Composities van Sonja Béets

 
 

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Opus 1. Time
text Sonja Béets
baritone, piano 1989  
Opus 2. nr. 1
Poème 1:Aarzeling
piano solo nov. 1989 2'49
Opus 2. nr. 2 Poème 2: Tegenspraak piano solodec. 19892'38
Opus 2. nr. 3 Poème 3: Ommekeer (Satori) piano solojan. 19903'16
Opus 3. Poème 4: Erkende schaduw piano solo 1992 5'00
Opus 4. Poème 5: Vogels in de Winter piano solo 1994 4'49
Opus 5. Seasons baritone, string quarter (unfinished)    
Opus 6. Euterpe I cello, piano (unfinished)    
Opus 7.
nr. 1-10

Kranacha
ten miniatures for piano solo
on a story by Bert Overbeek
with optional narrator
(to be extended with solo dance)
1997 18'00
Opus 8. Freedom of the Spirit
text Coleridge / Sonja Béets
mixed choir, piano March 1998  
Opus 9.
nr. 1-5
Mozart Mon Ami
text Roger Riblet Buchmann
mezzo soprano, piano April 1998 8'15
Opus 10. Mijn klok
text Wijnand Steemers
baritone, piano Sept. 1998  
Opus 11. Dag Edwin
text Eelco ten Have
baritone, piano Nov. 1998  
Opus 12. Euterpe 2 piano, harpsichord Jan. 1999  
Opus 13.
Du bist wie eine Blume
text Heinrich Heine
mezzo soprano, cello, organ April 1999 2'06
Opus 14. Das Fräulein stand am Meere
text Heinrich Heine
mezzo soprano, organ April 1999 1'50
Opus 15.(1) O dit geluk bij u te zijn
text Willem de Mérode
mezzo soprano, organ
April 1999 2'45
Opus 16.(1)
Tulpen
text Willem de Mérode
soprano, piano June 1999 1'57
Opus 17.(1)
Rozen
text Willem de Mérode
soprano, piano June 1999 3'10
Opus 18.(1)
Liefde, is er geen ander pad
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, cello, piano Oct. 1999 5'40
Opus 19.(1)
De Stad
text Willem de Mérode
alto, piano Nov. 1999 2'45
Opus 20.(1)
Melancholia
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, cello Dec. 1999 5'06
Opus 21.(1) De Dominee
text Willem de Mérode
mezzo soprano, baritone, cello,
harp, piano, carillon
Dec. 1999 2'50
Opus 22.(1)
De Orgelspeler
text Willem de Mérode
mezzo soprano, organ Dec. 1999 3'36
Opus 23.(1)
De Pluk
text Willem de Mérode
soprano, harp Jan. 2000 2'36
Opus 24. Liedje
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, tenor, cello, harp April 2000 3'22
Opus 25.
Purusha

cello, piano

July 2000/
Jan. 2004
20'00
Opus 26.
Fantasie
cello, harp July 2000 6'04
Opus 27. Muziek op Kerstmis
text Willem de Mérode
mezzo soprano, baritone, cello,
organ, congregation
Sept. 2000 4'40
Opus 28.
Take all away from me
text Emily Dickinson
tenor, piano Sept. 2000 1'55
Opus 29. A Word
text Emily Dickinson
tenor, piano Oct. 2000 1'34
Opus 30. A Jewel
text Emily Dickinson
tenor, piano Oct. 2000 2'27
Opus 31.
nr. 1
nr. 2
Meditatie voor Kerstavond
text Albert Schweizer
organ
soprano, baritone, cello
Dec. 2000 0'42
1'09
Opus 32. Klankdichtje (2)(3) cello, piano Jan. 2001  
Opus 33. Het Kussen
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, cello, piano Feb. 2001  
Opus 34. Uitzicht
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, cello March 2001  
Opus 35. De witte kater
text Willem de Mérode
baritone, cello, piano April 2001 2'20
Opus 36. Heksen (2)
text Sonja Béets (after the book by Roald Dahl)
voice, cello, piano, percussion May 2001  
Opus 37.
thema
var. 1
var. 2
var. 3
Regenboogje (2)
text Sonja Béets

