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Beethoven_off_set
3rd mov. (Adagio molto)

Antje Thierbach (oboe) | Andreas Neufeld (solo violin) | Sergej Tchirkow (accordion) | Andreas F. Staffel (inside piano, recorder)

Composition/Conception: Andreas F. Staffel | Music Production, Sound Direction: Julius Holtz | Score Video: Jens Hoppe

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ÜBerLinien II (2012): Intermezzo 1

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ÜBerLinien II (2012): Intermezzo 1

( "Ach wüsstens die Blumen die Kleinen", Hommage á Gerard Grisey)
Created with the Vienna Symphonic Library

The Recognitions

Orchestral piece based on the novel by William Gaddis (The Counterfeiting of the World)
Live recording of the premiere (6.02.2006, Eurogress Aachen)

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Stage music

Häuser-Zeilen-Umbrüche - No. 4

No. 4 - Free Float

Filmic realization: Frank Bertram
Idea: Andreas F. Staffel, Frank Bertram
Actress: Yvonne Friedli
Music: Andreas F. Staffel
(Quintet: Her fork strikes Astor in the dawn at the river, Ensemble Junge Musik, conductor: Helmut Zapf)


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Häuser-Zeilen-Umbrüche

Liederantizyklus by Andreas F. Staffel for soprano, synthesizer, feed (samples), video and dance based on his own texts and poems. World premiere on 3.11.2022 at Brotfabrik Berlin.

Trailer by Frank Bertram

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Tree-crowned kingdoms

Tree-crowned kingdoms – A journey through the idiosyncratic beauty of the forests of Brandenburg. From the stage play "Häuser Zeilen Umbrüche" by composer Andreas F. Staffel, which premiered in Berlin Weißensee in November 2022.

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sotto voce - Excerpt from the festival at Berlin Hauptbahnhof September 2011

Claudia Herr (soprano) - Gil Sperling (concept, text, video) - Andreas Staffel (composition) - Aninika Vogt (concept, text, direction) - Georg Steker (concept, text, dramaturgy) - Prof. Dr. Tadeus Nawka (medical assistance)

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Vocal works

4 Diotimalieder (after Hölderlin)

Yvonne Friedli, soprano
Martin Schneuing, piano
BKA unerhörte Musik, 22.03.2022

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"Sprachlos" (In memoriam Christoph Schlingensief)

Auditively Vocal Dresden
Conductor: Olaf Katzer

recorded at the Palais am großen Garten Dresden, sound engineer: Max Pauls

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3 songs after love poems by Bertolt Brecht (1999 - 2012, arr. 2018)

Lisa Stöckens, sopran
Stephan Goldbach, double bass

Festival EnCounterpoints, Wabe Berlin (12.05.2019)

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Nr. 7: Sieben Rosen - brecht auf! Brecht love songs

Lisa Ströckens | Soprano
Andreas F. Staffel | Piano

1.12.2018 Potsdam (Private location)

From: 8 Songs after Love Poems by Bertolt Brecht (2012)

Sieben Rosen hat der Strauch / Sechs gehörn dem Wind / Aber eine bleibt, dass auch / Ich noch eine find.
Sieben Male ruf ich dich / Sechsmal bleibe fort / Doch beim siebten Mal, versprich / Komme auf mein Wort

Weitere Lieder findet man auf YouTube (Kanal AndreasStaffel)

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Distillations

Premiere of Distillations, Julius Holtz (Electronics), Katia Guedes (Soprano), Andreas F. Staffel (Piano), 07.09.2017 Wabe Berlin

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Banale Madrigale (WP, for 3 voices)

Maulwerker - Trio 1
Ariane Jeßulat, Henrik Kairies, Christian Kesten

Potsdam Festival intersonanzen - Konzerthaus sans titre 3. Juni 2018

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ÜBerLinien I for soprano and ensemble

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ÜBerLinien I for soprano and ensemble

Excerpts 2008
Yvonne Friedli, Sopran, Ensemble Anthemion
Management.: Andreas F. Staffel
(Fl., Klar., Pno., KB.)

