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J.M. Suijkerbuijk


List of compositions


Below is a comprehensive list of all known works by J.M. Suijkerbuijk.


Subtitles (where applicable), instrumentation, year of completion and annotations (where applicable) are given for each title.

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  • Concertino
    opus 159

    for piano and small orchestra
    fl ob clar bsn hrn trp trb timp glcksp/vibr mar pf str [2020]

    1. Bewegt
    2. Ruhig
    3. Lebhaft
    4. Mäßige Viertel
    5. Bewegt

    Published by JMS

  • Begleitmusik zu einem imaginären Bühnenstück
    opus 158

    for small orchestra
    fl ob clar bsn hrn trp trb timp pf str [2020]

    1. Vorspiel
    2. Im Bibliothek
    3. Tanz der ungebetenen Gäste
    4. Dialog im Treibhaus
    5. Vorbereitungen für die Gala
    6. Alleine im Boudoir
    7. Prahlerei beim Bankett
    8. Auf dem Balkon
    9. Nachspiel

    Published by JMS

  • Wandmalerei in Kreide
    opus 157

    four panels for woodwind quintet
    fl ob clar hrn bsn [2020]

    1. Mäßige Viertel
    2. Ungestüm
    3. Ruhig
    4. Zärtlich wogend

    Published by JMS

  • Heiterer Satz
    opus 156

    for woodwind quintet
    fl ob clar hrn bsn [2020] Published by JMS

  • Nausicaa rêvassante
    opus 155

    symphonic poem for large orchestra
    3fl 3ob 3clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb tub-b timp vibr perc cel 2harp str [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • De Wederkeer van Windekind
    opus 154

    a tableau for small orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 3bsn tub-b mar pf str [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • Danza sussurrata
    opus 153

    2nd 'Konzertsatz' for violin-solo and orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 2trb timp perc vibr cel harp vl-solo str [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • Gesten der Gaukelei
    opus 152

    three jocular fragments for small orchestra
    fl ob clar bsn hrn trp trb timp vibr mar harp pf vl-solo str [2020]

    1. Etwas beschwingt
    2. Flott
    3. Fast gehetzt

    Published by JMS

  • Drei launische Episoden
    opus 151

    for woodwind quartet
    fl ob clar bsn [2020]

    1. Lebhaft, etwas keck
    2. Beschaulich
    3. Bewegte Achtel

    Published by JMS

  • Den Mond in schwelendem Schweigen zugeflüstert
    opus 150

    five character pieces for flute and piano
    fl pf [2020]

    1. Anmutig
    2. Verträumt
    3. Anfangs bedachtsam
    4. Bewegt
    5. Ruhig

    Published by JMS

  • Abendgang
    opus 149

    tableau for small orchestra
    fl ob 2clar bsn hrn pf str(vla/vlc/cb) [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • Nach dem wetter
    opus 148

    three pictures for flute and piano
    fl pf [2020]

    1. Ruhig fließend
    2. Zärtlich
    3. Kräftige Viertel

    Published by JMS

  • Phantasia subitanea
    opus 147

    for small orchestra
    fl 2ob 2clar bsn hrn tub-b/vibr mar cel harp pf str [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • Fünf schlichte Bilder
    opus 146

    for small orchestra
    fl 2ob 2clar bsn hrn trp cel harp pf str [2019]

    1. Ruhige Viertel
    2. Mäßig bewegt
    3. Stürmisch
    4. Bedachtsam
    5. Leicht bewegt

    Published by JMS

  • Kind der Morgendämmerung
    opus 145

    for small orchestra
    fl 2ob 3clar bsn hrn mar cel harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Sinfonischer Satz
    opus 144

    for orchestra
    2fl 2ob 3clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 2trb b-tb timp perc xyl/vibr harp pf/cel str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Chapter Heading
    opus 143

    for eight-part mixed choir on the eponymous poem by Ernest Hemingway
    SSAATTBB [2020]
    Published by JMS

