Author Archives: ed

Magic Mountain, Phantastic Scenes inspired by Thomas Mann and Thomas de Quincey, Op. 15

3333-4331-timp.,perc.-harp,cel.-str. I Introduction: Journey – II Arrival. First Impressions – III Funeral – IV Walpurgis-Night – V With Clawdia – VI Drama – VII Thunderstrike

‘To Maaike’

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Nigun, Op. 16

2222-2000-harp-str. To Maaike’s and my parents

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Symfonie no. I ’Uit het Dagboek van Etty Hillesum’(’From Etty Hillesum Diary’), Op. 20

5454-8632-2x timp.,perc.-2 harps,cel.,organ-str. I Ruïnes (Ruins) – II Systemen (Systems) – III Epiloog (Epilogue)Commissioned by the Dutch Broadcasting Organisation NCRV First performance: 28 October 1989, De Doelen, Rotterdam Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Montgomery ‘To Hans Kox, in … Continue reading

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Caucasische Epode (Caucasian Epode), Op. 19

Commissioned by the ‘Nederlands Instituut voor Blaasmuziek’ First performance: 28 July 1995, Concert Hall, Hamamatsu, Japan (Final Concert of the International WASBE Conference 1995) Dutch National Youth Wind Orchestra conducted by Jan Cober Dedicated to Muziekvereniging ‘Prinses Irene’

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String Quartet no. I, Op. 21

I Allegro energico II Presto volante III Adagio, ma senza rigore IV Allegretto

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ First performance: 13 November 1990. Grote Kerk, Loenen a/d Vecht Raphael Quartet Dedicated to the the Raphael String Quartet: … Continue reading

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Quickstep voor Elise

First performance: 21 January 1990, Spiegelzaal of the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam Salon Ensemble ‘Capriccio’ Dedicated to Elise Blok Later incorporated in ‘Juke-Box’, Op. 35

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Armeense Rhapsodie no. I(Armenian Rhapsody no. I), Op. 22

Inleiding (Introduction) I – II – Tussenspel (Interlude) – IIICommissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ First performance: 2 December 1995, Rhodahal, Kerkrade Wind Orchestra “St. Josef”, Kaalheide, conducted by Alex Schillings Dedicated to Pierre Kuipers Setting: FOR LARGE WIND … Continue reading

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Cantica Mortis, Op. 23a

2333-3000-timp.,perc.-harp-str. Dedicated to Jan Steeghs

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Eureka!, Op. 24

3343-5431-timp.,perc.-2 harps,cel.-str. Commissioned by the Netherlands Chairmanship Eureka Written for the lustrum concert of the 1991 European Eureka Conference of Ministers First performance: 18 June 1991, De Doelen, RotterdamRotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste

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The Wedding of the Moon and Sun, Fragments from a Caucasian Romance, Op. 25

Text: Ian Burton 3343-4331-timp.,perc.-harp,piano/cel.,organ ad lib.-str. Prelude: On the Plain On the Dhow Anna’s Song Wedding Feast: 1. Introduction and – 2. Otar’s Song – 3. Love Duet – 4. Apotheosis

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