SELECTION OF COMPOSITIONS AND PREMIERES

Note: In general, only premières are listed below, any subsequent performances are not.

MECHANICAL ECSTACY (2014) for Slagwerk Den-Haag and Club Guy&Roni. Premiere 13 March 2015, Club Paradigm, Groningen. Ca. 60'00. Commissioned by FPK.

SATELLITES (2014) for Royal New Zealand Ballet and choreographer Daniel Belton. Premiere 30 July 2014, ASB Theatre Auckland, New Zealand. Ca. 15'00. Commissioned by FPK.

COLOMBO (2014) for Big Band. Written for David Kweksilber Big Band. Ca. 1'00. Commissioned by De Doelen Concert Centre, Rotterdam, NL, premiere at The Doelen, 11 April 2014.

NoGo (2014) Ca. 2'30. idem.

CLAUSTROPHOBIA (2014) ca. 5'00. idem.

ROCKS&BLOCKS (2013) for Big Band. Written for David Kweksilber Big Band. Ca. 13'30 Premiere 21 April 2013 in Lantaarn/Venster, Rotterdam.

CENTREFUGE (2012) 8-channel audio & video installation. Ca. 12'00. Written for November Music 2012.


KAPUT - defect Bond (2011) for Ensemble KLANG and processed film footage. Ca. 5'00. Première Korzo Theater, The Hague, NL.

FORNAX (2011) 36-channel audio & light installation. Written for the RED EAR Festival, Rotterdam 2011. Ca. 15'00. Concept and Composition: Jan-Bas Bollen. Technical Design: Byungjun Kwo. Supported by STEIM and Rotterdam City Council. FPK.

BINDER (2010) for violin, trombone and piano. Written for Trio 7090: Bas Wiegers, violin / Koen Kapteijn, trombone / Nora Mulder, piano. Ca. 15’00. Première 19 February 2012, Xenakis Festival in Orgelpark, Amsterdam, NL FPK.

STRAIGHT CANONS (2010) for Big Band. Written for David Kweksilber Big Band. Ca. 12'00. Première 31 January 2011, International Ensembles Series in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, NL. FPK. Multiple performances.

SAQUEO (2010) for Ensemble, with projections of photographs by Edward Burtynsky. Written for Hexnut. Ca. 10'00. Première 22 May 2011, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, NL. FPK. Multiple performances.

IN AFGHANISTAN (2010) Radiophonic composition. 20'00. Commissioned by Worm, Rotterdam.

PulseFF (2009) 36-channel speaker system with wireless audio sync and blue dynamics-triggered leds for the Maas bicycle tunnel, Rotterdam. Concept and Composition: Jan-Bas Bollen Technical Design: Byungjun Kwo. Supported by STEIM and City Council Rotterdam. 12'00 (looped 24-7). NFPK. Multiple performances.

WORD POWER (2008) for tenor-sax, keyboard, percussion, bass guitar, live audio & video manipulation. Written for LOOS: Peter van Bergen, tenor saxophone/ Gerard Bouwhuis, piano / Johan Faber, percussion / Jan-Bas Bollen, bass guitar, video control. Ca. 15’00. Première 15 March 2008, Theater aan het Spui, The Hague, NL. FST.

STITCHBIRDS (2007) Music for Dance. Choreography Daniel Belton. Sonic Composition byJan-Bas Bollen and Steve Heather. Première Christchurch, NZ, 2007. Creative New Zealand. Multiple performances.

BLU-97 (2007) for harpsichord, live audio and video processing. 12'00. Written for Annelie de Man. FST.

RIDE (2007) for percussion, cello, harpsichord, saxophone and live-electronics. 14'00. Written for Brooomm!. Première 11 nov 2007, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, NL. FST. Multiple performances.

SEISMOS (2006) Electronic soundtrack for dance video. Collaboration with NZ choreographer Daniel Belton and NZ animator Jack Grenfell. Duration 18'30. Creative New Zealand. Multiple performances.

