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> Seven compositions with the Orient as a source of inspiration: TANTRIC CYCLE (2004-2010)


   Stage Works (opera)  (↑)

> ACHILLEUS (2001-2002)
opera for young people, based on a libretto by Imme Dros (+/- 75’)

> TRIUMPH OF SPIRIT OVER MATTER (1996-1999)
opera in 16 scenes, based on a libretto by Johan Thielemans (+/- 90’)

   Stage Works (music theatre & dance)  (↑)

> ANTIFOON (Festival Edition) (2017)
for symphony orchestra, wind band, mixed choirs, soprano and baritone
(+/- 20')

> ATLANTIC WALL (2012)
for mezzo-soprano, instrumental ensemble (6 musicians), video and electronics
(+/- 30')
(text: inspired by ‘Chanson d’automne’, Paul Verlaine)
CD Triptych hermesensemble.be

> BEHOUDEN STEM: CONVERSATIONS WITH M. (1998)
for baritone or mezzo-soprano and 2 percussion players (+/- 30’)
(text: inspired by ‘Con che soavità’, Claudio Monteverdi)

> CONFRONTATIONS (Original Version) (2003)
for African and Western percussion (10 musicians) (+/- 75’)

> DE KONINGIN ZONDER LAND (The Queen without a country) (2014)
for 4 singers, 2 percussion players and electronics (+/- 75')
(Text: Paul Verrept)

> EEN TOTALE ENTFÜHRUNG (A TOTAL ABDUCTION) (2006)
for 4 singers, 6 actors and small orchestra (15 musicians) (+/- 150')
(text by Ramsey Nasr)

> MEDEA (2011)
for soprano, 4 actors, instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) and live electronics
(+/- 120')
(text by Peter Verhelst)

> OLEK SCHOOT EEN BEER...(OLEK SHOT A BEAR...)(2006)
for narrator and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 35’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> REQUIEM (2016)
for 2 singers, 9 musicians, choir and children's choir + dancers (+/- 45')

> REVELATIONS (2016)
for music theatre (+/- 70')

> TERRITORIA (2012)
based on 3 string quartets by Wim Henderickx (+/- 50')

> VOID (SUNYATA) (2007) - Part IV of the Tantric Cycle
for 5 singers, instrumental ensemble (5 musicians) and electronics (+/- 75')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

   Orchestra  (↑)

> AN EVENING PRAYER (2000)
for orchestra (+/- 17’)

> ANTIFOON (2014)
for orchestra (+/- 20')
(from ANTIFOON for orchestra, wind band, choir, percussion ensembles ad lib, soprano and bass)

> CIRCUS SUITE (2014)
for string orchestra (+/- 8')

> LE VISIONI DI PAURA (1990)
for orchestra (+/- 12’)

> PULSES OF THE EARTH (2017)
for orchestra (+/- 10')

> RAGA II (TOMBEAU) (1995)
for orchestra (+/- 21’)

> SKRIET (1993)
for orchestra (+/- 7’)

> SYMPHONY No. 1 (At the Edge of the World) (2011)
for orchestra (+/- 25')
Double CD Wim Henderickx: defilharmonie-webshop

> SYMPHONY No.2 (AQUARIUS' DREAM) (2016)
for orchestra, soprano, electronics (& lighting design) (+/- 45')

> TEJAS (What does the sound of the universe look like ?) (2009) 
for orchestra (+/- 33') - Part VI of the Tantric Cycle 

> VARIATIONS (1988)
for orchestra (+/- 17’)


     Solo + Orchestra  (↑)

> BALLAD: THE WITCH DOCTOR AND THE TWO GIANTS (1996)
for narrator and orchestra (+/- 8’)
(text: Aboriginal myth)

> FOUR PIECES (2007)
for clarinet and string orchestra (+/- 14’)

> GROOVE! (version 2012)
for percussion and orchestra (+/- 27')
Double CD Wim Henderickx: defilharmonie-webshop

> MAKYO (1990)
for marimba and string orchestra (+/- 12’)

> 2 NOCTURNES (1999)
for flute and string orchestra (+/- 10’)

