Compositions

Vocal music

Musical Theatre/ Musicals

Dichters (Poets);  Musical theatre piece in 1 act; book: Ferdinand; lyrics: Charles d’Orleans/ François Villon; premiere: Mar. 10 2005, The Hague

De Sneeuwkoningin (The Snow Queen); Fairy tale musical in two acts; book and lyrics: Ferdinand; premiere: jan. 18 2006, The Hague

Aasgieren (Vultures); Musical play in two acts; book: Marieke ter Doest; lyrics: Ferdinand/ Kraaij; premiere: june 2006, Dordrecht

Na Sluitingstijd (After Closing Time); Musical Play in two acts; book: van Buuren/Rapaport; lyrics: van Buuren/Rapaport/Ferdinand; premiere: june 2007, Dordrecht

Karpatia; Musical in two acts; book and lyrics: Edward Ferdinand; 2015

Stage music

Le Jardin de Paris; Mini musical in 8 vocal and instrumental numbers; lyrics:

Ferdinand; premiere: 2006, Dordrecht

The little Match Girl; 3 vocal numbers for the Christmas presentation of Youth Theatre School Dordrecht; lyrics: Ferdinand; premiere: December 2006, Dordrecht

Storm; 5 vocal and instrumental numbers for one act children’s play by Prisca Beckers; lyrics: Ferdinand/Beckers; premiere: 2007, Dordrecht

Pedrolino en de Maan (Pedrolino and the Moon); Mini musical in 6 vocal numbers; lyrics: Ferdinand; premiere: 2007, Dordrecht

In Venetië Vandaag (In Venice Today); Mini musical in 9 vocal and instrumental numbers, premiere: 2007, Dordrecht

De Vuurvogel (The Fire Bird); 5 vocal and instrumental numbers for one act children’s play by Prisca Beckers; lyrics: Ferdinand/Beckers; premiere: 2008, Dordrecht

Erwt en de Vergeten Prinses (Pea and the Forgotten Princess); 4 vocal and instrumental numers for one act children’s play by Prisca Beckers; lyrics: Ferdinand/ Beckers; premiere: 2009, Dordrecht

Perseus;  4 vocal and instrumental numbers for one act children’s play by Jacqueline van Nugteren; lyrics: Ferdinand; premiere: 2010, Dordrecht

A Suitcase Full of Dreams; Mini musical in 6 vocal and instrumental numbers; lyrics: Ferdinand; premiere: 2010, Dordrecht

 

Choral Music

Wat Ik Zie; for choir (AABar) and piano (Ferdinand); 2007

Gibraltar; for choir (3 voice pop choir) and piano (Ferdinand); 2008

Wat is Liefde? (What Is Love?); six numbers for choir (3 voice pop choir) and piano (Ferdinand); 2008

Anthem of Light; for alto, choir (SSAATTBB) and chamber orchestra (Ferdinand); 2011

Le Jour des Amoureux; for choir (SABAR), string orchestra and percussion (Ferdinand); 2012

City View; (english adaptation of Wat Ik Zie) for a cappella choir (SSAATTBB) (Ferdinand) 2012

Somnium Lucis; for a cappella choir (SSAATTBB divisi) (Sedulius Scotus, Boethius, Anonymus) 2013

Parta Quies; for a cappella choir (SATB) (A.E. Housman); 2015

Before the Paling of the Stars; for a cappella choir (SATB divisi) (C. Rossetti) 2015

Three Songs to Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke; for a cappella choir (SATB) 2015

Sonnet 27 (“Weary with toil”); for a cappella choir (SSATB) (W. Shakespeare) 2016

Das Wessobrunner Gebet; for a cappella choir (SATB divisi) (Anonymus) 2016

From Our Happy Home; for choir and organ (SATB) (Louisa May Alcott) 2017

A Birthday; for a cappella choir (SATB divisi) (C. Rossetti) 2017

 

Songs 

Five Pop Songs  (E. Ferdinand) Hold Me Now; Boy Meets Girl; The Secret Of You;     All I Ever Wanted; Fall To Fall; 2010

Atalanta song cycle (E. Ferdinand); Atalanta; Katerwoud; Merel de Zwart; Emma’s Mustang; Twee Schapen; Ster; Dromenvlucht; Stier Bram; Blauwe Vogel; Monster; Cleopatra’s Kat; De Heuvels van Vermiljoen  2014

Six Songs for Children (E. Ferdinand) Alles is jazz; Een coyote uit Bogota; De vloek van de demonenkoning ; We zijn vrij; Pestlied; Do, de dode dodo

Selima (E. Ferdinand); 2017

Tsjonko (Het eerste kinderlied); 2018

Pop albums 

Studio A; music and lyrics: Edward Ferdinand and Allard Robert; 1992

Groeten uit Vaassen; music and lyrics: Edward Ferdinand and Allard Robert; 1992

 

Instrumental music

 

Wind Music

Colors for brass quintet, wind quintet and concert band; 2011

A Sunny Symphony for concert band; 2014

Festive March for concert band; 2014

Tin Soldier March  for concert band; 2015

War and Peace for concert band; 2016

 

Piano

Two Sea Scapes; 2003

Ballad ; 2003

Romance; 2003

Two Musical Moments; 2003

Three Aquarels; 2003

‘2-11’; 2004

Five Ballet Exercises Reverence; Adagio; Grand Pas; Mazurka; Waltz

Two Ballet Exercises Mazurka; Minuet

L’Amour dans le Vent

Sebastian Square

Sonatine; 2017

The Acrobat; 2017

Sarabande and Gigue; 2017

Goodbye; 2018

 

Piano Four Hands

Four Hand Latin; 2004