Discography



SPES (vinyl record)

This record is a part of live recording of the concert entitled: Music Of Lowland & Silence,
performed on 16.02.1988, at the Studio M,the concert hall of Radio Novi Sad.
Composed & performed by Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer: piano & prepared piano, Egyptian lyre, triangle, cowbell, guimbard, voice.Publisher: Musical Youth Of Vojvodina.
Editor in chief: Vladimir Kranjcevic


MOMENTS TO DELIGHT- Music In Memory Of Kassak Lajos (side A)
URBAN MUSIC (side B) - (vinyl record)

Dusica Polovina - viola / Milan Vrsajkov - cello / Antonio Gasi - cello /Borislav Cicovacki - oboe / Branislav Aksin - trombone / Grencso Istvan - alt. sax, flute / Dresch Mihaly - tenor & sop. sax / Geroly Tamas & Djordje Delibasic - drums, percussion / Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer - piano, harmonium, melodica
Concert recording on the festival Music Today 26.03.1998. Studio M, Radio Novi Sad.


CHAMBER MUSIC (vinyl record)

Grencso Istvan : alto sax., percussion, vocal, piano / Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer : upright piano, harmonium, concertina, double bass, alt clarinet, percussion
Recorded live 27 April 1988 at club "Petöfi Sandor" in Novi Sad.
Published by: Libellula Records, Paris.


COMEDIA TEMPIO

Grencso Istvan - alt sax. / Branislav Aksin - trombone / Milan Vrsajkov - cello / Dusan Sevarlic - viola /
Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer - piano, harmonium, double bass
Recorded October 1990, at "Studio Bleue", Orléans.


WILHELM DANCES

Laura Levay - flute / Nikola Srdic - clarinet /Stephane Gautier - bassoon / Sasa Dragovic - trumpet /Branislav Aksin - trombone / Milan Vrsajkoc - cello /Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer - piano, harmonium, drums.
Digital two-track recording by Paul Riquet on June 15-17. 1992, at Centre d'Arts Contemporains , Orléans.
Published by : RéR Megacorp, London. TFCD.


The Science Group
MERE COINCIDENCE

Chris Cutler - dr ums, electronics / Amy Denio - vocals / Bob Drake - bass, vocals, guitar, drums / Fred Frith - guitars / Claudio Puntin - clarinet, bass clarinet /Stevan Tickmayer - piano, keyboards, zither, violin, guitar, samples
Texts: Chris Cutler
Music: Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer
Recorded, Mixed & Produced: Bob Drake
Published by : RéR Megacorp, London.


The Science Group
SPOORS

Chris Cutler - drums, electronics / Bob Drake - bass, occasional guitar and organ / Mike Johnson - guitars
S.K.Tickmayer - keyboards, samples
Music: Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer
Recorded, Mixed & Produced: Bob Drake.
Published by: RéR Megacorp, London (2003).


REPETITIVE SELECTIVE REMOVAL OF ONE SELECTIVE GROUP

A solo CD project containing twenty-one new compositions composed between 2002-2004,
Composition and the complete production by the author.
Published by: RéR Megacorp, London (2005).


COLD PEACE COUNTERPOINTS

A solo CD project containing fourteen new compositions composed between 1997-2006.
Guest musicians:
Robert Drake - electric guitar, bass, drums / Pedja Milosavljevic - violin / Chris Cutler - drums, bowed cymbals
Djordje Delibaši? – drum samples, dialogues.
Published by: RéR Megacorp, London (2008).


TRIO KONTRASZT
FROM DYONISIAN SOUNDSPARKS TO THE SILENCE OF PASSING

Grencsó István - alt. sax., bass clarinet, alt flute / S.K. Tickmayer - piano, keyboards/
Geröly Tamás - drums, gardon and percussion.
Published by: BMC Records, Budapest (2014)


ULTIMA ARMONIA - SOMEONE KILLED THE SWAN

Boris Kovac - alt. sax., bass clarinet / S.K. Tickmayer - piano, keyboards/
Miloš Matic - double bass / Lav Kovac - drums
Published by: Leo Records, London (2014).


GAPS, ABSENCES - To The Memory of Kerekes László

A solo CD project containing ten new compositions composed between 2010 -2014.
Composed, plazed and recordedby the author.
Published by: RéR Megacorp, London (2014).


