Boven Water

Instrumentation: for ensemble (vln, fl, 2sx, trb, pf, gt, db, drums, fixed media)
Duration: 9 minutes
Year of composition: 2021

Boven Water was written for the programme of Nachtlicht Ensemble with the same title. The movements connect the pieces in the programme and follow the route of the VOC ship “de Amstelveen”.


I. Texel – Kaap de Goede Hoop
II. Kaap de Goede Hoop – Batavia
III. Batavia – Suratte
IV. Suratte – Kanton
V. Kanton – Texel
VI. Texel – Schipbreuk voor Oman

Commission info

Boven Water was commissioned by the Nachtlicht Ensemble