Music articles and samples of compositions by André E. Veltstra since 2004.
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Hoppin Thru Da Forest - A short children's song thought up by my daughter Imbri when she was 5.
ABC, the Alphabet Song - Original Jazz variation on the song used by millions of children to learn their alphabet.
Brand in Mokum - Original Jazz Tune deploring the burning of the town of Mokum
Calypso, Sheet Music, Free Download - The mesmerising John Denver original, arranged by A.E.Veltstra for brass trio and drums.
Merry Met! Original Concert March - Written to thank the Servatius Woodwind Band for 15 years of music and friendship.
Day of Heroes - (Dag der Helden). Original 3-voice theme to remember our heroes and veterans. Free to download, use, and distribute.
Rock Mi Hait Noch - Arr. of the German folk music by VoXXclub
Mother Earth - Arr. of the goth rock song by Within Temptation
Moeder de Gans Liedjes - Mother Goose Songs: old rhymes to new music.
Melodietjes voor Kinderliedjes - New Melodies for Children's Songs
Kus! Lipzetting voor koperblazers - Kiss! Lip Placement Instructions for Brass Players
Embouchure - realiteit versus mythe - A Myth Explored
Maak er muziek van - en hoe dan? Turn it into Music - a How-To
Mr. Scott Joplin's Ragtime Rag! - Dutch tranliteration
Maol Chinn Tire - Arr. of Mull of Kintyre by McCartney and Laine
Calypso March - Arr. of Calypso by John Denver.
Jeanne d'Arc - Arr. of Maid of Orleans by O.M.D.
Veeg je tranen weg! - Arr. of Sunday, Bloody Sunday by U2.
Hallo, die Laila - Easy listening by the Plain White T's, arranged for small pop group. (4.9MB, 3:28min)
Zij stond daar - Goth rock, for small pop group (3.5MB, 2:25min).
n Beetje Vreemd - Mad World, Donnie Darko version, arranged for small student band (4.1MB, 2:58min).
Hongaarse Dans #5 - Classic by Brahms, arranged for small student band (1.9MB, 2:02min).
Emotional Pendulum - Brass Band Setting (4.7MB, 3:26min, original).
Stille Nacht Traditional - Silent Night, Traditional, 1MB, 1:50min, arr. for 3-voice trio
Feliz, Stille Nacht - Combining Silent Night with Feliz Navidad (2MB, 2:41min), arr. for small student band.
Carol of the Gentlemen - Christmas, small student brass band with melodic percussion (1.4MB, 1:29min.).
Deck the Hall - Christmas, small student brass band with melodic percussion (1MB, 1:52min.).
Dierendag - Uncategorised (1MB, 1:20min.).
Sleepy Lion - Swing, arranged for student brass band (3.5MB, 2:20min.).
Bronsgroen Eikenhout - Traditional / Classical, arranged for student brass band (1MB, 1:20min.).
Flora Dance - Traditional / Big band style, arranged for woodwind band (1.1MB, 1:10min.).
The Wheel Keeps Turning - Pagan Rock (3.7MB, 3:06min.).