Maarten Van Ingelgem

Unfinished Landscape
(Onvoltooid Landschap)

Belgium, 1914: Edgar, a painter, heads for the front, leaving behind his young wife, Julienne, and a canvas with an unfinished landscape.

Info

YEAR OF COMPOSITION

2014

INSTRUMENTATION

Children’s choir, youth choir, community choir, concert choir, saxophone quartet, percussion (snare drum, djembe, vibraphone), narrator

DURATION

1h 45'

commissioned by

Altra Voce & Koor & Stem

LYRICS

  • Lyrics by
    Annelies Verbeke (b. 1976), based on the novella of the same name
  • Language
    Dutch, French, English and German

PREMIÈRE

Award

  • Unfinished Landscape was one of the nominees for the Sabam Awards.
  • On 22 November 2015, Unfinished Landscape came in 13th in radio station Klara’s Top 100

SCORE

LINKS

Audio

  • CD Recording
    Hampstead Heath, 18 March 2017, Keyhof Residence, Huldenberg, by the Brussels Chamber Choir and Helen Cassano (conductor), Etcetera Records KTC 1601
  • iTunes
    Hampstead Heath
  • Amazon
    Hampstead Heath
  • Sound Bites
  • YouTube
    Le Bébé by Vocaal Ensemble Freya and Gert-Jan Verbueken (conductor)