Compositions

Painting by Sjoukje Kruidhof-Lootsma

2022

Light in the Darkness – An oratorio based on the Gospel of John – Opus 46 (work in progress)

Instrumentation: baritone, mezzo-soprano, piano, electric guitar, percussion (vibraphone, marimba and various non-pitched instruments), violin and contrabass.  Length: 60-90 minutes.

 

I measure every Grief I meet (2022) – II – Opus 45

Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and percussion (marimba and various non-pitched instruments). Length: 4,5 minutes.

 

I measure every Grief I meet (2022) – I – Opus 45

Instrumentation: baritone, vibraphone and electric guitar. Length: 3,5 minutes.

 

2021

What’s in a Name? (2021) – Opus 44

Instrumentation: big band (alto sax (2), tenor sax (2), baritone sax, trumpet in Bb(4), trombone (4), piano, electric guitar, electric bass and drums). Length: 5 minutes.

 

December (2021) – Opus 43

Instrumentation: flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, harp, percussion 1 (vibraphone, marimba and glockenspiel), percussion 2 (tam-tam, cymbals, triangle, wind chimes, maracas and gran cassa), violins (2), viola, violincello and contrabass. Length: 5 minutes.

 

Travellers (2021) – Opus 42

Instrumentation: ‘multi-percussion’ duet. Length: 6 – 7 minutes.

 

Ik bij jou of jij bij mij? (2021) – Opus 41

Instrumentation: electric guitar & violin. Length: 6 minutes.

2020

Hidden Light (2020) – Opus 40

Instrumentation: three violas or three violins. Length: 11 minutes. Also arranged for 6 violas or violins.

 

Lumina (2020) – Opus 39

Instrumentation: viola & voice, piano, basa, drums. Length: 6 minutes.

 

Er is altijd wel ergens een vogel die jazz zingt…  (2020) – Opus 38

Instrumentation: flute, violin, guitar, piano, bass and percussiion. Length: 9 minutes.

 

Wervelwind (2020) – Opus 37

Instrumentation: violin solo. Length: 1 minute.

 

Storm in a Teacup (2020) – Opus 36

Instrumentation: solo guitar (electric), flute (2), clarinet (2), bass clarinet, alto sax, ten sax, bar sax, ten trombone (2), bass trombone, trumpet (2), percussion (2), drums, piano, keyboards, electric bass and strings (3 2 2 2 1). Length: 9 minutes.

 

Gedachtengang (2020) – Opus 35

Instrumentation: viola and jazz drums. Length: 10 minutes.

 

Mass for soprano and piano (2020) – Opus 34

Instrumentation: soprano and piano. Length: 20 minutes.

2019

Claire Obscure (2019). – Opus 33

Instrumentation: classical guitar and cello. Length: 9 minutes.

 

Three Metamorphoses (2019). – Opus 32

Instrumentation: piano solo. Length: 12 minutes.

 

Plastic Soep (2019). – Opus 31

Instrumentation: soprano, piano, cello. Length: 5 minutes.

 

As by the dead we love to sit (2019). – Opus 30

Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, piano, percussion. Length: 5 minutes.

 

Contradictio In Tres Partes (2019). – Opus 29

Instrumentation: viola solo. Length: 10 minutes.

2018

Zwermen (2018). – Opus 28

Instrumentation: string orchestra (3, 2, 2, 1, 1) and harpsichord. Length: 5 minutes.

 

Het komt door het weer… Vijf Miniaturen. (2018) – Opus 27 

Instrumentation: soprano saxophone, bass trombone and marimba. Length: 10 minutes.

 

Dropped in the Desert (2018). – Opus 26

Instrumentation: violin and organ. Length: 10 minutes.

 

Wij (2018) – Opus 25

Instrumentation: violin and piano. Length: 7 minutes.

 

The Boy Without Shoes (2018) – Opus 24

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 10 minutes.

 

Riffs Don’t Lie (2018) – Opus 23

Instrumentation: electric guitar, violin, cello, double bass and drums. Also arranged for electric guitar, viola, cello, electric bass and drums. Length: 12 minutes.

 

2017

Daedalus & Icarus (2017)  – Opus 22

Instrumentation: piano solo. Length: 8 minutes.

 

Vioolconcert no. 1 (2017) – Opus 21

Instrumentation: violin solo, flute (2), oboe (2), clarinet, bassoon (2), trumpet (2), horn, (bass) trombone, percussion, harp, vibraphone and strings.

Length: 20 minutes.

 

Vibes (2017) – Opus 20

Instrumentation: violin solo, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax (2), trumpet (2), trombone and strings. Length: 7 minutes.

 

2016

Agnus Dei (2016) – Opus 19

Instrumentation: organ and violin. Also arranged for piano and violin and arranged for string orchestra. Length: 9 minutes.

 

Chopping Tango (2016) – Opus 18

Instrumentation: violin, piano, cello en bandoneon. Also arranged for string quartet and tenor sax. Length: 6 minutes.

 

Ceci n’est pas Musique (2016) – Opus 17

Instrumentation: viola solo. Length: 5 minutes.

 

2015

Bell Ringer Blues (2015) – Opus 16

Instrumentation: piano solo. Length: 6 minutes.

 

De Bootvluchteling (2015) – Opus 15

Instrumentation: violin solo. Length: 6,5 minutes.

 

Seductive Woman (2015) – Opus 14

Instrumentation: string quartet, double bass, tablas and percussion. Length: 5,5 minutes.

 

Tears of Joy (2015) – Opus 13

Instrumentation: harp solo. Length: 4 minutes.

 

Our Treehouse (2015) – Opus 12

Instrumentation: piano, string quartet and double bass. Length: 15 minutes.

 

The Wedding Vibe (2015) – Opus 11

Instrumentation: violin and accordion. Length: 5 minutes.

 

2014

Mon Livre Rouge (2014) – Opus 10

Instrumentation: piano solo. Length: 10 minutes.

 

Hope (2014) – Opus 9

Instrumentation: string quartet and double bass. Length: 3 minutes.

 

Narrator (2014) – Opus 8

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 4 minutes.

 

Points of View (2014) – Opus 7

Instrumentation: solo harp/ piano, string quartet, bass and percussion. Length: 7 minutes.

 

Waves (2014) – Opus 6

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 5 minutes.

 

2013

What’s for Breakfast? (2013) – Opus 5

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 3 minutes.

 

Manic Hope (2013) – Opus 4

Instrumentation: string quartet and double bass. Length: 3 minutes.

 

Tuning (2013) – Opus 3

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 3 minutes.

 

Bella (2013) – Opus 2

Instrumentation: string quartet. Length: 3 minutes.

 

2012

Ironed Chorea (2012) – Opus 1

Instrumentation: violin and cello. Length: 3 minutes.