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2018 Utrechts Requiem: In Paradisum (Chamber version)

4 solo voices, clarinet, violoncello and harp

Duration: 6' ca
Kamermuziekversie van deel VIII: In Paradisum van het Utrechts Requiem 2018
Tekst: Herman van Tongerloo

2018 Utrechts Requiem: In Paradisum

Choir SATB, clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quintet, harp, timpani

Duration: 6' ca
Part VIII of the 'Utrechts Requiem 2018' for the NEON Choir & Ensemble Insomnio
Text: Herman van Tongerloo

2018a Christmas Quartet

String quartet

Duration: Duration: 12'
For Miranda Rademakers and her Foundation Muziek op Zuid, Rotterdam

2017d Utrechts Requiem: Sanctus (chamber version)

4 solo voices, clarinet, violoncello and harp

Duration: 6'30
Chamber version of Part IV of the 'Utrecht Requiem 2017', for the soloists from Dutch Chamber Choir and Ensemble Insomnio
Text: Herman van Tongerloo / trad. Gregorian

2017c Utrechts Requiem: Introïtus (chamber version)

4 solo voices (with optional percussion), clarinet, violoncello and harp

Duration: 6'30
Chamber version of Part I of the 'Utrecht Requiem 2017', for the soloists from Dutch Chamber Choir and Ensemble Insomnio
Text: Herman van Tongerloo / trad. Gregorian

2017b Utrechts Requiem: Sanctus

Choir SATB, clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quintet, harp, timpani (and optional children's voices in soprano range)

Duration: 5'35
Part I of the 'Utrecht Requiem 2017', for the Dutch Chamber Choir and Ensemble Insomnio
Text: Herman van Tongerloo / trad. Gregorian

2017a Utrecht Requiem: Introïtus

Choir SATB, clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quintet, harp, timpani (and optional children's voices in soprano range)

Duration: 6'30
Part I of the 'Utrecht Requiem 2017', for the Dutch Chamber Choir and Ensemble Insomnio
Text: Herman van Tongerloo / trad.

2016f Super 'Pange, lingua'

Clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 5'20
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra

2016h Aan de Bruid [To the Bride]

Five Ingmar Heytze poems for mezzo-soprano, violin, clarinet, viola and cello

Duration: ca. 13'
Written for the Arto Ensemble: Rosina Fabius (mezzo-soprano), Nancy Braithwaite (clarinet), Amarins Wierdsma (violin), Prunella Pacey (viola), Guus Fabius (cello)to celebrate 20 years of Kromme Rijn Concerten. The composer and the Arto Ensemble gratefull acknowledge the financial support of the Elise Mathilde Fonds, the KF Hein Fonds and the Provinciaal Utrechts Genootschap voor Kunsten en Wetenschappen (PUG). Listen?

2016g Super Suite

Suite in seven parts for clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 35'
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra

2016e Super 'Dies'

Clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 5'
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra

2016d Super 'Victimae'

Clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 6'30
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra

2016a Super 'Spiritus'

Clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 1'40
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra.

2015d Planctus super 'Jusques à quand' (Ps. 13)

Clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 5'19
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra. Part of a projected Super Suite (working title), seven dance pieces over liturgical hymns.

2015c Super 'Mitten wir im Leben sind'

clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 4'20
For the Bennewitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra. Part of the projected Super Suite (working title), seven pieces based on hymns.

2015b Super 'Stella'

Clarinet, two violins, viola and cello

Duration: 3'52
For the Bennevitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra

2015a String Quartet 'Moravian Souls'

Two violins, viola, cello

Duration: ca. 21'
Written for the Škampa Quartet

2014c Deep River - funk version

low mezzo-soprano or alto, two violins, viola, cello, double bass and percussion

Duration: 4'
Written for singer Nora Fisher and Fuse, première Concertgebouw, Tracks Thankgiving concerts November 26 & 27 2014

2014b Zarabanda

Violin solo

Duration: 5'30
Written for Rosanne Philippens. She played the first performance on September 8, 2014 in the Kammermusiksaal of the Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg.