Chamber music

"Shadows of a forgotten landscape" (excerpt 1)

Uraufführung 20.05. 2023,
Potsdam Museum, im Rahmen der Intersonanzen 2023, Veranstalter BVNM – Brandenburgischer Verein Neue Musik
Ensemble for New Music Tallinn:
Karolina Ledo (Flöten), Helena Tuuling (Bassklarinette), Toomas Vana (Posaune), Toomas Hendrik Ellervee (Violine), Mairit Mitt-Bronikowska (Viola)
Kameras und Schnitt: Henry Mex
Ton: Dietrich Petzold

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"Shadows of a forgotten landscape" (excerpt 2)

Uraufführung 20.05. 2023,
Potsdam Museum, im Rahmen der Intersonanzen 2023, Veranstalter BVNM – Brandenburgischer Verein Neue Musik
Ensemble for New Music Tallinn:
Karolina Ledo (Flöten), Helena Tuuling (Bassklarinette), Toomas Vana (Posaune), Toomas Hendrik Ellervee (Violine), Mairit Mitt-Bronikowska (Viola)
Kameras und Schnitt: Henry Mex
Ton: Dietrich Petzold

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"Shadows of a forgotten landscape"

Uraufführung 20.05. 2023,
Potsdam Museum, im Rahmen der Intersonanzen 2023, Veranstalter BVNM – Brandenburgischer Verein Neue Musik
Ensemble for New Music Tallinn:
Karolina Ledo (Flöten), Helena Tuuling (Bassklarinette), Toomas Vana (Posaune), Toomas Hendrik Ellervee (Violine), Mairit Mitt-Bronikowska (Viola)
Kameras und Schnitt: Henry Mex
Ton: Dietrich Petzold

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"Vom Hölzchen aufs Stöckchen" for four percussionists

"From sticks to sticks"
Bremer Schlagzeugquartett
Hsin Lee, Aaron Schröder, Gabriele Lattuada, Olaf Tzschoppe (Ltg)
Cameras and editing: Henry Mex
Sound: Dietrich Petzold
23.09.2022: Festival intersonanzen 2022 - Kunsthaus „sans titre“ Potsdam

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Second movement 'Epiphany' from String Quartet No. III (for Gerhard Richter)

String Quartet No. III (For Gerhard Richter) (2012-2018)
II. Epiphanie (after a picture by Gerhard Richter)

Royal Stringquartet Warsaw
(Izabella Szalaj-Zimak, 1. VL., Elwira Przybylowska, 2. VL., Pawel Czarny, Vla., Michael Pepal, Vc.)
Dietrich Petzold, Tonmeister

Camera and editing - Henry Mex

Festival intersonanzen.2019 (31.5.2019)

„Mit dem Royal Stringquartet Warsaw waren spürsinnige Interpreten zu erleben, die jeder Note, jedem geräuschhaften Element ihre konzentrierte Aufmerksamkeit widmeten –Tüftler am Werk, die Schwieriges heraus zu modellieren vermochten.Das Dritte Streichquartettvon Andreas Staffel lebt vor allem vom klanglichen Spektrum der Instrumente. Es erzählt intensiv in atmosphärischer Dichte von der Auseinandersetzung des Komponisten mit der abstrakten Malerei Gerhard Richters.“

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Immersion for soprano saxophone and partially prepared piano (2019)

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Immersion for soprano saxophone and partially prepared piano (2019)

Andrej Lakisov (saxophone)
Nadja Zeljukina (piano)

