Jon Mostad

          – composer

Solo Works

W.P.=World premiere. Note that dates are given in English (not American) manner:

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


Tweets & Blogs. 6 Small Pieces for Piano, compiled and completed 2017.

Duration: Ca. 16', (1'30"+3'10"+1'45"+2'20"+3'45"+3'20")

Like the Sound of Rushing Waters, 1995/98.

Duration: Ca. 5’.

W.P.: Bergen 23.05.1999.

Publ.: Norsk Musikforlag A/S, Oslo.

Two Sketches and a Landscape, 1980-82.

Duration: Ca. 15'.

The two first movements commissioned by NRK/radio 1980.

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

Amateur Music, 5 Small Pieces for Piano, 1970. New version 1974.

Duration: Ca.15'.  

W.P.: Oslo 1971 (1970 Version).

Poem, 1963-65.

Duration: Ca. 6'30”.

With soundtrack:

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

Duration: Ca. 4'20”.

W.P.: Dartington Hall, Totnes, England, 30.07.2001.


Two Miniatures, 2014.  

1. Sesquialtera, Ca. 2’25”    

2. Reeds, Ca. 2'35"

Total duration: Ca. 5’

Introduction and Hymn, 2012/2013.

1. Introduction. Ca. 2'30".

2. Hymn: May His Name Endure Forever. 5'55"-6'

Total duration: Ca. 8’30‟.

I'm Getting Ready for the Marriage Feast.. Music to Visions From the Revelation of St. John. with vocal group ad lib., 1979.

Duration: Ca. 18'30”.(1'20"+4'15"+4'+2'+6'35".)

Two Pieces for Organ, 1971/72.

Duration: Ca.13'.

W.P.: Oslo 1973.

With soundtrack:

Det dagas i den gamla katedralen (Dawning in the Old Cathedral) for organ and tape.1983-84.  Revised version of the tape part 1987. Digitised and edited 2010.

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

Organ material for the tape part played by Asbjørn Myrås.

Duration: Ca.17'20”.

Commissioned by Ny musikk Rogaland.

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


Musical Icons, 2019-2021.

Duration: Ca. 20' (2'30"+4'20"+3'-3'10"+3'+2'30-40"+4'20") 2020 version without the new movement 5: 17'10".

W.P.: 2. Look, The Lamb of God only: Sarpsborg, 22.11.2020; all, except the new movement 5. The Wind of the Holy Spirit: Fredrikstad, 19.10.2021.The Wind of the Holy Spirit: Fredrikstad 30.10.2022

Two Church Pictures, 1984.

Duration: Ca. 9'30” - 10'.

W.P.: BBC/radio, 3rd Programme, 1985.

Recorded with the guitarist Sven Lundestad playing, in a film with the same title, produced by Karivold Film, Fredrikstad.


Syllables, 2020/2021

Duration: Ca. 10'30"-11'

Five for One, 2016.

Duration: Ca. 11'30".

W.P.: Moss, 04.11.2017.

With soundtrack and live processing:

Not Quite Solo for violoncello and electronics, 2010.

Duration: Ca. 12'20‟

Commissioned by Ny musikk Østfold.

W.P.: Sarpsborg, 21.11.2010.


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

Duration: Ca. 4'30”.