Wie einen Wasserfisch (2003) for voice and ensemble
(FP: Forbach, Frankreich 2003) duration: 14min

after an old german ballad

voice (female), vln, vla, vc , flute (+ bass-flute), bass-clarinet, 2-3 percussions, CD-player (all plugged)

commissioned by ’Rendez-vous musique nouvelle’ /Forbach

World-Premiere: 8/11/2003, Forbach (France);
Sigune von Osten and ‚art point-Ensemble’



“… Iris ter Schiphorst’s … Wie ein Wasserfisch (Like a Water Fish) …, premiered at the Forbach rendez-vous musique festival, was music which, in its combination of strictly modern sound and relaxed use of rock or pop styles, was both fresh and fascinating …”
(Saarbrücker Zeitung, 10 November 2003)

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