WORKS - choir music and songs


Ich weiß die Quelle - for mezzo soprano, piano, Cello, Vibraphon,  after Pablo Neruda, Georg Trakl, André Gide (1982 )

5 Lieder in einer Sommernacht  for soprano and piano after Annemarie Bostroem (1989)

Kranichpaar im Dunkel - 5 songs for soprano and piano after ancient Chinese poetry (1992) VNM

3 Lieder for bass or alto and piano, after Georg Trakl (1995)

10 heimliche Liebeslieder  for tenor (or soprano) and piano, after Heinrich Heine (1996) VNM

German Songs vol. I (voice and guitar), II (voice and piano), III (voice and harp) FHM (1998)

Helles Lied for voice and piano after Friedrich Hölderlin (1999)

In das Blaue – 3 songs after K. F. von Leitner (2005)

The Crane Book - jazz-songs after poetry from Stephen Crane (2012)

The Joyce Book - songs after poems by James Joyce (1991/2015)

Si mes vers avaient des ailles for soprano, flute and guitar, after Victor Hugo (2017)

Abschied und Sonnengold for alto, clarinet and harpsichord after poetry from Korvin Reich  (2022)


MorgenSternBilder - songs for women’s or girl’s choir after Christian Morgenstern  (1987) VNM

Deutsche Lieder Band IV  (1998). FHM die Nacht gesungen... ffor mixed choir (2001) FHM

Über die Berge – for children’s choir and brass quintet (or piano) after B. Brecht (2007)

Sturm/Gebet for mixed choir, ,words by Korvin Reich (2013) EG

(Ver)suche Frieden for mixed choir and piano, text: Wolfgang Borchert (2017) EG

VNM = available at  Verlag Neue Musik Berlin.                                                            EG = available at Edition Gravis

FHM = available at Hofmeister Musikverlag Leipzig                                            EM = available at Ebert Musikverlag

Requests for all other works here.

„The dramaturgically sophisticated opus ,...sung into the night...' is decidedly sensual. Hirschfeld's subtle tonality motivates one to listen to it bar by bar....     

The collection 'Deutsche Lieder' offers a fund of alternatives to the common German song repertoire.“                                                                      (Chr. Franke, Lied&Chor)