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My first composition (age 9)

My very first "composition": Largo for violin and piano op.1
(made at age 9)
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PIANO SOLO

  • Sonate Moderne
    (1973) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Rèverie
    (1975) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Fantasia Humoresque
    (1977) (ca. 1 min.)

  • Blue Impromptu
    (1977) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Largo
    (1978) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Toccata
    (1978) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Trois Pièces Machinales
    (1979) (ca. 5 min.)

  • Mimodrame
    (1979) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Impulsio (1979)
    (ca. 4 min.)

  • Six morceaux pour piano
    (1979) (ca. 9 min.)

  • Batteaux lointaines
    (1979) (ca. 1 min.)

  • Etude
    (1979) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Quatre Pièces Poétiques
    (1979) (ca. 4 min.)
    (2nd Piece: a very short Limerick)

  • Lente Lento
    (1980) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Zonder Titel
    (1980) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Sonate Fa Chile
    (1980) (ca. 7 min.)

  • Hommage à Debussy
    (1980) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Psychedelia
    (1980) (ca. 3 min.)

  • H-oorspel
    (1980) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Enfant Terribile
    (1980) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Sic transit gloria mundi
    (1980) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Lamaar & Humeuresque
    (1980) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Harmonia Noctis
    (1980) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Rèverie
    (1980) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Eau de Pologne
    (1981) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Voyage
    (1981) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Noo(d/t) (2 short exercises)
    (1981) (ca. 1 min.)

  • Convenientiae
    (1981) (ca. 14 min.)
    1. Prolusio
    2. Inventiuncula
    3. Tonus (ad libitum)
    4. Non-Sens
    5. Studio
    6. Rememoria

  • Trio pour piano
    (1982) (ca. 1 min.)

  • Suitje
    (1982) (ca. 12 min.)
    1. Intronie
    2. Reprimande
    3. Giguel
    4. Sigarabandje
    5. Zenuwnet
    6. Hoppe
    7. Burenbarbaren
    8. Serie-eus
    9. Koda-kado

  • Fuga in f
    (1982) (ca. 8 min.)

  • Etude 1
    (1982) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Etude 2
    (1982) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Five Pieces
    (1982) (ca. 5 min.)
    1. Etude Score
    2. Miezerigheid
    3. Paniek
    4. Poging
    5. Sleutelgat

    Etude Review: Great work

    "I enjoyed this one. Harmony sounds a lot like Prokofiev's works. But it also has some parts where the melodic line with a strange rhythm reminds me more of Chopin. Anyway, good work."

    Reviewer: Danor Quinteros

  • Nocturne
    (1982) (ca. 2 min.) Score

  • Standbeeld
    (1982) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Capriccio
    (1982) (ca. 2 min.)

  • 4 Klavierstukken
    (1983) (ca. 10 min.)
    1. Spanning in stilte
    2. Spanning in beweging
    3. Klanksfeer
    4. Vuurdans

  • Sonate
    (1983) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Dissonate
    (1983) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Monument
    (1983) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Idétude
    (1983) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Dierenriem
    (1983) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Lux Perpetua Et Aeterna
    (1983) (ca. 5 min.)

  • 3 Miniaturen op Polyfone Basis
    (1983) (ca. 6 min.)
    1. Quasi una toccata
    2. Quasi una fuga
    3. Quasi una giga

  • Elegie
    (1984) (ca. 5 min.) Score

  • 4 Preludes
    (1985) (ca. 8 min.)

  • 4 Karakters
    (1985) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Hommage à Liszt
    (1985) (ca. 2 min.)

  • 5 Pianopieces
    (1985) (ca. 10 min.)
    1. Vier spreuken
    2. Etude lento
    3. Etude moderato
    4. Etude moderato capriccioso
    5. Groeten uit...

  • Paradoxaal Verhaal
    (1988) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Mortalitas
    (1990) (ca. 4 min.) Score + MP3

  • Fugue ("Heer Stuiterbal")
    (1990) (ca. 6 min.) Score

  • Nocturne
    (1991) (ca. 3 min.) Score

    Review: Pensive and Moody: A Beautiful Piano Study

    "Mr. van Schie has written a very lovely Nocturne which serves as "an exercise for tone quality and harmony." But it is very lovely in and of its own right. While I might quibble about the level designation (primarily because I don't think that a lot of level 1-3 students can easily play or roll a 9th or a 10th), this would make a beautiful recital piece for even an adavnced student. An intermediate student could also learn it and play it well, but I think that it would shine under the skill of an advanced pianist. Why? This piece, while sounding so simple, would require good tone control and lyricism. The chord progressions and modulations are pensive and fresh, innovative yet comfortingly familiar. In short, this would make an excellent addition to any young pianist's repertoire!"

    Reviewer: David Benning

  • Broken Mirrors
    (1992) (ca. 10 min.)

