Maarten Altena
 

Seven Short Pieces for String Quartet (2015)

Seven Short Pieces for recorder(s) revisited
Duration: 15'

Instrumentation: string quartet

First Performance: November 8, 2015, November Music, Den Bosch

Commissioned by: November Music

Score: published privately

David's Koraal (2014)

Piece for Big Band
Duration: 6'20"

Instrumentation: 18 Wind Instruments, 1 percussion

First Performance: November 3, 2014, Grote zaal Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ , Amsterdam

Commissioned by: David Kweksilber Big Band

Score: published privately

Seven Short Pieces (2013)

Recorder solo
Duration: 12'

Instrumentation: recorder(s)  

Score: published privately

Dedicated to Walter van Hauwe

Consort Music (2013)

Period recorders
Duration: 21'

Instrumentaion: 13 period (renaissance) recorders  

Commissioned by: Royal Wind Music

Score: published privately

Green Horizon (2013)

Harp solo
Duration 10'

Solo piece for harp 

First performance: November 9, 2013, Verkadefabriek Den Bosch, November Music

Commissioned by: Godelieve Schrama

Score: published privately

Twomb (2012)

Six percussionists
Duration 10'

Duo-composition with Peter Adriaansz for Double Music

First performance: November 29, 2012, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam 

Commissioned by: Slagwerk Den Haag

Score: AsZoh Press

Slam, Pluck & Blow (2012)

Small ensemble
Duration 26'

Instrumentation 2 saxophones, trombone, piano, electric guitar, percussion

First performance

Film: Bokus Mang (2014) door Sacha Svirski. Muziek bij het derde deel van Slam, Pluck & Blow

Commisioned by Ensemble Klang

Score published privately

Seven Colours (2011)

High voice
Duration 2'30''

Instrumentation high voice

Text Aziz Bekkaoui

First performance 7 december 2011, Milk Project Aziz, Rotterdam; Claron McFaddon

Commissioned by Aziz

Score published privately

Two Minutes (2011)

Small ensemble
Duration 2'

Instrumentation tenor sax, baritone sax, trombone, electric guitar, piano, percussion

First performance March 5, 2011, Korzo Theater, Den Haag

Commissioned by Ensemble Klang

Score published privately

Up and Up | Down and Out (2010)

Voice and large ensemble
Duration 23'

Instrumentation flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, bass clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass, piano, harp, percussion

Text Tijs Goldschmidt
First performance December 16, 2010, Muziekgebouw 't IJ, Amsterdam ( voice: Marcel Beekman); (Proms Dutch Design)
Commissioned by ASKO | Schoenberg Ensemble

Score Donemus

De Tapijtenweefster (2009) [The Carpet Weaver]

Narrator, two singers, registered sounds and ensemble
Duration 72'

Instrumentation soprano, baritone, male narrator; recorder, flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, electric guitar, oud, harp, violin, double bass
Text Abdelkader Benali
First performance February 6, 2010, Philharmonie, Haarlem (Claron McFadden; Mattijs van de Woerd)
Commissioned by Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Genre musical fairy tale
Score published privately
NFPK+

Scattered Scenes (2008)

Saxophone quartet
Duration 18'

Instrumentation soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
First performance December 14, 2008, Toonzaal, Den Bosch
Commissioned by Amstel Quartet

Score published privately
NFPK+

Song Book (Words of Whitman) (2008)

High voice and orchestra
Duration 13'5"

Instrumentation soprano; 2 flutes | 2 alto flutes, 2 clarinets (B flat), 2 bass clarinets (B flat), 2 tenor saxes, horn, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass trombone, 2 percussion, harp, electric guitar, bass guitar, 8 violins (1), 7 violins (2), 5 viola's, 4 violoncello’s, 2 double basses
Text Walt Whitman (A Clear Midnight; Twilight; This Day, O Soul; Darest Thou, O Soul)
First performance November 7, 2008, Dutch Music Days, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam (Claron Mc Fadden)
Film Double Dutch NPS
Audio A Clear Midnight NPS
Commissioned by the Metropole Orchestra
Score published privately
NFPK+

 

Beasts & Birds (2008)

High voice and big band
Duration 9'30"

Instrumentation soprano; oboe, clarinet (E flat / B flat), bass clarinet, bassoon, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 3 trumpets (B flat), 3 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, 2 percussion, piano, electric guitar, double bass
Text Charles Darwin ('The weather is quite delicious')
First performance June 7, 2008, Holland Festival, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam (Claron Mc Fadden)
Commissioned by David Kweksilber Big Band
Score published privately
NFPK+

