This site contains many of my scores as well as texts, commentary on both texts and music, along with miscellaneous articles and poetry. Most scores are available free as PDF downloads. The main language of this site is English. Its pages include English paraphrases and translations from other languages as well as historical information about the authors whose words I have set into song -- something of who they were and are, what they have given and still give to us. Such artists throughout the ages deserve our respect for the scope and content of their work. It is intended that this site be a resource for any who have interest in my work as it progresses, and that the content of this site give joy, insight and stimulation to those who come to the works herein. For more information about the site itself please click on the links above for that purpose or click on a subject in the banner above or titles below.


Last Update:  Thursday, May 28, 2015 


The Fly - text of William Blake, for medium voice and piano

Frühling - text of Theodor Fontane,

for medium voice and piano

Wohl bete ich - text of Bertram Kottmann after Emily Dickinson,

for medium voice and piano

Der Blinde - text of Hans Bötticher,

for tenor and piano

Ein Pudding - text of Hans Bötticher und Ferdinand Kahn,

for tenor and piano

Lache nicht - text of Wilhelm Busch,

for bass baritone and piano

Es hatt' ein Müller eine Mühl' - text of Wilhelm Busch,

for baritone and piano

Lenz - text of Bertram Kottmann, after William Blake,

for soprano and piano

Hier bin ich, Lieder dir zu singen - text of Bertram Kottmann,

after Rabindranath Tagore - for mezzo soprano and piano

Trumpet Tune in D - for organ

Trumpet Tune in C - for organ

Meditation on "Kinder Johren" - for piano

Jüdische Wiegenlied - for piano

Hut-Musik - for piano

Pflück dieses Blümlein - text of Bertram Kottmann,

after Rabindranath Tagore - for high voice and piano

Herbsttag - text of Rainer Maria Rilke - SSATBB a cappella

Fall, Leaves, Fall - text of Emily Brontë - for medium voice and piano

'Tis moonlight - text of Emily Brontë - for medium voice and piano

Elegy and Fugue in B flat minor - for organ

Berliner Mittelstandsbegräbnis - text of Klabund -

for baritone and piano

Seven Two Flat Fugues - for piano

Elegy and Fugue in A minor - for organ

Velvet Shoes - text of Elinor Wylie - for soprano and piano

If I can stop one heart from breaking - text of Emily Dickinson -

for medium or low voice and piano

Two Seven Flat Fugues - for piano


"Effi Briest" -- von Theodor Fontane -- ist unsere neueste, gemeinsame Oper, die in diesem Jahr 2015 abgeschlossen sein wird. Hier sind einige Musikbespiele, die schon einen Einblick in die Komposition geben. Lassen Sie sich vom 1. Aufzug überraschen.  Susanne Paasch, 2015. 



Intermezzo 2. von "Effi Briest" - Hochzeitsfeier und Hochzeitsresie


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