Category Archives: Chorus and Orchestra (with or without soloists)

Cantica Mortis, Op. 23a

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

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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

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ Written … Continue reading

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Symphony no. II ’From the Song of Songs’, Op. 30

Text: from the Biblical Song of Songs PART ONE: I Let him kiss me – II On my bed at night

PART TWO: III Who is she – IV I slept, but my heart was awake

Commissioned by the Dutch … Continue reading

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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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De Novissimis Rebus, Op. 37

Texts compiled from Apocalypsis Ioannis, Psalmi iuxta LXX, Psalmi iuxta Hebr. and other religious sources 2222-3320-timp.,perc.-harp-str. Texts: from various religious sources I Prologus in caelo – II Praeludium: Opera diaboli in terram – III Mille annorum regnum – IV Confessio … Continue reading

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Walpurgisnacht, Op. 40

Texts taken from Faust I by Johann Wolfgang Goethe Commissioned by the Koninklijk Erkende Fanfare ‘Eensgezindheid’ Dedicated to the Koninklijk Erkende Fanfare ‘Eensgezindheid’ and Fried Dobbelstein First performance: 8 July 2001, Roda Hall, Kerkrade, The Netherlands.Koninklijk Kerkraads Mannenkoor St. Lambertus; … Continue reading

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Et Benedixit Illis, Op. 43

Commissioned by C.J. Speelman, for the marriage of Evelien Speelman and Arjan Braam, October 25, 2002 Dedicated to Evelien Speelman and Arjan Braam First performance: 25 October 2002. Nicolai Church, Utrecht. Chamber Choir and Ensemble conducted by Harold Lenselink

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Ave Nobilis Maria, Op. 43 no 2

Text: No 11* from the Carmina Burana Commissioned by Foundation Unisono; financed by the Fonds voor de Amateur- en Podiumkunsten First performance: 31 January 2005. Hervomde Kerk, Den Burg. Dedicated to Mimi Deckers-Dijs

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Stabat Mater, Op. 47

Text: compiled from various religious sources 2222-3000-timp.,perc.-electronic keyboard-str. I Dolorosa II Irata III Desolata IV Acquiescens

Commissioned by the ‘Algemeen Gemengd Koor Vocalise’, Ede, The Netherlands;with financial support from Provincie Gelderland, Unisono, the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Gelderland, the Mr. Paul … Continue reading

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Cantica Aviditatis (Songs of Greed) Op. 48

Texts compiled from the Carmina Burana

Prima Pars: Nummus Imperator Mundi (First Part: The Mammon, Emperor of the World) I Nummus Regnat Ubique (The Mammon Reigns Everywhere) II Ex Evangelii Secundum Marcus Argenti (From the Gospel According to Marc Silver) … Continue reading

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