26.08.2021
Opening concert Zepernicker Randspiele

"Mitte-Schnitte"
12 episodes and an epilogue

Premiere of 20.8. 2020, Kunsthaus "sans titre" Potsdam, as part of Intersonanzen 2020, organizer BVNM - Brandenburgischer Verein Neue Musik; Modern Art Ensemble Klaus Schöpp (flutes), Unolf Wänting (clarinets), Theodor Flindell (violin), Tomoko Akasaka (viola), Matias de Oliveira Pinto (violoncello), Yoriko Ikeya (piano); camera and editing - Henry Mex, sound - Dietrich Petzold

Abput Mitte-Schnitte for sextet
The composition was written between 2017 and 2020.The title is ambiguous and refers to twelve episodes that immediately merge into each other, separated only by short cuts. The individual fragments of the movement resemble short  film clips that transform in, sometimes abrupt, contrasts. Here,  the different groupings of the ensemble alternate with soloistic sections. The composition concludes in a calm mood, with the musicians  speaking and singing into their instruments the poem "Ehemals und jetzt"  by the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843).

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String Quartet No. III (For Gerhard Richter) (2012-2018)

I. Woods,
II. Epiphanie

Royal Stringquartet Warsaw
(Izabella Szalaj-Zimak, 1. VL., Elwira Przybylowska, 2. VL., Pawel Czarny, Vla., Michael Pepal, Vc.)
Dietrich Petzold, Tonmeister

Camera and editing - Henry Mex

Festival intersonanzen.2019 (31.5.2019)

„Mit dem Royal Stringquartet Warsaw waren spürsinnige Interpreten zu erleben, die jeder Note, jedem geräuschhaften Element ihre konzentrierte Aufmerksamkeit widmeten –Tüftler am Werk, die Schwieriges heraus zu modellieren vermochten.Das Dritte Streichquartettvon Andreas Staffel lebt vor allem vom klanglichen Spektrum der Instrumente. Es erzählt intensiv in atmosphärischer Dichte von der Auseinandersetzung des Komponisten mit der abstrakten Malerei Gerhard Richters.“

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"Über kurz oder lang" (7 pieces for violin and piano) (2020)

[1. Close ups | 2. Inside out | 3. Als ob | 4. Aprèlude | 5. Outside in | 6. Desert Islands | 7. Fiddlesticks]

Andreas Neufeld | Violin
Tatjana Neufeld | Piano

Camera - Christian Hadulla

World premiere - 22.05.2020 - Berlin - Musikstudio Ohrpheo

Edition Anthemion 91301

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Treibgut II for oboe and guitar (2019)

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Treibgut II for oboe and guitar (2019)

Antje Thierbach | Oboe
Tobias Krebs | Guitar

Concert recording from 14.2.2020 (Musikstudio Ohrpheo Berlin)
Recording: Gianni A. Staffel

"Distanzen -- abzweigende Linienführung" for piano trio. Played by Ensemble Mosaik

Khachatur Kanajan - violin, Ernst Surberg - piano, Mathis Mayr - violoncello. Intersonanzen 2012, Brandenburg Festival of New Music, Friedenssaal Potsdam, June 3, 2012. Brandenburg New Music Association. Camera: Giora Khen, Aaron Richmond, Henry Mex, Editing: Henry Mex, Sound: Dietrich Petzold.

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"Aprèslude" (after a poem by Gottfried Benn)

"Aprèslude" world premiere on 24.4. 2016 by the with the Ensemble JungeMusik, Fabrik Potsdam as part of the Intersonanzen 2016.

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Treibgut II

Antje Thierbach, baritone oboe
Susanne Stock, accordion

Recorded in the concert hall of the Hanns-Eisler Musikhochschule
on 5.11.2016

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Encounterpoints I Sonata for violoncello and piano, 24.1.2015

Live recording of the world premiere of my composition: Encounterpoints I - Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, at Klangbrücke Aachen from 24.1.2015

Claudius von Wrochem, violoncello | Andreas F. Staffel, piano

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Her fork strikes Astor in the dawn at the river

Quintet for bass clarinet, alto saxophone. accordion, piano and double bass
Ensemble Junge Musik Berlin,
conductor: Helmut Zapf
(Intersonances Potsdam - 24.04.09)

