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-> orchestral

-> stage work

-> ensemble

-> chamber

-> installation

-> vocal

-> music with spoken voice

-> electroacoustic or electronic

-> works of youth

orchestral (> 15 musicians)

lightclouds (2019) 14′
brass quartet (cor, trp, btrb, tba) & ensemble (fl, ob, cl, fg, perc, pf, keyboard, 2vln, va, vc, cb), electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

the honeycomb conjecture (2015) 13′
2fl, ob, cl, bcl, fg, 2cor, 2trp, btrb, 2perc, pf, 2vln, 2va, 2vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

atlantis ampersand (music, text: Rozalie Hirs; 2015) 22′
2fl, cl, bcl, cfg, cor, trp, trb, acc, 2perc, pf, 8-part soloists’ choir 2-2-2-2 (or choir 32 voices minimum), 2vln, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

lichtende drift (2014) 10′
strings 6-6-5-4-2 divisi

Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

Roseherte (2008; 2014) 15′
3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, 4perc, cel, pf, arp, str 16-14-12-10-8, electronic sounds (version for symphony orchestra, 2008)
2-2-2-2, 2-2-2-1, 2perc, pf, arp, strings 6-6-4-4-2 divisi, electronic sounds (version for orchestra, 2014)
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

Platonic ID (2006) 18′
picc, fl, cl, bcl, pf 4-hands, 2vln, 2va, 2vc, cb (or with a string orchestra)

Book of mirrors (film: Joost Rekveld; 2001) 11′
fl, ob, cl, fg, cor, trp, trb, arp, e-gt, pf, 2perc, 2vln, 2va, 2vc, cb

stage work

dreams of airs (music, libretto; 2017-18) 70′
sop, fl, basscl/cl, perc, egt, pf, vln, va, vc, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

ensemble (4-14 musicians)

parallel world and sea (2017-18) 25′
i. parallel world [breathing]
ii. parallel sea [to the lighthouse]
fl, cl, cor, trp, 2arp, 2perc, vln, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

parallel sea [to the lighthouse] (2018) 12′
fl, cl, cor, trp, 2arp, 2perc, vln, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

parallel world [breathing] (2017) 13′
fl, cl, 2arp, perc, vln, va, vc, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

nadir (2014) 20′
2vln, va, vc, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

arbre généalogique (music, poem: Rozalie Hirs; 2011) 22′
fl/afl, ob/ca, cl/bcl, fg/cfg, cor, perc, pf, sop, 2vl, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

zenit (2010) 15′
2vln, va, vc
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

Venus (2010) 20′
i. [evening star]
ii. [invisible]
iii. [morning star]
6 perc (vibraphones, crotales, bell plates, bowed cymbals, sixxen), 6 channel electronic sounds


Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Sacro Monte (1997) 11′
fl, cl, cor, perc, pf, 2vln, va, vc, cb

chamber (1-3 musicians)

meditations (2017) 12′
i. on continuity
ii. on repetition
iii. on tenderness
iv. on lines
v. on imitation
pf, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

on tenderness (2017) 7′
pf, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

infinity stairs (2014) 10′
fl, bcl, e-gt, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 8 [infinity] (2014) 11′
fl, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 6 [six waves] (2013) 10′
e-gt, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 7 [seven ways to climb a mountain] (2012) 13′
bcl, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 5 [dolphin, curved time] (music, text: Rozalie Hirs; 2008) 8′
sop
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 4 [map butterfly] (2004) 10′
vln (va)
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 1 to 3 [the] [aleph] [a] (2003) 12′
pf
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 0 [transarctic buddha] (2000) 8′
perc (vibraphone, cowbells or thai gongs, crotales, 23 pitched stone slabs)

installation

ways of space (2019) 15′
electroacoustic composition for architectural installation sculpture (design: M3H architecten)

listening house (2017) 37′
electroacoustic composition for architectural installation sculpture (design: M3H architecten)

curvices (music, poetry; 2013) 45′
electroacoustic music, songs, and spoken word, based on own poetry, for interactive GSP-controlled multimedia installation (software developtment: Yvan Vandersanden; design: Ines Cox & Lauren Grusenmeyer; spatial design: M3H architecten)

vocal music

atlantis ampersand (music, poetry; 2015) 22′
2fl, cl, bcl, cfg, cor, trp, trb, acc, 2perc, pf, 8-part soloists’ choir 2-2-2-2 (or choir 32 voices minimum), 2vln, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

