quintet (for organ)

For 3-manual slider-chest organ and 5 players [26′]

Commissioned by Orgelpark, Amsterdam. Premiere 26 november 2023 by Jacob Lekkerkerker and Quatuor Bozzini.

quintet (for organ) is written for the Verscheuren organ at Orgelpark Amsterdam. It makes use of the slider-chest mechanism to give an expressive role to the use of stops on the various manuals. It is scored for 5 players, where one player sits in the centre and with the use of weights changes the harmony 1 note at a time as given throughout the course of the piece. The other four players manage the stops.

Excerpt from quintet (for organ) score