TRIO KONTRASZT
FROM DYONISIAN SOUNDSPARKS TO THE SILENCE OF PASSING

S.K. Tickmayer - piano, keyboards
Grencsó István - ten. sax., bass clarinet, flute
Miklos Szilveszter - drums and percussion.
Published by: BMC Records, Budapest (2017)


Compilations:


INTELLECTUAL CABARET (vinyl record)
For chamber orchestra
Ensemble Musica Viva (Novi Sad)
(LP, RéR Quarterly Vol 2 N°2,1987, London)


THE MUSIC OF TIMES FORGOTTEN
For oboe & 11 strings
Borislav Cicovacki and Camerata Academica Novi Sad
( CD, Emergo Classic, EC3950-2, 1996, Amsterdam)


HETEROPHONY
For upright prepared piano & strings
Nenad Vrbaski – violin, Dusica Polovina – viola, Milan Vrsajkov - cello, S.K.Tickmayer - prep. upright piano
(CD, RéR Quarterly Vol 4 N°2, 1997, London)


ZSONGÁS ÉS PÁRATLAN FELOSZTÁSOK
For winds and double bass
Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
(CD Musikanti, VPRO 2000)


STUBBORN RIFFS
(solo piano improvisation)
S.K.Tickmayer
(CD, APOLLO and MARSYAS, An anthology of new music concerts at Het Apollohuis 1980-1997; 2002)


MONOPOLISTS DEMOCRACY
(Mixwork)
(CD, Art Bears Revisited 2003,
The Art Bears Box, ReR Megacorp, ReR ab4/5; 2003)


BOOGIE FOR MORTON FELDMAN
For viola, cello, double bass, saxophone, trombone and drums
Grencso Istvan - alt sax. / Branislav Aksin - trombone / Milan Vrsajkov - cello / Dusan Sevarlic - viola /
Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer - double bass / Djordje Delibasic - drums.
(CD, Villars Edition; 2004)


PASSAMEZZO ONGARO
For piano solo
Guy Livingstone
(DVD One Minute More, Transatlantic Records 001, 2008)


EIGHT HYMNS IN MEMORIAM ANDREI TARKOVSKY (1986/2004)
For violin solo, piano, vibraphone, tubular bells and string orchestra
CD: Hymns and Prayers (ECM New Series, 2161)
Gidon Kremer, Khatia Buniatishvili, Andrei Pushkarev,
Kremerata Baltica, Roman Kofman


LASSET UNS DEN NICH ZERTEILEN (2005)
(Variationen über ein Bach Thema für Violine und Streicher)
For violin and string orchestra [2'00"]
CD: De Profundis (Nonesuch, 287228 - 2)
Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica


AFTER GOULD - GOLDBERG VARIATIONS WITH SCHÖNBERG IN BACKGROUND
CD: The Art of Instrumentation: Homage to Glenn Gould (Nonesuch, 7559-79364-5)
For violin and string orchestra
Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica

 

Compositions

 

HYMNS & RITE (1986)
For piano [14']
World premiere: Novi Sad, 11.06.1986 - Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer


INTELLECTUAL CABARET (1986)
For flute, clarinet, trombone, violin, cello & piano [12']
World premiere: Opatija, 04.11.1986. - Ensemble Musica Viva

ROOM MUSIC (1986)
For three flutes [8']
World premiere: Zagreb, Festival "Europhonia" 1987- Trio Density


WELTLICHEMUSIK (1986)
For eight violoncellos [12']
World premiere: Novi Sad, 17.11.1987 - Eight Cellos Of Academy Of Arts Novi Sad


MOLTO SEMPLICE (1987)
Music in Memory Of Andrei Tarkovsky
For piano [7’]
World premiere: Novi Sad, " IX.Jazz Days" 08.10.1987 - Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer


MUSIC OF TIMES FORGOTTEN (1988)
For oboe & eleven strings [11’]
World premiere: Amsterdam, De Ysbreker, 18.11.1993 - Borislav Cicovacki & Camerata Academica Novi Sad

 

FOUR PIANO INVENTIONS (1993-1994)
For piano [19 ']
World premiere: (the 3rd. Invention) Rome, 27.10.1994.
Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (piano)


WILD MOTIONS & SILENCE (1990)
For four saxophones & piano [15']
Also a version for four electric guitars (1997) dedicated to Fred Frith Guitar Quartet


NON-EUCLIDIAN DANCES (1991)
For flute, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, viola, cello, piano & percussion [30’]
(Also a version fro flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, cello, piano & percussion)
World premiere: Zagreb, XVI.Bienale 09.04.1991 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio


TWO MOVEMENTS IN MEMORY OF WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI (1994/2004)
For cello & piano [9’]
World premiere: Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, 12.07.2003
Tatiana Vassilieva (vlc.) & Finghin Collins (pf.)


