Double takes
(2015) (text by Frank Nuyts, photographs by Ronny Lauwers)
(sop, mezzo-sop, b,t,a,s,s recorder (1player), vcl, el. keyboard (with el.pno sound and a slow synth sound), marimba) (60′)

  • Double takes 1 Drone 1
  • Double takes 2 A little stone
  • Double takes 3 Drone 2
  • Double takes 4 When broken pillars
  • Double takes 5 Drone 3
  • Double takes 6 A memory
  • Double takes 7 Drone 4
  • Double takes 8 We are tempted
  • Double takes 9 Drone 5
  • Double takes 10 A story repeated
  • Double takes 11Drone 6
  • Double takes 12 Precious time
  • Double takes 13 Drone 7
  • Double takes 14 Looking at
  • Double takes 15 Drone 8
  • Double takes 16 Africa!
  • Double takes 17 Drone 9
  • Double takes 18 Bone-dry wind
  • Double takes 19 Drone 10
  • Double takes 20 Arenʼt we all.
  • Double takes 21 Drone 11
  • Double takes 22 My balcony
  • Double takes 23 Drone 11
  • Double takes 24 Even the humblest
  • Double takes 25 Drone 13
  • Double takes 26 Opera!
  • Double takes 27 Drone 14
  • Double takes 28 Through open front doors
  • Double takes 29 Faces are maps

‘Chut!’ a melodrama (prequel to ‘Paternel)
(2015) (libretto by Philippe Blasband) (sop- 2 mezzo, actrice, fl, DB & vibraphone) (15′)

Cambio madre por moto a chamber opera
(2014) (libretto by Rosa Montero)
(2sop, mezzo, ten, bar, basbar, cl, vcl, pno, hrp, 2 perc) (60′)

Paternel a chamber opera  
(2013) (libretto by Philippe Blasband)
(sop, 2 mezzo, actrice, fl, 3 hrps, DB) (45′)

Noite Inquieta
(2012) libret. Frank Nuyts, based on Pessoa’s ‘Livro do desassossego’
(mez.sop. and strings) (45′)

Tongval
(2011) tekst: Frank Nuyts
(sop – mez sop – clar – vib – pno – hrp – vln – db) (25′)

Middle East
(2010) text: Philippe Blasband)
(sop, actor, fl, clar, 1perc, pno, vl,vle, vcl) (60′)
live recording by Sepctra, conducted by Filip Rathé. Soprano: Ruth Rosenfeld; bariton/actor: Thomas Bellinck

De Trouw van Mira en Miro, een straatopera 
(2010) text: Frank Nuyts
(mezzo-baritone-vl-clar-bsn) (12’)

Arabische nacht (a melodrama)
(2009) (text: Roland Schimmelpfenninck)
(actor, pno) (80′)

The wider World of Water (a melodrama)
(2008) (text: Dirk Opstaele)
(actor, pno)

Bekket (a mimodrama)
(2003) (vocal ensemble – clar – bcl – pno – mar – perc.) (60′) 

Ga.n (a scenic cantata)
(1993) (text: Frans Thooft)
(2 sop – mez sop – tenor – recitant – 3 synth + wave station) (90 ‘)

Love by fortune sent
(2003) (with Brossé, Posman, Devreeze) sop and strings (4 4 2 2 1) 

Symphonie 2 “wal'” (text: frans Thooft)
(1993) (3 3 3 3 – 4 2 3 1 – timp – 2perc – sop solo – pno solo – strings ) (35’) 

Sonivers II
  (1980) (fl – sopr – rec – ch.orch – tape ) (40’) 

‘Carbon  fixation’ (cont.)

