List of Works


(selection)

Orchestral

  • Six short scenes for Bluebeard, for grand orchestra and electronics (2019-2020)

  • Fanfare I, festive overture for grand orchestra (2018)

  • Death of an Image, movement for symphony orchestra (2018)

  • Saga, soundtrack to the life of a forgotten hero (2014)

    • Commissioned and premiered by the Frysk Jeugd Orkest (2015, multiple occasions, amongst which a concert in De Doelen, Rotterdam)

    • Published by Highland Music.

    • Won an Akoesticum Prize 2015.

    • The Frysk Jeugd Orkest won the Finals of the National Competition of Youth Orchestras of the Netherlands 2015 with ‘Saga’.

  • Clio, ouverture for grand orchestra (2009) 

  • Symphony in A Minor, for romantic symphony orchestra (2002)

 

Orchestra and Solo Instrument

  • Rondo Concertante, for clarinet and small orchestra (1998)

    • Premiered 1998 by G.S.M.G. Bragi, conducted by Sipke Hoekstra

  • Violin Concerto, for violin and string orchestra (1992)


String and Chamber Orchestra

  • Yew, for string orchestra, 2 harps, 2 nyckelharpa's, 2 hurdy-gurdy's, grand piano and prepared piano (2019-2020)

  • Frost, ballad for string orchestra (2010), 

    • Premiered 2010 by the Nijmeegs Strijkersgilde 

    • Published by DMP Publishers

  • Maid of Coolmore (2011)

  • (Please also see 'Arrangements', below) 

 

Chamber Music

  • 'Sonatina' for two oboes and piano (2017/2018)

    • Published by Donemus (2020)

  • 'Sonatina' for flute, oboe and marimba (2018)

    • Published by Donemus (2019)

    • Recorded by the Colori Ensemble for the Aliud label (2018)

  • Spectrum a 4, quartet for Flute, Oboe, Marimba, Piano. (2015-'16)

    • Commissioned and premiered in 2017 by the Colori Ensemble

    • Published by Donemus in 2016 

  • Ygdrasil, for Saxophone Quartet (2011, rev.2015 under constr.)

  • String Quartet no.3, First Movement (2010), 

    • Published by DMP Publishers.

    • Third Prize in the Malta International Composition Competition 2015.

  • Wrecks, miniature for trumpet, marimba and contrabassoon (2010)

  • Garuda Suite, suite for flute and harp (2007-'11), 

    • Published by DMP Publishers

  • La Follia II, theme and variations for flute and harpsichord (2006) 

  • String Quartet no.2 i in four movements (2004)

  • Andantino, for string quartet (2004)

  • Lied ohne Worte, for two piano's (2004)

  • String Quartet no.1 in four movements (2002)

  • Andante, for String Quartet (1993)

  • Trio in a, for three violins (1992)

 

Choir and Orchestra / Ensemble

  • Frede ('Peace') Song Cycle for soprano, SATB choir and piano on words by Baukje Wytsma

  • Kyrie for Choir SATB and piano (2016)

  • The Prometheus Passion, Cantata for SATB, soloists and small ensemble (2015)

    • Commissioned and to be performed in March 2016 by Mingd Koar Grou, o.l.v. Hans Algra

    • Published by Donemus in 2017

  • Wylde Fûgel, Cantata for SATB, solo soprano, flute, harpsichord and strings (2007), 

    • Commissioned and premiered (2007) by Damwoudster Kamerkoor, featuring soprano Tetsje van der Kooi

    • Published by Intrada Music Publishing

  • In Memoriam Ate Wiegers Hoekstra, for choir and harp/piano (2006) (Text: Psalms) 

  • Mijn hart was toegevroren, for choir and strings (2004) (Text: F Haverschmidt), 

    • Commissioned and premiered (2004) by Damwoudster Kamerkoor, o.l.v. Jaep Meems.

