Author Archives: ed

Der Förderverein (The Fund), Op. 52a

Weltliches Oratorium nach texten aus ‘Ungereimte Bilder’ des Franz K. Custos.

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earlier compositions

(these compositions are not yet indexed on the “classified index”)

Hommage aan Dmitri Sjostakowitsj (Homage to Dmitri Shostakovich), Op. 4 2220-3331-timp.,perc.-harp,piano-str. First performance: 31 August 1979, Haslemere Hall, Haslemere, UK Dutch National Youth Orchestra conducted by Roelof van Driesten Dedicated … Continue reading

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Brass, Op. 53

I. Blast II. Transport III. Crushing House, Acid and High Voltage IV. Transport V. Cast ‘n Roll VI. Transport VII. The Music Factory … VIII. … Award Commissioned by COMPAM Written for and dedicated to Muziekvereniging Emergo, Castricum, and Willem … Continue reading

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Funk

Written in collaboration with Daniël de Boer First performance: 17 March, 2007, Music and Dance School, Den Burg Daniël de Boer, tomtoms; Ed de Boer, piano

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Concerto for Contrabass and Wind Orchestra, Op. 54

Dedicated to Peter Leerdam and ‘Harmonieorkest Sint Jan, Wierden’ First performance: 5 March, 2008, Theaterhotel, Almelo Peter Leerdam, contrabass; Harmonie Sint Jan, Wierden, conducted by Josef Suilen Commissioned by the Rabobank Noord-West Twente, Stichting Kunstfactor – Unisono and foundation De … Continue reading

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De Nieuwe Kleren van de Keizer (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Opera in Two Acts, Op. 55

Libretto by Aris Bremer Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’, Opera Zuid and the Foundation WMC (World Music Contest), Kerkrade

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In preparation: Street music belonging to the Opera De Nieuwe Kleren van de Keizer (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Op. 55

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Ariel

Ties Mellema, alto saxophone; Hans Eijsackers, piano First performance: 19 May, 2008, Huize d’Ansembourg, Amsterdam

Performed by Ties Mellema and Hans Eijsackers

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Ayahuasca, Op. 56

Based on a vision by Michael Harner Commissioned by the Dutch Fund for Podium Arts NFPK Dedicated to Jean – Pierre Cnoops and the Gelders Fanfare Orchestra First performance: 2 August 2009, Rodahal, KerkradeMixed Choir ‘Vocalise’ (Chorus master: Albert Wissink) … Continue reading

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Limbo Rock Music

Commissioned by accordion ensemble Vita Nova , with financial support from De Kunstfactor: Dedicated to accordion ensemble Vita Nova and their conductor André Elders First performance: 14 March 2009, Mare Nostrum, AlkmaarAccordion ensemble Vita Nova conducted by André Elders

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