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In November 2015 I wrote my 16th African suite INXAXHEBA for the Flanders Recorder Quartet. Here you hear the first movement Yitsho, Yintoni ulonwabo (Tell Me, What is Happiness?). INXAXHEBA is Xhosa and means Opportunity, and according to Sören Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher, to whom I owe my name, happiness is exactly about this: about the passion of opportunity (Die Leidenschaft der...

Biography

Sören Sieg (*1966) learned to play the recorder, violin and piano as a child and later the saxophone, trumpet, guitar and drums. He studied Sociology, Politics and Music in Hamburg and Bielefeld. He toured with his a cappella group LaLeLu for 18 years throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Since 2012 he has lived as a composer and author in Hamburg. He has published ten books and numerous works for classical ensembles that are played all around the world. read more »