  • Missa Classica, mass for soloists, choir and orchestra, in five movements (2000)

 

Choir a Capella

  • Sykjende siel, for choir (2006), based on one of my earlier songs (On Frisian poems by my grandfather, Sipke Veenstra) 

 

Songs

  • Hoars-Hoffjen, for soprano and harpshichord (2017), on words by Gysbert Japicx

  • Trije Lytse Lieten, 3 songs for voice and piano (2005) (On Frisian poems by my grandfather, Sipke Veenstra)

    • Nrs. 2 & 3 premiered in 2007 in Gary, by Gretha Hoekstra and Tinelies Beetsma

  • Seis Lieten, 6 songs for voice and piano (2004) (On Frisian poems by Sipke Veenstra) 

  • Trije in Memoriam Lieten, 3 songs for voice and piano (2003) (On Frisian poems by Sipke Veenstra, available in German) 

  • O, spreek mij niet van liefde, song for voice and piano (2003) (Text: F. Haverschmidt) 

    • Commissioned in 2002 (2003)

  • XVIII, song for voice and piano (2003) (Text: W. Shakespeare)

    • Premiered (2003) in the Academy Building of Utrecht University

 

Solo

  • 'Bop Toccata', for cello solo (2018)

    • Published (2018) by Donemus

    • Recorded by Wytske Holtrop for the Aliud label (2018)

    • Selected (Call) for the Hot Air Music Festival San Francisco 2020 edition)

  • Bakkenkaas, solopiece for harp (2011)

  • Floatin', for percussion solo (2011)

  • Étude Taléatoriques, isorhythms for classical percussion solo (2011)   

  • Avalon, for organ (2010), in memory of Gert Oost, 

    • Published (2015) by DMP Publishers

  • Suite for Piano, for piano solo (2009)

  • Twiljocht, 'dreamdicht' for piano solo (2008)

  • Pour Harpe, solopiece for harp (2004)

  • Fuga a 4 super Beethoven, for keyboard (2004)

  • Piano Sonata, for piano solo in three movements (2004)

  • La Folia I, thema and variations for harpshichord (2005)

  • Contra Punctum Collection of fugues, inventio's and diverse studies in tonal and modal counterpoint (1999-2009)

  • Sarabande, for cello solo (1997)

  • Cadenza, for cello solo, intended for use in the Haydn D major Concerto (1997)

Movies and Applied Music

  • Six short scenes for Bluebeard, for grand orchestra and electronics (2019-2020)

  • Yew, for string orchestra, 2 harps, 2 nyckelharpa's, 2 hurdy-gurdy's, grand piano and prepared piano

  • Escape, complete (hybrid) soundtrack for an animation movie

  • Three soundtracks for ultra-short NASA-movies (2019)

  • 'Lützen Lamento', short movie that I produced and composed (2019)

  • 'Color', short movie that I produced and composed (2018)

 

Arrangements

  • Valse d' Amélie (Y. Tiersen), for String Orchestra (2012)

  • Valse d' Amélie (Y. Tiersen), for String Quartet (2012), 

    • Premiered (2012) by the Colora Quartet

  • Maid of Coolmore (trad.), for Violin and Cello (2010), 

    • Premiered (2010) by Wimer van der Veen and Sipke Hoekstra

  • Maid of Coolmore (trad.), for String Orchestra (2010)

  • 12 Variationen "Judas Maccabäus" (L. van Beethoven), for piano, violin, two viola's and cello (2000) 

    • Private commission, premiered privately in 2000

  • Bagatel op 112, no.6 , (L. van Beethoven), for piano, violin, two viola's and cello (1997)

    • Private commission, premiered privately in 1997

  • O mia babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi, (G. Puccini), for soprano and string quartet (1998), 

    • Premiered (1998) by members of the Frysk Jeugd Orkest

  • Che farò senza euridice from Orfeo (C. Gluck), for soprano and string quartet (1998), premiered

  • Frysk Folksliet (trad.), for piano solo (ca.1995)

  • Kyrie, from the Requiem (W.A. Mozart), for string quartet (1993) 

    • Premiered (1993) by members of the Frysk Jeugd Orkest

  • Rondo alla Turca (W.A. Mozart), for string quartet (1993), 

    • Premiered (1993) by members of the Frysk Jeugd Orkest

 

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