Category Archives: Wind Orchestras

Eris, Op. 10

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ First performance: 17 December 1986, De IJsbreker, Amsterdam Eoos Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ernst van Tiel Dedicated to Bas Blomhert and the Hague Wind Ensemble ‘Oktopus’

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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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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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Armeense Rapsodie no. II (Armenian Rhapsody no. II), Op. 32

Commissioned by Muziekvereniging St. Caecilia America First performance: 19 July 1997, Rhodahal, Kerkrade Fanfare Orchestra St. Caecilia America conducted by Dominique Schreurs Dedicated to Dominique Schreurs and Fanfare Orchestra St. Caecilia America

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A Night on Culbin Sands.Tone poem inspired by Gordon Bottomley’s play ’Culbin Sands’, Op.38 no. 1

Inspired by Gordon Bottomley’s Play ‘Culbin Sands’ Commissioned by the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy First performance: 22 April 2000. Concert Hall, Kyoto, Japan. Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy conducted by Maurice HamersDedicated to Maurice Hamers … Continue reading

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De Heksenketel (The Witches’-Cauldron), Op. 38 no. 2

Inspired by the Witches’ Song from Shakespeare’s Macbeth Commissioned by the Dutch Institute for Wind Music NIB Dedicated to Jouke Hoekstra and the Frysk Fanfare Orkest First performance: 1 December 2001. Air Force Music Centre, Amersfoort, The Netherlands.Frysk Fanfare Orkest conducted … Continue reading

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De Heksenketel (The Witches’-Cauldron), Op. 38 no. 2a

Commissioned by the Förderverein des Symphonischen Blasorchesters der Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg Dedicated to Sef Pijpers sr.

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Sacrum Sacramentum, Op. 46

I Mirabilia Opera Tua, Domine – II O Sacrum Convivium – III O Magnum Misterium – IV Beatus Ille Servus Commissioned by Fanfare De Vooruitgang, Stiphout, The Netherlands Dedicated to Fanfare De Vooruitgang, Stiphout and Bram Sniekers First performance: 31 … Continue reading

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Ode to Lilith, Op. 45 no. 2

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’ Dedicated to Ties Mellema First performance: July 2005. Roda Hal, Kerkrade, The Netherlands Nationaal Jeugd Fanfare Orkest conducted by Danny Oosterman

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Uit een Sprookje (From a Fairy Tale), Op. 50a

I Er was eens… (Once upon a time…) II Zorgen (Sorrow) III Gevecht (Fight) IV Happy End V En ze leefden nog … (And they lived happily…)

Commissioned by Stichting De Kunst

 

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