Triptych for Flute, Oboe and eight String players. This composition was awarded the Jef Van Hoofprize 1974 and was specially composed for 'The Belgian Chamber Orchestra' conducted by Georges Maes. I was a violinist in that ensemble at that time.
Tre Pezzi per Orchestra d'Archi. Commissioned by the chamber orchestra 'I Fiamminghi' conducted by Rudolphe Werthen and given its world creation in 1995 by this brilliant ensemble at the Campo Hall in Antwerp.
13 Miniature per Flauto o Ottavino e Quartetto d'Archi, commissioned by the ensemble 'Arco Baleno' conducted by Peter Verhoyen, flutist and piccolo player. You can listen to part 1 till 5.
'Due Pitture' for Symphony Orchestra'. Composed for and commissioned by 'The Philharmony' of Antwerp and created by the orchestra. You can listen here to a recording by 'The Symphonic Orchestra of Flanders' conducted by Dirk Brossé, part II Molto vivo.
'Concerto for Violin solo and Orchestra'. Commissioned by 'The Music Conservatory of Ghent'. Created and recorded by 'The Symphony Orchestra of Flanders' with as soloist, Henri Raudales, violin and Patrick Peire, conductor.
'O, What is that sound' for Sopranosolo, Tenorsolo and orchestra on a poem by Whyston Auden. Culminating point out of the second part of the evening filling concert mass 'Winds of Dawn'. 'The Symphony Orchestra of Flanders' conducted by Johan Duijck, soloists, Andrew Wicks tenor and Catherine Vandevelde soprano. Commissioned by 'The Symphony Orchestra of Flanders' and the province of West-Flanders.
Pater noster: It is the a cappella choir part which follows in a heavy contrast with the preceding part of the Concert Mass: 'Oh, What is that Sound'. Choir: 'The Flemish Radio Choir' conducted by Johan Duijck .
'Let down the Bars, Oh Death'. A simple song for mixed choir a cappella on a very subtle poem by Emily Dickinson. Sung by 'The Aquarius Chamber Choir' and their conductor Marc Michael de Smet.
'There is another Sky'. This is the opening song of the second volume of 5 songs with the same name on poetry by Emily Dickinson. This great American 19th century poetess was for me a revelation and inspired me a lot.
Second song out of the same volume: I'll tell you how the sun rose.
'A Tribute to William Blake': A volume of eight songs for mixed choir a cappella and bas-bariton solo, based on 'The Songs of Innocence and of Experience' by William Blake. Performers: A life creation by the choir Helicon from Lier conducted by Geert Hendrickx and Werner Van Mechelen, bas-bariton solo.
'You ask why' for mixed choir a cappella on a poem by Li T'ai Po(701-7621). This Chinese poet lived during the Tang-dynastie(saatb).
'Amidst' for male choir a cappella(ttbb), A drunkards' song on a poem by Li T'ai Po. The poet proposes a toast in company with his shadow and the moon. Performers: Camerata Limburg(Germany) conducted by Jan Schumacher
'Life', for mixed choir a cappella. A digital realisation.
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