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Bulgarian music for piano (1992)
In one movement for wind orchestra (1993)
Perf. time 15 min.
March of May the 31st. Italian style. March - Trio - Recitative - Trio d.c. - March d.c.
Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Ob, 2(4) Cl, BssCl, 2 Bssn, 4 Hrn, 2 Cnt, 2 Trp, 2 Tbn, BssTbn, Euph, Tb, Prc, Bell
JESUS, SUN AND JOY OF LIFE
Chorale variation for organ (1994)
(Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, Joh. Crüger, 1649)
For solo Bassoon (Fagot) (1995)
Snake charming play and juggling in the way of the Balkans.
For very skilled bassoonists only.
VERY STRANGE GARDENS
Suite of six brilliant movements, for guitar quartet (1995)
A light / shade imagination passing through quite contrasting gardens.
1. Passiflow Time
2. Scansorchid Fancy
3. Soarface Breaks
4. Budlight Orbits
5. Olivemind Shades
6. Spiceparty Space
Arrangement for brass quintet (1995)
(César Franck, of "Messe Solennelle")
POETRY OF CHIVALRY
Suite of six challenging movements, for brass quintet (1996)
Refer to a fairy tale. The King of Heart sends out 6 brave knights to the "faraway country" of his, beyond the Sea of Hope.
1. The Sea
2. The Elephants
3. The Forest
4. The City
5. The River
6. The Castle
THE REAR PLATFORM
Six simple afro-songs for mixed choir. (1996)
Tenor splits into alto/bass ad lib. as such African songs use to come out in three voices.
Songs suitable for rear train platforms sung during the train journey in a rather creative tradition.
The text contains a confusion of speeches from all over the African continent.
You might wish to add simple obligato percussion rhythms of your own.
Using everyday objects whatever you are going to have. Welcome!
1. Kaunda to di tu
2. Gulla Villa
3. Sasha sobi banda
4. Choka Chuki
5. Bi youta a mini
6. Taga u que
Fairy tale march for brass band (1997)
Perf. time 3 min
Akhyana names a certain kind of storytelling.
This nostalgic "music telling" in traditional march style is available for wind orchestra as well.
Fairy tale march for brass band (1997)
Perf. time 5 min
Opalion is a very but missing princess.
This nostalgic "music telling" in traditional march style, available for wind orchestra as well.
THE STEALTHY FAMILY
Suite in 9 movements for clarinet trio, 2 Clarinets and Bass Clarinet all in Bb (1998)
The planets going stealthily round the sun.
Heavy ballet music on light instruments. A sort of space music.
THE LITTLE WATER
For Clarinet in b and Organ (1999)
Taking its starting point in the nature of water.
Living water music.
24 piano pieces / piano solo (2002)
It was my intention to make these dolls entertaining and perhaps even amiable. To produce singing and dancing dolls.
But they soon forced me out of control and totally implemented their own personalities. How awkward!
THE ANCIENT BALL
Symfonic poem (2002)
Perf. time 17 min
Concerto for full orchestra.
The world experienced from the outside -
THE FIG TREE
A cycle consisting of 60 contemplative original poems, set to music for mixed choir SATB (2003)
The chorus is like a noontide dream in the space of 60 imaginary minutes. These songs are the genuine Fig Tree songs!
01. Minute, The fig tree passed by
02. Minute, A long time ago
03. Minute, Your father and mother
04. Minute, The sun went for a walk
05. Minute, There is also air
06. Minute, Early this morning
07. Minute, Spare the little bird
08. Minute, The little disciple wrote
09. Minute, Flocks of whispering lilies
10. Minute, To Africa!
11. Minute, Silently my canoe glides
12. Minute, By day I see everything
13. Minute, There are a thousand olive trees
14. Minute, A little boy asked the lake
15. Minute, I searched for punishment
16. Minute, Take all the mirrors
17. Minute, Beyond the dark mountains
18. Minute, There is a colour
19. Minute, Could not sleep
20. Minute, I am a train
21. Minute, If suddenly everything was half as big
22. Minute, The turtle has not found its shell
23. Minute, When the biggest sea
24. Minute, Moon letters from distant planets
25. Minute, We peasants ask permission to speak
26. Minute, I am dreaming I'm a butterfly
27. Minute, Clouds of mosquitoes above the lake
28. Minute, My best friends walk in the light
29. Minute, Isn't it a lovely day?
30. Minute, Fancy that!
31. Minute, Wind stop!
32. Minute, I met a little grey cloud
33. Minute, Locusts cover the ground
34. Minute, I walked on a bridge of light
35. Minute, Half bees swarmed in my head
36. Minute, I went up to the mirror
37. Minute, The past is carried away
38. Minute, You feed the birds
39. Minute, I dreamt peculiar dreams
40. Minute, All grapes carry a secret
41. Minute, Slumbering audience advertises
42. Minute, Do you know that the Earth is walking?
43. Minute, Like a dark bird
44. Minute, Mwana Kiti Mume
45. Minute, Where I live
46. Minute, The hunter's spear
47. Minute, The fish asked
48. Minute, I am thinking of those many little ones
49. Minute, Nobody went into a huge house
50. Minute, Suddenly it is there
51. Minute, I trust in the flowers
52. Minute, Africa is what is left
53. Minute, I eat bread which has not been baked
54. Minute, The world slopes down
55. Minute, The sand remembers
56. Minute, Wanton antelopes' dance
57. Minute, Celestial trees are crying and laughing
58. Minute, I know of a strange flute
59. Minute, Quietly elephants of sorrow go west
60. Minute, I am leaving you now
Four pieces for 1, 2, 3 and 4 violins with piano (2006)
An intriguing piano voice encounters beautiful but fairly uncomplicated violin parts.
14 songs for baritone and piano (2006)
Poems by Troels Danielsen (1996)
The man - the jungle mood. An outcry from the bottom of life. A rainbow of sparkling phantasies. A tribute to love and hope against odds.
1. Jungle Man
2. Into the Sun
3. Rain Outside
4. A Shell of Loneliness
5. That Old Man
6. Pleased Beyond
7. Came into My Room
8. Secrets and Lies
9. Tears Like to Touch
10. The Church Lies Empty
11. Can I Hold Your Hand
12. O-oh, My Voice is Carried
13. Like a Boat
14. Another Day, Another Place
THE BOOMERANG SHOP
Symphonic concerto in three movements for bassoon and orchestra (2006)
As a boy I carved many fine boomerangs.
Symphonic concerto in three movements for flute and orchestra (2007)
Great kindest thanks to the many NZ dolphins of Kaikoura.
12 ORGAN SETTINGS
Very different organ scores (2018)
From devotional pieces to demanding concert works for church organ.
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