SQUARE TIME (2006) for ensemble. 17'00. Written for Array Music Toronto. Première Toronto, Canada 2009. FST.

JINX (2006) for string quartet. 17’00. Written for the Matangi Strijkkwartet. Première 2006. Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, NL. FST, DON.

ROGER (2005) for saxophone quartet and synthesizer/electronics. Written for Python+. 16'00. Premiere, 5 November 2005 Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, NL. FST.

SOMA SONGS (2005) Live VJ/DJ events / composition featuring Sensor Bass, Tuning Forks, Stones, and various electronic sound media. Collaboration with NZ choreographer Daniel Belton and NZ animator Jack Grenfell. 65'00. Premiere: 2005 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand. Creative New Zealand. Multiple performances.

HIJACK (2004) for percussion ensemble, realtime video and audio manipulation. (DON). 20'00. Written for the Percussion Group The Hague, NL. FST, DON. Multiple performances.

FUSE (2004) for ensemble. 20’00. Written for Ensemble Klang Première 2003, De Link, Tilburg, NL. FST, DON. Multiple performances.

PLANOFONIE_V1 (2004) 5.1 surround sound and video installation, commissioned by PBKZ (Programme Board Visual Art Zuidas] and FSTK. 25':00. Premiere 2004 St Nicolaaskapel, Amsterdam, NL.

FLARE (2003) for chamber orchestra. 20’00. Written for NESKO (Dutch Student Chamber Orchestra). Première 25 april 2003, Middelburg, Netherlands. FST, NL.

KLAUSTRODANZA (2003) Rumori Festival, Premiere 11 March 2003, Paradiso Amsterdam.Suzy Blok, Choreography, Jan-Bas Bollen (aka DJBully), Composition. Performed by Kenneth Flak, Kelly Hirina, Guillaume Marie, Stéphanie Pignon, Yukio Tomino and Jan-Bas Bollen. Also on Julidans 2004.

SERVO (2002). Hammond, bass-guitar and drums. Written for Steamboat Switzerland. Ca. 60’00. Première 2003, November Music, s’Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. FST, NL, W.

GAME OVER (2002). ca. 1 minute. Short video clip made in collaboration with Alison Isadora for VAMP website (Union of Contemporary Music Venues). Commissioned by VAMP.

LUMIN (2002). Music for dance film by New Zealand choreographer/dancer Daniel Belton. Commissioned by Good Company. 23’00. Première Wellington, NZ, 2002. NL,W.

MANA (2001) for the Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and choreographer Keith Derrick Randolph. 75’00. Première in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2001, NL.

SOFTLOADER (2000) for the Orkest De Volharding. 12’00 Première in Amsterdam 2001, Netherlands. FST, Don, NL.

IN SITU AMSTERDAM (2000). DVD multimedia presentation. 48’00. Première 2000 in Ysbreker, Amsterdam, Netherlands. FST, NL, W.

BUG (1999) for large ensemble. 12'00. For Ensemble "De Ereprijs". Première 2000 in Musis Sacrum, Arnhem, Netherlands. FST, NL, W.

AMERICA TODAY, (1999) for tape, commissioned by choreographer Gonnie Heggen. 70’00. Première in 1999, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 30 further performances in the Netherlands.

EXTREME & FRAGILE, (1999) for tape, commissioned by choreographer Ross Cooper and The Curve Dance Company. 15’00. Première 1999 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

INNER MOBILES (1999) for piano solo. 16’30. Première in 2000 by Ananda Sukarlan, Adam Concert Room, New Zealand. FST, NL, W.

DE KARMELLENBERG (1997/1998) for tape, commissioned by choreographer Gonnie Heggen. 60’00. Première 1997 in Theater Frascati, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 30 subsequent performances in the Netherlands.

NASTAY (1997), etude nr. 5 –short version- for electric guitar, ca. 7’00. For Dutch guitarist Wiek Heijmans, Première in New York, 1997, Phorzheimer Recital Hall, NL, W.

TUBE (1997) for Kingma System quarter-tone flute and percussion. 10’30. For Anne LaBerge, quarter-tone flute en Yuko Suzuki, percussion. Première 1997 Bergen, Netherlands. NL, W.

