List of Works

Caravan (2022)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Commissioned by: NASOL / Sparebankstiftelsen DNB

First performance: To be performed 2023

Durata: 5’ 30"

Arrangements for Soprano and String Quartet (2021/22)

Composers: Ravel, Debussy, Gershwin, Sibelius, Hahn, Barber, Dvorak, Godard, Rakhmaninov, Haaland and Britney Spears

Arrangement: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Soprano & String Quartet

Commisioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 60'

Tempo giubilante (2021)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Commissioned by: Sandnes symfoniorkester / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

First performance: June 2022

Durata: 4’ 30"

Red on Maroon (2020)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Commissioned by: The Composers' Remuneration Fund

First performance: –

Durata: 15’

Sliding Doors (2020)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Commissioned by: Private funding

First performance: –

Durata: 8’

 

Viva La Vida and Dangerous (2020)

Composer: Coldplay and Michael Jackson

Arrangement: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Quintet (2 Vln., Vla., Vlc., Cb.)

Commisioned by: Stavanger Symfoniorkester

Performer/-s: Members of Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

First performance: –

Durata: 9’

Trois pièces pour pianola (2019)

Composer: Alfredo Casella

Arrangement: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 2 Pianos

Commisioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 10’

Kashmir (2019)

Composer: Led Zeppelin

Arrangement: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Quartet

Commisioned by: Stavanger Symfoniorkester

Performer/-s: Members of Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

First performance: January 2020, Stavanger

Durata: 6’ 30''

Three Pieces by Casella (2018)

Composer: Alfredo Casella

Orchestration: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Large Orchestra

Commisioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 10’

 

Vier Stücke für Clarinette und Orchester (2004) [revised 2018]

Composer: Alban Berg

Orchestration: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat) and Orchestra

Commissioned by: Fredrik Fors

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 10’

 

Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé (2005) [revised 2018]

Composer: Maurice Ravel

Orchestration: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Soprano (Mezzo) and Orchestra

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 10’

Cantus (1997) [revised 2017]

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 10’

 

Rothko Room (2017)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Quintet (2 Vln., Vla., 2 Vlc.)

Commissioned by: Zeunerkvartetten / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Florian Kellerhals, Harald Grimsrud, Elisabet Skaar Sijpkens, Hjalmar Kvam, Ilmari Hopkins

First performance: May 2018, Skur 2, Stavanger

Durata: 13’

 

Monokroni / Monocronie (2017)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Solo Flute

Commissioned by: Vidar Austvik / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Vidar Austvik

First performance: February 2017, Lille konsertsal, Stavanger

Durata: 5’

 

Syrinx (2017)

Composer: Claude Debussy / Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Orchestration: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat) and Orchestra

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 2’ 40’’

 

G-kraft / G-force (2014)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 2 Bronze Horns, 2 Birch bark Lures

Commissioned by: Gaute Vikdal / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Gaute Vikdal et al.

First performance: CD Release Spring 2018

Durata: 2’

 

Solriter / Sun Rites (2014)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 4 Bronze Horns

Commissioned by: Gaute Vikdal / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Gaute Vikdal et al.

First performance: August 2015, Jernaldergården, Stavanger

Durata: 4’

 

Slåtter [Book 1-3] (2007-2013)

Composer: trad. etter Johannes Dahle / Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Trio

Commissioned by: SKASEI trio / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund) / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway) / Stavanger kommune

Performer/-s: SKASEI trio

First performance: May 2007, Troldsalen, Bergen (Book 1)

Durata: 50’

 

Runddans / Round Dance (2012)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Large Orchestra

Commissioned by: Nytt Konserthus i Stavanger / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, cond. Steven Sloane

First performance: September 2012, Stavanger konserthus

Durata: 7’

 

Pols alla Zingarese-Norvegese (2011)

Composer: Johannes Brahms / Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Fiddle

