compositions

IVO VAN EMMERIK

COMPOSER

Orchestral music


Nr. 7

Architektur der Ebene (1987–1988)

For orchestra: 3.3.3.3-2.2.3.1 2perc 2pf 8.0.6.4.2

Duration: 7 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1989


Nr. 10

Air? (1989)

For chamber orchestra: 1.0.1.2sax-2.1.2.1 e-git b-git pf perc

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 14

Thought (1990)

For 3 soloists (b fl, b clar, pf) and orchestra: 2picc3.4(IV=bcl).0-2.3.4.1 5perc 2hrp 16.14.12.10.8

Duration: 20 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1991


Nr. 18

WinterSilence (1992)

For chamber orchestra: 2.2.2.2-2.2.2.0 3perc pf hrp 8.6.4.3.2

Duration: 5 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1992


Nr. 34

Ventriloquist (1995–1996; rev. 1997)

For orchestra: 2.1.1.2-2.0.1.0 hrp perc 8.8.6.4.2

Duration: 10 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1996


Nr. 38

Birdstone (1998)

For 2 groups: [I] 1.0.1.0-0.1.1.0 pf 1.0.0.1.0; [II] 0.1.0.1-1.0.0.0 hrp perc 0.1.1.0.1.

Duration: 27 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1999


Nr. 48

Evenbeeld (2002)

For 2 string orchestras

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 65

The line (2006-2007)

Concerto for virtual instruments and wind orchestra: 2.0.1.2sax-1.1.2.1 pf perc e-git b-git computer

Duration: 16 minutes


Nr. 66

A cappella (2007)

For ensemble: 1.1.1.1-0.1.1.0 perc pf 1.1.1.1.1

Duration: 15 minutes


Nr. 75

Zaira (2013)

For orchestra: 2.2.2.2sax.2-2.2.0.0 perc 6.5.4.4.2

Duration: 16 minutes


Nr. 76

Argia (2014-2018)

For orchestra with piano: 2.2.2.2-2.2.0.0 perc pf 6.5.4.4.2

Duration: 16 minutes

Vocal music


Nr. 3

Lecture (1985)

For mixed choir and 5 instrumentalists: 2cl (e-fl cl), hn, 2cb

Text: Marcel Proust, Arthur Rimbaud

Duration: 21 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1985


Nr. 21

SpringVoice (1992)

For double choir

Text: John Cage

Duration: 5 minutes


Nr. 22

Tout progresse (1992)

For baritone and ensemble: fl, b-cl, hrp, perc, vn

Text: Raymond Roussel

Duration: 4 minutes


Nr. 32

La machine à lire / De leesmachine  E, F...  (1995)

For mixed choir (SATB), tape recording and wind orchestra: 2fl, 2sax, 2hn, tp, 2tbn, tb, pf, e-git, b-git, perc

Text: Raymond Roussel

With paintings by Ellie van der Meer

Duration: 30 minutes


Nr. 36

Fire, imagine (1996-1997)

For piano / vocalist

Text: anonymous

Duration: 7 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1997


Nr. 36a

Fire, imagine (2009)

Version for tenor and instruments: fl (picc), b-cl, hn, perc, pf, vn, vlc

Text: anonymous

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 43

Travailleur (2000/2016)

For soprano, soprano saxophone and piano

Text: Raymond Roussel

Duration: 3 minutes


Nr. 54

Feuilles écrites (2004)

For for 4 musicians/vocalists: 2 pf, 2 perc

Text: Victoria Harmandjieva

With film by Pierre-Alain Brandt

Duration: 12 minutes (part III of De page en page; can also be performed as a separate piece)


Nr. 54a

Feuilles écrites (2004/2006)

For solo voices and ensemble: 2 fl, cl, a-sax, bar-sax, hn, tp, 2 tbn, tb, pf, perc, e-git, b-git

Text: Victoria Harmandjieva

With film by Pierre-Alain Brandt

Duration: 12 minutes


Nr. 54b

Feuilles écrites  (2004/2012)

arranged for  soprano, mezzo soprano and piano

Text: Victoria Harmandjieva

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 60

Aoûtien (2005)

For voice and violoncello [1 or 2 performers] 

Duration:  2 minutes


Nr. 61

Futuro passato (2005)

For voice and ensemble: fl (picc), cl (b- cl), hn, acc, perc, pf, vn, vlc

Text: Leonardo da Vinci

Duration:  13 minutes


Nr. 62

amadé (2006)

For soprano and fortepiano

Text: antoine de kom 

Duration:  10 minutes


Nr. 62a

tempel (2006/2008)

