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COMPOSITIONS OF BENJAMIN ASHKENAZY


1. "METAMORPHOSIS 4-6-2-1" for Orchestra, Op. 1
     1976
- Commissioned by the Dutch Government
- Premiere by Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra,
  conducted by M. Rodan
- Dutch premiere by Utrecht Symphony Orchestra,
  conducted by Benjamin Ashkenazy
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

2. "CAPRICE 4-1" for Orchestra, Op. 2
   (1978)   
- Commissioned by the Dutch National Student
  Orchestra
- Premiere in Amsterdam Concertgebouw
  conducted by Benjamin Ashkenazy
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

3. Concerto for Trombone & Orchestra, Op. 3
   1980
- Commissioned by the Dutch Government &
  Utrecht Symphony Orchestra
- Premiere in Utrecht by Utrecht Symphony
  Orchestra,
  conducted by C. Dumbraveanu
- Radio N.S.O. - 02.05.1980,
  Broadcasted to 25 Countries
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

4.Concerto for Trombone, Piano & Percussion
  Op. 3 - A, 1981
- Commissioned by the Dutch Government
- Premiere in The Hague by members of
  The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

5. Five Pieces for Trombone & Piano, Op. 4
   1982
- Commissioned by Rotterdam Culture Department
- Premiere in The Hague by Solists of the
  Hague Philharmoniy Orchestra
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

6. "MISCHAK" (Game) for 2 Pianos, Op. 5
   1982
- Written for the "Erlanger Klavier Duo"
- Commissioned by Dutch Government
- Premiere in Wurzburg-Festival (Germany)
  Radio-Productions in Germany- 1982
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

7. "KINDERKREUZZUG-1939" Op. 6,
   for Voice, Violoncello, Piano & Percussion
   1981
   (44 Songs on Text of Bertolt Brecht)  
- Commissioned by The Hague Townhall
  " Wagenaar Foundation"
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

8. "KINDERKREUZZUG-1939"  Op. 7
   for Voice ( Mezzo - Soprano, Bariton),
   Speaker & Orchestra
   1984
   (44 Songs on Text of Bertolt Brecht)
- Commissioned by Amsterdam Art Fund
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

9. KINDERKREUZZUG - 1939
   For Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Speaker and
   Orchestra
   (44 Songs on Text of Bertolt Brecht)
- Revision 1990
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

10. " MISCHAK II " ( Game) for piano 4-hands - Op. 8
    1985
- Commissioned by "Erlanger Klavier Duo" Germany
  Premiere in Nurnberg ( Germany)
  Germany Radio Productions -1986, Nurnberg
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

11. "IZKOR" ( in memoriam GLENN GOULD), Op. 9
    for Cor- Anglais, Piano Solo & Orchestra  
    1986
- Commissioned by The Amsterdam Art Fund
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

12. INVENTION for Piano-Solo, Op. 10
    1986
- Commissioned by the Amsterdam Art Fund
- Premiere in The Hague ( Holland)
  Obliged piece in 3rd Vienna International Music
  Competition 1994,
  fond. Perenoud,
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

13. "KADDISH" , Op. 11
    for English-Horn & Piano
    1986  
- Commissioned by the Amsterdam Art Fund
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

14. " 5 SEA SONGS "  Op. 12
       for Voice & Piano ( on Hebrew Text)
       
1986
- Publisher by The Composer

15. Concerto, Op.13
      for Merimbaphone, Vibraphone & Chamber Orchestra

      1986/1987
- Commissioned by The Amsterdam Art Fund for  
  " Nederlands Sinfonietta" ; Founded by B. Ashkenazy
- Publisher: Donemus Amsterdam

16. "OCTET" , Op.14
    for Flute, Oboe, Piano, 2 Vl, Vla, 2 VC
    1987
- Commissioned by "Amsterdam Octet"

17. Symphony Nr.1 "KING DAVID"  Op. 15
       for Bariton, Choir & Orchestra
       1989

18. String Quartet Nr.1. Op.16
      1990
- Premiere in The Hague
- Commissioned by the Israel String Quartet

19. "METAMORPHOSIS 2" for Orchestra, Op. 17
      1990
- Commissioned by Lukas Foss
  ( American Composer/Conductor)

20."THE SHOFAR" for Orchestra, Op. 18
      1991
- Commissioned by Orchestra International
  de Chambre de Geneve

21.Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra, Op. 19
     1991 - Revision 2006

22.Concerto for Panflute and Orchestra, Op. 20
     1992
     Revizion 2006

23. "HITYACHDUT" , Op. 21
       for Strings Orchestra
       1993

24. "CYCLE" ,  Op. 22
       for Double Bass and Piano
       1993
     - Commissioned by the Double Bass player
        Milton Masciadri ( U.S.A.)

25. "ACHARAI " , Op. 23
      Concertino for Double Bass Solo and Strings
      1993
    - Commissioned by the Double Bass Player
      Milton Masciadrt ( U. S. A.)

26. REQUIEM, Op. 24
      for Flute-Solo, Voice Soprano, Man`s Choir
      and Orchestra
      1997

27. "TNUOT" , Op. 25
       for Flute-Solo (To Maia)
       1997

28. "KADISH", Op. 26
      for Flute-Solo and Orchestra
      1998/2000

29. "MISCHKIM" Op. 27
        for Flute - Solo
        2003

30.   QUARTET No. 2  ( Zmaneu ) Op. 28     
        for Flute, Violine, Viola and Violoncello
        2006

31.   PSALM 1 ( Theilim ) Op. 29
        For Mixt Choir ( Sopr, Alt, Ten, Bass )
        2006

32.   QUINTET Op. 30
        ( For The Peace on Earth )
        For Flute, Trombone, Double-Bass, Piano and
        Percussion
        2006 

33.   Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 31    
        1992
        Revizion 2006