Books

Karel Van Marcke has published several books. You can find them in music stores or order them at www.metropolis-music.com or www.euprint.be.

Children

Cover Children

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

Cover 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

Cover Piano Pieces 1

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.

 

 

 

Trinity

A suite in the musical spirit of Chick Corea: melodic, rhythmic,adventurous. Originally written for vibraphone and rearranged for piano.
Trinity cover (piano )                  Trinity cover (vibra )

 

Hommage

Cover Hommage
This suite for piano and violin, commissioned in 2005 by vzw Muza (Aalst), is written by the composer in memory of Marcel Crombeen.

 

Phrases (for Brass quartet)

Is part of a suite for brass quartet, more to be released soon.

 

Suite for organ

A suite commissioned by the International Organfestival Veurne. This suite contains 5 parts: Entrata – Lacrimosa – Toccata – Fantasia – Dansa
You can find them in music stores or order them at www.euprint.be.

Suite orgel 1

Soon available:

” 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