  • Danza y Canto
    (1992-revised 2002) (ca. 8 min.) Score + MP3

    Review: Left Me Breathless!

    "This piece at first glance looks impossible, but, when the repeats rolled around, it became clear that if the hands are properly chosen, it is merely quite difficult. The rhythms and harmonies are gripping from start to finish. I was completely carried away by this captivating music, something which does not often happen to me. It does require a good piano, with the middle pedal in good regulation, and some experience in using it. I recommend this work to all for listening, and to the brave and strong hearted for playing it."

    Reviewer: Richard Wayland

  • Piece for Piano
    (1993) (ca. 10 min.)

  • "Bach did it better"- fuga a 2 voces
    (1993) (ca. 1 min) Score + MP3

  • Four Water Miniatures - recorded on cd
    (1998) (ca. 9 min.)
    1. De bron (The source) Score
    2. Dauw (Dew) Score
    3. Schittering (Reflection)
    4. Dobberen (Floating) Score

  • Prelude Score & What follows Score
    (1999)(ca. 7 min.)

    Review: Clockwork Green

    "Well, I find it hard to describe this piece. The best I can say is that the composer does so well all the things I struggle with. If I were looking for a composition teacher, I would be torn between Tjako van Schie and Jay Anthony Gach! From the start, the clock reference is quite obvious, but never trite. The balanced opening and ending worked quite well, a feature that I particularly like."

    Reviewer: Richard Wayland

    Review 2: Nice piece

    "Tjako, what a nice piece of music. You have done a great job of conveying your idea of time ticking on. I had the same feeling before I even read your notes on the piece. I took the time to download the MP3 version and really enjoyed listening to it. Good luck with it!"

    Reviewer: Kelly Benette

  • Scherzo for Disklavier
    (2000)(ca. 7 min.)

  • Life and death
    (2002) (ca. 3 min.) Score

  • I can play a piano piece!
    (ca. 1 min.) (educational piece) Score

  • Waltz - i. m. Frédéric
    (2006) (ca. 2 min.) Score

  • Barcarolle
    (2006) (ca. 3 min.) Score + mp3

  • Song without words Score + mp3
    (2010) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Lonely Score + mp3
    (2013) (ca. 4 min.)


OTHER INSTRUMENTS & COMBINATIONS

  • Largo, op.1
    (Violin & Piano) (1970) (ca. 1 min) see top of page!

  • Largissimo
    (Violin & Piano) (1976) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Hungarian Dance
    (Quatre Mains) (1978) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Rutuba
    (Violin & Piano) (1979) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Aedificium
    (Hobo & Piano) (1979) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Comprehension
    (Violin & Cello) (1979) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Indigo
    (2 Pianos) (1979) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Onweer
    (Choir & Piano) (1979) (ca. 15 min.)

  • Herfstmachinerie
    (2 Pianos) (1979) (ca. 3 min.)

  • De natuur en haar ezelsbruggetjes
    (Voice & Piano) (1979) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Contrafonie
    (2 Pianos) (1980) (ca. 12 min.)
    1. Largo Mysterioso
    2. Allegro Non Troppo
    3. Grave Quasi Senza Tempo
    4. Andante
  • Ex nihil nihilo
    (3 Oboes & Piano) (1980) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Suite à quatre
    (2 Pianos) (1980) (ca. 18 min.)
    1. Pari Passu
    2. Quos Ego
    3. Rudimenta
    4. Si Parva Licet Componere Magnis...
  • Adagio
    (Quarte Mains) (1980) (ca. 2 min.) Score

  • Eslav
    (Quatre mains) (1981) (ca. 3 min.)

  • 3 Songs
    (Voice & Piano) (1981) (ca. 5 min.)
    1. Pa zendt een pakje
    2. Ik zit mij voor het vensterraam
    3. Fabel
  • Sphère
    (Altsaxophon & Piano) (1981) (ca. 1 min.) Score + mp3

  • Sonata & Fuga
    (String Quartet) (1981) (ca. 15 min.) Fugue Score

  • Formatie '81
    (2 Pianos & String Quartet) (1981) (ca. 3 min.)

  • 3 Motetta's on Latin Text
    (3-Voice Choir) (1981) (ca. 12 min.)
    1. Sanctus
    2. Haec Dies
    3. Gloria
  • 4 Aforisms
    (Piano & Strings) (1982) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Lijnenspel
    (Altsaxophone & Piano) (1982) (ca. 1 min.)

