Jost Meier

Meier Jost 2 Klavierstuecke Pno5

2 Klavierstücke
for piano

Meier Jost 3 Galgenlieder V18

3 Galgenlieder
for soprano, clarinet, cello and piano

Meier Jost 3 Galgenlieder V2

3 Galgenlieder
for alto voice and piano

Meier Jost 3 Lyrische Stuecke Mcx35

3 lyrische Stücke
for oboe, cello, vibraphone/xylophone

Meier Jost 3 Poemes V53

3 Poèmes
for mezzo-soprano and guitar

Meier Jost 3 Vitraux Perc14

3 Vitraux
“Francesco di Assisi”
for percussion and string quartet

Meier Jost 4 Images Pno63

4 Images
for piano

Meier Jost A L Origine Orch16

A l'Origine...
3 pieces pour orchestre
for chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Adullam Orch78

Adullam
for chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Alphornklaenge Co63B

Alphornklänge
for Alphorn and brass band

Meier Jost Alphornklaenge Co63D

Alphornklänge
for Alphorn and chamber orchestra

Meier Jost An Diesen Sonnigen Tagen V14

An diesen sonnigen Tagen
for bass voice and chamber ensemble

Meier Jost Arcegno Gui1

Arcegno
for guitar

Meier Jost Ascona Orch4

Ascona
for chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Blaeserquintett Co22

Bläserquintett
for woodwind quintet

Meier Jost Cemaraf Mcx70

Cemaraf
for 2 flutes and cello

Meier Jost Concertino Conc1

Concertino
for guitar, cello and strings

Meier Jost Horn Concerto Co70

Concerto
for horn and orchestra

Meier Jost Violin Concerto Vn6

Concerto
Trame I-IV
for violin and string orchestra

Meier Jost Concerto Breve Cello Vc1

Concerto breve
for cello and string orchestra

Meier Jost Cordano Co78

Cordano
for horn and string quartet

Meier Jost Eclipse Finale Tu16A

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and piano

Meier Jost Eclipse Finale Tu16B

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and brass band

Meier Jost Eclipse Finale Tu16E

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Episodie Cb1

Episodie
for contrabass and 10 strings

Meier Jost Esquisses Pno2

Esquisses
for piano, strings and percussion

Meier Jost Fantasia Org1

Fantasia
for organ

Meier Jost Fantasia Vc8

Fantasia über “O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden”
Hommage à J.S.B.
for cello solo

Meier Jost Festmarsch Ov4

Festmarsch 2001
for wind orchestra

Meier Jost Franz Von Assisi V15

Franz von Assisi
for solo voices, women choir and orchestra

Meier Jost Glarus Orch7

Glarus
for string orchestra

Meier Jost Grockiana Vn9

Grockiana
for violin and chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Himmel Und Haus Ov3

Himmel und Haus
for wind band

Meier Jost Konzertstueck Tp47

Konzertstück
for trumpet and chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Lamentations Qc2

Lamentations
for string quartet

Meier Jost Mouvements Dans L Immobile Orch6

Mouvement dans l'immobile
for chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Musique Concertante Orch5

Musique Concertante
for symphony orchestra

Meier Jost Musique Pour Trombone Tb7

Musique pour trombone
for trombone and orchestra

Meier Jost Pentagramm Ens124

Pentagramm
for brass quintet

Meier Jost Pilger Und Fuchs Oper1

Pilger und Fuchs
Commedia musicale, andante cantabile, ma pericoloso
for 6 solo voices and orchestra

Meier Jost Rencontres Hp2

Rencontres I-V
Concerto
for harp and orchestra

Meier Jost Rhapsodie Fl1

Rhapsodie
for flute, strings and vibraphone

Meier Jost 7 Kleine Gedichten Mcx11

Sieben kleine Geschichten
aus dem doppelzüngigen Buch
for oboe, english horn, heckelphone and bassoon

Meier Jost Sonata A Cinque Mcx2

Sonata a cinque
for clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion

Meier Jost Transfigurations Mcx14

Transfigurations
for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons and doublebass

Meier Jost Trifoglio Mcx34

Trifoglio
for clarinet, cello, piano and orchestra

Meier Jost Trio Mcx1

Trio
for clarinet, cello and piano

Meier Jost Trio No 2 Mcx18

Trio N° 2
for clarinet, cello and piano

Meier Jost Variationen Va3

Variationen
for viola and chamber orchestra

Meier Jost Variations Vn2

Variations
for violin solo

Meier Jost Zeichen Vn3

Zeichen
Interpunktionen
for violin and cembalo

Meier Jost Zoobaer Oper3

Zoobär
Kammeroper in 4 Bildern
for 10 actors, choir and orchestra

Jost Meier

Jost Meier (*1939)

Jost Meier was born on March 15, 1939 in Solothurn (Switzerland). After matriculating, he began studying mathematics and physics. He studied the cello and begann composing in adolescence. After studying at the conservatories of Biel and Bern (in Rolf Looser’s class) hewent to Holland to study with Frank Martin. 

Following a spell as cellist in the Zurich Tonhalle orchestra and the Camerata Bern, he was named director of the Orchestra Society of the town and theater Biel, a position he held from 1969 to 1979. He then became director of the Basle opera orchestra.

Since 1983 he works freelance as a conductor and composer, conducting in Switzerland and in most european countries. After composing essentially chamber and symphonic music, he became increasingly drawn to opera. His orchestral music is played in Europe, America and Australia, his operas performed in Freiburg i. Br., Basle, Kassel, Zurich, Biel, Sarrebrück, etc. Sennentuntschi (1983), Der Drache (1985), Der Zoobär (1987), Augustin (1988), Dreyfus (1994, world premiere at the Deutsche Oper Berlin where he conducted himself several performances) and Pilger und Fuchs (1995).

Jost Meier was awarded the Composition Prize of the ORTF in Paris in 1969, the Lausanne Festival Prize in 1984, the Art Prize of the canton of Solothurn in 1985 the Art Prize of the City of Biel in 1995. Has been appointed official composer of the 1999 “Fête des Vignerons” in Vevey Switzerland. He lives in Basle and in Arcegno (Ticino) and teaches at the Basle and Zurich conservatories.

Variations
for violin solo

Variations Variations

Pentagramm
for brass quintet

Pentagramm Pentagramm

Musique pour trombone
for trombone and orchestra

I. Allegro Molto I. Allegro Molto

II. Adagio II. Adagio

III. Andantino III. Andantino

Musique Concertante
for symphony orchestra

Musique Concertante Musique Concertante

Mouvement dans l'immobile
for chamber orchestra

Mouvement dans l'immobile Mouvement dans l'immobile

Lamentations
for string quartet

I. I.

II. II.

III. III.

IV. IV.

Glarus
for string orchestra

Glarus Glarus

Episodie
for contrabass and 10 strings

Episodie Episodie

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and chamber orchestra

Eclipse Finale Eclipse Finale

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and brass band

Eclipse Finale Eclipse Finale

Eclipse finale?
for tuba and piano

Eclipse Finale Eclipse Finale

Concerto Trame I-IV
for violin and string orchestra

I. Adagio Allegro I. Adagio Allegro

II. Valse II. Valse

III. Adagio III. Adagio

IV. Allegro IV. Allegro

Ascona
for chamber orchestra

Ascona Ascona