ORPHIC DRONES & PAGAN BEATS (1995 )
Hommage a Josip Stolzer Slavenski
Dedicated to Orkest de Volharding
For flute, French horn, three trumpets, three trombones,
three saxophones, double bass & piano [ 15 ']
World premiere: Amsterdam, De Ysbreker, 27.09.1995.
Orkest de Volharding, dir. Jurjen Hempel


TWO VARIATIONS ON CHORAL THEME BY J.S.BACH (1986-1995)
Brunnquell aller Guter
For viola, cello, celesta & piano
World premiere: Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, 11.07.2003.
David Geringas – (vlc.), William Coleman – (vla), Reinut Tepp – (pf. & cel.)


DIFFERENT DIVISIONS & CHORAL (1998)
For viola or e. guitar solo and sampled media [2'30"]
World premiere: Festival Roxy, Ulm, July 1998.
Juliet Jopling (viola)
Also a version for viola and piano or violin and piano


VIOLIN OSTINATO (1998)
For violin solo, prepared piano, harpschichord, el.organ,
bass guitar, drums and sampler [2'30"]
World premiere: Festival Roxy, Ulm, July 1998.
Pedja Milosavljevic (violin)


CHORAL, MELODY & REMINISCENCE (1998)
In the memory of A. Schnittke
For alt saxophone, piano & bass drum [6 ']
World premiere: Jazz & Improvised Music Festival, Kanjiza, 11.10.1998.
Paul Termos (as), Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (pf), Geroly Tamas (bd)

Version for English horn, viola, piano & bass drum [ 4 ']
World premiere: Paradiso, Amsterdam, 26.08.1999.
Borislav Cicovacki (English horn), Pedja Milosavljevic (viola)


NISKA BANJA (2000)
For oboe and violin [2'30" ']
World premiere: De Ysbreker -Amsterdam, September 2000.
Borislav Cicovacki (oboa), Pedja Milosavljevic (violin)


EL JARDIN DE LOS SENDEROS QUE SE BIFURCAN (2001)
The Garden of Forking Paths
For String Orchestra [12']
World premiere: Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, 11.07.2003.
Kremerata Baltica
Dir. Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer


NEW INDENTS (2001-2002)
For two pianos*, upright prepared piano, celesta, el.organ,
harpsichord, two electric guitars*, harp & percussions [15']
(* - the second instrument from each group is tuned a quarter tones lower)


THE FORGOTTEN LIFE QUARTET (2002 - 2005)
The First String Quartet [15']
Dedicated to The Keller Quartet
World premiere – Hamburg, Mozartsaal, 30.11.2006.


SUITE (2003)
For violin solo
World premiere (Sarabande & Gigue): Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, 09.07.2003.
Anar Ibrahimov (violin)


WILD MOTIONS SEXTET (2003)
For two violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano & harpsichord (one player)
Commissioned and dedicated to Kremerata Baltica Sextet
World premiere – Riga, 21.03.2003.


NON-EUCLIDIAN CABARET (2003)
For classical accordion solo
Dedicated to Vladimir Blagojevic
World premiere - Studio 6 / RTS Digital (Live radio and TV Broadcating), 08.10.2014.


CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH ZYKLUS (2003)
(The second collection)
For violin and double bass [15']
Commissioned and dedicated to Martin Dobner and Andras Keller
World premiere – Saarbrücken, 23.02.2005.


CRIPPLED TANGO QUINTET (2003)
For two violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano (5')
Commissioned and dedicated to Kremerata Baltica Sextet
World premiere – Riga, 21.03.2005.


REVISITED PATHS (2004 )
For flute, recorder, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet,
two violins, viola da gamba, cello, double bass,
piano/harpsichord & percussions [25']
Commissioned and dedicated to Axyzs Ensemble
World premiere – Amsterdam, De Ysbreker, 15.05.2004.


SPOORS (2001 - 2004)
For Symphonic Orchestra [21']


EIGHT HYMNS IN MEMORIAM ANDREI TARKOVSKY (1986/2004)
For violin solo, piano, vibraphone, tubular bells and string orchestra [10']
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica
World premiere - Basel, Kunstmuseum, 10.04.2005.
Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica, Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (conductor)

CD: Hymns and Prayers (ECM New Series, 2161)
Gidon Kremer, Khatia Buniatishvili, Andrei Pushkarev,
Kremerata Baltica, Roman Kofman


BRETTL TRIO (2005)
For violin, clarinet and piano [15']
Dedicated to Seattle Chamber Players
World premiere - Seattle, Nordstrom Recital Hall, 03.06.2007.
Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Mikhail Shmidt, violin; Oksana Ezhokina, piano


