Jon Mostad

Jon Mostad

composer

 

Works

  1. Categories:

  2.         Choral music

  3.         Other vocal

  4.         Orchestral music

  5.         Wind band

  6.         Instrumental chamber music

  7.         Solo works

  8.         Electro-acoustic / Sound-art

  9. Complete, chronological (latest works first)

  10. Arrangements and very short compositions, e.g. strophic choral songs, are not included. (W.P.=World premiere; NRK=Norwegian State Broadcasting; note that dates are given in English (not American) manner: dd.mm.yyyy.)

  11. Where no publisher is mentioned, scores and other material are available from the National Library of Norway Sheet Music.

  12. You Have Searched Me, LORD (Psalm 139, 1-18; 23-24) for mixed choir SSAATTBB and violoncello, 2016.

  13.          Duration: Ca. 12’45.

  14.         Text (Engl.): The Bible, NIV.

  15. Five for One for violoncello solo, 2016.

  16.         Duration: Ca. 11’

  17. Naar Sol gaar ned (At Sunset) for soprano voice and wind ensemble, 2014.

  18.         Text (Norw.): Freely after Bj. Bjørnson.

  19.         Commissioned by Ny musikk Østfold for The Norwegian Wind Ensemble.

  20.         Duration: 2’10”.

  21.         W.P.: Halden, 04.03, 2015.

  22. Two Miniatures for organ, 2014.

  23.         Duration: Ca. 5’ (2’25‟+2’35‟)

  24. String Quartet No. 2, 2012-2013.

  25.         Duration: Ca. 15’30‟.

  26.         W.P.: Fredrikstad, 08.03.2015.

  27. Introduction and Hymn for organ, 2012/2013

  28.         Duration: Ca. 8’30‟ (2’30‟+5’55‟)

  29. Fri meg, Herre (Psalm 140,2-7;13-14) for mixed choir SATB and organ, 2012.

  30.         Text (Norw.): The Bible, NO 2011.

  31.         English version: Rescue me, Lord, 2015.

  32.         Text (Engl.): The Bible, NIV.

  33.         Duration: Ca. 5’.

  34.         Publ.: Cantando musikkforlag, Stavanger.

  35. A Company of the Heavenly Host for wind ensemble, 2011-2012.

  36.         Duration: Ca. 3'30".

  37. Not Quite Solo for violoncello and electronics, 2010.

  38.         Duration: Ca. 12'20

  39.         Commissioned by Ny musikk Østfold.

  40.         W.P.: Sarpsborg, 21.11.2010.

  41. His Face was like the Sun for symphonic band, 2009-2010.

  42.         Duration: Ca. 10’20‟.

  43.         Commissioned by Ny musikk Østfold for The Norwegian Wind Ensemble.

  44.         W.P.: Halden, 12.03.2010.

  45. Bønn, bekjennelse og lovprisning (Prayer, Confesssion, and Praise. Music to Traditional Liturgy) for mixed

  46.         choir and organ, 2009.                                                                                                                                

  47.         Text (Norw.): Liturgy of the Church of Norway.

  48.         Duration: Ca. 17’15” (2’05”+2’35”+4’55”+2’40“+5’.)

  49.         Commissioned by Nidaros Cathedral Choir.

  50.         W.P.(except 3. “Jeg tror”): Trondheim, 08.11.2009.

  51.         Publ.: Norsk Musikforlag A/S, Oslo.

  52. String Quartet No. 1: Three Introductions and an Essay, 2007-2009.

  53.         Duration: 20'15"

  54.         W.P.: Moss 14.03.2010

  55. With a Taste of "Ballade" for symphonic band, 2006-2007.

  56.         Duration 3'35".

  57.         Commissioned by Ny musikk Østfold for The Norwegian Wind Ensemble.

  58.         W.P.: Moss 04.03.2007.

  59. Shout for Joy to the Lord. Psalm 100 for mixed choir SSAATB, 2006.

  60.         Duration: Ca. 4'10".

  61.         Text (Engl.): The Bible (NIV).

  62.         Publ.: Cantando musikkforlag, Stavanger.

  63. Värmland – a Sound Poem, 2-channel soundtrack, 2005 .New version 2007, 2-channel and 5.1.

  64.         Duration: 10'29".

  65.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 09.11.2007 (-07 version.)

  66. Were You There,When They Crucified My Lord? The Story of Jesus’ Suffering, Death, and Resurrection

  67.         According to St. Mark for narrator, vocal soloists (S,T,B) mixed choir, and orchestra (2(1)2(1)2(1)1 - 222(1)0 -

  68.         2 - perc. - piano-strings-soundtrack), 1998-2003. (Soundtrack completed 2005; revisions of the score 2011; 2014-15.)