  • Groteske
    opus 142

    for orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 3hrn 2trp 3trb timp pf str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Trauer
    opus 141

    for orchestra
    fl 2ob 2clar 3bsn 2hrn 2trp 2trb b-tb str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Ein unbedeutsames Lied
    opus 140

    for violoncello-solo and small orchestra
    2fl ob 2clar bsn vibr pf str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Nachtmusik I
    opus 139

    for small orchestra
    2fl 2ob 3clar bsn hrn str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Une Naïade batifole
    opus 138

    a bucolic tableau for orchestra
    3fl 3ob 3clar 3bsn 4hrn timp trgl cel 2harp str [2018]
    Published by JMS

  • Nachtgesang
    opus 137

    for orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 2trb b-tb perc vibr harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Die Beiden
    opus 136

    after the poem by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
    2fl 3ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Briefe an R.
    opus 135

    five sketches for violin and piano
    vl pf [2019]

    1. Leicht bewegte Achtel
    2. Sehr ruhige Viertel
    3. Mäßig bewegt
    4. Sehr frei
    5. Mit verhaltenem Ausdruck

    N.B. There are three alternative versions of the last part provided of which only one is to be executed as suitable with the interpretation of the composition.

    Published by JMS

  • Dämmerung
    opus 134

    for violin solo and large orchestra after the eponymous poem by Else Lasker-Schüler
    3fl 3ob 4clar 2bsn 4hrn 3trp 2trb b-tb timp 2harp vl-solo str [2019]

  • Minnesang
    opus 133

    camaïeu №.6 for violoncello solo and small orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn 2trb timp vlc-solo str [2017]
    Published by JMS

  • Hälfte des Lebens
    opus 132

    concert overture №.9 for large orchestra after Friedrich Hölderlin
    3fl 3ob 3clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb timp vibr perc harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Du schlank und rein wie eine flamme
    opus 131

    camaïeu №.8 for violin solo and orchestra on the eponymous poem by Stefan George
    2fl 3ob 3clar 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 3trb timp glcksp tub-b vibr cel harp vl-solo str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Zum Einschlafen zu sagen
    opus 130

    camaïeu №.5 on the eponymous poem by Rainer Maria Rilke
    2fl 2ob 2clar 3bsn 4hrn trp timp perc cel harp str [2016]
    Published by JMS

  • Widmung
    opus 129

    camaïeu №.7 for chamber orchestra
    fl ob clar bsn hrn str [2018]
    Published by JMS

  • Albumblätter
    opus 128

    for violin and piano
    vl pf [2019]

    1. Anlass
    2. In jenem Sommer
    3. Das Nachhinein

    Published by JMS

  • Drei Rilke-Lieder
    opus 127

    three songs on texts by Rainer Maria Rilke for mezzo-soprano and piano
    mezzo (voice) pf [2014]

    1. Alle, welche dich suchen
    2. Du, der ich's nicht sage
    3. Ach, nicht getrennt sein

    Published by JMS

  • Serenata
    opus 126

    five musics for clarinet quartet
    4clar [2018]

    1. Introduttivo - Con eleganza; attacca
    2. Notturnino - Melancolico
    3. Intermezzo - Espressivo; attacca
    4. Scherzetto - Brioso
    5. Finale - Dolcemente mosso. Frettolosamente
  • Traînées de Nuages dans un Ciel étoilé
    opus 125

    four musical moments for violin and piano
    vl pf [2013]

    1. Molto tranquillo
    2. Tenebroso
    3. A dondolo
    4. Calmo, cullando

    Published by JMS

  • L’Indimenticabile
    opus 124

    a declaration of love for orchestra
    3fl 3ob 3clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc cel harp pf str [2016]

  • Quis sustinebit
    opus 123

    considerations on the 130th psalm
    organ [2017]
    Commissioned by Stichting Orgelkring Kerkrade and Stichting Limburgse Componisten

  • Idyll einer Kindheit
    opus 121

    camaïeu №.9 for chamber orchestra
    fl ob clar bsn hrn harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Night comes with soft and drowsy plumes
    opus 120

    after Ernest Hemingway
    2fl 2ob 3clar 2bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb timp vibr cel harp str [2019]
    Published by JMS