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Solo

Monshi (Berceuse) - Version for accordion solo - Roman Yusipey, Composer: Andreas F. Staffel

Monshi (Berceuse) - Version for accordion solo

Roman Yusipey, accordion
W.P. St. Annen-Kirche Zepernick
28.08.2022
Zepernicker Randfestspiele

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Strettmusic I - Saxofon solo - Andrey Lakisov

Streetmusic I for saxophone solo

Andrey Lakisov, Saxophon
Festival EnCounterpoints 2021
24.09.2021
KlanGalerie, Berlin

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Im hohen Holz (for one to four oboes and playback tape) (2016)

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Im hohen Holz (for one to four oboes and playback tape) (2016)

Antje Thierbach, oboes
Sound direction: Daniel Weingarten
Recording from the performance at Musikstudio Ohrpheo Berlin on 10.05.2019

Kindled Spirit for E-Guitar

Kindled Spirit for E-Guitar performed by Dennis Sobolev at Ohrpheo Music Studio (26.3.2018).

Dennis Sobolev - guitar
Vladimir Krug - video and light

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"Capriccio for Hardy" for tuba solo and plush animals

Jack Adler-McKean, Tuba

Capriccio on the name E-B-E-(R)-H-A-(R)-D S-(T)-A-F-E-(L)
for the 100th birthday of my father

Musikstudio Ohrpheo, 27.12.2020

Video editing: Jens Hoppe

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Lippenblüten (2016)
for horn solo

Ensemble Junge Musik Berlin
Elena Kakaliagou – Horn

Klangwerkstatt Berlin – Festival für Neue Musik 2020

Camera: Jakob Klaffs, Hugo Reis, Terence Li
Sound: Malte Giesen, Justin Robinson, Sébastien Vaillancourt
Video direction, post-production: Jakob Klaffs

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Polymonoly I for accordion

Sergey Tchirkov | Accordion
German premiere - July 3, 2016 Musikstudio Ohrpheo in Berlin.

The piece was created in spring 2014 and is dedicated to a Persian artist. Besides the allusion to the parlor game Monopoly hidden in the title, the core of the composition refers to the constant change between monophony and polyphony.

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Polymonoly II

Susanne Stock (accordion)
Performance from 01.07.2016 at Musikstudio Ohrpheo, Berlin

"Polymonolie II - Air on Air" for accordion solo (The different ways of describing exhaustion) describes various states of exhaustion. Here, for example, the different possibilities of instrumental exhalation, breathing pauses, air games and gradually dissolving sound columns are used.

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For Mooni

Video recording of "For Mooni" for violoncello, Woong Whee Moon, world premiere 2017, Musikstudio Ohrpheo Berlin.

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Aponovi (Wie der Wind unter die Lücke bläst)

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Aponovi (Wie der Wind unter die Lücke bläst)

Andreas F. Staffel, composer
Erik Drescher, glissando flute
St. Anne's Church Zepernick
Recording: Dietrich Petzold, 5.07.2018

Êpigraphes á l´ombre

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Êpigraphes á l´ombre

In memory of the victims of the tsunami disaster on 11.3.2012
Klaus Schöpp, bass flute

Track 2: Piano trio (distances/branching lines)
Ensemble Mosaik (Chatchatur Kanajan, violin, Matthis Mayr, cello, Ernst Surberg, piano)

Piano music

"Fluctuations"
for piano and tape

Jan Gerdes, piano

Martin Daske, picture and sound
Jasmin Giama-Gerdes, editing

BKA Theater Berlin, 29.09.2020

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Polylinien (No. 5 from Tastenschatten, Seven Pieces for Piano - 2013 - 2015)

Pavlos Antoniadis, piano
UA 19.06.2022
Festival EnCounterpoints
Wabe Berlin

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Fluctuations for piano and tape (2004. rev. 2019)

Andreas F. Staffel, piano
Dietrich Petzold, sound

Camera and editing - Henry Mex

Andreas F. Staffel "Fluctuations" for piano and Zuspiel (2004/2019), world premiere of 31.5. 2019, Kunsthaus "sans titre" Potsdam, as part of the Intersonanzen 2019, organizer BVNM - Brandenburg Association of New Music.

