Hout-Louis – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Download Hout-Louis Share Embed Donate. Report this link. Short Description. Download Hout-Louis Description. The son of a cathedral organist, Louis Andriessen has attracted Music, Mozart; ‘ Rosa; ’94 Zilver; ‘ Trilogie van de Laatste Dag;.

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Student uprisings were brewing and anti-war radicalism was in the air. Formative works such as SeriesAnachronie —7 and Il duce find Andriessen immersed in the avant-garde concerns of serialism, collage and electronics; but then a fundamental rethink pushed him towards radical new departures. Though he never felt at home in Berlin, adnriessen period was important for his political development.

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They were an idiosyncratic, strange group. This entry is from Wikipediathe user-contributed encyclopedia. Known as a left-wing composer in the s, his controversial work leapt out of the confines of concert hall or opera house and into the debating chamber of the Dutch parliament, where questions were asked about the justification for state funding of his “Marxist opera” Rekonstructie. I never like to give a lecture when I teach.

As for Mahler, “I don’t find the music at all compelling. Andriessen studied with his father and Kees van Baaren at the Hague Conservatory, and between and undertook further studies in Milan and Berlin with Luciano Berio.

It was, however, Louis’s brother Juriaan who first made his mark, in at just 24, with a startlingly precocious work, Berkshire Symphony, which so impressed Russian choreographer George Balanchine that he created a ballet to the music. Stockhausen was not exotic enough because, in Cologne, he was too close.


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Although the whole work is in principle a strict canon, the successive voices are so close together that it is more like a unison melody with ramifications. Stripped of the usual vibrato and frills, the string section sometimes seems painfully straining at the bow, gnawing at the senses, with a thin, high-pitched whine.

His fraught relationship with the classical establishment boiled over in November when, with fellow travellers, he took part in a demonstration at a Concertgebouw Orchestra concert in Amsterdam. Performances Popular All Recommended.

His acknowledged admiration for Stravinsky is illustrated by a parallel vigour, clarity of expression, and acute ear for colour. So I keep an open mind. On one of these trips we had loud music on – Prokofiev or Tchaikovsky – and someone suddenly shouted ‘how fast do we have to drive to go as fast as the music? De tijdDe snelheid and De materie all refined and expanded this basic sound-world, drawing on a rich palette of political, philosophical and religious texts.

I realised that although they were from different families they were both made of wood. De Staat for 4 female voices and 27 andfiessen. He has tackled complex creative issues, exploring the relation between music and politics in De Staat ansriessen, the nature of time and velocity in De Tijd and De Snelheidand questions of mortality in Trilogy of the Last Day.

And most important, he knows how to weave the seed of an idea into music almost seamlessly, which gives the work its urgency.

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Andriessen, born inhails from a musical dynasty. Read more at Wikipedia. And now for young composers in America he has become a kind of godfather of minimalism. Perhaps most remarkable is Andriessen’s willingness to tackle the most thorny philosophical questions: Andriessen went on to produce a number of other progressive works for the group: Older members of the orchestra, however, seem somewhat more appreciative of Andriessen’s intentions: Now generally regarded as the foremost contemporary Dutch composer, and the first in the Netherlands’ musical history to gain notoriety beyond its borders, he still has the power to shock and challenge: Rosa’s horses – suite.


He had this tremendous influence on younger musicians. It passes over me like a thunderstorm. This is the usual reaction to Andriessen’s work. Added, go to Ajdriessen Music to see full list. Find events near you. And he was the same, very pragmatic and practical. Louis’s childhood was immersed in music. De Staat The Republicis an effervescent andriesse of minimalism with ethereal choral passages and quotations from Stravinsky; De Tijd Time, creeps slowly to startling conclusion; his opera De Materie Matter anrriessen, opens with a violent orchestral assault; his earlier collaboration with Greenaway, Rosa, The Death of a Composer, according to a critic from this newspaper, “contains plenty of examples of his archetypal, gritty motoric writing but there are also moments of great lyrical beauty, blues-tinged vocal lines, affectionate remembrances of 19th-century music, witty parodies of film music from westerns, even a final hip-hop number”.

His grandfather had been music director and organist at St Josef’s church in Haarlem.