  • Een oud schilderij
    (2 Altsaxophones & Piano) (1982) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Zukunft
    (Voice Duet & Piano) (1982) (ca. 2 min.) Score + mp3

  • Capriccio
    (Oboe & Guitar) (1983) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Small Pianoconcerto
    (Piano & Small Orchestra)(1983) (ca. 15 min.)
    1. Moderato
    2. Adagio
    3. Presto non troppo - con fuoco
  • Convulsions
    (Piano & Orchestra) (1983) (ca. 18 min.)
    1. Prelude - moderato murmurando bizarramente
    2. Variazii - lento molto tranquillo con colore
    3. Finale - allegro non troppo maiestoso
  • Drie impressies
    (Quatre Mains) (1983) (ca. 9 min.)

  • Invention
    (2 Oboes & Piano) (1983) (ca. 4 min.)

  • Concertino
    (Piano & String Orchestra) (1983) (ca. 20 min.)
    1. Vivace
    2. Variations- molto lento
    3. Vivace
  • Concerto
    (Piano & String Orchestra) (1983) (ca. 25 min.)
    1. Moderato
    2. Scherzo
    3. Largo
    4. Recitativo
    5. Vivace
  • Incognito & Presto
    (Quatre Mains) (1984) (ca. 3 min.)

  • After all
    (Violin & Piano) (1984) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Prelude
    (Viool & Piano) (1985) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Aan mijn kinderen
    (4 Songs, Voice & Piano) (1984) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Preludium & Fantasietta
    (Oboe & Piano) (1984) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Fantasie Concertante
    for Piano & String Quartet (1984) (ca. 20 min.)
    1. Fantasia
    2. Variations
    3. Scherzo
    4. Conclusion
  • Sonata
    (Violin & Piano) (1985) (ca. 9 min.)

  • Romance
    (Violin & Piano) (1986) (ca. 5min.)

  • Dimensions
    (String Quartet & Piano) (1987) (ca. 6 min.)

  • Gemengde Gevoelens (i.e. Mixed Feelings)
    (Saxophon Quartet & Piano) (1988) (ca. 20 min.)
    1. Introductio - lento
    2. Sarabande
    3. Toccata - allegro molto
  • Times, after a Zen Koan
    (Marimba & Cello) (1989) (ca. 12 min.)

  • Couleur Locale
    (Violin & Piano) (1990) (ca. 3 min.)

  • Nonet-Tonen
    (String- & Saxophon Quartet & Piano) (1990) (ca. 20 min.)
    1. Solo - molto deciso - irato
    2. Don't drop in... - largo molto slentando
    3. Together forever - allegro vivo
  • Met Stip (beestenhumor)
    (Voice & Piano) (1991) (ca. 12 min.)
    1. Op een aal
    2. Op twee zalmen
    3. Op een jakhals
    4. Op een muis
    5. Op een paling
    6. Op een konijn
  • A Joke For The Commision
    (Saxophon Alto solo Etude) (1992) (ca. 4 min.) Score

  • In Between
    (Duet for Saxophon Alto & Guitar) (1993) (ca. 8 min.)

  • Arrangements(Violin & Piano) (1994) (ca. 56 min.)
    "Yiddish Music from the ghettos & concentration camps"

  • De naam van het stuk ? "Voor Baukje!"
    (Violin & Piano)(1995)(9 min.) score + mp3

  • Colored nails
    (Panflute & Piano)(1996)(3 min.)

  • Handy Wendy Waltz
    (Quatre Mains) (1997) (3 min.) score+mp3

  • Small Talk
    (Flute & Piano)(1997)(ca. 4 min.)

  • Plastic Noise
    (Flute & Piano)(1999)(ca. 5 min.)

  • Don't F(i)lip!"
    (Tenorsaxophone & Piano) (2000) (ca. 8 min.)

  • Bach-Tribute:
    A Small Fugue on theme of Bach's "Die Kunst der Fuge
    (Oboe,Flute, Cello, Strings)  (2000) (ca. 2 min.)

  • Maria's Song
    (Violin & Piano) (2000) (ca. 3 min.) Score

  • Music for Male Voice Choir:
    (a capella, 4 voices) (2000) (3 min. each)
    1. Go down Moses Score
    2. Away in a Manger Score
    3. We shall overcome Score
  • Concerto
    (for Alto Saxophone & String Orchestra or String Quintett) (2003) (ca. 14 min.)
    1. Discussions Score
    2. Nocturne Score
    3. Rondo Giocoso Score

  • Colored Nails - Version 2
    (Bassoon & Piano) (2004) (ca. 6 min.) Score

  • Aedifiining thoughts of a tobacco smoker
    (Sax Alto or Barytone & Piano) (2004) (ca. 3 min.)Score

