compositions   vi. ensemble with soloist


Edward’s music at Donemus

AS8 Earthrise

for cello solo and 8 flutes

Duration: 13’

Year of composition: 2012

Commissioned by Red Shift Vancouver and Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal

Premiere: Ensemble de Flûtes Alizé (ECM+) Véronique Lacroix conductor, Salle de concert du Conservatoire, Montréal, Canada,12 February, 2013

34: Concerto for Electric Guitar and Wind Orchestra

fl sax-s 2sax-br h 3trp 2trb trb-b perc g-b pf el.g-solo

Duration: 15'

Year of composition: 2006

Written for Wiek Hijmans

Score available at

Wie hoger klimt (Who climbs higher)

for whistler and ensemble trp pf 2vl vla vc

Duration: 8'

Year of composition: 2002

Premiere: Het Hof, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2002

The Overwhelming Blankness of the Ultimate Meaninglessness of Tragedy



for two ensembles 1111 1110 perc vibr hp pf 2vl vla vc cb, soprano and actor.

Words: Jorge Luis Borges, Octavio Paz, Amnesty International

Duration: 20'

Year of composition: 1996

score available at