For soprano and chamber orchestra: 2.0.2.b-cl.0-1.1.0.0. cel hrp 8.8.6.4.2

Text: antoine de kom 

Duration:  10 minutes


Nr. 63 (2006)

ohne Worte

For harmonium and voice

Duration: 2 minutes


Nr. 69

Sestina (2008/2010)

For soprano and wind instruments: 2.2.2.1.c-bn-2.0.0.0.

text: Ivo van Emmerik

Duration: 10 minutes


No. 74a

to begin a story (2018)

For voices and 11 players: 2 cl (bass cl), s-sax,

a-sax, tp, pf, git, voices, perc, vn, 2 vlc

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 84

Isidora (2018)

For 6 female voices

text: Ivo van Emmerik

Duration: 6 minutes


Mixed media


Nr. 23

Combien change de force (1993)

(In collaboration with Frank Zweers)

For 2 baritone saxophones, 2 bass tuba’s and tape recording

Text: Raymond Roussel

Duration: 20 minutes


Nr. 29

La machine à lire / De leesmachine  A - D (1992–1994; in collaboration with Frank Zweers and Ellie van der Meer)

Text: Raymond Roussel (translation Sjef Houppermans)

For tape recordings, slides and instruments: vn, bn, tp, tbn, perc

Duration: 30 minutes


Nr. 35

Glass (1996)

For quarter-tone flute and prerecorded tape

Duration: 15 minutes


Nr. 40

Als een gelaat van zand bij de grens der zee

(1998-1999; in collaboration with Abel Derks)

For CD-ROM; environmental sounds, music, texts (by Michel Foucault, Raymond Roussel, James Joyce, Homer)

Duration: 1-99 minutes


Nr. 40a

Talk save us! (1998/2009)

electronic radioplay

Duration: 20 minutes


Nr. 44

Tahafut al-tahafut (2000)

electronic radioplay

text: antoine de kom

Duration: 44 minutes


Nr. 45

StringQ∞ (2001)

interactive realtime music generator

Duration: infinite


Nr. 47

Writing on Water (2001)

For 2 violins and computer

Duration: 20 minutes


Nr. 50

Elementary Morality (2002)

For 4 percussionists and musique concrète

Duration: 15 minutes

 

Nr. 51

Writing on water II (2002)

For 2 violoncelli and computer

Duration: 5-20 minutes


Nr. 52

Lambrissage Digital (2003)

Generative sound environment

Duration: infinite


Nr. 52a

Lambrissage Digital (2003, version 2014)

Electronic music

Duration: 3 minutes, 15 seconds


Nr. 55

J’ai oublié (2004)

For diffused sounds / musical and vocal improvisation / choreographic materials

Duration:  — minutes (can only be performed as part IV of De page en page)


Nr. 55a

J’ai oublié (2004)

Electronic music

Duration: 15 minutes


Nr. 56

Beautiful outlaw (2004-2015)

For instruments and/or voices and electronic music

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 58

Pianos et pas (2004-2005)

For two players on piano, toy piano, mbira and computer

Duration: 14 minutes


Nr. 68

Six melodies (2006-2008)

For violin and voice with electronic music

text: Ivo van Emmerik

Duration: 11 minutes


Chamber music

(1-4 players)


Nr. 2

Pas de deux (1984)

For 4 recorder players

Duration: 10 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1985


Nr. 5

Voci eguali (1986)

For 3 alto recorders

Duration: 30 minutes


Nr. 6

Residual Instants (1987)

For English horn

Duration: 5 minutes


Nr. 8

((( ))) / 5 pieces for various instruments (1988)

For viola

For oboe and piano

For piccolo, tenor recorder and ocarina

For violoncello and guitar

For trombone

Duration: 3  minutes each


Nr. 9

((( )))2 (1988)

For bass trombone

Duration: 7  minutes


Nr. 11

Polyphon gefasstes Weiss (1989)

For piano/celesta

Duration: 18 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1996


Nr. 12

O / 7 pieces for 3 instruments (1990)

For violin, violoncello and piano

Duration: 15 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1996


Nr. 15

(((O))) (1991)

For viola

Duration: 5 minutes


Nr. 16

Thought (second state) (1991)

For bass flute, bass clarinet and piano

Duration: 11 minutes


Nr. 20

FallDance (1992)

For 3 percussionists

Duration: 4 minutes


Nr. 24

(((O)))2 (1993)

For viola

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 25

Valise (1993)

For flute, piano and percussion

Duration: 9 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1996


Nr. 26

Renvoi à l’environ (1993)

For bass recorder in C, double bass recorder in F and viola da gamba

With film by Kees Wattjes

Duration: 15 minutes


Nr. 27

Duck Rabbit (1994)

