Selection of Tchicai’s Compositions for Large Ensembles

En nytidig Pinsemesse 2005, cantate composed by John Tchicai to texts by Tomas Tranströmer and to latin church-texts, for choir, jazzmusicians and solo-vocalist. Playing time: 50’00”

Hymn til Sofia , 2001, for 4 vocal soloists, girls’ choir, adult choir, 2 woodwinds, marimba’s and violins, acoustic bass and drums with lyrics by Kristian Hoeg (56’00”) – Released on CD for the Calibrated label, 2005 Cali012

Disturbances on the Fish Scale, 1989. Playing time: 11’50”

Forwards and Backwards, 1990. Playing time: 13’56”

United Spirits of America, 1992. String quintet, oboe, 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, tuba. Playing time: 19’30”

Movement for Symphony Orchestra, 1989. Playing time: 6’44”

Bohe, 1987. Xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, glockenspiel, congas, cowbells, woodblocks — for six players. Playing time: 8’32”

Advice to Improvisors, 1987. Compositions and exercises for all instruments. Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Copenhagen. Some of these were extended to composition for large ensemble, e.g. “På Tirsdag” (on New Jungle Orchestra’s album “Brikama”