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As You Like It. Pictures from Shakespeare’s Play, Op. 28

Introduction: The Forest of Arden – I … and fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world II My soul hates nothing more t First performance: 19 March 1994, Huis Bergh, ‘s-Heerenberg Rita Dams, mezzo-soprano; Eurus Ensemble … Continue reading

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We are the Music Makers, Op. 11 no. 2

I Ode (Arthur O’ Shaughnessy)   – II We wear the Mask (Paul Laurence Dunbar   – III Reminiscence of I

Commissioned by the ‘Stichting Samenwerkende Nederlandse Korenorganisaties’ Dedicated to Jan Koetsier

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Cantica Artis, Op. 29

I In Mabilium (du Bellay/Politianus/Comitas) II Poeta-poema (Barth/Comitas) III Ad Elsulam (Celtis/Comitas) – IV Ad Apollinem, ut veniat (Celtis/Comitas)

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ First performance: 3 July 1995, Musis Sacrum, Arnhem Tom Sol, baritone; Utrecht Students’ … Continue reading

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Jiddische Suite (Yiddish Suite), Op. 17

I Lechajim! II Jankele III Bagleytn IV  / Homage to Brauck

Commissioned in retrospect by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ First performance: 18 May 1996, Church of St.-Amand-de-Vergt Maaike Deckers, cello; Alexander Comitas, piano Dedicated to Ad Deckers (I), … Continue reading

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In de Zevende Hemel (In the Seventh Heaven), Op. 14 no. 3

Commissioned by Flevo Chemie Nederland BV First performance: 20 May 1995, Grote Kerk, Harderwijk String Orchestra of the Harderwijk Music School conducted by Roelof Klaassen

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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra no. II ’Doktor Faustus’, Op. 34

I Andante amoroso II Scherzo. Presto molto agitato – III Tema con Variazioni

commissioned by Steven Hond

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Wind Music

A list of compositions and arrangements for wind orchestra, fanfare orchestra and brassband with some Youtube links.

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Ballade, Op. 41 no. 1

Initiated by the Fentener van Vlissingenzaal Foundation Commissioned by the Adama Zijlstra Foundation for the Scheveningen International Music Competition 1997 First performances: 20 and 21 March 1997, Kurhaus Scheveningen; Finalists of the Scheveningen International Music Competition 1997 Dedicated to Mireille … Continue reading

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Cum jubilo largos laudemus

Dedicated to Steven Hond

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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra no. I, in D, Op. 31

I Andante II Scherzo. Presto III Adagio – IV Finale. Allegro assai

Commissioned by ‘Fontys Hogescholen’ Written for the opening of the Tilburg Concert Hall in December 1996 First performance: 11 December 1996, Concert Hall, Tilburg Emmy Verhey, violin; Brabant … Continue reading

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