The Flood, Requiem
- Year: 2003
- Length: 70'
- Parts: 2 fl (fl 1also picc), 2 ob, 2 cl in bes, 2 bsn, 4 hr in f, 2 trp in c, 2 tbn, b.tbn, tba, hrp, ac. guitar, pf, 5 perc, timp, strings, SATB, altsolo
- Commissioned by: Zeeland Nazomer Festival
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The Flood, Requiem is a composition for choir, alt solo and orchestra, written in memory of the victims of the flood in the Netherlands in 1953. The piece lasts about 70 minutes and consists of nine parts. The lyrics are by Christopher Levenson, Vasily Zhukovsky, F. Hieronymi Savonarolae, Thomas of Celano and excerpts from the requiem mass. After 7 performances in the Netherlands in 2003, followed in 2012 a new implementation in Romania by the Moldova State Philharmonic led by Marcel Verhoeff.