  • Notte d’Inverno
    opus 119

    a simple landscape for small orchestra
    fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn trb str [2013]
    Published by JMS

  • Sfogliando una Margherita
    opus 118

    a small serenade for thirteen instruments
    2fl 2ob 2clar bsn pf harp 2vl vla vlc [2012]
    Published by JMS

  • Nel Giardino ombreggiato
    opus 117

    a tableau for violin and piano
    vl pf [2015]
    Published by JMS

  • Naenia
    opus 116

    a lament for orchestra
    2fl 3ob 3clar 2bsn 2hrn 2trp timp perc glcksp harp str [2010]
    Published by JMS

  • Je te vois, Rose
    opus 115

    poem for small orchestra after R.M. Rilke
    2fl 2ob 3clar bsn 2hrn harp str [2013]
    Published by JMS

  • Danza dei Pensieri fugaci
    opus 114

    3fl 2ob 3clar 2bsn 4hrn 3trb timp perc cel harp str [2011]
    Published by JMS

  • Die Stille
    opus 113

    symphonic poem after R.M. Rilke
    3fl 3ob 4clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc cel harp str [2013]
    Published by JMS

  • Scène de Ballet
    opus 112

    a tableau for orchestra
    2fl 3ob 3clar 2bsn 2hrn 2trp timp perc pf harp str [2011]
    Published by JMS

  • L’Aube sur le Jardin des Fantasmes
    opus 111

    symphonic poem for violin solo and orchestra
    4fl 3ob 4clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc cel harp vl-solo str [2012]

  • Plainte
    opus 110

    an epilog for chamber orchestra
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn str [2017]
    Published by JMS

  • ninna nanna per i non nati
    opus 109

    a nenia for soprano and violin-solo
    soprano (voice) vl-solo [2010]
    Text by the composer based on traditional Italian lullabies.
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • I Loved Thee
    opus 107

    poem for small orchestra after A.S. Pushkin
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn timp tamt harp str [2011]
    Published by JMS

  • Mélodie langoureuse
    opus 106

    fl org [2012]

  • Ubi sunt
    opus 105

    fl vibr 2vl vla vlc [2010]
    N.B. “Ubi sunt” is part of “Klinkend Changement”, a collaborative project initiated and commissioned by Stichting Limburgse Componisten.
    Published by Donemus/MCN

    Beginning only

  • Symphony №. 6 ‘Ad augusta per angusta’
    opus 104

    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 3trb timp perc harp 2vl-solo str [2011]

    1. Lacrimosa
    2. Sursum Corda

    Published by JMS

    First movement for strings only: Lacrimosa

  • La Donna nello Specchio
    opus 103

    a tableau for piano quartet
    vl vla vlc pf [2011]
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Frames from a Childhood
    opus 102

    eight bagatelles for piano
    pf [2009]

    1. Rain on a Doll House Window
    2. Hopscotch along the Way
    3. Lulling a sorry Doll
    4. Romping on the Lawn
    5. Pareidolia
    6. Anger and Anxiety over a lost Marble
    7. Flying with the Butterflies
    8. When the Storybook closes

    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Scene da una Barriera Corallina
    opus 101

    an impromptu on colours, lights and motions for piano
    pf [2009]
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • A Garland of Dandelions
    opus 100

    a tableau for wind decet
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn [2011]
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Ulalume
    opus 99

    a ballad for piano after Edgar Allen Poe
    pf [2009]
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Symphony №. 5 ‘Geschichte aus Dodona’
    opus 98

    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb timp harp pf vl-solo vla-solo vlc-solo str [2010]

    1. Grave
    2. Poco mosso
    3. Oscuro

    N.B. Based on motives and fragments from the opera “Geschichte aus Dodona”. The composer has been writing on the opera between 1986 and 1991, but left it unfinished. Although most of the music other than the fragments used in this symphony has gone lost, the libretto [in German, by the composer after Gaius Valerius Catullus] has been preserved.

    Fragment from first movement: Grave

  • Anticipation
    opus 97

    a tableau for 17 players
    fl clar timp xyl mar vibr cel hrp pf 4vl 2vla 2vlc cb [2001]
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Vesnyanka II
    opus 96

    for string quartet
    2vl vla vlc [...]
    N.B. It is not known where the score of the first “Vesnyanka” for string quartet can be found. Further details are unknown and/or unconfirmed.