2014a Two Lyrical Dances

for cello and piano

Duration: 10'30
For Mascha van Nieuwkerk

2013a Sonate 'Deep River'

Violin and piano

Duration: ca. 25'
Written for the Duo Philippens & Van Nieuwkerk. Commissioned by the Stichting Slotconcerten Zeist. Financially supported by the Stichting Slotconcerten Zeist, the Municipality Zeist and the Van Veenendaal-Bot Foundation First performance on March 24, 2013 at the Slot Zeist.

2012c Deep River Dancing

String orchestra, marimba & percussion

Duration: 4'
Based on different versions of Deep River, the well know 'Negro spiritual', written for the Fusion String Ensemble Fuse

2009a Piano trio 'De tout mon coeur'

Trio for piano, violin and cello

Duration: ca. 25'
For the Atlantic Trio (Bas Verheijden, piano, Vegard Nilsen, violin, Ansfried Plat, cello)

2008c Serenade for little x

Violin, cello, piano

Duration: 1'32
For Giuseppina Carolina Benders (born 29 september 2008)

2008b Due Scherzi

2 violins, 2 violas, violoncello

Duration: ca. 10'
An arrangement for string quintet of two movements of my guitar quintet Over the Water, for young violin player Lisa Jacobs and her ensemble.

2007c 'Over the Water' for guitar and string quartet

Guitar Quintet / guitar and string quartet: guitar, two violins, viola and cello

Duration: ca. 24'
For Tom Kerstens & the G+ Ensemble, with financial support of the ThuisKopie Fonds

2007a1 Over the Water

cello & piano (or violin, or recorder, and piano)

Duration: ca. 2'
For Saskia & Maarten Coolen

2006b The Kiss

string quartet a version for small string ensemble will follow soon

Duration: ca. 3'
For Coosje Wijzenbeek, from Mascha & Willem Wander van Nieuwkerk

2006a score for 'The Birdwatcher'

Pianoquartet (violin, viola, cello, piano)

Duration: 11'
Music for 'The Birdwatcher', television shortplay directed by Ellen Blom, written by Sanne Vogel & Ellen Blom after an idea of Ellen Blom.

2005 Three Dance Capriccio's

Violin and piano

Duration: 12'
Written for the Duo Philippens - Van Nieuwkerk, commissioned by violin paedagogue Coosje Wijzenbeek with Financial support of the Dutch Performing Arts Fund.

2004c Trio

violin, clarinet, piano

Duration: 17'
Commissioned by the Bartók Trio (Marta Abraham, Nancy Braithwaite, Bas Verheijden), financially supported by the ThuisKopiefonds. 1st perf. November 2004, Kromme Rijn Concerts, Dutch Reformed Church, Bunnik.

2003b Simple Suite

string ensemble: violins 1 &2, viola, cellos 1 & 2

Duration: 6'
Four graded pieces. Also in a version for violins 1,2, & 3 with cello (or double bass)

2003a Kalenda Maya

String Quartet

Duration: 10'
For the young Giocondo Kwartet, commissioned by Coosje Wijzenbeek, 1st perf. Copenhagen 2003, Dutch Ambassy
(The audio clip features the first half of the first movement.)

2002b Piano Quintet

2 violins, viola, cello and piano

Duration: 17'
1st perf. Zuoz, Switserland, August 2002 Commissioned by mrs. Nancy Chumanchenco, director of Margess International of Switzerland

2002a Concerto Grosso

small string orchestra

Duration: 15'
Commissioned by the Constantijn Youth String Orchestra, cond. Roeland Robert.

2001 Little Swiss Fantasy

Four violins

Duration: 2’42”
1st perf. Tarasp (Swiss, Unter-Engadin), November 1, 2001 Commissioned by Margess International International of Switzerland for RadioDiffusion Suisse

1998a Trio

Clarinet or viola, cello and piano

Duration: 15'
Commissioned by the Dutch Association for Amateur music

1995-96 Rare Haren (Hair Cut Crazy )

short pieces for bassclarinet, violin and piano (not yet published)

Duration: 45'
music for children's dance theater

1992a Soundtrack 'Hot Dog Tales'

piano, clarinet, violin

Duration: 10'
'Hotdog Tales', short movie by Nicol van Kilsdonk about the desolate fair at Long Island; PallMall Movie Productions. Music as yet unpublished.

1987 Adagio, non adagio

Variable trio: oboe (or violin or altorecorder), horn (or bassoon or cello) and harpsichord (or piano).

Duration: 7'
For Trio La Luna