commentary to opus 101e
Fantasia for Organ, opus 101e (1996)
Duration: 5 Minutes
Publisher: Editions Combre C05909 / ISMN: 9790230359092
8th November, 1996, the première of "Musikalischer Kettenbrief"
("Musical chain-letter") took place in the Abendmusiken der Pfarrkirche
Mariahilferplatz (evening music in the parish church Mariahilferplatz) in Graz,
following a suggestion by the organist Herbert Bolterhauer (*1964) and the composer
Thomas Daniel Schlee (*1957).
Michael Hamel: Title music
These works are also included in the volume for organ "Enluminures", published by Editions Combre.
Preface (Editions Combre)
At the request of Herbert Bolterauer, organist at the church of Mariahilf in Graz (Styria, Austria), nine composers have written short pieces on a theme supplied by Alexander Schrei.
title of this collective work, Enluminures (Illuminations) illustrates the way
in which the composers have individually coloured varying aspects of the
The work received its first performance at the Mariahilf church in Graz, on November 8, 1996.
Thomas Daniel Schlee