© Christine Ettenauer

the joy of toy :: repertoire

This is a selection of Isabel Ettenauer's toy piano repertoire:

louis andriessen|the memory of roses|for toy piano and grand piano|1992

henry brant|lebasi & eirelav|for toy piano and mandolin|2003 °
WP: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Sammlung Essl, 19 Jan 2005 (with Gert Haussner, mandolin)

john cage |suite for toy piano|1948

john cage|music for carillon no. 1, 2 and 3|1952/54/61 realisation on tp by IE, 2005
WP on toy piano: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Sammlung Essl, 19 Jan 2005

john cage|music for amplified toy pianos|1960

wendy mae chambers|suite for toy piano|1984

wendy mae chambers|mandala|for toy piano|1998

christopher corcoran|drive my toy car|for toy piano|2015 °
WP: Germany, Hamburg, INDRA musikclub, 3 Oct 2015 

philip corner|classical|for singing (toy) pianist|1982/2001

joe cutler|la maison de fred|for speaking, singing and whistling toy pianist|2001 °
WP: Netherlands, Amsterdam, Bim-huis, International Gaudeamus Music Week, Night of the Unexpected, 6 Sept 2001

joe cutler|give us the lolly|for toy piano and spinet|2006 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 9 Nov 2006 (with Goska Isphording, spinet)

franz danksagmüller|seven little nightmares|for toy piano and soundfiles|2012 °
WP: Luxembourg, Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival, 2 Dec 2012 

renald deppe|feed music|for toy piano, sax/clarinet and cello|2010°
WP: Austria, Vienna, Werkstatt Henriette Lersch, 8 November 2010 (with Renald Deppe, sax/clarinet and Laura Deppe, cello)

jed distler|three landscapes for peter wyer|1994

karlheinz essl|kalimba|for toy piano and CD playback|2005 °
WP: Austria, Mittersill, 10. Komponistenforum Mittersill, 15 Sept 2005

karlheinz essl|webernspielwerk|for toy piano|2005 °
WP: Austria, Mittersill, 10. Komponistenforum Mittersill, 15 Sept 2005

karlheinz essl|sequitur V|for toy piano and electronics|2008 °
WP: Austria, Vienna, Kunstverein Alte Schmiede, 20 June 2008

karlheinz essl|listen thing|for toy piano|2008

karlheinz essl|whatever shall be|for toy piano and live electronics|2010
WP of the 4-channel version: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

karlheinz essl|under wood|for two amplified and prepared toy pianos (one player) and chamber ensemble|2012 °
WP: Austria, Vienna, RadioKulturhaus, 7 Nov 2012 (with Ensemble die reihe, Alexander Drcar cond.)

karlheinz essl|miles to go|for four prepared and amplified toy pianos|2012
WP: Luxembourg, Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival, 2 Dec 2012 (with Phyllis Chen, Xenia Pestova, Pascal Meyer, toy pianos)

karlheinz essl|pachinko|for toy piano and computer|2013
Austrian premiere: A, Vienna, WUK, 13 Feb 2014 

karlheinz essl|viribvs vnitis|for two toy pianos (one player) and two-manual harpsichord|2014 °
WP: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Essl Museum, 3 Dec 2014 (with Goska Isphording, harpsichord)

peter gahn|bewegen sie die störung I-III|for three toy pianos|2008/14
WP: Germany, Hamburg, Laeiszhalle, 27 Sept 2014 (with Jennifer Hymer & Bernhard Fograscher, toy pianos) 

geoff hannan|cover versions|for four toy pianos|2002 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 5 Dec 2002

christoph herndler|toytoytoy|for toy piano|1998
WP: Hungary, Budapest, Making New Waves, 9 Feb 2001

matthew hindson|monkey music|for toy piano and cymbal playing monkey|2009 °
WP: Austria, Linz 09, Limonikeller, Circus Lebasi, 4 June 2009

pierre jalbert|klang|for toy piano|2006 ° WP: Austria, Linz, Siemens Forum Linz, Jeunesse Triolino Series, 14 Nov 2008

