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The Path of the Archangel

The Path of the Archangel was written in London in 1996, at a time of a more conscious return to a tonal idiom, with a strong lyrical character. The form of the work is fictional in that it unfolds gradually, following a free motivic development that is based more on associative correlations than on precise repetitions. The solo role of the violin enhances the narrative character of the composition, with its ever-increasing engagement in the course of musical discourse. Thus, "pushed by its strange passion", the solo violin finally reaches the point of being detached from the rest of the orchestra and, now redeemed, "raised to the seventh heaven", it touches through its song "the midnight where sleep sweetly rests the worldly, under the mystery of infinite silence ", as the poet would say.
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Latest editions

  1. Fons Amoris : for mixed choir / Sarah Neutkens
  2. Stabat Mater : for mixed choir / Sarah Neutkens
  3. Organum Floridum : for bass clarinet and organ / Daan Manneke
  4. Seven Portraits : for piano / Svyatoslav Lunyov
  5. Disintegration : for orchestra / Oscar van Dillen
  6. Ignatia : for clarinet / Oscar van Dillen
  7. Forecast : for violin, violoncello and bayan / Oscar van Dillen
  8. String Quartet Nº 2 / Oscar van Dillen
  9. String Quartet Nº 1 / Oscar van Dillen
  10. The Path of the Archangel : Elegy for strings / Nestor Taylor

Popular works

  1. Unfinished Earth : Symphony Nº 3 for large orchestra / Douglas Knehans
  2. Canto Ostinato : voor toetsinstrumenten, 1976-79 / Simeon ten Holt
  3. Anaphora : for large symphony orchestra / Alexey Retinsky
  4. On the Shore of North Vidzeme (Ziemeļvidzemes krastā) : for harpsichord (or piano) and saxophone quartet / Georgs Pelecis
  5. Symphony Nº 10 (Unfinished) : Chronological Transcriptions of the Sketches, Short Scores and Orchestral Drafts / Gustav Mahler; Frans Bouwman, editor
  6. Concerto Nº 5: The Forest in April : for cello and orchestra / Jan-Peter de Graaff
  7. For Mattia : for piano or harp / Douwe Eisenga
  8. Nucleus. Expansion. : for big band / David Mastikosa
  9. Quasi una cadenza : for violin / Nimrod Borenstein
  10. Pots 'n Pans Falling : for 6 amplified musicians and recorded child violinist / Edward Top