The work consists of eight simple miniatures, built up using a specific composition technique, ideal for teaching the piano (such as in DKO). The atmosphere and tonality are of uttermost importance in this book – just like they are in all of Van Marcke’s work.
Piano Pieces 1
The book consists of five compositions in which the composer evokes a post-classical atmosphere, based on a source of inspiration (Mozart – Messiaen – Pachabel…). Technically, these pieces were written for an advanced pianist.
Piano Pieces 2
The book consists of five compositions (among which “Changes”, which was awarded the Bap Sabam – Jazzthema’s Hoeilaart prize) in which the composer works with the idiom ‘written improvisation’ with a number of complex melodic and rhythmical elements. This results in a accessibble and tonal atmosphere.
Phrases (for Brass quartet)
Suite for organ
A suite commissioned by the International Organfestival Veurne. This suite contains 5 parts: Entrata – Lacrimosa – Toccata – Fantasia – Dansa
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” Faust “: Suite for clarinet quartet
Brass quartet: Back to the bones, Morning dance, Destinations
” Songs of hope “: vibraphone and clarinet
” Impressions “: csakan (recorder) and classical guitar