evan johnson|se relire contre le piano-jouet|2003 °
WP of theatre version: France, Royaumont, Voix Nouvelles, 4 Oct 2003
WP of concert version: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Sammlung Essl, 19 Jan 2005

tom johnson|septapede|seven note music for (toy) piano|1973
WP on toy piano: Austria, Vienna, Palais Ferstel, 12 March 2002

tom johnson|rational melodies|1982
WP on toy piano: Hungary, Budapest, Making New Waves, 9 Feb 2001

tom johnson|music and questions|1988

tom johnson|music with mistakes|1999
WP on toy piano: Austria, Linz, Landesgalerie, 11 Nov 2001

tom johnson|canon|2000
WP on toy piano: Germany, Nuremberg, Blaue Nacht, 19 May 2001

tom johnson|kleine choräle für kleines klavier|2005 ° 
WP of all seven chorals: Austria, Vienna, Alte Schmiede, 31 May 2006

maria kallionpää|toccata|for two toy pianos|2011
WP: Luxembourg, Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival, 2 Dec 2012 (with Phyllis Chen, toy piano) 

manuela kerer|toysflsjodler|für toy piano|2009 °
WP: Austria, Innsbruck, ORF Landesstudio Tirol, 24 March 2009

manuela kerer|matrëška|for toy piano and harpsichord|2014 °
WP: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Essl Musum, 3 Dec 2014 (with Goska Isphording, harpischord) 

jerome kitzke|the animist child|for toy piano/voice|1994

peter köszeghy|alchemy 2|for three toy pianos|2014
WP: Germany, Hamburg, Laeiszhalle, 27 Sept 2014 (with Jennifer Hymer & Bernhard Fograscher, toy pianos) 

guy klucevsek|sweet chinoiserie|for toy piano and other toy instruments|1996

guy klucevsek|a chant for industrious angels|for toy piano|2010
WP: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

guy klucevsek|the landscape listens|for toy piano|2010
WP: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

guy klucevsek|a little madness in the spring|2010
WP: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

guy klucevsek|the little note that others dropped|2010

vanessa lann|is a bell... a bell?|for two toy pianos|2004 °
WP: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Sammlung Essl, 19 Jan 2005

frenk lebel|das mädchen das gerne ein schneeball sein wollte|for toy piano|2008°
WP: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

otto lechner|herr mokimpot|1991
WP duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 20 October 2010 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)
WP version for toy pianos and melodica: Austria, Reichenau, isa Festival, 17 August 2012 

otto lechner|50 broken promises|1996
WP on toy piano and duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, Vienna, Jugendstiltheater, Akkordeonfestival, 23 Feb 2002 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)

otto lechner|otto's box|2006
WP duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, St. Poelten, Fetspielhaus St. Poelten, 20 October 2010 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)

otto lechner|zeit der wiederholungen I&III|2008
WP duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, St. Poelten, Fetspielhaus St. Poelten, 20 October 2010 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)

otto lechner|für immer und ewig|2009
WP duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, St. Poelten, Fetspielhaus St. Poelten, 13 November 2011 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)

otto lechner|tanz der josefine|for toy piano and accordion|2010 °
WP duo toy piano/accordion: Austria, St. Poelten, Fetspielhaus St. Poelten, 20 October 2010 (with Otto Lechner, accordion)

hyekyung lee|dreamplay|for toy piano|2000 °
WP: Hungary, Budapest, Making New Waves, 9 Feb 2001

jun lee|ijs|for toy piano|2008 °
WP: UK, London, Kings Place Opening Festival, 2 Oct 2008

analia llugdar|dialogues monologués|pour flûte et piano-jouet|2003 °
WP: France, Royaumont, Voix Nouvelles, 4 Oct 2001 (avec Sophie Deshayes, flute)

hannes löschel|konferenz der armseeligkeit|für solo klavier, toys und tonband|1998

roderik de man|transports|for toy piano and voice|2002 °
WP: Austria, Graz, MUWA, open music, 7 March 2003