Commissioned by: The Shell Prize 2010

Performer/-s: Gjermund Larsen

First performance: March 2011, Skur 2, Stavanger

Durata: 2’ 10’’

 

Koto-in (2010)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Piano Trio (Vln., Vlc., Pno.) and Tape

Commissioned by: ANIMA / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Florian Kellerhals, Ilmari Hopkins, Gisela Herb

First performance: January 2012, Kulturbruk 44/4, Rennesøy

Durata: 11’

 

Syrinx (2010)

Composer: Claude Debussy / Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat) and Piano

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: Nino Felbab, Anja Stojanovic

First performance: February 2014, Frue kulturkirke, Stavanger

Durata: 2’ 40’’

 

O-Hi-San (2009)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Ensemble (11 Musicians)

Commissioned by: Ny Musikk Rogaland / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Stavanger Contemporary Ensemble, cond. Per Kristian Skalstad

First performance: September 2009, Skur 2, Stavanger

Durata: 10’

 

Sort fugl / Black Bird (2008)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Solo Clarinet (B-flat) and Echo Clarinet (optional)

Commissioned by: Fredrik Fors / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Fredrik Fors

First performance: June 2008, Engø gård, Vestfold

Durata: 4’ 30’’

 

Bruregangar / Bridal March (2008)

Composer: trad. etter Hans Flatland d.e. / Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Organ

Commissioned by: Sara Sassebo Palm

Performer/-s: Ivan Sarajishvili

First performance: April 2010, Stavanger domkirke

Durata: 2’ 20’’

 

Skremmelokk (2007)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Birch Bark Lure, 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones

Commissioned by: Stavanger2008 European Capital of Culture

Performer/-s: Gaute Vikdal, Brass section of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

First performance: January 2008, Stavanger Konserthus

Durata: 5’

 

Fanfare For an Opening (2007)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 2 Trumpets (B-flat)

Commissioned by: Stavanger2008 European Capital of Culture

Performer/-s: Odin Hagen, Stein Holdhus

First performance: January 2008, Stavanger Konserthus

Durata: 1’

 

Slåtter for orkester / Norwegian Peasant Dances (2007)

Composer: Edvard Grieg

Orchestration: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Large Orchestra

Commissioned by: Stavanger Symfoniorkester

Performer/-s: Stavanger Symfoniorkester, cond. Steven Sloane

First performance: October 2007, Stavanger Konserthus

Durata: 15’

 

Fannaråk-Lokk (2007)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Wind Quintet

Commissioned by: Fannaråken Blåsekvintett / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Fannaråken Blåsekvintett

First performance: May 2007, Lindemannsalen, Oslo

Durata: 3’ 20’’

 

Tre lyriske stykker / Three Lyric Pieces (2007)

Composer: Edvard Grieg

Arrangement: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat/A) and Piano

Commissioned by: Fredrik Fors

Performer/-s: Fredrik Fors, NN

First performance: September 2007, Troldsalen, Bergen

Durata: 7’ 30’’

 

Hedda (2006)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Soprano (Mezzo) and Orchestra

Commissioned by: Ultima 2006

Libretto: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland freely after ”Hedda” by Lou Andreas-Salomé (”Henrik Ibsens Frauengestalten”)

Dramaturg: Bibbi Moslet

Performer/-s: Elisabeth Holmertz, Kringkastingsorkesteret, cond. Jonathan Stockhammer

First performance: October 2006, Store studio, Oslo

Durata: 15’

 

Bukkerittet / The Buck Ride (2006)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Trio

Commissioned by: The 11th International Ibsen Conference

Performer/-s: Per Sæmund Bjørkum, Bendik Foss, Hans Josef Groh

First performance: August 2006, Universitetets aula, Oslo

Durata: 7’

 

Placet futile (2004)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Lyrics: Stéphane Mallarmé

Instrumentation: Soprano and 8 Celli

Commissioned by: Eir Inderhaug / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Eir Inderhaug, Cello section of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra 

