Music

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For composition inquiries, please contact:

Barbara Scales - Latitude45 Arts

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Catalogue of Works
 

  • Soundtrack for “Tired of Living, Feared of Dying,” a Dennis Cameron documentary for Rex Video, London, UK; Year: 1996; Duration: 9’12”; Scored for electronics
     

  • Music for “The Leopard Son,” a Discovery Channel/Hugo van Lawick film, (European production); Year: 1996; Duration: 22’; Scored for electronics
     

  • Soundtrack for “Pavlov” (Dutch television, 1997)
     

  • Memoriam in D,” for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra; commissioned; Year: 2004; Duration: 25’19”, Scored for solo violin, violoncello, and symphony orchestra
     

  •  “Movement for Piano Trio,” Year: 2007; Duration: 4’11”; Scored for piano, violin and violoncello
     

  •  “Piano Quartet,” 3 Movements; Year: 2008; Duration: 9’37”; Scored for piano, violin, viola and violoncello; First performance by Trio Amsterdam, June 2010
     

  • Chamber Symphony “Remember to Forget”, commissioned by Turning Point Ensemble, Year: 2009; Duration: 16’06”; Scored for flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, trumpet in C, trombone, cymbals, snare drum, tam-tam, 5 timpani, triangle, tubular bells, whip, harp, pianoforte, and strings. World premiere: Turning Point Ensemble, Vancouver, October 2 and 4, 2009, on occasion of the 50th anniversary of Canadian Music Centre.
     

  • Piano Sonata: “Something for Piano 1 and 2.” Commissioned by Jacob Boogaart. Year: 2005; Duration: 9’20”; Recorded on “The Art of Dutch Keyboard Music” (2014). BV Haast Records, 2014
     

  • The Second Man.” Movement for two pianos. Commission (2017)
     

  • Chamber Symphony “Children’s War Diaries”; Year: 2017; Duration: 15 minutes; Scored for alto flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, Wagner Tuba, trumpet in C, trombone, two percussionists (Peking gong, snare drum, tam-tam, bass drum, glockenspiel, tubular bells, tambourine, temple blocks, Burma bells, cowbell, thunder sheet), strings, pianoforte, and sound samples. World premiere performance by Vincent de Kort, conductor, and L’Orchestre Metropolitain de Montréal (November 2, 2019).
     

  • Piano Concerto”, 3 movements; Year: 2009; Revision: 2017; Duration: 21’20”; Scored for flute + piccolo, flute + alto / oboe, oboe + cor anglais / Eb, Bb and bass clarinets / 2 bassoons / contrabassoon // 4 F horns / piccolo trumpet in A, 2 trumpets in C / 2 tenor trombones / bass trombone/ tuba // 6 timpani / BD, SD, TT, triangle, xylophone, crash cymbal, tom-tom, tubular bells / celesta / harp // V1, V2, Viola, Celli, Contrabass // solo pianoforte. World-premiere recording Assaff Weisman, Vincent de Kort, L’orchestre Metropolitain de Montréal (July 15-16, 2019).

  • Viola Concerto” 4 movements; Year: 2018; Duration: 24’; Scored for piccolo, 2 flutes, oboe, 2 Bb clarinets (1st clarinet doubling Eb clarinet), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 F-horns, 2 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (gran cassa, snare drum, tam-tam, tubular bells, triangle, xylophone, castanets), celesta, pianoforte (1 player), violin 1 (10), violin 2 (10), viola (6), violoncello (6), contrabass (4), harp, and viola solo (world premiere performance by Maté Szücs delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. World premiere recording by Marina Thibeault scheduled for 2021.)
     

  • Harp Concerto” 3 movements; Year: 2020; commissioned by The Government of The Netherlands, on occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations International Court of Justice, The Hague. Duration: 23’; Scored for flute, Bb clarinet f-horn, Bb trumpet, trombone, timpani, percussion violin (2), viola (2), violoncello (2) and harp solo (world premiere performance by Lavinia Meijer, Vincent de Kort, Residentie Orchestra (April 18, 2021).

  • Hope and Belief”; Year: 2020; Duration 2’; Scored for flute, oboe, string quintet (2/1/1/1) and mixed choir world premiere performance by Ensemble Caprice and Vocal-Arts Quebec (February 28, 2021).
     

  • Three songs on poetry by Else Lasker-Schüler”; commissioned by Ensemble Caprice and The Jerusalem Baroque orchestra; Year: 2020; Duration 13’; Scored for flute (2), oboe (2), D-trumpet (2) violin I, violin II, viola, violoncello, contrabass, timpani, tubular bells, tambourine and soprano (world premiere performance piano-vocal version by Sharon Azrieli (December 17, 2020). World premiere performance orchestral version by Daniela Skorka (October, 2021). New recording by Measha Brueggergosman scheduled for Spring, 2022).
     

  •  “ARIELLA,” Operatic Cinema in 3 acts; Libretto: Thomas Beijer, Joel Ivany, Christoph Buchwald, based on the novel “The Goldwasser Family” by Ariëlla Kornmehl; Year: 2012-2019; Duration: approximately 90’; Scored for 5 voices and symphony orchestra; world premiere performance at Lincoln Center, NY, NY; (delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Production featured in a mini-series for Dutch national TV.