Existentie (2012)
Introduction
 
Existentie is a small song cycle for soprano and guitar on poems by the Dutch poet Adriaan Roland Holst (1888-1976). The cycle consists of the following miniature songs:
 
       I. Zulk een schone zaak 
      II. In gezelschap 
     III. Slotsom 
     IV. In gevaar 
      V. Avondkoelte

The poems deal with a melancholic and slightly embittered view on life and death. Existentie was written for DuoSuoni.
 
 
Instrumentation
 
    soprano

    guitar
 
Duration

    ca. 8’
 
Texts
 
    Adriaan Roland Holst

First performance

    26 May 2013, Macharen (NL)
    Marleen de Bruijn (soprano)
    Hans Schepens (guitar)
 

Score sample