Recent Submissions

  • Joke of Rock and Roll 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/13/2002)
    I am not thinking of myself as a Rock'n Roll composer, but this is probably as close as I ever composed. Enjoy!
  • Wieder ein Jahr Vorueber/Another Year Passed 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    This piece starts off a bit melancholic (another year gone by, sigh...) but then celebration wins. Enjoy!
  • Der Schlendrian 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    This title is a German word which is hard to translate. It is somewhere between inefficiency and casualness. I somehow think of this piece in this way. Nevertheless, enjoy!
  • Prelude En Silence 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    One of my first attempts of composing.
  • Showers of Blessings 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    I would play this song to my wife while she was pregnant. As I am writing these lines our daughter is in middle school and loves music (and volleyball). God is good.
  • Prelude Im Herbst 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Prelude in fall season: One of my first attempts of composing.
  • Abfahrt 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/8/2002)
    Departure 6:25 am. This song came to me when I was during the semester breaks working for the chemical company formerly known as Degussa in Hanau. I had to take the car and leave at 6:25 am, when it was still dark. During ...
  • The Lord is my Shepherd/Der Herr ist mein Hirte 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    This is the second of two pieces that came to me while writing my Ph.D. thesis. I only later noticed that the words of Psalm 23 can indeed be sung along with the tune.
  • Sehnsucht Nach Liebe/Longing for Love 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "longing for love". This song I wrote during my first year studying chemistry. I was smitten by a particular student, but she already had a boy friend…
  • Die Zusage/The Approval 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2001)
    The Approval. This piece came to me after I was accepted for graduate school in chemistry at Florida State University, Tallahassee.
  • Wolkig Bis Heiter/cloudy to bright 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "cloudy to bright". One of my first attempts of composing.
  • Vor Dem Examen/Before the Exam 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "Before the Exam": You can probably here how my confidence level was…
  • Weihnachtszeit/Christmas Time 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "Christmas Time": Between the hectic advent activities, hopefully some peaceful moment can be found.
  • Party on Dude 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2003)
    more on the jazzy side
  • Und Sie Bewegt Sich Doch/And Still, She Moves 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "And Still, She Moves", which is what astronomer Galileo Galilei was saying about the earth, which got him into a lot of trouble.
  • Tanz der Magier 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to: The Dance of the Magicians.
  • Phonesada 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (7/1/2002)
    I composed this song for my wife Phonesada and played and sang it at our wedding reception for her.
  • Klimakatastrophe 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to Climate Catastrophe". This piece came to me after witnessing a strong storm where a nearby forest was literally flattened. It made me wonder and concerned ever since.
  • Preludium Im Vier Viertel Takt 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Prelude in 4/4 beat. One of my first attempts of composing.
  • Leben Und Lieben 

    Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
    Translates to "Living and Loving". A lively piece, enjoy!

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