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Magic Squares (Nach Paul Klee)

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Magic Squares (Nach Paul Klee)

Performer: Jan Gerdes, piano
Recording from 11.5.2019
Pianohaus Goecke und Fahrenholz (Berlin)

Album sheet "Elise shut up" (2020)

Albumblatt "Elise shut up" (2020)

Fidan Agayeva Edler, piano
U.A. (online) 25.03.2020

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C-A-D-E-B-ES

Homage to Claude Debussy (written for the centenary of his death)
Ashley Hribar | Piano
Salon Hain Potsdam, 31.08.2018

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Fluctuations for piano and tape (2004. rev. 2019)

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Fluctuations for piano and tape (2004. rev. 2019)

Andreas F. Staffel, piano
Dietrich Petzold, sound engineer

Festival intersonanzen.2019 (31.5.2019)

Alberti

Andreas F. Staffel, Klavier

Choral

Andreas F. Staffel, Klavier

Elf

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Elf

From: Schatten tasten, No. 2
Soccer piano piece in 11/8 time, based on an eleven-tone row
Midipiano

Soccer-Pianopiece based on 11/8, an a row of 11 Notes
Midipiano

Centaur

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Centaur

Sonata No. 1 for prepared piano ("Centaur")
Live recording of the premiere from 13.09.2013
Festival intersonanzen Potsdam
Andreas F. Staffel, piano

"Kitschresistent"

Live recording of the premiere of my piano piece at the BKA - Berlin on 20.1.2015 - Jan Gerdes, piano

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Improvisations

"Wagner Analog"

Impro on Good Friday Magic, Andreas F. Staffel: piano, toypiano and tape deck.
Recordings from Parsifal, Bayreuth 1951, Knappertsbusch, excerpts from speeches and interviews by Adorno, Hitler and Schlingensief.
Music studio Ohrpheo, 24.05.2013

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Quiet and quieter

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Quiet and quieter

Andreas F. Staffel, piano improvisation (Boston grandpiano), summer 2012

First attempt about Richter

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First attempt about Richter

Andreas F. Staffel, piano improvisation (Boston grandpiano), summer 2012

Andreas Staffel & Julius Holtz: Impro No. 1

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Andreas Staffel & Julius Holtz: Impro No. 1

Study for grand piano & live electronics
Impro from 24.11.12 at the music studio Ohrpheo

Andreas Staffel & Julius Holtz: Birds Improvisation

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Andreas Staffel & Julius Holtz: Birds Improvisation

Imropvisation for piano, birds - recordings and electronics
Andreas F. Staffel & Julius Holtz
Ohrpheo Studio, 1st of December 2012

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Franz Liszt: Ricordanza (Grande Etude d'execution transcendente No. 9)

Andreas F. Staffel plays Franz Liszt: Ricordanza (Grande Etude d'execution transcendente No. 9)

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W. A. Mozart Sonate in a minor Kv 310 Part 2

Andreas F. Staffel - W. A. Mozart: Sonata in A minor Kv 310 Part 2

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Hans Werner Henze: Cherubino

Andreas F. Staffel plays Hans Werner Henze: Cherubino

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Andreas F. Staffel plays Pierres Boulez

Andreas F. Staffel plays Pierres Boulez

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Debussy Prélude No. 12 (deuxième livre: "Feu artifice)

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Debussy Prélude No. 12 (deuxième livre: "Feu artifice)

Excerpts from the CD: Andreas F. Staffel-Piano
(Aeolus Düsseldorf 1996)
Recordings from the Landesakademie Heek

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