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1) Example of a Brucknerian beginning rising from a nature sound (fifth): start Symphony nr. 1 (1991/92) for large orchestra
2) Concerto for Horn Trio and strings (1994): the transition from the free cadence for horns (the central movement) to the folkloristic final movement (Balkan-rhythm!)
3) First page String Quartet nr. 2 "Melodies": remarkable long melodic lines in chamber music
4) Sonata for clarinet and piano: a gradual building-up rising from a chord.
N.B. Note the Rilke-citation as a source of inspiration!
5) Part of the "Song of Unity" for voice and guitar: oriental melodic patterns with use of Indian rhythmical schedules (Tala's)
6) "Rupaka" for guitar solo (1984) ; fragment that has been influenced by Messiaen and India ("Rupaka" is a raga-pattern)
7) Example of the Songs by Peter Visser: beginning of the French Rilke-cycle "Les Roses", both inspired by Frank Martin and Messiaen
8) Example of piano music by Peter Visser: a very characteristic Toccata-fragment from the Five Nocturnes (1989)
9) First page of the chamber music cycle "Landscapes" for flute, cello and piano (1995): experimental spatial notation. Note the commentaries below!
New simpicity in Frisian Songs