Maarten van der Meiden (born 1973) studied  composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (The Netherlands), with Louis Andriessen. His musical pieces are characterized by a documentary style  in which he masters to figure out the most subtileREAD MORE

‘Five’ -largo expressive

The fifth prelude (Largo expressive) is a retrospective and has elements of each of earlier themes.
It is a calm and steady rhythmical movement, ending in a motif suggestive of a chorale. READ MORE

Five Preludes for Piano

The first prelude (Adagietto) is an attempt to create stillness. The second (Allegretto) and third (Morente) preludes tentatively discuss frustration and stress, culminating in a temporary intensifying of these emotions, thus providing some relief.READ MORE