DIE SIEBEN LETZTEN WORTE DES ERLÖSERS AM KREUZE (2005)
For String Quartet [17']
Dedicated to Dushan Mihalek, written for the Keller Quartet
(the first performance will be announced)


THEATER MUSIC SUITE (2005)
For two violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano & harpsichord [15']
Dedicated to Kremerata Baltica Sextet
(the first performance will be announced)


SUITE FOR VIOLIN AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE (2005)
For String Quartet [15']
Dedicated to Andras Keller & The Amadinda Percussion Group
(the first performance will be announced)


A VARÁZSLÓ KERTJE (2005)
(The Magician's Garden)
For piano, celesta, harmonium (three players) and percussion instruments [2'30"]
Dedicated to Márta Kurtág


ASH-WEDNESDAY (2005)
(After T.S.Eliot)
For two violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano & celesta [16']
Dedicated to Kremerata Baltica Sextet
(the first performance will be announced)


THREE VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF J.S.BACH (2005)
(Brunnquell aller Güter, Herrscher der Gemüter, BWV. 445)
For violin, piano and vibraphone [7'00"]
World premiere - Louisiana Contemporary Art Museum, Humlaeback (Danmark), 03.02.2006
Gidon Kremer (violin), Katia Skanavi (piano) , Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)


LASSET UNS DEN NICH ZERTEILEN (2005)
(Variationen über ein Bach Thema für Violine und Streicher)
For violin and string orchestra [2'00"]
World premiere - Auditorium RAI, Torino, 21.01.2006
Gidon Kremer (violin), Kremerata Baltica

CD: De Profundis (Nonesuch, 287228 - 2)
Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica


THE BOOK OF NEW TROPARIA (2006)
For violin and piano [17'00"]
Also a version for piano and string quartet


O BEATA SOLITUDO, O SOLA BEATITUDO (2003/2006)
For choir and piano/celesta [8'00"]


NON-EUCLIDIAN DANCES (1990/2006)
For two violins, viola, cello, double bass & vibraphone [18']
Dedicated to Kremerata Baltica Sextet


EAST-WEST SOUNDSCAPES (2007)
For violin, vibraphone & string orchestra [17']
World premiere - Kremerata Baltica Festival, Sigulda, 28.06.2009.
Jana Ozolina (violin), Andrei Pushkarev (vibrphone)
Kremerata Baltica, Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (direction)


PASSAMEZZO ONGARO I (2007)
For piano [60"]
Comissioned and dedicated to Guy Livingstone
World premiere - Meneer de Wit, Amsterdam, 13.11.2008.
Guy Livingstone (piano)


PRELUDES AND ORCHESTRAL VARIATIONS ON A BACH CHORAL THEME (2008)
For full orchestra [13']
World premiere - Italian Cultural Center , Budapest, 10.04.2008.
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, Keller András - conductor


THE SECOND STRING QUARTET (2008)
For two violins, viola and cello [24']
World premiere - Harvard Musical Association, Boston, 24.10.2008.
Comissioned by Harvard Musical Association and dedicated to Keller Quartet


CANONIC INVOCATIONS (2008-2009)
For violin, viola, celloo and string orchestra [20']
World premiere - Kremerata Baltica Festival, Sigulda, 27.06.2009.
Dzeraldas Bidva (violin), Daniil Grishin (viola), Peteris Cirksis (cello)
Kremerata Baltica, Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (direction)


DIALOGUES WITH HAYDN (2009)
For vibraphone, two violins, viola and double bass [20']
World premiere - Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, 12.07.2009.
Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone), Dainius Peseckas, Andrei Valigura (violin),
Zita Zemovica (viola), Indrek Sarrap (double bass)


SZEMBEFORDÍTOTT TÜKRÖK LABIRINTUSÁBAN (2009)
(In the Labyrinth of the Opposed Mirrors)
For flute/alto flute and violin. [12]
Dedicated to Kaczander Orsolya and Keller András.