  • Ten Miniatures
    opus 95

    reminiscences and reflections for piano
    pf [2009]

    1. Moderato
    2. Semplice a sianato, molto calma
    3. Grazioso
    4. Appassionato Tempo di 'Valzer'
    5. Delicato e un poco triste
    6. Allegretto scherzando
    7. Lento e caldo
    8. Dolce ed amoroso, molto rubato
    9. Drammatico
    10. Affettuoso e prudente

    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Duma - Chto mne delat’
    opus 94

    asax org [1992]
    N.B. Some sources list a Concerto for Oboe and small Orchestra as opus 94. A copy of the score of this concerto has last been seen in the possession of oboist Myron Zakopets, Lviv, Ukraine. Further details are unknown and/or unconfirmed.

  • Vesnyanka III
    opus 93

    for clarinet sextet or ensemble
    6clar [1996]
    Published by Molenaar Edition BV

  • Songs and Dances
    opus 92

    six short airs and dance songs for the classroom
    fl ob clar bsn [1995]

    1. Deciso
    2. Allegro moderato
    3. Comodo
    4. Calmo
    5. Lento
    6. Allegretto

    N.B. There are also arrangements by the composer for clarinet quartet and saxophone quartet, all published by Tierolff muziekcentrale. Published by Tierolff muziekcentrale

  • Allegro Deciso
    opus 91

    asax org [1992]

  • Toccata-Etude
    opus 90

    pf [1991]
    Revised 2009
    Published in the Petrucci Music Library

  • Nacht
    opus 89

    picc fl ob bsn 6clar 3sax 2trp 2hrn flglhrn 2trb ten-tb b-tb barytone (voice) timp glcksp tub-b perc [1983]
    Text by Georg Büchner.
    N.B. Some sources list “Nacht” as opus 90 and an unfinished opera, “Geschichte aus Dodona”, as opus 89. From this opera only the libretto and the fragments used in Symphony №.5 [see below] have been preserved. From a first projected opera, “Feuille de Chétif” [libretto in French by Hub Hoedemakers after J.R.R. Tolkien], nothing is retrieved thus far.

  • Vier Noveletten
    opus 88

    pf [1987]

    1. Pesenka
    2. Pribautka
    3. Skaz
    4. Plyaska

    N.B. The third piece of Vier Noveletten, “Skaz”, dates back to 1979. This short polyphonic piece is of particular interest since it is the first piece in which the composer brought the new tonal centre-based system into practice.
    Published by Leymborgh muziekuitgaven

  • Choreograffiti
    opus 87a

    arrangement for orchestra of the opus 87
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn trp harp str [1991]

  • Choreograffiti
    opus 87

    a choreographic phantasy for string orchestra
    solo-vl 9vl 5vla 4vlc 2cb [1988]
    Revised 2010

    Published by Donemus/MCN

  • Het Gevecht met de Nachtegalen
    opus 86

    camaïeu №.4
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn 2trp perc vibr harp str [1983]

  • Glyptique
    opus 85

    camaïeu №.3
    4fl 4ob 4clar 4bsn 4hrn 2trp 4trb cel harp str [1983]

  • Zwerversliefde
    opus 84

    concert aria №.3
    picc fl ob bsn 6clar 3sax 2trp 2hrn flglhrn 2trb 2ten-tb b-tb barytone (voice) timp vibr perc [1984]
    Text by Adriaan Roland Holst.