> OBOE CONCERTO (EMPTY MIND I) (2014)
for oboe, orchestra and electronics (+/- 27')
Double CD Wim Henderickx: defilharmonie-webshop

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2004)
for soprano and orchestra (+/- 15’)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> RAGA III (version 2012)
for viola and orchestra (+/- 27’)

> RAGA I (1996) 
for percussion and orchestra (+/- 18’)


     Wind Band / Concert Band  (↑)

> ANTIFOON (2014)
for windband (+/- 20')
(from ANTIFOON for orchestra, wind band, choir, percussion ensembles ad lib, soprano and bass)

> RAGA I (2016)
for percussion and concert band (+/- 18')

> SKRIET (2010)
for wind band (+/- 7')

> VARIATIONS (2013)
for concert band (+/- 17’)


     Chamber Music / Ensemble  (↑)

2 musicians

> AFRICAN SUITE (1992)
for violin and percussion (+/- 9’)

> AFRICAN SUITE (2007)
for soprano saxophone and percussion (+/- 9')

> AFRICAN SUITE (2010)
for cello and percussion (+/- 9')

> BARBARIAN DANCE (1985)
for percussion and piano (+/- 7’)

> CIRCUS SUITE (1992)
for flute (or oboe, bass clarinet, clarinet, bassoon or alto sax)
and piano (+/- 8’)

> DECORS (1992)
for oboe and bassoon(+/- 5’)

> FOUR BAGATELLES (1996)
for percussion and piano (+/- 6’30’’)

> GISHORA (2009)
for trumpet and 7 African drums (1 pl) (+/- 8')

> GISHORA (2012)
for soprano saxophone and 7 African drums (1 pl) (+/- 8')

> IMPRESSION NR 1 (1993)
for flute and piano (+/- 5’)

> MAKYO (2015)
for marimba and piano (+/- 12’)
(from MAKYO for marimba and string orchestra)

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2010)
for soprano and piano (+/- 15’)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> 2 NOCTURNES (1993)
for woodwind solo (flute or oboe, clarinet, bassoon, English horn, alto saxophone)
and piano (+/- 10’)

> SEARCHING (1986)
for viola and marimba (+/- 10’)

> SEARCHING (2003)
for violin and marimba (+/- 10’)

> SEARCHING (2005)
for bass clarinet and marimba (+/- 10’)

> SEARCHING (2010)
for violoncello and marimba (+/- 10’)

> SONATINE (1986) 
for percussion and piano (+/- 7')

> SUITE (1988)
for violin and piano (+/- 14’)

> TORSO (1989)
for trumpet and piano (+/- 10’)

 

3 musicians

> ADANA (2016)
for flute, viola, percussion and electronics (+/- 12')

> ALLA TURCA (2006)
for percussion trio (+/- 15')

> DROOMBEELDEN (1988)
for oboe, bassoon and piano (+/- 17’)

> GROOVE! (2012)
for percussion and 2 pianos (+/-27')

> 6 IMPRESSIONS (1987)
for trombone and 2 percussion players (+/- 10’)

> 3 INTERLUDES (1989)
for horn, oboe and piano (+/- 7’)

> PIANO TRIO (IN DER SEIDENEN STILLE...) (2012)
for violin, cello and piano (+/- 15')

> RAGA I (1994)
for percussion and 2 pianos (+/- 18’)

> TRIO (1986)
for oboe, clarinet and bassoon (+/- 10’)

 

4 musicians

> DISAPPEARING IN LIGHT (2008) - Part V of the Tantric Cycle
for mezzo-soprano, viola, alto flute and percussion (+/- 32')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Disappearing in Light hermesensemble.be

> DISAPPEARING IN LIGHT (2010)
for trumpet, alto flute, viola and percussion (+/- 32')

> IN DEEP SILENCE II (2002)
for recorder quartet (+/- 19’)

> IN DEEP SILENCE II (2011)
for flute (or picc or afl), clarinet (or bass cl), violin and cello (+/- 19’)

> IN DEEP SILENCE II (2013)
for flute (or picc or afl), clarinet (or bass cl), viola and cello (+/- 19’)

