Mixed ensemble/Chamber music

 

 

Gravity and Center (2021)

For The Bassless Trio (voice/sax/cello) 7'

Based on a poem by Henri Cole (with kind permission of the poet and FSG Publishing)

FP The Bassless Trio at Eastern Connecticut Uni (US) October 30 2021

 

Sleepless (2020/2021)

For Clarinet in Bb and accordion 5'30

Also version for cello and accordion

Written to Thomas Piercy and Rocco A. Jerry

To be premiered by Thomas Piercy and Miho Sasaki in 2021

 

TRIO (2020)

For violin, cello and piano in 4 movements 20'

Commissioned by Birgitte Stærnes / Trio Ars Longa

To be premiered in 2022 Halvorsen Musikkfest

 

Mirror Systems I-V - 2019/2020

For alto/soprano sax, viola and piano

in every combination

Commissioned by Donkey Jam, to be premiered in 2020

Premiere delayed to 2022

 

Anima | Persona - 2019/2020

Cello & Piano in three Movements

To be premiered by Michael Gilbert Ronstadt USA 2020

FP Michael G. Ronstadt and Forrest Tobey at Earlham College Indiana (US) October 24 2021

 

Mountain Miniatures - 2019

For flute and cello, 3 Movements, 8'

written to Åshild Brunvoll and Sara Helene Bolstad

Premiered at Barratt Due Music Academy December 2019

 

Imprints - 2018

Brass septet: Trumpet in Eb, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Trombones, Bass Trombone, Tuba 20'

Commissioned by Septura Brass Septet

FP Septura Meisterkonzert Hochschule für Musik Detmold, Germany, October 2019

 

Before it Falls Apart - 2018

Guitar and accordion 5'

Written to The Progression Ensemble

FP The Progression Ensemble : Rocco Jerry and Eric Despard at Hudson Valley New Music festival, Morton Memorial Library

NY US, November 17th, 2018

 

The Thin Line - 2017-2018

Accordion, Guitar and Cello 6'

Written to The Progression Ensemble

FP The Progression Ensemble:

Rocco Jerry/Eric Despard/ Michael G Ronstadt

Time & Space Limited, Hudson NY US

April 20th 2018 Vimeo

 

Quintet for Flutes - 2016-2017

5 flutes: various combinations of C-flutes, Alto Flutes, Piccolo and Bass Flute 14'

1. White Mountain

2. The Gate in Calci

3. Night Wanderer (poems by Abbas Kiarostami)

4. Psaligraphy for Flutes

Commissioned by 5 på Tvers (5 Across)

Fp 5 på Tvers Norway House, Minneapolis US, NFA Flute Convention August 2017

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

 

As the Wind Behaves - 2015-2017

Accordion, Guitar and Cello 16'

Commissioned by Rocco A Jerry

Fp Progression Ensemble :

Rocco Jerry/Eric Despard/Michael G Ronstadt

McCarthy Recital Hall, Saint Michaels College Vermont US

April 2017 Vimeo

 

In Ruins - 2016

Viola and Cello 10'

Fp Malin Rosa Mertens & Iris Maidre Aarvik

Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo April 2016

 

2 Vugger (2 cradles) - 2013

Choir SATB

Lyrics Alf Prøysen

FP Solheimkoret January 2014

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

 

ConVergEnce - 2013-2014

Accordion and Cello 18'

Fp Rocco A Jerry & Michael G. Ronstadt

Vermont (US) March 2014

 

Still Waters... - 2013

Marimba & Bass Flute 9'

Fp Eirik Raude & Tom-Ottar Andreassen Bidrobon August 2013

Available on 2L-103-PABD: Waves & Interruptions

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

Available for download, Amazon and streaming

 

The Bee Madrigals

6 Madrigals for 6 part á capella

Commissioned by Ossavy/Kolbenstvedt for Nordic Voices

Publisher : Cantando

Vimeo

Available on Aurora CD, streaming and download

 

Together - 2012

Saxophone Quartet (SATB) 15'

Commissioned by Nordic Saxophone Quartet Listen

 

The Verge of Understanding - Playing Wittgenstein - 2011

2 Accordeons 20'

Fp Accordeonduo Toeac (NL) 2011

 

En Følsom Tid - 2009/2011

(A Time of Sensitivity) - based on texts by Rune Christiansen

2 Songs for Choir SATB and 2 Vibraphones 16'

Publisher : Cantando

 

First & Second Chapter - 2001/2011

Saxophone Quartet(SATB) 7'

Fp First Chapter Scandinavian Saxophone Festival 2012

Fp Second Chapter Nordic Saxophone Quartet Västerås (S) 2012

 

Resisting Gravity - 2011

Trumpet in C and Piano 7'

Fp Erlend Aagaard-Nilsen and Jarle Rotevatn BrassWind 2011

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

Released on CD:

Perpetuum Trompetuum (Lawo)

Erlend Aagaard-Nilsen & Jarle Rotevatn

Available on Amazon, Itunes and streaming

 

Playing Habermas - Communication in Action - 2011

2 Saxophones 10'

Fp Erik Nerheim & Gudrun Faleide Fristad

Scandinavian Saxophone Festival Aarhus 2011

Vimeo

 