  • Konzertsatz für Violine und Kleines Orchester
    opus 82

    3fl 2ob 3clar 2bsn 2hrn trp trb vibr harp vl-solo str [1983]

  • Lueur Tamisante
    opus 81

    camaïeu №.2 for small orchestra
    2fl 2ob 3clar bsn 2hrn trp trb timp perc vibr harp str [1983]

  • Eleonore
    opus 79

    concert overture №.8
    4fl 4ob 5clar 4bsn 4hrn 4trp 4trb timp perc glcksp vibr cel harp str [1983]

  • L’Exsudance de l’Amour Exempt
    opus 78

    concert overture №.7
    4fl 4ob 5clar sax-t 4bsn 4hrn 3trp 4trb b-tb timp perc vibr harp pf (off stage mixed choir) str [1981]

  • Camaïeu
    opus 77

    4fl 4ob 4clar 4bsn 4hrn 2trp 4trb b-tb perc mar vibr cel harp str [1982]

  • Symphony №.2 ‘Ainulindalë’
    opus 76

    3fl 3ob 4clar sax-a 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc mand cel/pf harp str [1981]

  • Sleep of Yavanna
    opus 75

    2nd symphonietta
    3fl 3ob 4clar sax-a 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc vibr str [1982]

    1. Destruction of the Lamps of the Valar
    2. The Sleep I Middle Earth only lit by Stars
    3. Life in Doriath and the North
    4. The Sleep II Waiting for the Return of Light
    5. The Rising of the Moon and the Sun

  • The Usher Resurrection
    opus 74

    concert overture №.5
    2fl 3ob 3clar sax-a 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 2trb timp perc mar/glcksp pf harp str [1980]
    Opus 73 and 74 combined form the “Usher-symphony” in two movements.

  • The Fall of the House of Usher
    opus 73

    2fl 3ob 3clar sax-a 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 2trb timp perc mar pf harp str [1979]
    Opus 73 and 74 combined form the “Usher-symphony” in two movements.

  • Tædium Vitæ
    opus 72

    concert overture №.6
    3fl 3ob 4clar sax-a 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc vibr pf harp str [1981]

  • Threnos
    opus 71

    a katharsis for wind band
    picc fl ob 4clar 2sax bsn 3hrn tentb flglhrn 2trp 3trb b-tb timp perc [1982]

  • Melyanna
    opus 70

    symphonietta
    2fl 2ob 3clar sax-a 3bsn 4hrn 2trp 2trb b-tb timp perc pf harp str [...]

    1. Lento espressivo
    2. Largo mesto

  • The Sophomoric Resuscitated
    opus 69

    concert overture №.4
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 4hrn 2trp 2trb timp perc xyl pf str [1981]

  • Nachtgewächse
    opus 68

    “Dem Andenken Schönbergs”
    alto-fl ob 2clar 2sax bsn 2hrn trp trb perc cel harp contralto (voice) [1981]

    1. Nachtfarben
    2. Nachtgesang [text: Eduard Möricke]
    3. Nachklänge
    4. Mondschatten
    5. Gedanken [text: Eduard Möricke]
    6. Morgengrauen

  • Spleen
    opus 67

    concert overture №.3
    2fl 3ob 3clar 2sax 3bsn 4hrn 2trp trb timp perc vibr pf harp str [1980]

  • Ligeia
    opus 66

    concert overture №.2
    4fl 3ob 5clar 3bsn 8hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb perc clav guit str [1979]

  • Four Erotic Verses
    opus 65

    3fl 3ob 4clar 3bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb timp perc pf/cel harp barytone (voice) str [1981]

    1. Making Love [text: Paulus]
    2. Generosity [text: Rufinus]
    3. Refreshment [text: Asklepiades]
    4. Alexis [text: Meleager]

  • Pantomime
    opus 64

    concert overture №.1
    2fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 2hrn 2trp vibr perc cel harp str [1980]

  • Perigæum
    opus 63

    4fl 4ob 6clar 4sax bsn hrn 3trp 2trb b-tb cb [1981]

  • Das Reale Leiden
    opus 62

    “Ein Wiegenlied für Lady Macbeth”
    3fl 4ob 4clar sax-a 4bsn 4hrn 3trp 3trb b-tb perc vibr pf harp contralto (voice) vl-solo str [1982]
    Text by the composer, based on Friedrich Hölderlin.

  • Carmen
    opus 61

    fl 3clar 3bsn 3hrn 3trb str [1982]

  • Romance
    opus 60

    fl 2ob 2clar 2bsn 3hrn 2trb b-trb b-tb timp perc harp fl-solo str [1980]