ARCHAISCHER TORSO (2009)
For violin and piano [2' 10"]
World premiere - Cortona Sessions for New Music, 24.06. 2011.
Zeneba Bowers (violin), Michael Kirkendoll (piano)


DIJALOZI SA KONJOVICEM I-II (2009)
(KONJOVIC REMAKES)
For piano solo [3']


OLD STYLE ETUDES (2009/2010)
Five part music for early instruments and percussion [18]


AFTER GOULD - GOLDBERG VARIATIONS WITH SCHÖNBERG IN BACKGROUND (2010)
(arrangements and orchestration)
For violin and string orchestra
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer and the Kronberg Academy
World premiere - Stadthalle, Kronberg, 19.05.2010.
Gidon Kremer (violin), Juniors of the Kronberg Academy


LASCIATEMI MORIRE (2011 2012)
For violin, violoncello and piano
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer
World premiere - Sala Polifunzionale della provinzia, Teramo , 29.11.2012
Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedre Dirvanauskaite (violoncello), Khatia Buniatishvili (piano) [12']


DIVERTIMENTO (2012 - 2013)
For piano four hands
Commissioned and dedicated to ZoFo Piano Duet
World premiere - Old First Concerts, San Francisco, 07.03.2013.
Eva-Maria Zimmerman, Keisuke Nakagoshi [12']


PATMOS (2013)
For Violin solo and String Orchestra
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica [19']


THE SECOND SYMPHONY (2013 - 2014)
For Symphony Orchestra [28' ]


CONCERTO FOR PIANO FOUR HANDS AND ORCHESTRA (2014-2016)
For piano four hands and Orchestra [25' ]
Dedicated to ZoFo Piano Duet


SOMEWHERE . . . IN . . . BETWEEN (2007 / 2015)
For piano, narrator and recorded media [32']
Text written by SKT.


EARLY MELODIES AND CHORALS (1983-1990 /rev.2015)
For violin, violoncello and piano [12' ]


LUCE SCONOSCIUTA (2016)
For viola, accordion and recorded sounds [10']
Commissioned and dedicated to Sasha Mirkovic and Vladimir Blagojevic.
World premiere - SKC, Belgrade, 01.11.2016.


MUSIC TO THE MEMORY OF ALFRED SCHNITTKE (2016)
For Violin, Piano, Timpan and String Orchestra
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica [19']


ARMONIE DELLA NOTTE (2016-2017)
For violin and piano [6']



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Compositions with embedded structured improvisations:

URBAN MUSIC (1986)
For eight musicians/improvisers & tape [23’]
World premiere: Novi Sad, "Uj Symposium Festival", 27.03.1987 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

MELODIES (1987)
For fifteen musicians/improvisers [15’]
World premiere: Novi Sad, "IX.Jazz Days" 08.10.1987 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

MOMENTS TO DELIGHT (1988)
Hommage à Kassàk Lajos
For 10 musicians/improvisers, tape & slide projections [30’]
World premiere: Novi Sad, "Music Today", 26.03.1988 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

HETEROPHONY (1989)
For violin, viola, cello & upright prepared piano with tape manipulations [7’]
Recorded at Radio Novi Sad, February 1989.
The score is lost.

MONODIA (1990)
For ten musicians/improvisers [40’]
World premiere: Budapest, "Jazz Festival”, 15.07.1990 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

BOOGIE FOR MORTON FELDMAN (1990)
1st. version: for alto sax, trombone, viola, cello, double bass & drums [14']
World premiere: Zagreb, XVI.Bienale 09.04.1991 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

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STAGE WORKS

Music theater pieces:

OUT OF THE SETTLED WORLD (1996)

Twelve compositions based on poems and "The Book of Blam" by Aleksandar Tisma.
For soprano, oboe, trombone, violin, viola, cello, double bass,
harp, piano, sampler, one actor & pre-recorded media [55’]
World premiere: Amsterdam, De Ysbreker, 17.01.1997. - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio,
Dir. Rutger van Leyden

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Compositions for choreographies:

COMEDIA TEMPIO (1990)

Eleven compositions for alt sax., trombone, viola, cello, double bass, piano & harmonium [56’]
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Paris, Théâtre de la Ville, 1990 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

LES ECHELLES D'ORPHEE - WILHELM DANCES (1992)

Thirteen compositions for flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, cello, piano, harmonium & percussion [73’]
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Festival d'Avignon, 1992 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio

L'ANATOMIE DU FAUVE (1994]

Eleven compositions for piano, drums & tape [60’]
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Rennes, 1994 - Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer & Chris Cutler

LE CRI DU CHAMÉLEON – contemporary circus performance (1995)

Eleven compositions for flute, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, viola, cello, keyboards & drums [48']
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Chalon sur Marne, 1995 - Ensemble Tickmayer Formatio & Chris Cutler (tape reproduction)

LES COMMENTAIRES D'HABACUC (1996)

Fifteen compositions for recorded media [65’]
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Festival d'Avignon, 1996

LE VENT DANS LE SAC (1997)

Twelve compositions for recorded media [65’]
Choreography by Josef Nadj.
World premiere: Théatre Vidy, Lausanne, 1997