Louis Sauter

Composer, Performer

Works

Works by Type

The scores of most of these works are available at IMSLP and Free-Scores.

Orchestral

Vocal music

  • Ballade du cœur qui a tant battu for voice and flute, poem by Charles Péguy, Op. 48 (2014)
    • Also available for voice and piano, for voice, flute and harp, for voice, flute and piano,
      for voice and organ, for voice, flute and guitar
  • La Paix retrouvée for voice and wind orchestra, text by composer and Charles Péguy, Op. 68 (2016)
  • Las bodas de Helena, for voice, flute (or clarinet) and piano, text by composer and M. de Cervantes (2017)
  • Le chat for voice and piano, poem by Charles Baudelaire, Op. 6 (1982)
  • Mélodies sur des poèmes lyriques for voice and piano, poems by Francesca Cerdan, Op. 8 (2012-2013)
  • µMesse (Op. 5), arrangements for voice and flute, for voice and cello (2015)
  • The Sun is Shining on the Snow for voice and harp, Op. 76 (2016)
  • Variation pour la fin du temps, for soprano and ensemble, Op. 57 (2015)

Choral Music

  • Laissez-moi mes rêves for SATB choir and string quartet, arrangement of Op. 8 no. 2 (2015)
  •  Lux æterna for SATB choir a cappella, arrangement of Op. 23 no.13 (2015)
  • µMesse for soprano and tenor, Op. 5 (1981)
  • Pater Noster for SATB choir and organ, Op. 41 (2014)
  • Requiem in memoriam Henri Dutilleux for soli, choir and orchestra, Op. 23 (2013)

Chamber Music

  • Duo pour piano à 4 mains for piano 4 hands, arrangement of Op. 2 (1980)
  • Apophtegmes for 2 flutes, trumpet, trombone, bass guitar and piano, arrangement of Op. 12 (2013)
  • Apophtegmes Suite for piano 4 hands, arrangement of Op. 18 (2013)
  • Duet for recorder and guitar, Op. 2 (1980)
  • Ensemble sur un chemin désolé for tuba and violin, Op. 64 (2015)
  • La farandole berlugane, for flute and harp, Op. 73 (2016)
  • Las bodas de Helena for clarinet, violin and piano, Op. 22 (2013), also for bass clarinet, viola and piano
  • Les noces de Chounette for piano quintet, arrangement of Op. 10 (2012)
  • Les noces de Chounette Vol. II for clarinet, violin and piano, arrangement of Op. 80 (2017)
  • Pastiche for saxophone quartet, arrangement of Op. 25 no. 4 (2014)
  • Piano quintet, Op. 11 (2012)
  • Prélude en ré mineur for string quartet, Op. 79 (2017)
  • Romantica for viola and piano, Op. 44 (2014)
    • Also available for  violin and piano, for cello and piano, for flute and guitar
  • Sonata Romantica for flute and piano, arrangement of Op. 44 (2013)
  • Souvenir de bal for string quartet, Op. 34 (2014)
  • String quartet, Op. 15 (2013, revised 2015)
  • Suite carpatique for string quartet, arrangement of Op. 21 (2015)
  • Suite cosmique I for recorder quartet and for piano quintet, arrangements of Op. 17 (2013)
  • Suite cosmique II for flute ensemble, Op. 63 (2015)
  • Tonawanda Creek at Sunset for bass flute and cello, Op. 38 (2014)
  • Trois fleuves for piano trio, Op. 42 (2014), also for violin, bass clarinet and piano (2015)
  • Une minute d'ennui for flute, alto saxophone and piano, arrangement of Op. 18 no. 4 (2015)
  • Vagabondages for string quartet, Op. 24a (2013)

Instrumental

Piano

  • Apophtegmes, Op. 12 (2012)
  • Chasm, Op. 31 (2014)
  • Le chat, arrangement of  Op. 6 (1982)
  • Les noces de Chounette, Op. 10 (2012)
  • Les noces de Chounette Vol. II, Op. 80 (2017)
  • Pièce pour piano, arrangement of Op. 1 (1980)
  • Deux pièces pour piano, Op. 3 (1981)
  • Regard de l'anniversaire, Op. 15 (2013)
  • Sonata Romantica, arrangement of Op. 44 (2012)
  • Sonate, Op. 60 (2015)
  • Saint-Pétersbourg, arrangement of Op. 25 (2014)
  • Suite cosmique I, Op. 17 (2013)
  • Traurige Fröhlichkeit, Op. 55 (2014)
  • Tristan im Mondschein,  Op. 75 (2016) - composed for the 250 piano pieces for Beethoven project.
  • Vagabondages, Op. 24 (2013)
  • Valse toupie, Op. 13 (2013)
  • Variation pour la fin du temps, arrangement of Op. 57 (2015)
  • Variations on We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Op. 14 (2013)

