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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. Entrez! : Version for flute, oboe and clarinet / Mayke Nas
  2. Dance : for chamber ensemble / Fergus Currie
  3. Fuego : for tenor saxophone and piano / Georgia Nicolaou
  4. Suddenly Wobbly : for violin and piano / Martijn Padding
  5. 4'44" : for bass flute / Petra Strahovnik
  6. Tempora : for marimba and tabla (with tanpura) / Alexander Manotskov
  7. Dawn Illusion : for violin, cello, piano and large orchestra / Alexey Sioumak
  8. GAIA: Moeder van allen : voor gemengd koor / Jo van den Booren
  9. Concerto 'Life Cycles' : Excerpt for bass trombone and string nonet / Jesse Passenier
  10. Set me as a seal upon thine heart : for ensemble or male choir / Rens Tienstra

Popular works

  1. Canto Ostinato : voor toetsinstrumenten, 1976-79 / Simeon ten Holt
  2. Symphony Nº 10 (Unfinished) : Chronological Transcriptions of the Sketches, Short Scores and Orchestral Drafts / Gustav Mahler; Frans Bouwman, editor
  3. 24 capriccio's voor viool solo
  4. On the Shore of North Vidzeme (Ziemeļvidzemes krastā) : for harpsichord (or piano) and saxophone quartet / Georgs Pelecis
  5. The Beatitudes : for string quartet / Vladimir Martynov
  6. Choral, Fugue e Prélude : for wind quintet / Patrick van Deurzen, 2006
  7. Insula dulcamara : for guitar / Konstantin Vassiliev
  8. Mountain top : for sampler, mixed choir and percussion group / Jacob ter Veldhuis, 2008
  9. Akolasi Rabotas : for mixed choir / Kees Arntzen; text H.N. Werkman
  10. GAIA: Moeder van allen : voor gemengd koor / Jo van den Booren