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Film ... music, soundscapes, sound effects and/or sound design
- Mijn vader woont in Rio (My father lives in Rio) (music Nout Grupstra & Karel von Kleist, sound effects Karel von Kleist)
(Added Films/VPRO, Dutch film critics award, Golden Bear Berlin)
- Het zakmes (The Penknife) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist, sound effects / foley Karel von Kleist)
(BosBros) (Emmy Award US, Cinekid Award Amsterdam, Golden Calf Utrecht, Prix Danube Bratislava & 10 other international awards)
Director: Ben Sombogaart

- Lang leve de Koningin (First Floor Features) (Long live the queen) (sound effects Drem Bruinsma & Karel von Kleist)
(Golden Calf Utrecht, Cinekid Award Amsterdam, Montgomery Award Chicago &  3 other    international awards)
Director: Esme Lammers

- The four a.m. feed (short) (sound effects, Daryl Aller & Karel von Kleist)
Director: Meike de Jong

- The wasteland (short) (in post-production) (music Pat Barrett & Karel von Kleist, sound design Karel von Kleist)
Director: Flynn Kleist

Television ... music, soundscapes, sound effects and/or sound design
- Mijn vader woont in Rio (My father lives in Rio, VPRO, series) (music Nout Grupstra & Karel von Kleist, sound effects Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Jenny Arean
- Het zakmes (The Penknife, AVRO, series) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist, sound effects/foley Karel von Kleist)
- Dodelijk Redmiddel (medical docudrama, VARA) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist)
- Gina (educational docudrama) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist)
- Majesteit, Uw Ontbijt (VPRO, series) (music Alain van Gelder & Karel von Kleist)
- Verhalen van de Zwarte Kraai (VPRO, series) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist, sound effects Karel von Kleist)
- Buurman Bolle (VPRO, series, kinderkast award) (music Nout Grupstra & Karel von Kleist, sound effects / sound design Karel von Kleist)
- Kinderen van Waterland (Waterland Children, AVRO, series, 1st Prize Festival Munich) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist, sound design Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Bram Vermeulen
- Mus (Meg, a comedy on welfare, NOS, series) (music Gabriel Oostvogel, Friedrich Lawatsch & Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Annet Malherbe
- Pepette (European EBU production/AVRO, award Festival Rome) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist)
- Dag Juf, Tot Morgen (Class Dismissed, AVRO, series, Buma/Stemra award) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Bram Vermeulen
Director: Ben Sombogaart

- Biggetje Dirk (VPRO/BosBros) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist)
- Hands Up of Pyama (AVRO, series) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Herman Brood

- Jarig (Birthday, VPRO, series, based on stories by Toon Tellegen) (music Marcel Boudewijn & Karel von Kleist)
- Boos (Angry, VPRO, series, based on stories by Toon Tellegen) (music Annie Segrave, John Fitzgerald & Karel von Kleist)
- Slapen (Sleeping, VPRO, series, based on stories by Toon Tellegen) (music Annie Segrave & Karel von Kleist)
- Doen of laten (To Do Or Not To Do, VPRO, series, based on stories by Toon Tellegen) (music Martin Finn  & Karel von Kleist)

- Lena Lena (BosBros/AVRO, series) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist)
- Zevenmijlskoffers (AVRO, series) (music Gabriel Oostvogel, Friedrich Lawatsch & Karel von Kleist, sound effects / sound design Karel von Kleist), vocals leader: Arthur Ebeling
- Schaakmeesters (AVRO, series & course) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist)
- Siep de Slang (VPRO, series) (music Rogier Verhaart & Karel von Kleist)
Director: Jan-Willem Looze

- Krankenstein (VPRO, series) (sound effects, Jonathan Mechanicus & Karel von Kleist)
- Augurkenteugels (VPRO, series) (sound effects)
- Fatsy Show (VPRO, series) (sound effects)
Director: Frank Alsema