Guitar

  • Air, Op. 4 (1981)
  • Las bodas de Helena, arrangement of Op. 22 (2016)
  • Pièce pour guitare, Op. 1 (1980)
  • Prélude, Op. 40 (2014)
  • Rêve harmonique, Op. 59 (2015)
  • Romantica, arrangement of Op. 44 (2015)
  • Saint-Pétersbourg, arrangement of Op. 25 (2014)
  • Sérénade valencienne, arrangement of Op. 24 no. 3 (2014)
  • Valse, arrangement of Op. 3 no. 2 (2015)
  • Chansons du Comté de Nice Op.71 (2016)

Other Instruments

  • Apophtegmes Suite for organ, arrangement of Op. 18 (2013)
  • Au nom du silence for solo cello, Op. 58 (2015)
  • Deux danses for accordion, Op. 82 (2017)
  • Intermèdes for solo bassoon, arrangement of Op. 25 no. 3 (2015)
  • Jasmin des montagnes for solo violin, Op. 50 (2014), also available for solo viola (2014)
  • Las bodas de Helena for accordion (2013), for clarinet (2014), for flute (2015)
  • Les noces de Chounette for solo viola, arrangement of Op. 10 (2015)
  • Prélude for double bell trumpet, Op. 47 (2014)
  • Saint-Pétersbourg for solo cello (2014), for solo viola (2014)
  • Scherzando for solo clarinet, Op. 43 (2014)
  • The Sidewalks Fantasy for solo oboe, Op. 45 (2014)
  • Suite cosmique I for toy piano, arrangement of Op. 17 (2013)
  • Suite pour harpe for harp, arrangement of Op. 24 (2016)
  • Sur la Néva for toy piano, arrangement of Op. 25 (2014)
  • Trois miniatures pour flûte for solo flute Op. 69 (2016)
  • Valse toupie for accordion, arrangement of Op. 13 (2014)

Works with Narrator

  • Das Birnli will nit fallen for narrator and orchestra, Op. 37 (2014)
    • text by the Grimm Brothers available in German, French and English
  • L'histoire du petit joueur de flûte for narrator, tin whistle and piano, Op. 29 (2013)
    • text by Hélène Sauter available in French and English

Arrangements of Works by other Composers

  • Frédéric Chopin, Etude Op.25 no.11 for piano (unchanged) and string quartet (or quintet) (2017)
  • Frédéric Chopin, Prélude Op.28 no.24 for piano (unchanged) and string quartet (or quintet) (2017)
  • George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and string quintet (2016)
  • George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and saxophone quartet (2016)
  • Leopold Koželuh, Concerto for piano 4 hands and orchestra, arrangement for piano 4 hands (unchanged) and string quartet or quintet (2016)
  • Guy Miaille, Fêtes en Auvergne for piano, three dances arranged for saxophone quartet (2017)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Rondo in D major, K. 382, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and string quartet (2017)
  • Francis Poulenc, Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra, arrangements for 2 pianos (unchanged) and string quintet (2016)
  • Francis Poulenc, Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra, arrangements for 2 pianos (unchanged) and trombone quartet (2016)
  • Sergeï Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 1, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and string quintet (2016)
  • Sergeï Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and string quintet (2017)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 1, arrangement for piano (unchanged) and string quartet (2015)