ZOAB (1997) for 8 musicians and DJ. Ca 10’00. For the Maarten Altena Ensemble. Première 1997 in BIMhuis, Amsterdam, Netherlands. VPRO radio recording. Also on “Generations” CD by MAE. FST, NL, W.

LOOKING FOR PETER (1996) for tape, commissioned by choreographer Gonnie Heggen. 60’00. Première 1996 in Theater Frascati, Amsterdam. 40 further performances in the Netherlands. Winner of the Public Prize 1996.

SYNC (1995)for Ensemble LOOS, tape & live electronics. 20’00. Première 1997 Utrechtse School, Utrecht, Netherlands. FST, NL.

DIE TURM DES EMPEDOCLES (1994), music theatre production for male voice, MIDI-piano and sampler. 30'00. 8 performances in the Anger Museum in Erfurt, Germany. AFK, W.

DOKADANS (1994) for piano en chamber orchestra. 14'00. Première 1995 at the Moscow Autumn Festival by the Moscow Ensemble for Contemporary Music. Dutch Première 1996 in Rotterdam by Ananda Sukarlan and the Doelen Ensemble. Recording NCRV radio. FST, NL, W.

PTOOMA (1993) for large ensemble. 9'00. For the Ensemble "De Ereprijs", Première 1994 at the May Festival, Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands. Also performed at the Warschau Autumn Festival in Poland in 1994. NL, W.

HAMMER (1993) for Ensemble HEX, mezzo-soprano and tape on a text from F.Nietsche. 15'00. Première 1993 in the RUMORI series in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Also performed at various venues in the Netherlands and Kiev (Ukraine). FST, NL, W.

DAS NERVÖSE WOHLTEMPERIERTE DISKLAVIER (1992) for Yamaha MIDI-piano. 5'21, ROBOARD Festival 1992 at Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands.

VACUUM/LAMENT (1992) for violin and piano, 7'00, In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen. Première 1993 by Frank de Groot and Gerard Bouwhuis in The Hague, Netherlands. Also in 1994 at the Third International Music Forum, Kiev, Oekraïne by Ihor Andriyevsky en Tetiana Andriyevska, 1996 at the UNICEF Gala in de Bank of Ireland Arts Centre, Dublin, 1997 Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York. FST, DON, NL, W.

ETUDE IV, UNSTABLE, ARTIFICIAL (1992) for cello solo. Première 1993 by John Addison on the MayFestival in The Haugue. Chosen as a compulsory work for the International Gaudeamus Performers Competition in 1994. Also performed at Musiques en Scène, Lyon 1994. FST, DON, NL, W.

ETUDE I FOR PIANO (1991) 7'00 and written for the Indonesian pianist Ananda Sukarlan. Première 1991 at Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands. FST, DON, NL, W.

DE SPRONG (1991) for violin, baritone saxophone, tuba, contrabass and percussion. 10'00, Commissioned by the architect G.E.D.Beijn for the opening of the new District Centre in The Hague, Netherlands. Première 1991.

ETUDE II FOR VIOLIN (1991) 8'00. Première by Vera Beths 1992 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Further performances by Jan-Bas Bollen in Wellington (N.Z.) Warsaw and Dublin. FST, DON, NL, W.

BAUH (1991) for 2 male voices, harpsichord, 2 percussionists and tape. 7'30. Written for the opening festival of the new Parliament Buildings in The Hague 1991. Commissioned by the Dutch parliament and FST. Radio & TV recordings and CD. Also performed at Acqua Memoria Voce, Pisa, Italy 1996. FST, DON, NL, W.

SLANTS (1991) for piano solo, 4'30. For Indonesian pianist Ananda Sukarlan. Première 1991 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilië. NL, W.

ON FREEDOM AND ARCHITECTURE (1990) for clarinet, violin, 2 violas, contrabass and accordion, 20'00. Première by Ensemble HEX 1991 at Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands. FST, DON, NL, W.

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