> IN DEEP SILENCE III (Impression on a theme from Haydn) (2003)
string quartet no. 2 (+/- 10’)

> LAMENTO (1994)
for 4 bassoons (+/-6’)

> LAMENTO (2010)
for 4 bass clarinets (+/-6’)

> LAMENTO (2010)
for 4 baritone (or alto) saxophones (+/-6’)

> LAMENTO (2011)
for 4 cellos (+/-6’)

> OM (1992)
string quartet no. 1 (+/- 15’)

> THE SEVEN CHAKRAS (2004) – Part I of the Tantric Cycle
string quartet no. 3
for string quartet and live electronics (+/- 27’)

> THE SEVEN CHAKRAS (2009)
for saxophone quartet and live electronics (+/- 27’)

 

5 - 7 musicians

> ATLANTIC WALL (2012)
for mezzo-soprano, instrumental ensemble (6 musicians), video and electronics
(+/- 30')
(text: inspired by ‘Chanson d’automne’, Paul Verlaine)
CD Triptych hermesensemble.be

> BOLOMAKOTE (2004)
for percussion solo en 4 percussion players (+/- 25’)

> CIRUS SUITE (2004)
for woodwind quintet (+/- 7')
CD (2010) www.houthandelantwerpen.com

> CIRCUS SUITE (2014)
for 4 clarinets and bass clarinet (+/- 8')

> FOUR PIECES (1990)
for clarinet and string quartet (+/- 14’)

> IO (1991)
for brass quintet (+/- 12’)

> IO (2004)
for woodwind quintet (+/- 12’)

> IN DEEP SILENCE II (2010)
for flute, accordion, violin, viola and double bass (+/- 19’)

> LAGRIMAS (Tears of Hope) (2016)
for flute, clarinet, harp and string quartet (+/- 15')

> LAMENTO DI MEDEA (2011)
for soprano, instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) and live electronics (+/- 70')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> 2 NOCTURNES (1994)
for flute, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass (+/- 10’)

> NOSTALGIA (2010)
for 7 Middle East instruments (+/- 7')

> NOSTALGIA (2011)
for 7 musicians (+/- 7')

> OLEK SUITE (2006)
for 7 musicians (+/- 25')

> ON HAIKU (The Four Seasons) (2016)
for shō and string quartet (+/- 7')

> THE FOUR ELEMENTS (2011)
for mezzo-soprano , flute, violin, clarinet and violoncello (+/-27')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Disappearing in Light hermesensemble.be
 

more than 7 musicians

> CONFRONTATIONS (Festival Version)(2003)
for African and Western percussion (10 musicians) (+/- 30’)

> DAWN (1992)
for mezzo-soprano, female choir and instrumental ensemble (8 musicians) (+/- 20’)
(text: Kahlil Gibran)

> FANFARE (2014)
for variable ensemble (+/- 2'30'')

> FIREWORKS (2012)
for sax quartet, percussion quartet and electronics (+/- 11')

> INFINIZIO (2013)
for variable ensemble (variable number of performers) (between 30" and 15')

> IO (2004)
for brass ensemble and percussion (12 musicians) (+/- 12’)

> MAYA’S DREAM (2005) - Part II of the Tantric Cycle
for oboe (or bassoon) and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 10’)

> MOZART'S ENTFÜHRUNG (2008)
for instrumental ensemble (15 musicians) (+/- 8')

> MUDRA (2010) - Part VII of the Tantric Cycle
for instrumental ensemble (12 musicians) (+/- 27')

> MYSTERIUM (1989)
for 10 woodwinds (+/- 15’)
CD (2013) www.isolistidelvento.be

> NADA BRAHMA (2005) - Part III of the Tantric Cycle
for soprano, instrumental ensemble (11 musicians) and live electronics (+/- 25’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Triptych hermesensemble.be

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2003)
for soprano and instrumental ensemble (10 musicians) (+/- 15)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> RESONATING LIGHT (2013)
for instrumental ensemble (9 musicians) (+/- 15')


     Solo Works  (↑)

Piano

> ELEGIE (1989)
for piano (+/- 4’)

> MEMENTO MORI (2005)
for piano (+/- 25’)

