earlier compositions

(these compositions are not yet indexed on the “classified index”)

Hommage aan Dmitri Sjostakowitsj (Homage to Dmitri Shostakovich), Op. 4
2220-3331-timp.,perc.-harp,piano-str.
First performance: 31 August 1979, Haslemere Hall, Haslemere, UK
Dutch National Youth Orchestra conducted by Roelof van Driesten
Dedicated to Gerrit Schuil

Setting: FOR ORCHESTRA
Publisher: MuziekGroep Nederland (Arranged for wind orchestra by Frans Scheepers, 1996 Scheepers Arrangementen)
1978, rev. 1990
9 min.
Symphony Orchestra
Vier stukken voor viool en piano (Four pieces for violin and piano), Op. 1
I Prelude
II Scherzo
III Forbidden Romance –
IV Toccata

      First performance: 21 October 1990, De Oosterpoort, Groningen
      Yvonne Franssens, violin; Mirjam Verheggen, piano
      Dedicated to Sander Hesselink (I), Saskia Moerenhout (II), Yvonne Franssen (III) and Pavel Sorm (IV)
Publisher: Max Eschig
1978 – 1979, rev. 1990
12 min.
Violin and Piano
Five Tolkien Songs, Op. 2
I The Road
II Bath Song
III Beside the Fire
IV Drinking Song
V The Road
First performance: 25 April 1979, Concert Hall of the Utrecht Conservatory
Eugenie Bruigom, mezzo-soprano; Frans van Ruth, piano
Dedicated to Monica Notten

Setting: SONG CYCLE FOR MEDIUM VOICE AND PIANO
1978
15 min.
Voice(s) and Piano
Toccata
First performance: 25 April 1979, Concert Hall of the Utrecht Conservatory Frans van Ruth, piano
Dedicated to Marie-José Verstralen

Setting: FOR PIANO RIGHT HAND
Publisher: MuziekGroep Nederland
1978
5 min.
Piano Solo
Galgenlieder (Gallows’ Songs), Op. 5
Text: Christian Morgenstern
4143-4221-timp.perc.-harp,piano-str.Intr.: Wie die Galgenlieder –
I Es pfeift der Wind
II Gruselett –
III Der Dämon
IV Feuerprobe
V Die wiederhergestellte Ruhe –
VI Gruselett II –
VII Plötzlich…

      Dedicated to Frans Lambour
Setting: FOR BASSBARITONE AND ORCHESTRA
Publisher: MuziekGroep Nederland
1977-1979
22 min.
Symphony Orchestra
Passacaglia, Intermezzo e Fuga, in ancient style
First performance: 20 April 1978, Concert Hall of the Utrecht Conservatory Students’ ensemble conducted by Bastiaan Blomhert

Setting: FOR ENSEMBLE
2 alto recorders and 2 flutes (or 4 flutes), oboe, piano, 2 violins and 2 cello’s
1977-1978
10 min.
Chamber Ensemble
Petite danse à ouvrir
Dedicated to Willy Muller-van Doorn

Setting: FOR PIANO SOLO
1976
3 min.
Piano Solo
Nocturne
First performance: 23 July 1985, Warner Concert Hall, Evanston, Ill., USA J. Lawrie Bloom, clarinet, Heidi Brende, piano
Dedicated to Henri Pap

Setting: FOR CLARINET (in A or B flat) AND PIANO
Publisher: Wagenaar
1975-1976
6 min.
Clarinet and Piano

Hij heeft nooit een kans gehad (He never had a chance) 

Setting: DUET from the opera De Russenoorlog FOR SOPRANO, MEZZO-SOPRANO AND PIANO (Dutch, German)

5 min.
Voice and Piano
Varen (Sailing)
Settings for voice and piano (Dutch, German), for piano solo (simplified version), and several settings for wind or string instruments and piano

Setting: FOLK-LIKE SONG from the opera De Russenoorlog

3 min.
Chamber Ensemble
Psalm 91
Settings for mixed chorus a capella (Dutch, German), for standard wind orchestra and for fanfare orchestra

Setting: CHORAL from the opera De Russenoorlog

2 min.
Chorus A Capella

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