Music and Texts of Gary Bachlund


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:  Sunday, August 12, 2018


The air is fair and kind today - for organ

On "The Pigtown Fling" - for piano

On "Vill ni köpa sill?" - for piano

On "The Drunken Landlady" - for piano

On "Roselil og hendes moder" - for piano

Sonatina for Harp

Reigen Liederbuch - texts of Susanne Paasch

Reigen - opera in ten scenes

Scherze nach "Bunessan" - for piano

On "Krakowiaczek jeden" - for piano

On "A Jug of Punch" - for piano

Sonata for Flute and Piano

Sonatina for Clarinet and Positive Organ

On "Farmors Brudpolska" - for piano

Sonatina for English Horn and Positive Organ

On "Numi, numi" - for piano

Sonatina for Bassoon and Positive Organ

Sonett der Seele - text of Hugo von Hofmannsthal - for soprano and piano

Answer to a Reproach for Drunkenness  - text of Yazid I - for tenor and piano

Three Little Mice - anonymous text - for medium voice and piano

On "Jelly on a Plate" - for piano

Sonatina for Oboe and Positive Organ

Die Wanderratten - text of Heinrich Heine - for baritone and piano

Sonatina for Flute and Positive Organ

Love is a sweet light - text of Emily Ezust - for mezzo soprano and piano

Sonett der Welt - text of Hugo von Hofmannsthal - for soprano and piano

Concerto in G for Harpsichord and Chamber Orchestra

The Apple-Tree - text of Nancy Campbell - for mezzo soprano and 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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