  • 3 Pan Pieces
    (Panflute & Piano) (2003-2004) (ca. 10 min.)
    PDF Score Score
    1. Pan's Song
    2. Pan's Dream
    3. Pan's Death
  • 3 Duettinos
    (Alto Saxophone & Marimba+Vibraphone) (2005) (ca. 10 min.)
    1. Seven Colors (of Shit) Score
    2. Flushing (the Toilet) Score
    3. Soap Score
  • Quattuor Diabolique
    (Saxophone Alto & Tenor, Violin, Violoncello, Piano) (2006) (ca. 19 min.)
    1. Dies Irae (with Alto Sax) Score + MP3
    2. Voodoo (with Tenor Sax) Score + MP3
    3. Deadly Dangerous Dance (with Alto Sax) Score + MP3
    4. Epilogue: Magic Moment (with Tenor Sax) Score + MP3

  • Two Autistic Players
    (Tenor Saxophone & Piano) (2006) (ca. 5 min.) Score

  • Festa
    (Tenor Saxophone solo) (2006) (ca. 1 min.) Score

  • Three of a kind or Full house
    (3 Oboes & Piano) (2006) (ca. 6 min.) Score

  • Distorted Picture of a Sandwich with Smoked Salmon
    (alto sax & piano) (2006) (ca. 2 min.) Score

  • Di Nakht
    (arr. for Sopr. Sax & Piano) (2007) (ca. 5 min.) Score

  • Fado Azul recorded on cd
    (Alto or Baritone Saxophone & Piano) (2007) (ca. 4 min.) Score

  • Fado Olandese recorded on cd
    (violin & Piano) (2008, arranged from the 2007 Fado Azul version) score

  • Fado Olandese
    (Flute & Piano) (2008, arranged from the 2007 version)

  • Tons of Baritons
    (2 Baritone Saxophones & Piano) (2008) (ca. 5 min.) Score

  • Lux Aeterna
    (Saxophone Quartett) (2008) (ca. 5 min.)

  • Elixer
    (Saxophone Quartett & Piano) (2008) (ca. 15 min.)
    1. Gathering of the druids score
    2. Brewing the drink score
    3. Drinking the brewage score
    4. Drunk Dance score

  • Faz Favor
    (Duetttino for 2 Saxes & Piano) (2009) (ca. 6 min.) Score

  • Re_order
    (Mixed Ensemble) (2009) (ca. 4 min.) Score and mp3

  • Why? - Why not?
    (Sopranosax, Altosax & Piano) (2009) (ca. 6 min.)Score

  • Dark Matters
    (alto saxophone & piano) (2010) (ca. 5 min.)

  • M/V
    (Cello & Piano) (2010) (ca. 9 min.) Listen midi rendering, Score

  • Sketches
    (for Baritone Sax & Orchestra) (5 Part Piece), (2010, ca. 24 min.) Score
    1. Intrada
    2. Turning points
    3. Danza
    4. Tempus fugit
    5. Finale

  • All i want to see
    (A Christmas Song, SATB & Piano) (2010, ca. 5 minutes) Score

  • A dream recorded on cd
    (Soprano Sax & Piano) (2010, ca. 4 minutes) Score

  • Lucio in the Sky with Diamonds
    (Altosaxophone & Piano( (2010, ca. 5 minutes) Score

  • Celebration
    (Sax Ensemble - 6 voiced, 2011, ca. 5 minutes) Score + mp3

  • The Goats of Esmae
    (Sax Quartet, 2011, ca. 7 minutes) Score + mp3
    see also a midi rendered video clip at Youtube

  • Woorden, woorden Score + mp3
    (Song for mezzo soprano and piano, Dutch text Leo Vroman, 2011, ca. 7 minutes)

  • Vocalise for choir
    (SATB & Piano, 2011, ca. 3 minutes) Score +mp3

  • Bagatelle Score +mp3
    (Clarinet Bb, Baritone Sax & Vibraphone, 2012, ca. 2 minutes)

  • Bandissimad
    (Sax Quartett & Banda, 2012, ca. 5 minutes)

  • Morcela Score + mp3
    (saxophone ensemble (or 4-tet) & piano, 2012, ca. 3'10")

  • On the edge Score + mp3
    (alto saxophone & piano, 2012, ca. 2 minutes)

  • Short Stud(y) Score + mp3
    (cello solo, 2012, ca. 2 minutes)

  • Carillon Score + mp3
    (6 voice female choir, Dutch text Jaap Zijlstra, 2012, ca. 3 minutes)

  • Sax Sonata Score + mp3
    (piano and saxophone alto, in 3 movements:
    1. Maestoso / 2. Scherzando / 3. Choral & Epilogue
    written for Alfonso Padilla, 2013 ca. 13 minutes)


  • Nervus Score + mp3
    (saxophone quartet, 2013, ca. 10 minutes)

  • Dies Irae Score + mp3
    (2 choirgroups, 2 percussionists (cymbal, snare drum, woodblock & marimba), 2 pianos, 2014, ca. 11 minutes)

  • Pentagram Score + mp3
    (reed quintet =>oboe, clarinet Bb, alto sax, bassoon, bass clarinet, 2014, ca. 6 minutes)