  69.         Duration: Ca. 71-72'.

  70.         Text (Engl.): The Bible (NIV) and negro spiritual.  

  71. Like the Sound of Rushing Waters for piano solo, 1995/98.

  72.         Duration: Ca. 5’.

  73.         W.P.: Bergen 23.05-1999.

  74. Two Psalms for mixed choir, SSAATTBB, 1997.

  75.         1: O Sing To the Lord a New Song (Psalm 96)

  76.         2: The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)

  77.         Duration: Ca.10'25”  ( 6'10” + 4'15”)

  78.         Text (Engl.): The Bible (RSV).

  79.         W.P.: Helsinki, Finland 26.09.2000.

  80.         Recording: The Norwegian Soloists` Choir, cond.: Grete Pedersen, Aurora ACD 5022.

  81.         Publ. Cantando musikkforlag, Stavanger.

  82. Mer enn seier (More than victory; Rom. 8,37-39) for choir SSA and organ, 1996.

  83.         Text (Norw.): The Bible

  84.         Duration: Ca. 2'10”.

  85.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 22.06.1996.

  86.         Recording: Sancti Amici, cond.: Minna Wesslund, SA-2016.

  87.         Publ. Cantando musikkforlag, Stavanger.

  88.        

  89. Out of the Tempest for violoncello and piano, 1993-96.

  90.         Duration: ca. 7’45”.

  91.         W.P.: Bergen 04.11.1997.

  92. Himmelhuska (The Swing of Heaven ) for mezzosoprano/barytone and piano, 1995.

  93.         Text (Norw.): Åse Follerås Mostad.

  94.         Duration: Ca. 1’10”.

  95. Terje Vigen for recitation, choir SSA, and wind band, 1994-95.

  96.         Duration, music only: ca. 17-18’.

  97.         Total  duration incl. text: 30-35’.

  98.         Text (Danish): Henrik Ibsen.

  99.         Commissioned by Kråkerøy School Band.

  100.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 19.03.1995.

  101. Peer Gynt, Incidental music for Ibsen’s drama with secondary school drama and music group, 1993-94. Scored for:

  102.         Soprano group, talking chorus, mezzosopr. solo, 2 Fl., trp., perc., synthesizers, guitar (el. and acoust.), el.-

  103.         bass.

  104.         Duration ca. 20-25".

  105.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 31.01.1994.

  106. Herre, vår Herre (O Lord, Our Lord; Psalm 8) for mixed choir, SSAATTBB, 1992-93.

  107.         Duration: Ca. 9'.

  108.         Text (Norw. and Hebrew): The Bible.

  109.         W.P.: Oslo 10.05.1994.

  110. Like a Spring Rain for orchestra (2222 - 4331 - timp. - 2 perc. - harp - str. - unison congregation singing ad lib. -

  111.         el. bass ad lib.), 1992. Includes arrangement of Roberth Johansson: “He Will Come Upon Us”. Duration: Ca.

  112.         4'35”-5'.

  113.         W.P.: Oslo, 1993.

  114. Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (2(1)12(1)1 - 2110 - 2 perc. - piano - 4 vl., 2vle., 2 vcl., 2 db.; alternative

  115.         version with orchestral string section. 1988-90.

  116.         Duration: Ca. 22'-22'15”.

  117.         Commissioned by Oslo Sinfonietta.

  118.         Recording: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, cond.: Michel Swierczewski. Solo: Øystein Birkeland, Aurora

  119.         ACD 4978.

  120. Saksgrammatikken (Grammar of the Agenda) for mixed choir, 1990.

  121.         Text (Norw.): Einar Økland.

  122.         Duration: Ca. 2'45-50”.

  123. Pusteøvelse (Breathing Exercise) for male choir, 1990.

  124.         Text. (Norw.): Rolf Jacobsen.

  125.         Duration: Ca. 2'40”- 3'.

  126.         Publ. Norsk Musikforlag A/S, Oslo.

  127.         Recording: Christiania mannskor, cond.: Marius Skjølaas, LAWO Classics LWC 1076.

  128. The Enchanted Piano for piano and tape. 1987-89.

  129.         Duration: Ca. 4'20”.

  130.         W.P.: Totnes, England, 30.07.2001.

  131. Nocturne for orchestra (3(1)3(1)3(1)3(1) - 4331 - 4 perc. (incl. timp.) - harp - piano and celesta (one player) - str.)

  132.         1988, orchestration revised 2001 (= “1. Room” from “House”).

  133.         Duration: Ca. 8'30”-9'.

  134.         Recommended for performance in Svenska Mässans and Göteborgs symfonikers Nordic composition contest

  135.         1989.