matt malsky|heterogeneous|for toy piano and live electronics|2007

chad martin|andante balinese|for three toy pianos|2010
European Premiere: Luxembourg, Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival, 2 Dec 2012 (with Margaret Leng Tan and Xenia Pestova, toy pianos)

lydia martin|little box of tricks|for toy piano|2001 °
WP: Germany, Nuremberg, Blaue Nacht, 19 May 2001

lydia martin|wonky inside|for toy piano|2002 °
WP: Germany, Ludwigshafen, MusiCircus im Pfalzbau, 22 Oct 2005

lydia martin|al jumal aleti taghrenni|for toy piano and spinet|2006 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 9 Nov 2006 (with Goska Isphording, spinet)

stephen montague|mirabella - a tarantella for toy piano|1995

stephen montague|almost a lullaby|for toy piano, musical box and wind chimes|2004 °
WP: Netherlands, Het Muziekcentrum 's-Hertogenbosch, 9 May 2004

bertl mütter|born. rondo|für toy piano mit innerer stimme|2007 °
WP: Austria, Vienna, Konzerthaus, Mozart-Saal, IGNM-Musikfest, 7 October 2007

max nagl|tortenschlacht|für toy piano|2008 °
WP: Austria, Linz, Brucknerhaus, Großer Saal, opening ceremony Linz09, 31 December 2008

max nagl|tortenschlacht|für toy piano und circus band|2009 °
WP of version with circus band: Austria, Linz09, Circus Lebasi, 4 June 2009 (with Ensemble09)

max nagl|adagio con confettis|für toy piano und circus band|2009 °
WP: Austria, Linz09, Circus Lebasi, 4 June 2009 (with Ensemble09)

andrian pertout|exposiciones|for toy piano and spinet|2005 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 9 Nov 2006 (with Goska Isphording, spinet)

andrian pertout|estrellita|for two toy pianos|2009/12
WP: Luxembourg, Philharmonie, Rainy Days Festival, 2 Dec 2012 (with Phyllis Chen, toy piano) 

stephanie power|fool's gold|for toy piano|2003 °
WP: UK, Vale of Glamorgan Festival, 7 Sept 2003

tomi räisänen|dreamgate|for toy pianos & tape|2006 °
WP: Italy, Ravello Festival, 12 July 2006

manuel de roo|pulcinella's dreams|für toy pianos und weitere instrumente/geräte|2008/09 °
WP: Austria, Innsbruck, ORF Landesstudio Tirol, 24 March 2009

manuel de roo|monsieur michel sonne les cloches du rock|für toy piano|2009 °
WP: Austria, St. Poelten, Festspielhaus, 24 Sept 2010

rob smith|schroeder's revenge|for toy piano|2001 °
WP: Austria, Klosterneuburg, Sammlung Essl, 21 March 2001

rob smith|free toy inside|for toy piano|2006 °
WP: Poland, Szczecin, Inspiracje Festival, 16 March 2007

errollyn wallen|louis' loops|for toy piano|1999

errollyn wallen|in my lady's chamber|for toy piano and spinet|2006 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 9 Nov 2006 (with Goska Isphording, spinet)

richard whalley|prestissimo con violenza, ma molto espressivo con intimissimo sentimento|for toy piano|2001 °
WP: UK, London, The Warehouse, BMIC Cutting Edge Series, 5 Dec 2002

andrea young|bird song|for isabel and toy piano|2002 °

luiz henrique yudo|on words: k|for toy piano|2001
WP: Austria, Linz, Landesgalerie, 11 Nov 2001

 

complementary repertoire:

karlheinz essl|pandora's secret|sound performance for punch-tape controlled music box and live electronics|2009 °
WP: Austria, Linz, Circus Lebasi, 4 June 2009

karlheinz essl|pandora's revelation|concert version of 'pandora's secret' for punch-tape controlled music box and live electronics|2013 °

karlheinz essl|sequitur XIV|for kalimba and live electronics|2009 

william byrd|the carman's whistle and other works from the fitzwilliam virginal book

joseph haydn|flötenuhrstücke

johann strauss/arr. IE|Wiener Blut, Walzer

 

° works which were written for isabel ettenauer

WP world premiere