First performance: October 2004, Bethel kirke, Stavanger

Durata: 12’

 

Skyggespill / Shadowplay (2004)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat), Violin, Cello

Commissioned by: Fredrik Fors / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Fredrik Fors, Per Sæmund Bjørkum, Hans Josef Groh

First performance: April 2004, Parkteatret, Oslo

Durata: 7’

 

Paysages tristes (2003)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Lyrics: Paul Verlaine

Instrumentation: Soprano and Piano

Commissioned by: Isa Katharina Gericke / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Isa Katharina Gericke, Sveinung Bjelland

First performance: May 2003, Troldsalen, Bergen

Durata: 15’

 

Cubo-Chaconne (2003)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Solo Violin

Commissioned by: Øyvind Bjorå / Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council Norway)

Performer/-s: Øyvind Bjorå

First performance: October 2003, Troldsalen, Bergen

Durata: 7’

 

Farben (2001)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Large Orchestra

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: Norges musikkhøgskoles symfoniorkester, cond. Per Kristian Skalstad

First performance: October 2001, Lindemannsalen, Oslo

Durata: 8’ 30’’

 

Concorde (2000)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 7 Flutes (4 Fl., 2 Alto Fl., Bass Fl.)

Commissioned by: Stavanger 2000 / Stavanger kommune

Performer/-s: Vidar Austvik and students from Stavanger College

First performance: September 2000, Rogaland Kunstmuseum

Durata: 7’

 

Sommer i By [De røde dråber, revised] (2000)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Lyrics: Sigbjørn Obstfelder

Instrumentation: Narrator and String Quartet

Commissioned by: Obstfelderdagene 2000 / Stavanger kommune

Performer/-s: Marika Enstad, Bjarte Mo, Eirik R. Stangenes, Beatrice Bjørnsen, Magnhild Mo

First performance: July 2000, Obstfelders plass, Stavanger

Durata: 20’

 

Stilles Leben / Still Life (2000)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Solo Piano

Commissioned by: Sveinung Bjelland / Det norske komponistfond (The Norwegian Composers’ Fund)

Performer/-s: Sveinung Bjelland

First performance: January 2001, Kongsberg kirke

Durata: 7’

 

The Cubist Break-Up (1999)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Lyrics: E. E. Cummings

Instrumentation: Soprano and Piano

Commissioned by: The Shell Prize 2000

Performer/-s: Berit Mæland, Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

First performance: January 2000, Sandnes kulturhus

Durata: 11’

 

D’Argento (1999)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: 2 Clarinets (Cl. in B-flat, Cl. in A)

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: –

First performance: –

Durata: 6’

Ombre per trio di fiati (1998)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet (B-flat)

Commissioned by: Istituto di Norvegia in Roma, 40th Anniversary

Performer/-s: Echos Wind Quartet

First performance: March 1999, Norwegian Institute in Rome

Durata: 4’

Klarinettkvintett / Clarinet Quintet (1998)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Clarinet (B-flat) and String Quartet

Commissioned by: International Chamber Music Festival (ICMF) Stavanger 1998

Performer/-s: Håkon Vestly, Ametri String Quartet

First performance: November 1998, Stavanger Kunstforening

Durata: 20’

Sommer (1997)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: Royal College of Music Composers’ Ensemble, cond. Simon Bainbridge 

First performance: June 1997, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London

Durata: 11’

De røde dråber (1996)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Quartet

Commissioned by: Stavanger Speculum 1996

Performer/-s: Bjarte Mo, Eirik R. Stangenes, Olav Mo, Magnhild Mo

First performance: November 1996, Lille konsertsal, Stavanger

Durata: 11’

 

Strykekvartett / String Quartet (1996)

Composer: Kyrre Sassebo Haaland

Instrumentation: String Quartet

Commissioned by: –

Performer/-s: Students from Stavanger College

First performance: November 1998, Lille konsertsal, Stavanger

Durata: 7’