  • Jaunt with a beetle (7’30”)
  • Calling names (5’15”)
  • A better plan (6′)
  • Yearning yarn (6′)
  • Hate to love (6′)
  • Drawing up (8′)

Sur d’almes cadences 
(2013) Textes: 3 poèmes de ‘Fêtes Galantes’ de Verlaine
(sop, vcl, hrp) (12′)

Hard Scores revisited 13 pieces for ensemble (1u30′)(synths, pno, ampl. voice and sax, mrba, vib, ebass, drums)
new version of several pieces from Hard Scores Books 3,4,5,6.
These versions replace the former ones.
Eat that gravity
Indian Prodioux
Iron Leaves
Kite Control
BSKRZ
The Creep from the Deep
No surf, no wind, only desire
Tabuba rasa
Bound for a Braun
Hideaway
A beacon in the sky
Pan the Satyrist
18 Seconds of Bonobo sex

The Abduction of the East 
(2006) (text: various author and Philippe Blasband)
(fl – cl – bcl – hrp – pno – vib/perc – vl – vla – vcl – db – bass-baritone)

Hard Scores Book 6: “Monkey trial” 
(2000) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(mez.sop – back voc – Korg O1W & Korg M1 – sopr & ten sax – mar – e bass – drums (60’) 

Hard Scores Book 5:“Surf, wind and desire” 
(1999) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(mez.sop – back voc – Korg O1W & Korg M1 – Roland U-220-  sopr & ten sax – mar – e bass – drums (55’) 

Hard Scores book 4: “Tubes for sections” 
(1997) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(sop+dance – 3 synth – pno – trp – sop/ten sax – ten trb – mar – drums – 2 perc) (21’)

Hard Scores Book 3 
(1998) (revised version) (text: various authors)
(mez. sop – 2 synth (or 1 synth – 1 vib) – pno – sop / ten sax – mar – e.bass – drums) (30’)

Hard Scores Book 2
(1998) (revised version) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(mez. sop – 3 synth (or 2 synth – 1 vib) – pno – »
sop/ten sax – mar – e.bass – drums – rythm comp) (20’) 

Hard Scores book 1
(1995) (sop – pno – synth – ten+sop sax -mar – vib – drums – rythm comp)
(withdrawn, except “Flavours come easily”) (20’)

Swift Songs
(1997) (text: Jonathan Swift)
(sop – clar – pno) (11’30’’)

Claus harmonieën
(1992) (text: Hugo Claus)
(sop – fl – vcl – pno) (9’)

Sonivers II 
(1980-81) (text: Pablo Neruda, Paul Eluard)
(fl – sopr – rec – cl bcl a sax hrn 2perc pno vl vcl db – tape ) (40’)

Sonivers I
(1979) (sopr and ensemble) (12′)

Air Victorieux 
(2010) text: Frank Nuyts)
for choir (SATB) (2′)

Stained staves (for Gilbert and George)
(2010) text: Jelle Meander and Frank Nuyts)
for choir (6 voices) (3′)

The Accidental Martyr
(2007) (text: Tom Robbins)
for mixed choir SATB (8′)

XXX Songs 
(2007) (text: jelle meander)
6 voices SSATBB (18′) 

Old airs 
(2006) (text: Les Murray)
6 voices SMATBB (8′) 

The X songs
(2005) (text: various authors)
choir SATB (14′) 

Anthology
(Harengue – Trio 1 – Gentle breath – Trio 2)
(2004) (text: Frank Nuyts, Dirk Opstaele, Goethe, Shakespeare)
(3 to 6 voices) (SMATBB) (11′)

Ondokeo II (from ‘Bekket)
(2003) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(6 voices) (SMATBB) (3’) 

Aida vede 
(2002) (text: Frank Nuyts & Dirk Opstaele)
(6 voices) (SMATBB and vocal perc.) (9’) 

The Roughcast Song
(2001) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(6 voices SMATBB) (8’30”)

Airs à gogo
(1994) (text: Voltaire)
6 voices : SMATBB) (15’) 

3 Koortjes uit Ga.n
(1993) (text: Frans Thooft)
(sopr – mezzo-sopr -alt) (5′)

Hmm…

  1. Hum
  2. Sing
  3. Laugh
  4. Sigh
  5. Dance

(2017) (lyrics: Frank Nuyts)
(sop & keyboard) (17′)
dedicated to Tine Wyns & Dirk Ooms

Four songs from Middle East
(2016) (text: Philippe Blasband)
(high voice & pno) (15′)
dedicated to Els Cooman en Paul van Os

3 songs from “Bekket”
(2003-2007) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(high voice – pno) (10′
)

Boyhood’s end
(1998) (text: Frank Nuyts)
(tenor – pno – tape ad lib) (±25’) 

3 Liederen uit“Ga.n”
(1995) (text: Frans Thooft)
(high voice – pno) (20’)