

Fusilamiento op. 19 (Nicolas Guillén) (2001) 4'30

Lieder aus früher Zeit op. 8 (Johann Wolfgang Goethe) (1990)
    Ein Gleiches
    Mondnacht
    Meeresstille

Zwischen Hoffnung und Sehnen (Jiddische Lieder) op. 24 (anon.) (2003/09)
    Vu forstu mayn zis lebn
    Kum arayn!
    Sneyerlech
    Der nayen sher

La coliva 
Un aire
Freilich zol zayn
In a zumernakht
Troyerlider