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instrumental / vocal

Live soundtrack for Jean Epstein’s silent film The Faithful Heart (1923). Together with Ziv Taubenfeld (b. clarinet), Marie Guilleray (voice, electronics), Onno Govaert (percussion), and myself (bass)....

Satirical game piece / text composition, guiding the players (musicians or non-musicians) to freely improvise by narrating a silenced YouTube clip....

A work for ensemble (open instrumentation), in which the musicians alternate between solo and group playing. hasBara also features voices, however without any prescribed text, resulting in pseudo language and suggesting open interpretation of this work's 'meaning'. Essential part of this work is the constant oscillation...

Stations and Journeys is a notated / open score work for ensemble (of at least 8 musicians). The work was commissioned by Ensemble Modelo62....

Trembling Time (for two pianists) explores elasticity of rhythm. Through constant stretching and shrinking of the pulse I am trying to create a fictitious musical dimension in which the beat becomes almost a liquid-like musical element, rather than dictates by an even and constant pulse....

for ensemble (cl, b.cl, hrn, 2perc, vl, vla, vcl, db) Duration: 9'  31 March 2010, Amsterdam conservatory, ASKO Ensemble, Bas Wiegers (cond.) Seven Different Ways of Getting Lost, a chamber music piece composed for the ASKO ensemble, was an early attempt to explicitly introduce flexibility into a written score. I was...

The work, for young string instrument players, was commissioned by conductor Josep Manresa for the Corelli Orchestra (Vila-seca conservatory, Catalonya). It is a "didactic" composition, aimed  to introduce 20th century instrumental techniques and improvisation for young musicians (ages 12-15). I had the amazing opportunity to work with these young – and extremely serious – players, and to see how they interpret my ideas about composition and improvisation in the most inquisitive and engaged way.