Table Piece (2007)

Three percussionists
Duration 20’

Instrumentation three times three simantras covered with sandpaper
First performance March 23, 2008, Tongyeong International Music Festival, Tongyeong, Korea
Commissioned by Slagwerkgroep Den Haag
Score Donemus
FSTK

3x2 +1 (2007)

Seven strings
Duration 16’

Instrumentation 2 violins, 2 viola’s, 2 violoncello’s, double bass
First performance March 17, 2007, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam (KM 8 Series)
Commissioned by Ensemble Cameleon
Score Donemus
FSTK

Scrape, Scratch & Shake (2006)

Six percussionists
Duration 16'

Instrumentation six percussionists
First performance November 29, 2006, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam (KAM)
Commissioned by Slagwerkgroep Den Haag
Score published privately
FSTK

Terts (2005)

Female voice and ensemble
Duration c. 45'

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance April 7, 2005, Schouwburg, Utrecht
Commissioned by Leine & Roebana and Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
Film Fragment uit | Excerpt from Terts
FSTK

One, Four, Five Blow Up (2005)

Ensemble
Duration 3'4"

Instrumentation recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance April 7, 2005, Schouwburg, Utrecht
Commissioned by Leine & Roebana and Maarten Altena Ensemble
(part of Terts, 2005)
Score published privately
Film Fragment uit | excerpt from Terts
FSTK

PianoPiano (2005)

Ensemble
Duration 5'36"

Instrumentation recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, violin, double bass
First performance April 7, 2005, Schouwburg, Utrecht
Commissioned by Leine & Roebana and Maarten Altena Ensemble
(part of Terts, 2005)
Score published privately
FSTK

Geen mening (2005) [No opinion]

Speaking voice, singer and ensemble
Duration 9’

Instrumentation contralto, male speaking voice; recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
Text Remco Campert
First performance November 13, 2005, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam
(Jubilee program MAE 25 years)
For Maarten Altena Ensemble and Remco Campert
Score published privately
FSTK

DagaDaga (2004)

Voice and ensemble
Duration 10’23”

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance April 7, 2005, Schouwburg, Utrecht
Commissioned by Leine & Roebana and Maarten Altena Ensemble
(part of Terts, 2005)
Score published privately
FSTK

Slow (2004)

Large ensemble
Duration 12’

Instrumentation flute | alto flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, harp, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass
(Arrangement of Mouthpiece written for Nederlands Blazers Ensemble)
First performance December 23, 2004, Moscow, Tchaikowsky Conservatory
At request of Studio for New Music Ensemble (Moscow)
Score Donemus

Fast (2004)

Large ensemble
Duration 5’30”

Instrumentation flute | alto flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, piano, marimba, harp, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass
(Arrangement of Mouthpiece II written for Nederlands Blazers Ensemble)
First performance December 23, 2004, Moscow, Tchaikowsky Conservatory
At request of Studio for New Music Ensemble (Moscow)
Score Donemus
FSTK

Speechless (2004)

Voice and large ensemble
Duration: 12’

Instrumentation alto; alto flute, oboe, clarinet (B flat), bassoon, horn (F), trumpet (B flat), trombone, 1 percussion, piano, harp, violin (1) violin (2), viola, violoncello, double bass
Text Friedrich Nietzsche
First performance December 23, 2004, Moscow, Tchaikowsky Conservatory
At request of Studio for New Music Ensemble (Moscow) and Noa Frenkel (alto)
Score published privately
FSTK

'Ndo (2004)

Reed quintet, recorded sound and dvd
Duration 7’

Instrumentation voice on screen; oboe, clarinet / alto clarinet, soprano saxophone, bassoon
First performance January 22, 2004, Rode Hoed, Amsterdam
In cooperation with Roy Villevoye
Film Roy Villevoye 'Ndo
Commissioned by Calefax and the IJsbreker
Score published privately
FSTK

Der tolle Mensch (2003)

Speaking voice and ensemble
Duration 20'

Instrumentation speaking voice; flute, 2 oboes, clarinet / bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, electric guitar, harp, harmonium, double bass
Text Friedrich Nietzsche
First performance January 18, 2004, Vredenburg, Utrecht
Commissioned by Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK

Bene far voglio (2002)

Baritone and percussion
Duration 8’

