Karlheinz Stockhausen Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

not qualified (4)

Work for choir (7)

Song, lied (1)

Opera (8)

Work for soloist (19)

Work for chamber orchestra (30)

Work for orchestra (10)

Electroacoustic music (24)

Theatrical music (2)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1950

58 years

2007

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

2007

age 82
Work for chamber orchestra

Sound : the 24 Hours of the Day, Opp. 81-101

Klang. Die 24 Stunden des Tages


Composed from 2005

1. First Hour: Ascension, Op. 81 No. 1, “Himmelfahrt”

2. Second Hour: Joy, Op. 82 No. 2, “Freude”

3. Third Hour: Natural Durations 1–24, Op. 83 No. 3, “Natürliche Dauern 1–24”

4. Fourth Hour: Heaven's Door, Op. 84 No. 4, “Himmels-Tur”

5. Fifth Hour: Harmonies, Op. 85 No. 5, “Harmonien”

6. Sixth Hour: Beauty, Op. 86 No. 6, “Schönheit”

7. Seventh Hour: Balance, Op. 87 No. 7, “Balance”

8. Eighth Hour: Bliss, Op. 88 No. 8, “Glück”

9. Ninth Hour: Hope, Op. 89 No. 9, “Hoffnung”

10. Tenth Hour: Brilliance, Op. 90 No. 10, “Glanz”

11. Eleventh Hour: Fidelity, Op. 91 No. 11, “Treue”

12. Twelfth Hour: Awakening, Op. 92 No. 12, “Erwachen”

13. Thirteenth Hour: Cosmic Pulses, Op. 93 No. 13, “Cosmic Pulses”

14. Fourteenth Hour: Havona, Op. 94 No. 14, “14: Havona”

15. Fifteenth Hour: Orvonton, Op. 95 No. 15, “Orvonton”

16. Sixteenth Hour: Uversa, Op. 96 No. 16, “Uversa”

17. Seventeenth Hour: Nebadon, Op. 97 No. 17, “Nebadon”

18. Eighteenth Hour: Jerusem, Op. 98 No. 18, “Jerusem”

19. Nineteenth Hour: Urantia, Op. 99 No. 19, “Urantia”

20. Twentieth Hour: Edentia, Op. 100 No. 20, “Edentia”

21. Twenty-first Hour: Paradise, Op. 101 No. 21, “Paradies”

2006

age 81
Electroacoustic music

Türin


2005

age 80

2004

age 79
Work for chamber orchestra

Mittwoch-Formel, Op. 73 1/2


Trio, composed for percussions trio

Work for soloist

Klavierstück XVIII, Op. 73 2/3


Work composed for electronic piano

2003

age 78
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 80


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Vibra-Elufa, Op. 9 3/4 ex64


Work composed for vibraphone

2002

age 77
Electroacoustic music

Rays, Op. 80 1/2

Strahlen


Work composed for percussions and 10-channel sound recording

Work for chamber orchestra

Europa-Gruss, Op. 72


Work composed for winds

Published in 1992

2001

age 76

2000

age 75
Work for chamber orchestra

3 x Refrain 2000, Op. 11 1/2


1999

age 74
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 50 2/3


Work composed for electronic piano

1998

age 73

1997

age 72
Work for chamber orchestra

Rotary Wind Quintet, Op. 70 1/2

Rotary-Bläserquintett


Work composed for bassoon, horn, flute, oboe and clarinet

Work for soloist

Thinki, Op. 1 ex70


Work composed for flute

Work for chamber orchestra

Bassetsu-Trio, Op. 3


Work composed for basset-horn, trumpet and trombone

Work for choir

Litanei 97, Op. 74


1996

age 71

1995

age 70
Work for chamber orchestra

Trumpetent, Op. 73

Trompetent


Work composed for trumpet

Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 50 1/2


Work for orchestra

Licht-Ruf, Op. 67


1994

age 69

1993

age 68
Electroacoustic music

Helikopter-Streichquartett (Mittwoch), Op. 69


Work composed for string quartet and helicopter

Work for orchestra

Points, Op. 1/2

Punkte


1992

age 67

1991

age 66
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, “Synthi-Fou”


Work composed for electronic piano

Electroacoustic music

Oktophonie (Dienstags)


