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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Andriessen lives with his wife Jeanette Yanikian, a guitar player whom he met while studying in the Hague 40 years ago, in a vast fourth floor apartment in Amsterdam by the Keizersgracht, looking out over the canals. But though the scare has forced him to abandon cigarettes and adopt a more healthy life-style, it doesn’t seem to have affected his output or hectic schedule. Reality and imagination are essential in 20th-century art, and the only thing I find really interesting.

It split audiences, the press, even the composers themselves. Symfonie Voor Losse Snare.

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That was very important for my education. However, almost as soon as Andriessen had adopted minimalism, he began to shed its basic repetitive tenets. His acknowledged admiration for Stravinsky is illustrated by a parallel vigour, clarity of expression, and acute ear for colour.

Always jumping around and playing and full of theories and humour. Student uprisings were brewing and anti-war radicalism was in the air. So I keep an open mind. The rest of the ideologies and styles associated with his name he seems to delight in confounding: Similar Artists Julia Wolfe.


andrisesen The family formed its own group: Radio 3 Live in Concert. Having decided not to have children they are devoted to their two cats and to work, she as a musician and therapist, he as a composer: 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.

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As a young man, Andriessen wore his hair in a long, lank, hippyish manner, called himself a Marxist and campaigned vigorously against the war in Vietnam. The Rite of Spring – excerpt Artists Popular All Recommended. With his two ensembles, De Volharding Perseverance and Hoketus, Andriessen was a dynamic performer, electrifying the audience more in the manner of a rock star than a classical player.

It has even been credited with persuading Richard Nixon to cut Holland from his European tour that year. Louis Andriessen was born in Utrecht in into a andrieesen family: De Staat excerpt Composer.

After Reconstructie, Andriessen took a year-long break from composition, using the time to plot a new musical direction. One thing my father always said was: The music is certainly very dark and disturbing, but andriesssn is a nervous energy about it that draws you in. June 6,Utrecht.


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De Staat Choir 2 Composer. He associated with Rob Aussen and Misha Mengelberg. Berio says, “I’m not interested in preaching ideas or ideology. And he was the same, very pragmatic and practical. De Tijd – extract. Though he never felt at home in Berlin, this period was important for his political development. It louiss an amazing, thundering noise. Although the whole work is in principle a strict canon, the successive voices are so close andrissen that it is more like a unison melody with ramifications.

Also among his fellow students was a pretty young guitarist named Jeanette Yanikian. De Tijd – extract Performer.

Since he has combined teaching with his work as a composer and pianist. What he perceived as the deadening conservatism of the Dutch new music scene led to associations with andriessdn revolutionary compositional thinkers, improvisers and rock musicians. London Sinfonietta, Synergy Vocals.

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