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Terra et Aqua Tremuerunt

Posted By On 15 Jan 2019

fanfare (wind) orchestra 15′

Agua (Water)

Posted By On 15 Jan 2019

flute & vibraphone 9′

Leyendas (Legends)

Posted By On 15 Jan 2019

solo alto saxophone & symphony orchestra (or string orchestra) 21′

For Esli

Posted By On 15 Jan 2019

piano solo 4′

Dos Caras (Two Faces)

Posted By On 15 Jan 2019

soprano saxophone & piano 7′

Wordsworth Poems World Premiere

Posted By On 01 May 2017

Just a block away from London’s Houses of Parliament stands St. John’s Smith Square, a church with quite a history. Built in 1710 it burnt down in 1742, was rebuilt and hit by lightning in 1815, rose from the ashes again and offered room in the interbellum to a boy’s choir with Benjamin Britten one […]

Wordsworth Poems Wereldpremiere

Posted By On 01 May 2017

Op een steenworp van de Houses of Parliament staat de St. John’s Smith Square, een kerk met een roerige geschiedenis. Ze werd gebouwd in 1710, brandde af in 1742, werd herbouwd en toen door de bliksem getroffen in 1815, herrees wederom en bood in het interbellum plaats aan een jongenskoor waar Benjamin Britten in korte […]

Consecuencias piano reduction

Posted By On 17 Jan 2017

Want to let you know that I just finished a piano reduction of ‘Consecuencias’. Originally for alto saxophone/clarinet in Bb and string quartet/string orchestra. The score will be available after the world premiere by Arno Bornkamp. I will keep you posted on that! This is where you can find the world premiere by Arno and […]

Yu-Ling Chiu and 相見歡 (Joy at Meeting)

Posted By On 03 Jul 2016

Last Thursday another piece premiered at a Master Recital. This time by Yu-Ling Chiu at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, one of the best mallet-players I ever heard. She helped me and the Netherlands Wind Ensemble out when two years ago we performed a one and a half hour version of Wagner’s Ring (my arrangement). The […]

TIEF and Marijn Migchielsen

Posted By On 03 Jul 2016

Last Monday Marijn Migchielsen and Rommert Groenhof premiered my TIEF! for two contrabass trombones at Marijn’s Masters Exam at Codarts Rotterdam, the Netherlands. And I could not be there….. (family reasons) I wrote the piece especially for this occasion. To miss one of the most outstanding bass trombone performances ever (at least that is what […]