List of Works by Opus Number

  Opus        Date      Name Instrumentation (* indicates that other arrangements are available)
1 1979 Pièce pour guitare Guitar*
2 1980 Duo pour flûte à bec et guitare Recorder and guitar*
3 1980 Deux pièces pour piano Piano
4 1980 Air Guitar
5 1981 µMesse Soprano and tenor*
6 1982 Le chat Voice and piano*
7 Jul-2012 Toy Piano Variation Toy piano
8 Jul-2013 Mélodies sur des poèmes lyriques Voice and piano
9 Dec-2012 Deux variations sur le Tierkreis Ensemble
10 Dec-2012 Les noces de Chounette Piano*
11 Dec-2012 Quintette avec piano Piano quintet
12 Dec-2012 Apophtegmes Piano*
13 Sep-2013 Valse toupie Piano*
14 Jan-2013 Variations on "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" Piano
15 Jan-2013 Regard de l'anniversaire Piano
16 Jan-2013 Quatuor à cordes String quartet
17 Mar-2013 Suite cosmique I Piano*
18 Mar-2013 Apophtegmes Suite Orchestra*
19 Mar-2013 Ligeti: Bagatelle IV (orchestration) Ensemble
20 May-2013 egg999 Piano duet
21 Jun-2013 Suite carpatique Wind Orchestra*
22 Nov-2013 Las bodas de Helena Clarinet, violin and piano*
23 Sep-2013 Requiem in memoriam Henri Dutilleux  Soprano, Baritone, SATB choir and orchestra
24 Oct-2013 Vagabondages Piano*
25 Nov-2013 Saint-Pétersbourg Clarinet and orchestra*
26 Dec-2013 Le sacre de Carnaval, Petite salade niçoise Children orchestra
27 Dec-2013 Stravinski: Pribaoutki 1 & 4 (orchestration) Ensemble
28 Dec-2013 Ligeti: Bagatelles IV & V (orchestration) Ensemble
29 Dec-2013 L'histoire du petit joueur de flûte Narrator, tin flute and piano
30 Jan-2014 Variation sur Stáriets i záiats Soprano, baritone and ensemble
31 Jan-2014 Chasm Piano
32 Jan-2014 Hiver Mezzo-soprano and piano*
33 Feb-2014 Canal Krioukov (Variation sur Kornilo) Soprano and ensemble
34 Feb-2014 Souvenir de bal String quartet
35 Mar-2014 Crépuscule glacial SATB choir and ensemble
36 Apr-2014 Fantaisie sur le nom de Bach Cello
37 Apr-2014 Das Birnli will nit fallen Narrator and orchestra
38 Apr-2014 Tonawanda Creek at Sunset Bass flute and cello*
39 May-2014 Apophtegmes Suite Soprano and ensemble*
40 May-2014 Prélude pour guitare Guitar
41 May-2014 Pater Noster SATB choir and organ*
42 Feb-2015 Trois fleuves Piano trio*
43 Jun-2014 Scherzando Clarinet*
44 Jun-2014 Romantica Viola and piano*
45 Jun-2014 The Sidewalks Fantasy Oboe
46 Jun-2014 Chanson d'automne Baritone solo
47 Jul-2014 Prélude for Double Bell Trumpet Double bell trumpet
48 Jul-2014 Ballade du cœur qui a tant battu Soprano and flute*
49 Jul-2014 Warm Winter Ensemble
50 Jul-2014 Jasmin des montagnes Violin*
51 Jul-2014 New Life Voice and piano
52 Sep-2014 Prokofiev: Visions fugitives (orchestration) Orchestra
53 Nov-2014 Variation burlesque sur l'Intermède de Messiaen   Ensemble
54 Nov-2014 Variation sur une Miniature de Stravinsky Ensemble
55 Dec-2014 Traurige Fröhlichkeit Piano
56 Dec-2014 Messiaen: Intermède (orchestration) Ensemble
57 Jan-2015 Variation pour la fin du temps Soprano and Ensemble*
58 Feb-2015 Au nom du silence Cello*
59 Feb-2015 Rêve harmonique Steel-string acoustic guitar
60 May-2015 Sonate pour piano Piano
61 Jun-2015 Tonawanda Bansuri flute and mandolin
62 Sep-2015 Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto no.1 (arr.) Piano and string quartet
63 Oct-2015 Suite cosmique II Flute ensemble*
64 Oct-2015 Ensemble sur un chemin désolé Tuba and violin
65 Nov-2015 Poulenc Concerto pour 2 pianos (arr.) 2 pianos and trombone quartet*
66 Feb-2016 Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 1 (arr.) Piano and string quintet
67 Mar-2016 Deux pièces pour violon seul Violin
68 Jul-2016 La paix retrouvée Wind Orchestra
69 Jul-2016 Trois miniatures Solo flute
70 Jul-2016 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (arr.) Piano and string quintet*
71 Sep-2016 Chansons du Comté de Nice (arr.) Guitar
72 Sep-2016 Kozeluh: Concerto for piano 4 hands Piano 4 hands and string quartet (or quintet)
73 Sep-2016 La farandole berlugane Flute and harp*
74 Sep-2016 Museum Viola
75 Oct-2016 Tristan im Mondschein Piano
76 Dec-2016 The Sun is Shining on the Snow Voice and harp
77 Mar-2017 Chopin Etude Op.25 No.11 (arr.) Piano and string quartet (or quintet)
78 Apr-2017 Chopin Prélude Op.28 No.24 (arr.) Piano and string quartet (or quintet)
79 Apr-2017 Prélude en ré mineur (paraphrase) String quartet
80 Jun-2017 Les noces de Chounette Vol. II Piano*
81 Jul-2017 Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on theme of Paganini Piano and string quintet
82 Oct-2017 Deux dances Accordion
83 Nov-2017 Mozart Rondo K. 382 Piano and string quartet
84 Dec-2017 Miaille Fêtes en Auvergne Saxophone quartet