Suppose, Although - 2010

Voice and guitar Dur. approx. 15'

Based on texts by E.E.Cummigs and Michael Madsen

Fp Stillae (Janne Berglund & Åsmund Stener Olsen)

Bidrobon Concert Series Oslo, May 25th 2015

 

3 Mumbles – 2010

3 Non-specific Instruments Dur. approx. 12

 

And Then it was Winter - 2010

String Orchestra 7'

 

3 Paths, Hidden Destination - 2009

Obo/vln/pf/guit/trp/trp/bass 7'

 

4 Moods for a Norwegian Summer Evening - 2009

Violin and Guitar 13'

 

Crystals - 2008

Cl/vln/vlc/pf 20'

Written to the London Schubert Players

Pf London Schubert Players

London Academy of Music March 2010

 

Romanobscuro - 2008

Percussion trio & Vibraphone 4'

Commissioned by Eirik Raude

Fp Eirik Raude and the Oslo Philharmonic

 

Inside Out | Outside In

Violin and Piano 8'

Fp Elizaveta Gembitskaja & Olga Manyati (Minsk Trio) April 2011

 

Not with a Bang 1 - 2006-2007

Flute and Piano 12'

 

4 Rotations - 2006/2007

Brass Quartet approx. 17'

Fp 2 of 4 Movm. Nedt Quartet

Also for Saxophone Quartet (AATB)

 

Cycles - 2002/2007

Clarinet Quartet 6'

Also for Saxophone Quartet and String Quartet

Fp Valdres Sommersymfoni 2007

 

3 Studies for Saxophone Quartet - 2001/2007

Saxophone Quartet 12'-15'

Also for String Quartet and 4 Alto Saxophones

Fp Jade Quartet 2008

 

Nocturnal Transition - 2006

2 Violins 5'

Also for 2 Violas or 2 Cellos

Fp Magdalena Roth & Emily Earl April 2015

Youtube

 

String Quartet No.1 "Fallen Angels" - 2005/2006

String Quartet 11'

Fp Vertavo Quartet Hamar Domkirke Nov. 2018

Listen

 

Lines in Motion, Entwined - 2004

Fl/Git/Vibr 17'30"

Fp Ensemble 2000 (Aarhus) 2004

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

Available on 2L-103-PABD: Waves & Interruptions

 

2 Pieces for String Ensemble - 2004

Strings 6'

Fp Vestre Aker Strykeorkester 2005

 

Hall of Mirrors – 2003/2008

1-2 fl/1-2 cl/Pf/1-3 vln/1-2 vlc 6'-8'

Fp Oslo Community of Music 2008

 

The Black Wave – 2001-2003

Voc/Sax/Prc/Electronics 15'

Commissioned by SALT (Dk)

Fp SALT (Aarhus) 2003

 

3 Pieces for 4 Accordions - 2003

4 Accordeons 11'

Fp Oslo Community School of Music 2003

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

Listen

 

Floating Upwards – 2002

Piano 6 hands/3 pianoes 4'40"

 

Movements – 2001

Viola and Marimba – 11'

Fp Duo Debout (Dk) Aarhus 2001 Listen

Available on 2L-103-PABD: Waves & Interruptions

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

Available for download, Amazon and streaming

 

Echoes of Winter – 2001

Fl/Guit 8'20"

Fp Duo Takemitsu (Dk) Listen

 

Push – 2000-2001

Fl/Guit 11'

Fp Duo Takemitsu (Dk) 2001 Listen

 

4 Studies for 3 Flutes - 2001

Flute Trio 10'

 

3 Grooves - 2001/2003

Percussion Trio or Percussion Quintet 14'

Publisher : Norsk Musikkforlag

 

Bølger|Stille (Waves|Quiet) – 2000

2 Pianoes/4 hands 10'

Commissioned by Oslo Community School of Music

Fp Oslo Community School of Music 2000

 

E - 2000

4 pf-10 pianists / 3 Percussion 12'-15'

Commissioned by Oslo Community School of Music

Pf Oslo Community School of Music 2000

 

Coherent Opposites – 2000

Fl/Pf/Vln/Vlc 5'

Fp Ensemble 2000 (Dk) Aabenraa 2003 Listen

 

Winter Music - 1998

Fl/Cl/Cel/Prc/Guit/Vln/Vlc 12'30"

Commissioned by Ensemble 2000 (Dk)

Pf Ensemble 2000 (Dk) Listen

 

Mind or Body? – 1998

Percussion Duo 10'-12'

 

Echoes & Turns - 1997

Percussion Quartet 10'

Pf Gjøvik College of Music cond. André Fjørtoft

 

Heavy Metal – 1995

Percussion and Tuba 7'30"

Fp Morten Sanner & Eirik Raude 1995

 

Trombone Quartet - 1992

4 Trombones 9'

Fp Norw. Academy of Music 1993

 

3 Bruheim-songer (3 Bruheim songs) – 1990-1991

Voc/Guit/Vlc 20'

Fp Norw. Academy of Music 1992

 

Når alt er sagt (When everything has been said) – 1989

2 voices/organ

Fp 1989

 

 

 

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