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Vorið er komið víst á ný – piano solo

(studio recording – Dietrich Van Akelyen, piano – from the upcoming album thoughts|reflections)


The Spiral Dance

(studio recording – Desguin string quartet – from the album Fingerprints #4)

Poem for the Departed

(studio recording – Vlaams Radiokoor conducted by Bart Van Reyn – from the album Les Flandriens)

Tango Sauvage – string quintet

(live recording)

The Field Beyond – strings, percussion and female voices

(studio recording)

Inhale/Exhale – string orchestra

(studio recording)

From the Waveless Sea – high woods and string orchestra

(studio recording)

Déjà vû (excerpt) – soprano and chamber orchestra

(studio recording conducted by Dirk Brossé)

The Tale of Timmy in the Tumble Dryer

(live recording world premiere New York)

Tango for Smokey Eyes – Bb Clarinet & piano

(live recording Katrijn Poppe, clarinet – Dietrich Van Akelyen, piano)

Wat Met Het Hart (excerpt) – string quartet

(studio recording quatuor Danel)

For Butter or Worse (end credits) – sax quartet

(studio recording)

Goa Gajah – chamber orchestra

(live recording Spectra Ensemble conducted by Filip Rathé)

the suite from The Creature of Dr. Meyrincks – chamber orchestra

(studio recording conducted by Dirk Brossé)

the suite from Beyond the Lost Star – choir and percussion

(studio recording condcuted by Maarten Van Ingelgem)


Waar de Dender mondt

(live recording DSO-ensemble, Viva Voce – Bianca Tackaert soprano – Tim De Knop tenor, Lien Keusters harp & Arno Raspoet percussion)

00:00 Proloog
02:43 Ubi Tenera fluvius perfluit
05:19 Een Ionck Meisken
09:26 De Leeuwerck (Spero Lucem)
14:04 Van De Rosiers (deught es ‘t motijf)
16:12 De Distellieren – Van Ste Rochus (fraternalis amor)
19:43 Den Knaptandt I
20:22 Den Rommelpot
23:34 Ons Banier oft den Reus Indiaan – Handbooghschutters
25:10 Ste Joris oft den Reus Goliath – Voetkruisbooghschutters
28:43 ‘t Radt van Avonture
31:30 Den Walvisch (Vox Balaenae)
37:03 Den Knaptandt II
37:48 Van Ste Chrispyn
40:56 Een Ionck Meisken reprise
42:05 Den Knaptandt III
44:47 Requiem Equo
49:47 Epiloog

Tango for Smokey Eyes – wind orchestra

(live recording Ste.Cecilia Zele conducted by Dietrich Van Akelyen)

Opus Pocus – wind orchestra

(live recording Pihalni Orkester Krka conducted by Matevz Novak – solo clarinet by Aaron Van de Winckel)

Parade of the Ugly Ducklings – wind orchestra

(live recording Ste.Cecilia Zele conducted by Bart Picqueur)

Aren’t instruments fun!? – wind orchestra

(live recording Ste.Cecilia Zele conducted by Bart Picqueur)

Stealing an Arab’s Camel – wind orchestra

(live recording Musikalo Sint-Katherina-Lombeek conducted by Tijl Verhaeghe)

excerpts from Sir Toadstool’s Soliloquy concerto for bassoon and orchestra

(live recording bassoon solo by Pierre Olivier Martens and conducted by Dietrich Van Akelyen)

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