- De weg naar school (The way to school, VPRO, series, episode 'Bert' won 2nd Prize Film Festival of Chicago) (sound design)
Director: Robert-Jan Birkenfeld

- Artificial Intelligence (scientific documentary) (music Thijs de Melker & Karel von Kleist)
- Gesprek in de nacht (poem by Ed Hoornik, VPRO, 'poetry clip' based on Von Kleist soundscape), (music Thijs de Melker) vocals: Johan van Biemen
Director: Peter Schmitz

- Een ouwe lul ('poetry clip' based on Von Kleist soundscape, VPRO) (music Thijs de Melker), vocals: Johan van Biemen
Director: Jan Eilander

Radio ... music, soundscapes
- Pop Wuj (radio play, KRO) (music Joep Vossen & Karel von Kleist, sound effects / sound design Karel von Kleist)
Director: Fons Eickholt

Theatre/ballet  ... music, soundscapes, sound effects and/or sound design
Six years full-time involved in multimedia theatre group Pasta B, as founder,writer,artistic director (together with Johan Schop) and responsible for sound, sound design and technical co-ordination. Four productions:
- Joop de Hoop (featuring Suspect, Krash on Poland)
- De Vergissing (featuring Suspect)
- Het Rattenparadijs (music Thijs de Melker) (featuring Tox Modell)
- Lemuria 2020 (music Raymund van Santen, Frank van Berkel, Thijs de Melker)
Director: Flora Verbrugge, Riet Karsenbarg, and others

- Dzjatsch (multimedia theatre) (sound effects & design)
Director: Ralf Wingens

- 'The Last Child', Artemis (theatre play, Hans Snoek Award) (sound design)
Director: Matthijs Rumke

- Opening Amsterdam Muziektheater (municipal opera house) (soundscape)

- 'De Girondijnen' (sound design)
Director: Fons Eickholt

- Black & White & Sometimes Colorful (audio visual ballet) (music concrete)
Director/maker: Michel Cardena

- Portrait for a pingpong poet (solo) (soundscape)
Choreography/performance: Katarína Mojzisova

Exhibitions... soundscapes & sound installations
- Coffin art, Amsterdam, Ellen Jansen
- Permanent Van Gogh exhibition in his birthplace Zundert, Holland (soundscape)
- Leader Krankenstein (Prix de Rome award)
- Europa 1992 (Prix de Rome award)
- The Unexpected Answer soundscape for a visual exhibition Vista (3rd Prize Soundscapes for 2000 Festival, Amsterdam)
- International Upstream art exhibition, Amsterdam/Hoorn, sound installation VOC I & II voice: Eddie Kagie, text fragments: Moze Jacobs
- Art is not mute, touring exhibition in Sweden (soundscapes)
- Galerie Formverk, exhibition Paul Bodoni, Nykoping, Sweden (soundscape)

Autonomous compositions
- Too close to return (music concrete) (with Joep Vossen)
- Sculptural images (music concrète/video production)
- Sound poetry (text & soundscapes), a selection was performed live in theatres by actors Johan Schop and Han Storm aka Johan van Biemen

Illustration:
Moze Jacobs

  Example: The Sleeping
(vocal: Moze Jacobs, bass guitar: Pat Barrett)



 

 

 

 


- Resonance, take 2 (2008), sound installation (in progress)

Music production
- Songs by Krash on Poland (cassette)
- 'Above suspicion', (cassette) by Suspect
- 'Death is hazardous for your health' (vinyl) by Mongo Mange Gateaux
- 'Big Bert’s Paradise' (demo), (music Thijs de Melker and Ewout Smid)
- 'Sojous 85' (vinyl single) by De Steile Wand
- 'Gigi at the Gas Station' (radio) by Motobs
- 'Onder anderen' (cassette) by Onder anderen, male choir
- 'Songs by Clonakilty Gospel Group' (CD), mixed choir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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