• three songs for Curvices: Proofs of Love, Words roll into brightness, This singing of tongues (music, poetry; English; 2013) 8′
voice, e-gt, b-gt, drums

arbre généalogique (music, poetry; French; translation: Henri Deluy; 2011) 22′
fl/afl, ob/ca, cl/bcl, fg/cfg, cor, perc, pf, sop, 2vl, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

article 5 [dolphin, curved time] (music, poetry; Dutch or English; English translation: Willem Groenewegen; 2008) 8′
sop

music with spoken voice

dreams of airs (music, poetry; 2017-18) 70′
sop, fl, basscl/cl, perc, egt, pf, vln, va, vc, electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

tijd en sintel (music, poetry; Dutch or English; English translation: Mia You; 2016) 8′
spoken voice, 31-tone organ & electronic sounds
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

in state of [war] (music, poetry; Dutch; 2013) 8′
12 spoken voices

• seven tracks for Curvices: Six destinations, Aurora borealis, Ladders of escape, Too many snakes here, Climbing a small rock, Substance of memory, Lines of moving about desert, salt water, cities (music, poetry; English; 2013) 21′
spoken voice, electroacoustic & electronic sounds

bridge of babel (music, poetry; multilingual; 2009) 7′
spoken voice, electronic sounds

curved space (music, poetry; Dutch or English; English translation: Donald Gardner; 2009) 27′
spoken voice, fl, bcl/cbcl, try/lapsteel gt, pf, cb, live electronics

poetry pieces I-III [heaven bleak, dolphin, family tree] (music, poetry; Dutch or English or German; English translations: Willem Groenewegen, Donald Gardner; 2008) 5′
spoken voice, soundtrack

pulsars movement IV (music, poetry; English: 2007) 6′
spoken voice, prerecorded voices, electroacoustic soundtrack

vlinders, gras (music, poetry; Dutch: 2007) 5′
4 spoken voices

aan de zon, de wereld (music, poetry; Dutch; 2006) 11′
spoken voice, electroacoustic soundtrack

van het wonder is woord (music, poetry; Dutch; 2005) 3′
spoken voice, prerecorded voices, electronic sounds

klangtext, textklang (music, poetry; German; music: Rozalie Hirs, James Fei; 2004) 27′
spoken voice, live analogue electronics (open score for improv)

a throwaway coincidence that determined everything (music, poetry; English/multilingual; film: Paul Leyton; 2004) 2′
spoken voices, soundtrack for film

in la (music, poetry; Dutch, 2003; English, 2010) 18′
6 spoken voices

electroacoustic or electronic

ways of space (2019) 15′
electroacoustic composition for architectural installation sculpture (design: M3H architecten)

luisterhuis (2017) 37′
electroacoustic composition for architectural installation sculpture (design: M3H architecten)

• hilbert’s hotel (2015) 8′
31-tone MIDI controlled player organ, electronic sounds

interlude for Curvices (2013) 18′
electroacoustic

pulsars movements I-III, V (2007) 22′
electroacoustic

geluksbrenger (2010) 10′
electronic music for website

for Morton Feldman (2000) 12′
electroacoustic

works of youth

The following music compositions composed during the 1990s and the early 2000s can be regarded as mere works of youth; some recent works are currently in revision:

ain, silabar ain (2013; in revision) 20′
cl, 5sax, 5trp, 5trb, tba, e-gt, b-gt, pf, 2perc
I: fully notated score
II: open score for improv
Published by Deuss Music, The Hague, The Netherlands

little whale and the ice (2010; in revision) 13′
fl, fl/afl, cl/bcl, asax/ssax, bsax/asax, cor, trp, 2trb, tba, perc, pf, e-git, b-git

• a-book-of-light (2003; in revision) 17′
fl, ob, cl, cor, trp, pf, perc, vln, va, vc, cb, electronic sounds

source of Blue (2005) 5′
spoken voice, pf

ton luxiert (2003) 6′
electroacoustic

noise~ (2001) 10′
electroacoustic

dog making kit (English; poem: Anne Elliott; music: Rozalie Hirs; 2000) 6’15
electroacoustic

puppy (English; poem: Anne Elliott; music: Rozalie Hirs; 2000) 5’00
sop, pf, vc
(Dog Making Kit and Puppy were composed as a diptych, to be performed attacca)

the sea (music, poetry; English; 1999) 3′
voice, soundtrack

aquarium (music, poetry, film; Dutch; mime: Simone de Jong; camera: Onno van Dodewaard; 1999) 6′
spoken voice, electroacoustic soundtrack

meridian (1998) 8′
orchestra

well (music, poetry; English; 1998) 8′
voice, asax, pf, per, cb

wel gek (music, poetry; Dutch; 1998) 7′
children’s choir, baroque ensemble

myth of er (music, poetry; English; film: Martin Putto, Rozalie Hirs; 1996) 6′
voice, 2perc, 2vln, 2vc

invisible self (1996) 13′
3trp, 3trb, pf, b-gt

schizofonia (1996) 7′
electroacoustic

Song for Cathy (English; poetry: T.S. Eliot (selected from: Four Quartets); 1995) 2′
voice, 4vc

yliaster (1995) 13′
pf, vln

slaaplied voor een duivel (music, poetry; Dutch; 1994) 2′
spoken voice, music box

pamwe (1994) 12′
tsax, 2perc

die parke (German; poetry: Rainer Maria Rilke; 1993) 6′
sop, mezzosop, alto

lied van de bosgeesten (music, poetry; Dutch; 1992) 5′
children’s choir, pf, perc

oker (1992) 8′
ensemble

atrium vestae (music, poetry; 1991) 2′
2vln, va, vc

pietá (German; poem: Rainer Maria Rilke; 1991) 1′
2 low female voices

als kind wist ik in te zullen slapen (music, poetry; 1991) 2′
2vln, va (or: vln, 3 low female voices)

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