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An Elysium on Earth, Op. 27 no. 2a

Dedicated to Hans Hofland and Camera Nova

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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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Cum jubilo largos laudemus

Dedicated to Steven Hond

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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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Songs and Dances of Love, Op. 42

AFTER POEMS BY ANNA AKHMATOVA

I. 1.  (Love) II. 2.  (Everything promised him to me) 3.  (Little song for on the way) 4.  (Your slave) III. 5.  (Dark whisperings) 6.  (A visit to the poet) 7.  (Deceit. Voice from the … Continue reading

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Leise Lieder

Text: Christian Morgenstern Dedicated to Maaike Deckers There is also an version for women’s choir a capella

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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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Spiritus Sanctus, Op. 44 no. 2

Text: Hildegard von Bingen Dedicated to Albert Wissink and Vrouwen Kleinkoor ‘Orpheus’ First performance: 7 November 2004. Stefanus Kerk, Nijmegen Vrouwen Kleinkoor ‘Orpheus’ conducted by Albert Wissink

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