> 6 MINIATUREN (1988)
for piano (+/- 5’)

> SPIELEREI (1987)
for piano (+/- 3’)

> TOCCATA (1988)
for piano (+/- 3’)

> UNTITLED (1989)
for piano (+/- 4’)

Strings

> IL PENDOLO (1989)
for double bass (+/- 10’)

> RAGA III (2010)
for viola solo and electronics (15')
CD Disappearing in Light hermesensemble.be

Woodwinds

> EMPTY MIND I (2013)
for oboe and electronics (original version +/- 25’, short version +/- 15’)
Double CD Wim Henderickx: defilharmonie-webshop

> EMPTY MIND I (2015)
for recorder and electronics (original version +/- 25’, short version +/- 15’)

> HOMMAGE (1994)
for clarinet (+/- 4’)

> MAYA (1990)
for clarinet (+/- 10’)

> ON HAIKU (The Four Seasons) (2015)
for shō (+/- 7')

> ON THE ROAD (2012)
for saxophone and electronics (+/- 9')

> ON THE ROAD (2013)
for bass flute and electronics (+/- 9')
CD Triptych hermesensemble.be

> ON THE ROAD (2013)
for tenor recorder and electronics (+/- 9')

> RONDDOLEN (1987)
for bassoon (+/- 8’)

> RONDDOLEN (2007) 
for bass clarinet (+/- 7’)

Brass

> ON THE ROAD (2011)
for trumpet and electronics (+/- 9')

> THE CALL (1992)
for horn (+/- 10’)

 

Guitar

> IN DEEP SILENCE I (1998)
for guitar (+/- 10’)

> SAETA (2004)
for guitar (+/- 24’)

 

Percussion

> 1001 NIGHTS (2014)
for percussion solo (+/ 6')

> RAGA I (1996)
for percussion (+/- 18’)


     Vocal Music  (↑)

Choir

> BLOSSOMINGS (3 Prayers for a better World) (2016)
for mixed choir, trumpet and electronics (+/- 17')

> COLORS (2014)
for mixed choir, equal voices ad lib. and electronics (+/- 20')

> CRUCIFIXUS (2003)
for mixed choir (8 voices) (+/- 5')
(text: Claudio Monteverdi)

> DE PROFUNDIS (1992)
for mixed choir (organ and brass ad. Lib.) (+/- 4’)
(text: Psalm 130)

> ESTASI (2016)
for double choir, soprano, bass and electronics ad lib. (+/- 30')

> LIBERA ME (1992)
for mixed choir (organ and brass ad. Lib.) (+/- 4’)
(text: Latin psalm)

> THE NEW RING (2013)
for mixed choir and optional electronics (+/- 15')

> VISIONI ed ESTASI (2015)
for mixed choirs and electronics (+/- 45')

 

Children's Choir

> ORPHEUS: MAGIC SINGER IN THE UNDERWORLD (2002)
for children’s choir and piano (+/- 5’)
(text: Wim Henderickx)

Voice and electronics

> ELUSIVE TIME (2012)
for mezzo-soprano and electronics (+/- 7')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> ELUSIVE TIME (2013)
for soprano and electronics (+/- 7')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> 2 MANTRAS (2012)
for mezzo-soprano (+/-10')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> 2 MANTRAS (2013)
for soprano (+/-10')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

Voice + piano (or organ)

> AVE MARIA (2011)
for baritone (or mezzo soprano) and organ (+/- 6')
(text: Holy Mary prayer)

> AVE MARIA (2011)
for soprano (or tenor) and organ (+/- 6')
(text: Holy Mary prayer)

> CANZONE (2007)
for voice (versions for: soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass)
and piano (+/- 5')
(text: Francesco Petrarca)

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and piano (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VOOR OLEK/SONG FOR OLEK (2009)
for voice and piano (+/- 3’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2010)
for soprano and piano (+/- 15’)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> ZOON VAN EROS (SON OF EROS)(1987)
for soprano and piano (+/- 8’)
(text: Hans Andreus)

Voice + accordion

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and accordion (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

