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Name  Mark Platen
Role  Composer
Genres  Classical music

Mark van Platen httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Birth name  Marcus Johannes Nicasius Maria van Platen
Born  January 28, 1955 Netherlands (1955-01-28)
Occupation(s)  composer, conductor, organist, pianist
Awards  Golden Calf for Best Music
Music director  Mariken, Kees de jongen, Heading for England

Mark van Platen (born 1955) is a Dutch composer, conductor, organist and pianist. In 2004, he was presented a Gouden Kalf (Dutch equivalent of the Oscars) for his music score for the Dutch film Kees De Jongen.



Van Platen completed his education as an organist, choirmaster and pianist at the Brabants Conservatorium college of music in Tilburg under Maurice Pirenne, Cees Rotteveel and Ton Demmers. In 1992, he obtained the orchestra conductor's diploma at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague under Ed Spanjaard.

List of works ( selection )

  • Notre Père (1980) for women's choir
  • Dance de Puck (1982) for ensemble
  • Duo (1983) for violin and cello
  • Musica Interrotta (1984) for bassoon and piano
  • Variazioni (1985) for chamber ensemble
  • Kleine suite (1986) for clarinet quartet
  • Introductiemuziek Für Elise (1986) for ensemble
  • Preludium-Intermezzo-Postludium (1986) for wind instruments and percussion
  • Lamentations (1988) for wind instruments, percussion and guitar
  • Drie monologen (1990) for organ
  • Licht (2005) for ensemble
  • Bewerking van Nederlandse volksliederen (2007) for men's choir
  • Compositie voor Het Veldhovens Amateurorkest (2007) for ensemble
  • Nunc Dimittis (2008) for men's choir
  • Missa Ego Clamavi (2008) for children's choir
  • Bewerkingen van delen uit de Midzomernachtsdroom (2009) for wind ensemble
  • Lecture de Cioran (2010) for choir
  • Attendite et videte (2012) for choir
  • After visiting Rothko (2015) for organ
  • References

    Mark van Platen Wikipedia

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