MARCEL  BERGMANN – ARRANGEMENTS 1996-2015

   

Two Pianos

Africa (Toto) (5’)2014
Infancia (Gismonti) (7’30)2013
Native Sense (Corea) (6’)2013
Spain (Corea) (6’)2013
Eighteen (Metheny) (5’)2013
Hermitage (Metheny) (6’)2013
Tubular Bells, Part I (Oldfield) (25’)2009Premiered in Colorado, April 2010
Rose Leaf Rag (Joplin)2008Premiered in California, February 2008
Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin)2008Premiered in California, February 2008
Blue Rondo à la Turk (Brubeck)
2008Premiered in California, February 2008
Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (Bach) (5’)2006Premiered in Colorado, March 2006
Oblivion (Piazzolla) (3’30)
2005Premiered in Miami, March 2005
7 selections from The Big Country (Moross)
-revised in 2004 (15’)
2002
Premiered in Colorado and New Mexico, June 2005
5 selections from West Side Story (14’30)
A boy like that/One hand, one heart/I feel pretty/Something’s coming/Gee, Officer Krupke
2001Appears on the CD Tableaux pour deux pianos (Arktos, 2002)
La fiesta (Corea) (6’)
2000Premiered at The Banff Centre for the Arts, March 2000
5 songs (Gershwin) (10’)
Oh, I can’t sit down/Liza/There’s a boat/Someone to watch/S’wonderful
1998Appears on the CD Gershwin auf dem Land (Co-production with the NDR, 1998)
7 selections from West Side Story (16’15) (Bernstein) Mambo/Maria/Tonight/America/Somewhere/
Rumble/I Have a Love
1996Appears on the CD Elizabeth Laich & Marcel Bergmann - Piano Duo (Cord Aria, 1997)

Two Pianos Eight Hands

Tubular Bells, Part I (Oldfield) – for 2 pianos and 2 synthesizers (24’)2005Premiered at the Lek Art Festival in Culemborg/The Netherlands, Sept. 2005.
Appears on the CD Mike Oldfield-Tubular Bells, Part 1 (Brilliant Classics, 2008), along with the version for 4 pianos
Medley for 2 pianos, 8 hands (Gershwin) (9’30)
Embraceable you/Summertime/Oh, I can’t sit down/Fascinatin’ rhythm
(re-arranged for 2 pianos in 2003)
2000Premiered at the Florida International University’s Music Festival, November 2000.

Four Pianos


Tubular Bells, Part I (Oldfield) (25’)2005Premiered at the Gina Bachauer Festival, June 2006.
Appears on the CD Mike Oldfield-Tubular Bells, Part 1 (Brilliant Classics,2008), along with the version for pianos and synthesizers

Piano duet


2 songs (Gershwin) (3’15)
Someone to watch/ S’ wonderful
2003
Shady grove (trad.) - arranged by
Donald Rubinstein and Marcel Bergmann
(3’15)
1998Appears on the CD Maya (Desert Link Records, 1999). Performed live at the Banff Centre during the fall 1998
Trolls (Grieg) (5’)
1997Premiered in London/Ont., Oct. 1997

Piano & percussion

Infancia (Gismonti) (6’30)2003Premiered at the University of Calgary Celebrity Series, Dec.2002
Spain (Corea) (10’)2001Premiered at Alberta in Concert, University of Calgary, Feb.2001
Armando’s Rhumba (Corea) (4’15)2001Premiered at The Banff Centre for the Arts, March 2000
3 Children’s Songs (Corea) (6’)2001
Walking on the moon (Sting) (7’15)2001
Fragile (Sting) (6’45)2001
This time (Klugh) (3’45)2001
Love Castle (Corea) (7’30)2000Premiered at The Banff Centre for the Arts, March 2000

Chamber music – misc. instruments

Blue Rondo à la turk (Brubeck) (6’30)
for Vl.,Vla.,Vc.& 2 Pnos.
2008Premiered during the Pulse Summer Festival in Langley/Vancouver, July 2008
Song of the Nazi Soldier’s wife (Eisler)
for Voice, Sax., Pno. & Perc.
2006
Premiered at the Land’s End Chamber Ensemble Cabaret in Calgary, Nov.2006
Ballad of Marie Sanders (Eisler)
for Voice, Sax., Pno. & Perc.
2006
Falada, Falada (Eisler)
for Voice, Sax., Pno. & Perc.
2006
Cannon Song (Weill) (2’30)
for Voice, Sax.,Vl.,Vla.,Vc.,Pno.,Acc.& Perc.
2006
Ballad of Mac the Knife (Weill) (3’00)
for Voice, Sax.,Vl.,Vla.,Vc.,Pno.,Acc.& Perc.
2006
Nanna’s Song (Eisler) (3’00)
For Voice, Sax.,Vl.,Vla.,Vc.,Pno.,Acc.& Perc.
2006
Song of the stimulating impact of cash (Eisler) (4’15) - for Voice, Sax/Fl./Clar., Vl., Vla.,Vc., Pno.,Acc.& Perc.2006
Third world man (Steely Dan) (5’15)
For Sax., Pno. & Perc.
2003Premiered at Alberta in Concert, University of Calgary, Feb.2003
Blue Rondo à la turk (Brubeck) (6’30)
For Sax., Pno. & Perc.
2003Premiered at Alberta in Concert, University of Calgary, Feb.2003
Scary Children/Monsters over Bangkok (15’) (Lurie/Lounge Lizards)
For Sax., Vl., Vla.,Vc., Pno., Synth. & Perc.
2001Premiered at the Calgary High Performance Rodeo, January, 2002

Compositions to remember

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