Instrumentation baritone; three percussionists
Text Giordano Bruno
First performance November 16, 2003, Toonzaal, Den Bosch (November Music)
Commissioned by Arnold Marinissen (for F.C. Jongbloed: students of Tilburg Conservatory)
Score published privately
FSTK
 

La dolce ferita (2002)

Vocal quintet and ensemble
Duration 17’

Instrumentation 2 soprano’s, contralto, tenor, bass; recorder, clarinet / bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
Text Torquato Tasso
First performance October 19, 2002, Moscow, Rachmaninov Hall
(MAE Gesualdo Connection)
For Kassiopeia Quintet and Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Album III (2002)

Electric guitar (solo)
Duration 8’ 30”

Instrumentation electric guitar
First performance February 25, 2003, Amstelkerk, Amsterdam
Commissioned by and dedicated to Wiek Hijmans
Score published privately
FSTK

Album I (2001)

Five little pieces for clarinet in B flat (solo)
Duration 6’40’’

Instrumentation clarinet
First perfomance February 5, 2002, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
(Serie Jonge Nederlanders)
Commissioned by and dedicated to David Kweksilber
Score Donemus
CD David Kweksilber and Ludwig Olskansky 
FSTK

Pierrot Infidèle (2001)

Contralto and piano
Duration 3’

Instrumentation contralto; piano
Text Raymond Roussel
First performance June 12, 2001, Theatre de Garonne, Toulouse
Score published privately

Le déménagement de Pierrot (2001)

Contralto and piano
Duration 3’

Instrumentation contralto; piano
Text Raymond Roussel
First performance June 12, 2001, Theatre de Garonne, Toulouse
Score published privately

From: Nouvelles Impressions d'Afrique (2001)

Contralto and piano
Duration 3’

Instrumentation contralto; piano
Text Raymond Roussel
First performance June 12, 2001, Theatre de Garonne, Toulouse
Score published privately

Wah Wah (2001)

Wind instruments and bass guitar
Duration 9’40”

Instrumentation flute, 2 clarinets, 3 saxophones, horn, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, piano, bass guitar
First performance March 13, 2001, Rode Hoed, Amsterdam
(‘Volkoren’ program, in  collaboration with Nieuwe Muziek Choir)
Commissioned by De Volharding
Dedicated to Martijn Padding
Score Donemus
FSTK

Mouthpiece II (2001)

Wind octet
Duration 6’

Instrumentation oboe, alto oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, double bassoon, 2 horns
First performance ?
For Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK

ZingZoem (2000)

Four recorders
Duration 8’

Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorder
First performance October 14, 1999,  Gaudeamus Biennale,
Rotterdam Conservatory
Commissioned by Malle Symen Quartet
Score published privately
FSTK

In Nomine Mr. William Byrd (2000)

Four recorders
Duration 6’

Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorder
First performance February 8, 2001, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
(Serie Jonge Nederlanders)
Commissioned by Malle Symen Quartet
Score published privately
FSTK

Eluard/Beckett (2000)

Two female voices and ensemble
Duration 20’56”

Instrumentation soprano, contralto; recorder, clarinet | bass clarinet | tenor saxophone, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
Text Paul Éluard and Samuel Beckett
First performance December 11, 2000, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK

Horizon II (2000)

Female voice and ensemble
Duration 10’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, clarinet | bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance September 8, 2000, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, IJsbreker, Amsterdam
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

TM (2000)

Female voice and ensemble
Duration 8’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance October 12, 2000, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
(MAE Monk Connection)
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Horizon I (1999)

Voice, ensemble and dvd
Duration 9’30”

Instrumentation contralto; bass recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance September 25, 1999, Aula Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
In collaboration with Ger van Elk
(dvd Van Elk | Altena De horizon, een geestelijk verschiet; presented September 15, 1999, during 17th World Wide Video Festival, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam)
Score published privately
FSTK

Mijlpaal er trilt iets (1998) [Milestone it's quivering]

Speaking voice, two female voices and ensemble
Duration 80’

Instrumentation soprano, contralto, male speaking voice; recorder, clarinet, tenor saxophone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
Text Remco Campert
First performance November 1, 1998, Schouwburg, Rotterdam
For Maarten Altena Ensemble and Theatergroep Hollandia
Genre music theatre
Score Donemus
FSTK

Intermède (1998)

Ensemble
Duration 4’27”

Instrumentation recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
(Intermezzo to Quatre mélodies et un intermède, arrangement Satie, 2001/2003)
First performance January 18, 1999, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (MAE: Satie-Connection)
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Language (1998)

