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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Nachfreude 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates literally to "The Joy After", which means the joyous feeling after something nice has happened.
    • 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…
    • Preludium Im Vier Viertel Takt 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Prelude in 4/4 beat. One of my first attempts of composing.
    • Hektik Contra Gelassenheit 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates to "Hectic Versus Composed", which describes the mood of the piece. Enjoy!
    • 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.
    • Wolkig Bis Heiter/cloudy to bright 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates to "cloudy to bright". One of my first attempts of composing.
    • 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!
    • Tanz der Magier 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates to: The Dance of the Magicians.
    • Eine Hand Voll Lebendiger Erde 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates to: A hand full of living soil. It is a fascinating thought how much life exists in healthy soil, life of all kinds of shapes and sizes. According to Yard and Garden Publications (CMG GardenNotes #212) from the ...
    • 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.
    • 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…
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • A Gift (formerly For Robin) 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      I composed this song for my former wife Robin. It is too nice of a piece not to play it. So here it is, enjoy!
    • Fresh Wind 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      This piece is one of two pieces which came to me while writing my Ph.D. thesis. I called it Fresh Wind because the thought crossed my mind that some other Ph.D. student(s) will follow bringing in a fresh wind to the research ...
    • 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.
    • Saure Kirschen zum Desert/Sour Cherries for Dessert 

      Hoffmann, Markus M. (1/1/2002)
      Translates to "Sour Cherries for Dessert". Maybe you can hear the sour cherries…
    • Leben Und Lieben 

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