Space Jump


What do Fazıl Say and the extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner have in common? Space Jump: the spectacular jump from the stratosphere. In this composition, Say depicts each phase of the jump, from take off to a safe landing on earth. Say’s intense fascination with this event prompted a work containing every emotion he experienced as a spectator.


I Andantino meditativo
II Allegro maestoso
III Maestoso


  • Opus No: 46
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Year of Composition: 2013
  • Commissioned by: Internationalen Musikwettbewerbs der ARD
  • Word Premiere Date: September 11, 2013
  • World Premiere Location: München (D) - Prinzregententheater Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD München 2013 - Trio Rafale (First performance as part of the semi-final in the category "piano trio".)
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