Electric guitar (solo)
Duration 11’

Instrumentation electric guitar
First performance March 14, 1996 Korzo Theater, Den Haag
Commissioned by and dedicated to Wiek Hijmans
Score Donemus
FSTK

Melody? (1997)

Ensemble
Duration 15’

Instrumentation clarinet, trumpet, percussion, vibraphone, piano, violin, double bass
First performance June 8, 1997, Premier Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Commissioned by Array Music (Toronto)
Score Donemus
FSTK

Keats I (1997)

High voice and chamber orchestra
Duration 9’

Instrumentation soprano; 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 percussion, piano, 2 violas, 2 double basses
Text John Keats
First performance May 29, 1998, Yakult Zaal, Amsterdam (Susan Narucki)
Commissioned by Nederlands Kamerorkest
Score Donemus
FSTK

Keats II (1997)

High voice and chamber orchestra
Duration 10’

Instrumentation soprano; 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 percussion, piano, 4 violins, 2 viola’s, 2 double basses
Text John Keats (La belle dame sans merci)
First performance May 29, 1998, Yakult Zaal, Amsterdam (Susan Narucki)
Commissioned by Nederlands Kamerorkest and
Score Donemus
FSTK

Grrr 1,2,3,4 (1997)

Variable instrumentation
Duration 9'

Instrumentation variable
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Minnaars (1997) [Lovers]

High voice and piano
Duration 6’25”

Instrumentation soprano; piano
Text Remco Campert
First performance april, 1969, Concertgebouw, Kleine Zaal, Amsterdam
Commissioned by Jannie Pranger and Tomoko Mukaiyama
Score manuscript
Donemus Muziekpraktijk / Music + Practice (CV 86)
FSTK
 

Bemidei (1997)

Bass clarinet and piano
Duration 6’30”

Instrumentation bass clarinet and piano
First performance was never performed
Score Donemus
FSTK

Zijdelings Afgesproten (1996) [Sprouted sideways]

Four actors, high voice and ensemble
Duration 60’15”

Instrumentation soprano, 4 actors; recorder, clarinet | bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
Text Frank Vande Veire
First performance  December 20, 1996, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam
For Maarten Altena Ensemble and Theatergroep Discordia
Genre music theatre
Score published privately
FSTK

Trappel (1995) [Kick the wind]

Voice and ensemble
Duration 9’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance February 18, 1996, Frascati, Amsterdam (Rumori Festival)
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 69)

Mouthpiece (1995)

Wind octet
Duration 13’

Instrumentation oboe, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns
First performance October 9, 1997, Paradiso, Amsterdam
Commissioned by Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK

Puls (1995)

Percussion (solo)
Duration 20’

Instrumentation percussion
[3 Parts: Hides (1993); Metal (1995); Wood (1995)]
First performance October 23, 1997, IJsbreker, Amsterdam
Dedicated to Johan Faber
Score Donemus
FSTK

Cantus (1994)

Voice, trombone (solo) and ensemble
Duration 8’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass)
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score manuscript
FSTK
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 69)

Speech (1994)

High voice (soprano) and piano
Duration 7’

Instrumentation soprano; piano
Arrangement of Figura (1993) for MAE
First performance ?
For Jannie Pranger and Tomoko Mukaiyama
Score Donemus
FSTK

La belle dame sans merci (1994)

High voice and piano
Duration 11’- 12’

Instrumentation soprano; piano
(Arrangement of Keats I)
Text John Keats
First performance ?
Commissioned by Jannie Pranger and Tomoko Mukaiyama
Score Donemus
FSTK

Tik (1994)

Voice and ensemble
Duration 9’22”

Instrumentation contralto; recorders, clarinet / bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance 1994, Moscow Conservatory Tchaikowsky Hall, Moskou
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 49)

Slow motion (1992/3; rev. 1994)

Voice and ensemble
Duration 9’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, bass clarinet, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 49) 

Zig Zag (1993)

Ensemble
Duration 60’

Instrumentation contralto; recorder, contrabass clarinet | tenorsaxophone, trombone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, double bass
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Genre music theatre with moving objects made by Mark Terstroet, in collaboration with Hollandia
Score published privately
FSTK

Figura (1993)

Violoncello (solo)
Duration 7'-8'

Instrumentation violoncello
First performance December 19, 1993, Kleine Zaal Vredenburg, Utrecht (Dutch Music Festival)
Commissioned by the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 1994
Score Donemus
FSTK