  136. Fanfares and Arabesques for orchestra (4(1)4(1)4(2)4(1) - 4431 - 4 perc. (incl. timp.) - harp - piano - str.) 1988

  137.         (composed from “Entrance” and “2. Room” from “House”.)

  138.         Duration: Ca. 13'.

  139.         Recommended for performance in Svenska Mässans and Göteborgs symfonikers Nordic composition contest

  140.         1989.

  141. Nærmere (Nearer), tape.1987.

  142.         Duration: 7'21”.

  143.         Commissioned by NRK/TV.

  144.         W.P.: Bergen 1988.

  145. I Gamlebyen (In the Old Town), miniature suite for school orchestra (variable instrumentation, the score written for

  146.         2 fl., 2 cl., fr. hn., trp., trbn., perc., piano, str.) 1986-87.

  147.         Duration: Ca. 8'05”-8'25”.

  148.         Commissioned by the orchestra of Fredrikstad Municipal Music School.

  149.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 1988.

  150. The Light Shines in the Darkness... for orchestra (4(1)4(1)4(1)4(1) - 4431 - timp. - 4 perc. - harp - piano/celesta -

  151.         str.) 1986.

  152.         Duration: Ca.12'.

  153.         Commissioned by Ungdomssymfonikerne (The Youth Symphony Orchestra).

  154.         W.P.: Elverum 1986.

  155.         Recording: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, cond.: Michel Swierczewski. Aurora ACD 4978.

  156. House for orchestra (4(2)4(2)4(2)4(1)-44(1)31-4 perc. (inkl. timp.) - harp - piano/celesta - str.) 1982-85.

  157.         Duration: Ca. 25'30” - 26'. 

  158.         Recording: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, cond.: Michel Swierczewski. Aurora ACD 4978.

  159. Sanger i den siste tid (Songs for the End of Time) for mixed choir and organ.1984.

  160.         Texts: (Norw.) The Bible.

  161.         Duration: Ca.7'.

  162.         Commissioned by NOMUS for the Church Music Year 1985.

  163.         Publ. Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo.

  164. Two Church Pictures for guitar solo, 1984.

  165.         Duration: Ca. 9'30” - 10'.

  166.         W.P.: BBC/radio, 1985.

  167.         Recorded in film with the same title, produced by Karivold Film, Fredrikstad.

  168. Det dagas i den gamla katedralen (Dawning in the Old Cathedral) for organ and tape.1983-84.  New version of

  169.         the tape part 1987; digitised and edited 2010.

  170.         Text  (Swedish, in the tape part): Ylva Eggehorn, read by Inger Heinerborg.

  171.         Organ material for the tape part played by Asbjørn Myrås.

  172.         Duration: Ca.17'20”.

  173.         Commissioned by Ny musikk, Rogaland.

  174.         W.P.: Stavanger  24.02.1985 (1983-84 version).

  175. Amsterdam Trio. 3 Movements for 3 Guitars. 1983.

  176.         Duration: Ca. 14'.

  177.         Commissioned by Amsterdams Gitaartrio.

  178.         W.P.: Oslo 1984.

  179. Det finns ett svar för dig.. (There is an Answer for You..), 3 songs for mezzosoprano/barytone and piano, 1983.

  180.         (Transcription of «Fråga och svar» part II.) Version for soprano/tenor and piano 1990.

  181.         Text (Swedish): Ylva Eggehorn. 

  182.         Duration: Ca. 8'. 

  183.         W.P.: Inderøy, 1990 (S/T version.)

  184. Two Sketches and a Landscape for piano. 1980-82.

  185.         Duration: Ca. 15'.

  186.         The two first movements commissioned by NRK/radio 1980.

  187.         W.P.: (The entire work): NRK/radio Febr.1983. Sketch I-II only: NRK/radio Febr.1981.

  188. JESUS ÄLSKAR DIG/JESUS ELSKER DEG (JESUS LOVES YOU; Swe. and Norw. version) for mixed ch., el.-

  189.         organ (alt.: Pipe organ with swell), and el.-bass,1981.

  190.         Text (Swedish): Ylva Eggehorn. Norw. version: Transl. by Alfred Hauge.

  191.         Duration: 3'-3'10”.

  192. Fråga och svar (Question and Answer) for tenor and guitar, 1980.

  193.         Texts (Swedish): Hjalmar Gullberg and Ylva Eggehorn.

  194.         Duration: Ca. 14'.

  195.         Commissioned by Ny musikk, Tromsø.

  196.         W.P.: Finnsnes, Oct.1981.

  197. Song for 3 for flute, clarinet, and french horn, 1979.

  198.         Duration: 7'05”.

  199.         W.P.: Fredrikstad 1979.

  200. I'm Getting Ready for the Marriage Feast.. Music to Visions From the Revelation of St. John. For organ with

  201.         vocal group ad lib., 1979.