Work for orchestra

Jahreslauf, Op. 47


1990

age 65

1989

age 64
Work for chamber orchestra

Ypsilon, Op. 2 ex59


Work composed for microtones melody instrument

Work for chamber orchestra

Sukat, Op. 2 ex60


Work composed for alto flute and basset-horn

Work for chamber orchestra

Even, Op. 1 ex59

Quitt


Work composed for alto flute, clarinet and trumpet

1988

age 63

1987

age 62

1986

age 61
Work for chamber orchestra

Xi, Op. 1 ex55


Work composed for microtones melody instrument

Opera

Outer Space, Op. 62

Weltraum


1985

age 60

1984

age 59
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 57 2/3


Work composed for piano

1983

age 58
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 49 3/4


Work composed for piano

1982

age 57

1981

age 56
Work for soloist

Dream Formula, Op. 51 2/3

Traum-Formel


Work composed for percussions

Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 51 1/2


1980

age 55

1979

age 54
Work for choir

Invisible Choirs, Op. 79

Unsichtbare Chöre


1978

age 53

1977

age 52
Work for choir

Atmen gibt das Leben, Op. 39


Work composed for choir and orchestra

Opera

Licht, Op. 47-80, “Die sieben Tage der Woche”

Licht


texts by Karlheinz Stockhausen

Composed from 1980

Published in 1981

1. Monday, Opp. 55-59

2. Tuesday, Opp. 47 No. 60-61

3. Wednesday, Opp. 65-71

4. Thursday, Opp. 48-50

5. Friday, Opp. 62-64

6. Saturday, Opp. 51-54

7. Sunday, Opp. 75-80

Electroacoustic music

Sirius, Opp. 43


1. Sirius, Op. 43 1/2 No. 1, “Aries”

2. Sirius, Op. 43 2/3 No. 2, “Libra”

Work for orchestra

Jubiläum, Op. 45


Work for chamber orchestra

In Freundschaft, Op. 46


1976

age 51
Work for soloist

Amour, Op. 44


Work composed for clarinet

1975

age 50
Work for soloist

Harlekin, Op. 42


Work composed for clarinet

Work for soloist

Der kleine Harlekin, Op. 42 1/2


Work composed for clarinet

Work for chamber orchestra

Zodiac, Opp. 41 1/2

Tierkreis


Work for chamber orchestra

Musik im Bauch, Op. 41


1974

age 49
Work for orchestra

Inori, Op. 38


Work for chamber orchestra

Herbstmusik, Op. 40


Vocal music

Vortrag über HU, Op. 38 1/2


1973

age 48

1972

age 47
Work for chamber orchestra

Ylem, Op. 37


Work for chamber orchestra

Alphabet für Liège, Op. 36


Vocal music

In the Sky I Am Walking, Op. 36 1/2

Am Himmel Wandre Ich


1971

age 46
Electroacoustic music

Trans, Op. 35


Work for orchestra

Star Sound, Op. 34

Sternklang


1970

age 45
Electroacoustic music

Mantra, Op. 32


Electroacoustic music

Pole, Op. 30


Theatrical music

Für kommende Zeiten, Opp. 33


1. Unanimity, Op. 33 No. 1, “ÜbereinstimmunG”

2. Elongation, Op. 33 No. 2, “Verlängerung”

3. Shortening, Op. 33 No. 3, “Verkürzung”

4. Across the Boundary, Op. 33 No. 4, “Über die Grenze”

5. Communication, Op. 33 No. 5, “Kommunikation”

6. Für kommende Zeiten, Op. 33 No. 6, “Intervall”

7. Outside, Op. 33 No. 7, “Ausserhalb”

8. Inside, Op. 33 No. 8, “Innerhalb”

9. Halt, Op. 33 No. 9, “Anhalt”

10. Vibration, Op. 33 No. 10, “Schwingung”

11. Spectra, Op. 33 No. 11, “Spektren”

12. Waves, Op. 33 No. 12, “Wellen”

13. Bird of Passage, Op. 33 No. 13, “Zugvogel”

14. Presentiment, Op. 33 No. 14, “Vorahnung”

15. Für kommende Zeiten, Op. 33 No. 15, “Japan”

16. Awake, Op. 33 No. 16, “Wach”

17. Für kommende Zeiten, Op. 33 No. 17, “Ceylon”

Electroacoustic music

Expo, Op. 31


1969

age 44
Work for chamber orchestra

Dr. K-Sextett, Op. 28


Work composed for flute, bass clarinet, percussions, piano, viola and cello

Work for chamber orchestra

Fresco, Op. 29


Vocal music

Momente, Op. 13


1968

age 43