Puls (1993)

Percussion (solo)
Duration 10’

Instrumentation hides
(part one of Puls 1995)
First performance April 17, 1993, Matinee op de vrije zaterdag, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Johan Faber)
Commissioned by the Vara Matinee
Score Donemus
FSTK

Snapshot II (Hello, Goodbye) (1992)

Piano (solo)
Duration 5’

Instrumentation piano
First performance December 13, 1997, IJsbreker, Amsterdam
Commissioned by Marcel Worms
Score published privately

ABCDE (1991)

Variable instrumentation
Duration variable

Instrumentation variable
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 69)
CD Muziekpraktijk | Music + Practice (CV 49)

Toonzucht (1991) [Tone Lust]

Female voice (soprano)
Duration 12’

Instrumentation soprano
First performance ?
Commissioned by Jannie Pranger
Score Donemus
FSTK

Loop (1991)

Small ensemble
Duration 9’

Instrumentation tenor saxophone, piano, bass guitar, percussion
First performance January 12, 1992, Theater de Lieve Vrouw, Amersfoort
Commissioned by Loos Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Fast, Slow, Fast (1991)

Violin and violoncello
Duration 15’

Instrumentation violin, violoncello
First performance January 24, 1992, Gigant, Apeldoorn
Commissioned by Larissa Groeneveld and Peter Brunt
Score published privately

Pitch (1990)

String quartet
Duration 9’

Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, violoncello
First performance ? 1990, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam
Commissioned by Mondriaan Kwartet
score  Donemus
FSTK

Speaking (1990)

Percussion sextet
Duration 15’

Instrumentation 6 percussionists
First performance March 22, 1991, De IJsbreker, Amsterdam (Series 3 Ensembles)
Commissioned by Nieuwe Slagwerkgroep Amsterdam
Score Donemus
FSTK

First Floor (1989)

Large ensemble
Duration 13’30”

Instrumentation 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussion, piano, 2 double basses
First performance ?, Paradiso, Amsterdam
For Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Dedicated to Inge van der Vlies
Score Donemus

Code (1989)

Ensemble
Duration 10'52"

Instrumentation voice; tenor saxophone | bass clarinet,  trombone, percussion,  piano, guitars, violin, double bass
First performance ?
For Maarten Altena Ensemble
Score published privately
FSTK

Toe (1989) [To]

Recorders (solo)
Duration 5'

Instrumenatation tenor/soprano recorder
First performance October 23, 1992, Izumi Hall, Osaka, Japan
Dedicated to Walter van Hauwe
Score published privately
FSTK

Roep (1988) [Call]

Recorder (solo)
Duration 12’- 13’

Instrumentation tenor recorder
First performance ?, Nederlandse Blokfluitdagen (?)
Commissioned by Walter van Hauwe
Score Edition Moeck Nr. 1554
FSTK

Stave (1988)

Tenor saxophone (solo)
Duration 7’

Instrumentation tenor saxophone
First performance ?
Commissioned by Peter van Bergen
Score Donemus
FSTK

1.Pièce (1988)

Quintet
Duration 12’

Instrumentation oboe, violin, viola, violoncello and piano
First performance: ?, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Score Donemus

Plot (1988)

Violin and plotter
Duration 7’

Instrumentation violin and plotter
First performance ? (Mihune Tsuji)
Commissioned by Total Design
Score published privately
FSTK

Dance (Overture to a Dance of Locomotives) (1987)

Mixed chamber choir
Duration 12’

Instrumentation mixed chamber choir (a capella; 8 voices)
Text William Carlos Williams
First performance was never performed
Dedicated to Robert Heppener
Score Donemus
FSTK

Three Songs on Poems by Sylvia Plath (1986)

High voice and seven instruments
Duration 10’30

Instrumentation soprano; alto flute, clarinet, percussion, electric guitar, harp, viola, double bass
Text Sylvia Plath
First performance ?
Commissioned by Nieuw Ensemble
Score Donemus
FSTK

Lijn (1986) [Line]

Double bass and piano
Duration 10’

Instrumentation double bass and piano
First performance ?
Dedicated to Quirijn van Regteren Altena
Score Donemus
FSTK

Tochtig vierkant voor strijkkwartet (1981) [Draughty square for string quartet]

String quartet
Duration 7’

Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, violoncello
First performance ?, 1982
Dedicated to Mondriaan Kwartet
Score manuscript