For saxophone quartet

Duration: 12 minutes


Nr. 41

BirdstoneFantasy (1999)

For harmonium

Duration: 5-15 minutes


Nr. 42

Zettel (2000-2002)

For 2 pianos and 2 percussionists

Duration: 11 minutes (part I of De page en page; can also be performed as a separate piece with or without film)


Nr. 53

Mots premiers (2003-2004)

For 2 pianos and 2 percussionists

Duration: 15 minutes (part II of De page en page; can also be performed as a separate piece)


Nr. 57

Trio (2004/2013)

For  percussion, flute (doubling on piccolo) and clarinet

Duration: 9 minutes


Nr. 59

Duo (2005)

For 2 recorder players

Duration: 8 minutes


Nr. 63a

Quiet (2006/2018)

For 2 pianos

Duration: 2 minutes


Nr. 67

Ersilia (2008)

For piano

Duration: 12 minutes


Nr. 72

(part of) everything [3] (2011)

For string quartet

Duration: 5 minutes


Nr. 73

(part of) everything [4] (2011)

For harp

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 77

(((O2)))2 (2015)

For string quartet

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 78

Wiesengrund (2015)

For piano

Duration: 4 minutes


Nr. 79

Nachtwacht (2016)

For saxophone, electric guitar and percussion

Duration: 6 minutes


Nr. 81

Oiseau (2016)

For 2 violins and violoncello

Duration: 2 minutes


Nr. 82

Ottavia (2017)

For piccolo and percussion

Duration: 8 minutes


Nr. 83

m2 (2017)

Solo for tenor recorder (and piano ad lib.)

Duration: 3 minutes


Nr. 83a

m2 (2017)

Solo for bass clarinet (and alto flute ad lib.)

Duration: 3 minutes


No. 85

Endless House (2019)

For 2 pianos and 2 percussionists

Duration: 20 minutes


Ensemble music

(5-10 players)


Nr. 1

Fraktur (1982)

For 5 percussionists

Duration: 8 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1983


Nr. 4

Intérieur (1985)

For 7 instrumentalists: fl (picc, bfl), clar (bclar, e fl clarinet), 2git, perc, vn, cb

Duration: 17 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 1985


Nr. 13

Web (1990)

For 5 percussionists

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 17

Documents pour servir de canevas (1990–1992)

Six pieces for ensemble: fl (picc, bfl), ob (eh), bcl, tbn, perc, pf, vn, vla, vlc

Duration: 41 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 2001


Nr. 19

SummerTime (1992)

For chamber ensemble:  fl, cl, perc, pf, vn,  vla, vlc

Duration: 3 minutes


Nr. 28

Machines à composer (1994)

(1: approximation démontable)

For fl, sax, acc, pf, cb

(2: machinations miroirique)

For  5 e-git

Duration: 5-25 minutes each


Nr. 30

just touching (1995)

For ob, cl, tp, vn, vlc and 5perc

Duration: 20 minutes


Nr. 31

Clouds of thought surrounding you #3 (1995)

For pf, 2vn, vla, vlc

Duration: 17 minutes


Nr. 33

Composing machines (4: isolation) (1995)

For 5 low instruments: b-fl, b-cl, b-tbn, vlc and cb

Duration: 22 minutes


Nr. 37

Travelogue (1997)

For 3 groups: [I] vn, pf [II] fl, tbn, perc; [III] vla, vlc

Duration: 10 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 2000


Nr. 39

Double String Quartet (1998)

For 4vn, 2vla, 2vc

Duration: 12 or 23 minutes

Publication: Amsterdam: Donemus, © 2000


Nr. 46

Cento (2001)

For 2 groups: [I] vn, pf; [II] fl, cl, hn, perc, vlc

Duration: 10 minutes


Nr. 49

Chinese Whispers (2002)

For fl, hn, hrp, vn, vlc

Duration: 6 minutes


Nr. 64

Box and shadow (1991/2007)

For ensemble: b-fl, b-cl, pf, vlc, perc, tb

Duration: 10-13 minutes


Nr. 70

(part of) everything [1] (2010)

For 7 instruments: cl, bsn, hn, vn, vla, vlc, cb

Duration: 15 minutes


Nr. 71

(part of) everything [2: short story] (2010)

For 5 instruments: eh, cl, s-sax, b-cl, bsn

Duration: 4 minutes


Nr. 74

Cloe (2012)

For oboe and ensemble: fl (picc), cl (b-cl), s-sax, bsn, hn, tr, tbn, perc, vlc

Duration: 7 minutes


Nr. 80

Moriana (2016)

For piano and ensemble: ob (eh), cl (b-cl), tr, tbn, perc, vn, vlc, cb

Duration: 5 minutes



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