voice, cello
violin, cello
violin, cello
voice, violin, cello
May 2001  
Opus 38. trio violin, cello, piano Aug. 2001  
Opus 39. De Argeloze
chamberopera in three acts
on a libret by Tom Sol
based on a novel by Voltaire
lyrical soprano, flute/piccolo,
mezzo soprano, hoboe/
charactertenor, eng. horn,
buffo-tenor bassoon,
lyrical baritone, hurdy-gurdy,
characterbaritone, violin,
bass-baritone, cello,
basso-buffo, double bass
basso-profundo;
Dec. 2003 ~215'
Opus 40. nr. 1
nr. 2
nr. 3
The Soul
A wild blue Sky
The Wind
text Emily Dickinson
mezzo soprano, horn (F), cello, piano
mezzo soprano, horn (F)
mezzo soprano, horn (F), cello, piano
April 2004
May 2004
June 2004
6'
2'
3'
Opus 41.
Dialogue pour Violoncelle seul
cello Oct. 2004 13'
Opus 42. Humoresque bassoon, harp Feb. 2005  
Opus 43.
High stands upon deep
flute April 2005 5'30
Opus 44. Fantasie harp, bassoon April 2005  
Opus 45. To flee from Memory
text Emily Dickinson
mezzo soprano, horn (F) May 2005  
Opus 46.
Uurwerken
harp, piano May 2005  
Opus 47. Fadenco lute, cello June 2005  
Opus 48. Elementen flute, bassoon, horn (F) Sept. 2005  
Opus 49.
Had we the wings…
carillon Feb. 2006  
Opus 50. Probasso double bass, piano Feb. 2009  
Opus 51. Les roses de Saadi
text Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
soprano, piano Dec. 2009  
Opus 52. Les roses d'Ispahan
text C.-M. Leconte de Lisle
soprano, hoboe, piano Feb. 2010 5'08
Opus 53.
If I had been the Rose
text Emily Dickinson
soprano, (celtic) harp March 2010 3'
Opus 54. Sweet Rose
text William Shakespeare
soprano, (celtic) harp May 2010  
Opus 55.
Ode aan traditie en stilte
carillon July 2010 8'13
Opus 56. Der Schmetterling
text Heinrich Heine
soprano, (celtic) harp Jan. 2011  
Opus 57. En Traversant le Bocage (celtic) harp solo Feb. 2011  
Opus 58. Poème de Printemps flute and piano March 2012 3'30
Opus 59. Rêve fleuri violin solo July 2012  
Opus 60.
Jeu de lumière en l'église
organ solo Aug. 2012 6'19
Opus 61. Charactères de Théatre flute and piccolo Dec. 2012  
Opus 62. Double arc-en-ciel lute and (celtic) harp May 2013 ~5'
Opus 63. Rondo exotique (celtic) harp July 2014 ~6'
Opus 64. Fantasie Japonais cello, harp March 2015 5'24
Opus 65. Etoile en ciel (celtic) harp September 2015 ~5'
Opus 66. Poème "Lacs de Finlande" cello, piano April 2016 4'20
Opus 67. Automne
text Jules Breton
3 voice female ensemble (SMA) August 2016  
Opus 68. Rain
text Mitchell D. Wilson
3 voice female ensemble (SMA) September 2016  
Opus 69. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Cello, Orchestra November 2016 ~22'
Opus 70. Le Repas
text Guillaume Apollinaire
vocal quartet (SATB) December 2016  
Opus 71. Bulletin de météo
text Sonja Béets
3 voice female ensemble (SMA) March 2017  
Opus 72. I Am
text John Clare
soprano, string orchestra January 2019 8'
Opus 73. nr. 1 Ave Maria I mezzo soprano, organ April 2020 3'20"
Opus 73. nr. 2 Ave Maria II mezzo soprano, flute, organ April 2020 3'20"
Opus 74. Conjunction alto violin, cello May 2020 6'
Opus 75. BEE! tenor, piano June 2020 2'42"
  Spruch von Konfuzius contralto, piano    


1)Opus 15 upto and including 23 together form the "Muzikale Stadswandeling te Wijk bij Duurstede", a project set up by the composer (2000).
2)Klankdichtje, Heksen and Regenboogje are intended for music school pupils.
3)Klankdichtje has been recorded within the project "Onbekend maakt Onbemind" and has been broadcast by (Dutch) NCRV radio.



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