DANNY DE GRAANcomposer | sound artist

WORKS

works in progress:

Ghost in the Machine - for Ere Lievonen (solo harpsichord and electronics)
MINIMOOG Concerto - for ensembe INSOMNIO (chamber orchestra and minimoog)
2Waste - for reConvert project (together with composer Aspasia Nasopoulou)

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ELECTRONIC, CHAMBER
In Turbulence (2019)
for 3 recorders, 5 temple blocks and live electronics
duration 6’
ELECTRONIC, SOLO
The Missing Shade Of Blue (2018)
for alto saxophone and electronics
duration 8’
ORCHESTRA
Cataracta (2016)
for symphpony orchestra
2222 2221 timp 2perc 66442
duration 10’
more info…
ELECTRONIC, SOLO
Collider I (2016)
for alto saxophone and electronics
duration 9’
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
In The Blink Of An Eye (2015)
for microtonal ensemble & electronics
flute, clarinet, viola, 31-tone guitar, fokker organ, percussion and electronics
duration 15’
SOLO, ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
Riding the Euclidean Planes (2015)
for computer controlled piano (disklavier), live electronics and video
duration 9’
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
With(out) Words (2013)
solo concerto for iPad and ensemble
duration 15'
ELECTRONIC
March of the Pulsars (2012)
electronic composition for 8 speaker installation
duration 15'
ELECTRONIC
Antikythera Mechanism (2012)
electronic composition for 5.1 surround installation
duration 5'
ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
Skeiron (2012)
for live electronics, kite with sensors and 4 speakers
duration 10'
ELECTRONIC
Microwelt (2011)
electronic composition
duration 1'
ELECTRONIC
Splinter (2010)
electronic composition
duration 7'
CHAMBER, SOLO, ELECTRONIC
Equilibrium (2009)
for 31 tone Fokker organ and electronics
duration 10'
CHAMBER, SOLO
Forma (2009)
for 31 tone Fokker organ
duration 5'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
Sansula (2009)
for sansula and live electronics
duration 5'
ELECTRONIC
Electronic City (2007)
electronic composition (for theatre play)
duration ±60'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC, SOLO
Scheinbewegung (2005)
for harpsichord and electronics
duration 12'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
Imaginary Friend (2004)
for panflute and electronics
duration 5'
ELECTRONIC
Omega 10 (2004)
electronic composition
duration 9'
ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
Instruments (2004)
for 3 computer controlled guitars and sine generator
duration 11'
ELECTRONIC
Audience (2004)
for generative live electronics
duration 10'
ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
Resonance (2004)
for room, speaker, microphone and piezo
duration 12'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC, SOLO
Contrast (2003)
for harpsichord and electronics
duration 12'
ORCHESTRA, ELECTRONIC, VOCAL
Reactie (2001)
for mezzo soprano, chamber orchestra and electronics
duration 12'
ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
CYKL (2001)
for solo dancer and live electronics
duration 12'
CHAMBER, VOCAL
Poly Chroma (2000)
for choir
duration 12'
CHAMBER, SOLO, MULTIMEDIA, ELECTRONIC, VOCAL
Connect?! (1998)
for vocalist, live electronics and video camera
duration 11'
CHAMBER, SOLO
Sferen in d-mineur (1998)
for carillion
duration 6'

SELECTED TRACKS

SOLO
Les Couleurs Célestes (2018)
for organ
duration 5’
ELECTRONIC, VOCAL
Het Verschil (2016)
for electronics, Fokker organ and narrator
poem by Lieke Marsman
duration 5’
ORCHESTRA
ZAP! (2016)
for symphpony orchestra
2222 4,2,2(+bass),0 timp 2perc 66442
duration 9’
more info…
CHAMBER, SOLO
Piano Works 1 - 5 (2014 - 2015)
Series of piano etudes (an ongoing project)
CHAMBER
4 Postcards from Darwin (2012)
for windquintet
duration 3'
ELECTRONIC
Geometric Vibrations (2012)
electronic composition for 5.1 surround installation, 3D video and moving platform
duration 5'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC, VOCAL, MULTIMEDIA
Face It (2011)
a Facebook opera
libretto by members of Facebook and Danny de Graan
for disklavier, vocalist, electronics and video
duration 14'
ELECTRONIC
Feed My Speaker (2010)
for 4 players, 4 speakers, 4 microphones and computer
duration 10'
ELECTRONIC
Pitch Non Importa (2010)
electronic composition for arp 2500, serge modular system and 2 players
duration 10'
ELECTRONIC
Bachsbaby (2009)
electronic composition
duration 2'
CHAMBER, VOCAL, ELECTRONIC, MULTIMEDIA
Tanto de Nada (2009)
for vocalist, live electronics and video
poem by Sacha van Tongeren
duration 10'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
You Think You Know Me? (2008)
for panflute and live electronics
duration 11'
ELECTRONIC
Hekla (2006)
electronic composition for 4 speakers
duration 23'
ORCHESTRA, ELECTRONIC
Festina Lente (2005)
for string orchestra, harp, percussion and tape
duration 16'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC, SOLO, MULTIMEDIA
Time (2004)
for harpsichord, electronics and narator
duration 1'
ELECTRONIC
Delta 11 (2004)
electronic composition
duration 10'
ELECTRONIC
Beating (2004)
for 9 sine generators
duration 19'
ELECTRONIC, VOCAL
O Super Mom (2002)
electronic composition
duration 9'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
Urban (2001)
for panflute, guitar and electronics
duration 8'
ELECTRONIC
Chaos & Orde (2000)
electronic composition and 8 speakers
duration 10'
CHAMBER, ELECTRONIC
Chromorpheus (1999)
for ensemble and live electronics
duration 8'
CHAMBER, SOLO, ELECTRONIC
Symbiose (1998)
for recorder and electronics
duration 6'
ELECTRONIC
Nerve (1997)
for feedback systems
duration 3'
CHAMBER, SOLO
Solo (1997)
for flute
duration 1'
Archetypon Organizer

CATARACTA

description

Cataracta is a harmonic spectral cascading journey completely generated algorithmically.

details

Duration: 9'
Composed: 2016

instrumentation

2x flutes (1 piccolo)
2x hobo
2x clarinet (Bb)
2x bassoon
4x horns in f
2x trumpets
2x trombone
1x bass trombone
timpani
2x percussion
8x violin 1
8x violin 2
8x alto
4x celli
2x bass

ZAP!

description

The name ZAP! is derived from the effect you have if you zap between TV channels. By changing the musical content the same way you change channels on a TV you get a fragmented composition.

details

Duration: 10'
Composed: 2015
Premiere: May 22, 2016 in Amersfoort by AYO - Conducted by Rolf Buijs
Award: Zap! received 3rd prize during the Keuris Composers Concours 2016

instrumentation

2x flutes (1 piccolo)
2x hobo
2x clarinet (Bb)
2x bassoon
4x horns in f
2x trumpets
2x trombone
1x bass trombone
timpani
2x percussion
8x violin 1
8x violin 2
8x alto
4x celli
2x bass

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