Electroacoustic music

Tuning, Op. 24

Stimmung


Electroacoustic music

Spiral, Op. 27


Work for choir

From the Seven Days, Opp. 26

Aus den sieben Tagen


1. Right Durations, Op. 26 No. 1, “Richtige Dauern”

2. Unlimited, Op. 26 No. 2, “Unbegrenzt”

3. Connection, Op. 26 No. 3, “Verbindung”

4. Meeting Point, Op. 26 No. 4, “Treffpunkt”

5. Night Music, Op. 26 No. 5, “Nachtmusik”

6. Downward, Op. 26 No. 6, “Abwärts”

7. Upward, Op. 26 No. 7, “Aufwärts”

8. Above and Below, Op. 26 No. 8, “Oben und Unten”

9. Intensity, Op. 26 No. 9, “Intensität”

10. Set Sail for the Sun, Op. 26 No. 10, “Setz die Segel zur Sonne”

11. Communion, Op. 26 No. 11, “Kommunion”

12. Litany, Op. 26 No. 12, “Litanei”

13. It, Op. 26 No. 13, “Es”

14. Gold Dust, Op. 26 No. 14, “Goldstaub”

15. Arrival, Op. 26 No. 15, “Ankunft”

Electroacoustic music

Kurzwellen, Op. 25


Vocal music

Stimmung "Paris Version", Op. 24 1/2


1967

age 42
Electroacoustic music

Hymnen, Op. 22


Electroacoustic music

Prozession, Op. 23


1966

age 41
Work for chamber orchestra

Adieu, Op. 21


Work composed for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn

Electroacoustic music

Telemúsik, Op. 20


Electroacoustic music

Solo, Op. 19


1965

age 40
Work for orchestra

Stop, Op. 18


Electroacoustic music

Mikrophonie II, Op. 17


1964

age 39
Electroacoustic music

Mixtur, Op. 16


Electroacoustic music

Mikrophonie I, Op. 15


1963

age 38
Work for chamber orchestra

Plus-Minus, Op. 14


1962

age 37

1961

age 36
Work for soloist

Piano Pieces, Opp. 4


Work composed for piano

Theatrical music

Originale, Op. 12 2/3


Premiere in 1961

1960

age 35
Work for choir

Carré, Op. 10


Work composed for choir and orchestra

Electroacoustic music

Contacts, Op. 12

Kontakte


1959

age 34
Work for soloist

Cycle, Op. 9

Zyklus


Work composed for percussions

Work for chamber orchestra

Refrain, Op. 11


1958

age 33

1957

age 32

1956

age 31
Work for soloist

Piano Piece, Op. 7


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

Gruppen, Op. 6


Published in 1957

Electroacoustic music

Gesang der Jünglinge, Op. 8


Work for chamber orchestra

Time Measures, Op. 5

Zeitmaße


1955

age 30

1954

age 29
Electroacoustic music

Study II, Op. 3/II


1953

age 28
Electroacoustic music

Study I, Op. 3/I


1952

age 27
Work for soloist

Piano Pieces, Opp. 2


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

Play, Op. 1/4

Spiel


Work for chamber orchestra

Percussive Trio, Op. 1/3

Schlagtrio


Work for chamber orchestra

Counter-Points, Op. 1

Kontra-Punkte


Published in 1953

Electroacoustic music

Etude, musique concrète, Op. 1/5


1951

age 26
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonatina, Op. 1/8


Sonata

Work for chamber orchestra

Kreuzspiel, Op. 1/7


Work composed for oboe, bass clarinet, piano and percussions

Work for orchestra

Formula, Op. 1/6

Formel


1950

age 25
Song, lied

3 Lieder, Opp. 1/10


Work composed for alto voice and chamber orchestra

Work for choir

Chöre für Doris, Op. 1/11


Work composed for choir a cappella

Work for choir

Chorale, Op. 1/9

Wer uns trug mit Schmerzen in dies Leben


Work composed for choir a cappella

Not-dated works

Work for soloist

Natural Durations

Natürliche Dauern


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Laub und Regen, Op. 40 1/2


Work composed for clarinet and viola

Work for chamber orchestra

Joy

Freude


Duet, composed for harp

Work for chamber orchestra

Balance


Work composed for flute, English horn and bass clarinet

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