C H A M B E R (2-5 players)

festen var sjov!

Instrumentation: Clarinet in Bb, percussion (microwave oven and party supplies), laptop, electric guitar and cello.

Year of composition: 2020, revisited in 2022.

Performance history: Premiered by Ensemble K!ART in Konsertkirken in Copenhagen 12th October 2023.

 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIDAlxb_skg

the 7 deadly sins and the 4 last things

Instrumentation: String quartet

Year of composition: 2022

Performance history: Premiered at ny-Musikk Oslo 2023.

 Link: https://soundcloud.com/jakob-thonander-glans/the-7-deadly-sins-and-the-4-last-things-string-quartet

Oslo Hardcore vol. I

Instrumentation: Electric guitar, accordion and cello.

Year of composition: 2022

Performance history: Premiered at the music college of Norway, 22nd October 2022.

 Link: https://soundcloud.com/jakob-thonander-glans/oslo-hardcore-vol-i-kraekk


Instrumentation: Bass-baritone, piano and three-piece punk-band

Year of composition: 2021

Performance history: Premiered at Nordic Song Festival in Trollhättan, Sweden 2021. By the band RONÖM, Philip Hartman and Ruxanda Efros.

 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYvngzr4244

6 Scenes of 40 hours

Instrumentation: Horn, laptop, percussion, violin, cello and mixed-media.

Year of composition: 2021

Performance history: Premiered by Ensemble Gageego! at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg, April 2021.

 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frv3LbratzY

I mörkrer står skogens väldiga mur

Instrumentation: Vocal trio (SSA)

Year of composition: 2021

Performance history: Recorded by Titania – vocal trio. Gothenburg spring 2021.

Link: https://open.spotify.com/album/7A9ebOBa8z5OBWY8kQ0HGq?si=NZWHGs5VSYqd79HsPhdAqg


Instrumentation: 5 timpanists on 4 timpani

Year of composition: 2021

Perfomance history: Pemiered by the percussion ensemble at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg, May 2021.

 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW5E57mG3XY

the landlord

Instrumentation: Flute, horn, percussion, double bass, bass-baryton opera singer

Year of composition: 2020

Performance history: Was meant to be recorded at sirenfestivalen 2021 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Postponed due to covid.

GBG Hardcore vol. 1

Instrumentation: Flute, Double bass, electric guitar

Year of composition: 2018

Performance history: Premiered at the academy of music and drama – Gothenburg, Sweden 2019.

Jeg ser

Instrumentation: Vocal quartet (SSAA)

Year of composition: 2017

Performance history: Premiered at Vår frues kirke Trondheim, Norway 2018 by Christiania songquartet consisting of Astri Alise Rødland, Sina Heidie Anfinsen, Alexandra Khazhaie and Helene Bratvold. The piece became one of their signature pieces and they performed it a number of their concerts in 2018 – including Oslo domkirke.

Link: https://soundcloud.com/jakob-thonander-glans/jeg-ser

1917 overture

Instrumentation: String quintet

Year of composition: 2017

Performance history: Premiered at Toneheim folkhighschool, Ridabu, Norway 2017.

Link: https://soundcloud.com/jakob-thonander-glans/1917-overture