  202.         Duration: Ca. 18'30”.

  203. Canon for mixed choir, SSAATB, 1978.

  204.         Duration: Ca. 5'25”.

  205. Prelude for orchestra (2(2)222 - 423(1)1 - 2 perc. - str.), 1978.

  206.         Duration: Ca. 5'30”.

  207.         W.P.: Trondheim 1980.

  208. Towards Balance for orchestra (3(1)33 (2)2 - 433(1)1 - 4 perc. incl. timp. - harp - piano/celesta (1 player) - str.),

  209.         1977-78.

  210.         Duration: Ca. 11'-11'30”.

  211.         W.P.: NRK/radio 1980.

  212.         Recording: Bergen Symph. Orchestra, cond.: Karsten Andersen. Philips 6529 130. /NC 4030. CD.: NCDB 4948

  213. OÅAØYÆEI. Harmonic study for male choir, 1976.

  214.         Duration: Ca. 3'.

  215.         Publ. Musik-Husets Forlag A/S, Oslo.

  216. I butikkenes skoger (In the Forests of the Shops) for male choir, 1976.

  217.         Text (Norw.): Rolf Jacobsen.

  218.         Duration: Ca. 1'45”.

  219.         3rd prize in Amandus Schibsteds Fond til Mandssangens Fræmme's composition contest 1980.

  220.         W.P.: Oslo, 19.06.2014.

  221.         Publ. Norsk Musikforlag A/S, Oslo.

  222.         Recording: Christiania mannskor, cond.: Marius Skjølaas, LAWO Classics LWC 1076.

  223. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker for double mixed ch., 2 x SABar., sopr. solo, clarinet, alto sax., and organ, 1976.

  224.         Text (Norw.): Brorson / Landstads rev. salmebok, The Bible.

  225.         Duration: Ca. 5'30”-5'50”.

  226.         W.P.: Fredrikstad, 1992.

  227.         Publ. Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo.

  228. Bånsull (Lullaby) for soprano, pianist (piano and harpsichord,) two perc., 1975. 

  229.         Text (Norw.): Tor Obrestad and folk song from Setesdal in tradition according to Siri Bakke.

  230.         Duration: ca. 15'.

  231.         Commissioned by Ny musikk, Oslo.

  232.         W.P.: Oslo 1976.

  233. Min fred gir jeg dere (My Peace I Give To You) for mixed ch., 4 trombones, 2 perc., organ and 10 solo strings (or

  234.         string orchestra), 1973-75.

  235.         Texts (Norw.): The Bible and political slogans.

  236.         Duration: Ca. 19'30”-20'.

  237. Den sommeren (That Summer) 3 songs for children's(/women's) choir, 1973.

  238.         Texts (Norw.): Inger Hagerup.

  239.         Duration: Ca. 4' 

  240.         W.P.: 1978/1983.

  241.         Publ. Musik-Husets Forlag A/S, Oslo.

  242. Twin Piece(-s) for doublebass solo, 1973.

  243.         Duration: Ca. 4'30”.

  244. Song for orchestra(3(1)3(1)3(1)3(1) - 433(1)1 - timp .- 3 perc.- celesta - harp - str.), 1973.

  245.         Duration: Ca. 7'30”.

  246.         W.P.: Piteå, Sweden 1974.

  247.         Recording: London Philharmonic Orch. cond.: Kjell Ingebretsen. Philips 6529 130. / NC 4030. CD: Aurora ACD

  248.         4960.

  249. Generalen (The General) for voice (Bar.), mixed ch., flute, clar., 2 bassoons, 2 perc., 1972.

  250.         Text (Swe.): Johanna Schwarz.

  251.         Duration: Ca. 4'30”.

  252.         W.P.: Oslo 1973.

  253. Two Pieces for Organ, 1971/72.

  254.         Duration: Ca.13'.

  255.         W.P.: Oslo 1973.

  256. Two texts from «Spårvagnslektyr»  for mezzosoprano/barytone and piano, 1970/71. Version for soprano/tenor

  257.         and piano 1990.

  258.         Duration: Ca.4'15”.

  259.         Text (Swe.): Johanna Schwarz.

  260.         W.P.: Inderøy, July 1990 (soprano/tenor version.)

  261. Amateur Music, 5 small pieces for piano, 1970. New version 1974.

  262.         Duration: Ca.15'. 

  263.         W.P.: Oslo 1971.

  264. Poem for piano, 1963-65.

  265.         Duration: Ca. 6'30”.

  266. Music for the film «Menighetsfakultetet, i går, i dag, i morgen» for alto recorder, oboe, trumpet, cello and piano;

  267.         one short piece for organ solo, 1964.

  268.         Duration:  ca.10'.

  269.         Recorded on the film’s soundtrack.

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