Marcus Paus

Works with Soloist

  • Love's Last Rites
    For Solo Violin & strings
    (2017)

    Durata: Ca. 6'

    Commissioned for Henning Kraggerud & NOSO, with funding from the Norwegian Arts Council

  • Concerto for Timpani & Orchestra
    (2015)

    I. Overture

    II. Nocturne

    III. Finale

    Durata: Ca. 15'

    (Commissioned by the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra for their 250th anniversary)

  • The Beauty That Still Remains
    (2015)

    For Girls' Choir (S,A) & Accordion

    Libretto by the composer, based on texts from "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank

    Durata: Ca. 40'

    (Commissioned for the Norwegian Girls' Choir and Frode Haltli, with funds from the Norwegian Arts Council)

  • Dies Irae
    for narrator, solo alto saxophone, solo soprano, solo percussion, organ & satb
    (2014)
    • I. Prelude
    • II. Dies Irae
    • III. Interlude I
    • IV. Tuba mirum
    • V. Interlude II
    • VI. Quid sum miser
    • VII. Interlude III
    • VIII. Confutatis
    • IX. Interlude IV
    • X. Lacrimosa & Postlude

    Text : Heidi Køhn (in Norwegian)

    Durata : Ca. 50'

    • (Commissioned by Heidi Køhn, with funding from the norwegian composers' fund)
  • Hate Songs
    for mezzosoprano & orchestra
    (2013-14)
    • Cadenza I
    • I. Men
    • Cadenza II
    • II. Incurable
    • Cadenza III
    • III. Frustration

    Text : Dorothy Parker (in English)

    Durata: Ca. 16'

    • (commissioned by Tora Augestad)
  • A Portrait of Zhou
    (Concertino for Flute & Orchestra)
    (2012)
    • I. Zhou's Theme
    • II. Meditation
    • III. Wudang Dance

    For solo flute, alt.fl./picc, c.ang., 2 hn., 2 perc., hp., strings

    Durata: Ca. 12'

    • (commissioned by Frikar)
  • Upperdog: Concerto for Alto Saxophone & Orchestra
    (2012)
    • I. Prelude
    • II. Nocturne I
    • III. Cavatina
    • IV. Nocturne II
    • V. Finale

    for solo alto saxophone, timp., perc., pno, strings

    Durata : Ca. 25'

    • (commissioned by nordland musikkfestuke for rolf-erik nystrøm)
  • Triple Concerto
    for violin, viola, cello & orchestra
    (2011)
    • I. Prologue & Voyage
    • II. Portraits
    • III. Finale

    Durata : Ca. 45'

    • (commissioned by Kristiansund symfoniorkester for Alex Robson, Anders Rensvik & Ole Eirik Ree, with funding from the norwegian arts counsil)
  • Missa Concertante
    for solo alto saxophone, string quartet, percussion, organ and SATB
    (2008)
    • I. Kyrie
    • II. Gloria
    • III. Credo
    • IV. Sanctus
    • V. Agnus Dei

    Durata : Ca. 45'

    • (commissioned by Oslo internasjonale Kirkemusikkfestival)
  • O Magnum Mysterium
    for marimba & SATB
    (2007)

    Durata : Ca. 10'

  • Shostakovich in Memoriam
    for solo violin & strings/solo viola & strings/solo cello & strings
    (2006)

    Durata : Ca. 10'

  • Illumina faciem tuam
    for tuba & SSAA a cappella
    (2005)

    Durata : Ca. 4'