Voice + ensemble

> AIR (2008)
for soprano, flute and electronics (optional) (+/-6’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> ATLANTIC WALL (2012)
for mezzo-soprano, instrumental ensemble (6 musicians), video and electronics
(+/- 30')

> DAWN (1992)
for mezzo-soprano, female choir and instrumental ensemble (8 musicians) (+/- 20’)
(text: Kahlil Gibran)

> DISAPPEARING IN LIGHT (2008) - Part V of the Tantric Cycle
for mezzo-soprano, viola, alto flute and percussion (+/- 32')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Disappearing in Light hermesensemble.be

> EARTH (2008)
for mezzo-soprano, violin and electronics (optional) (+/-6’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> FIRE (2008)
for baritone, cello and electronics (optional) (+/-6’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> LAMENTO DI MEDEA (2011) 

for soprano, instrumental ensemble (7 musicians), live electronics (+/- 70')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VOOR OLEK/SONG FOR OLEK (2009)
for voice and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 3’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> NADA BRAHMA (2005) - Part III of the Tantric Cycle
for soprano, instrumental ensemble (11 musicians) and live electronics (+/- 25’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Triptych hermesensemble.be

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2003)
for soprano and instrumental ensemble (10 musicians) (+/- 15)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> THE FOUR ELEMENTS (2011)
for mezzo-soprano , flute, violin, clarinet, violoncello and electronics (optional)
(+/-27')
(Text: Wim Henderickx)
CD Disappearing in Light hermesensemble.be

> WATER (2008)
for baritone, clarinet and electronics (optional) (+/-6’)
(Text: Wim Henderickx)

Voice + orchestra

> ANTIFOON (2014)
for choir and orchestra (+/- 35')
(from ANTIFOON for orchestra, wind band, choir, percussion ensembles ad lib, soprano and bass)

> ONLY DARKNESS AND SHADOWS (2004)
for soprano and orchestra (+/- 15’)
(text: Triin Soomets)

> TOMORROW SHALL BE MY DANCING DAY (1991)
for mixed choir and chamber orchestra (+/- 4')
(text: English Christmas carol)


     For Children  (↑)

> ACHILLEUS (2001-2002)
opera for young people, based on a libretto by Imme Dros (+/- 75’)
7 singers (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass baritone, bass, countertenor)
children’s choir

> BALLAD: THE WITCH DOCTOR AND THE TWO GIANTS (1996)
for narrator and orchestra (+/- 8’)
(text: Aboriginal myth)

> CIRCUS SUITE (1992)
- for flute (or bassoon or alto saxophone) and piano (+/- 8’)
- for clarinet in Bb (or bass clarinet in Bb) and piano (+/- 8’)
- for oboe and piano (+/- 8’)
- for 4 clarinets ands bass clarinet (+/- 8')
- for string orchestra (+/- 8')

> CIRUS SUITE (2004)
for woodwind quintet (+/- 7')

> DE KONINGIN ZONDER LAND (The Queen without a country) (2014)
for 4 singers, 2 percussion players and electronics (+/- 75')
(Text: Paul Verrept)

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and accordion (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and piano (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VAN DE MEISJES/SONG OF THE GIRLS (2006)
for voice and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 5')
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VOOR OLEK/SONG FOR OLEK (2009)
for voice and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 3’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> LIED VOOR OLEK/SONG FOR OLEK (2009)
for voice and piano (+/- 3’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> OLEK SCHOOT EEN BEER...(OLEK SHOT A BEAR...)(2006)
for narrator and instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 35’)
(text: Bart Moeyaert)

> OLEK - SUITE (2006)
for instrumental ensemble (7 musicians) (+/- 25')

> ORPHEUS: MAGIC SINGER IN THE UNDERWORLD (2002)
for children’s choir and piano (+/- 5’)
(text: Wim Henderickx)


     Electronic Music  (↑)

> ONGRIJPBARE TIJD (Elusive Time) (2012)
Open air installation at the Market Square in Lier (B)
in collaboration with Jorrit Tamminga (electronics)

> SHRI YANTRA (2009)
for 8 channel soundtracks (15'41)
in collaboration with Jorrit Tamminga (electronics)

 







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