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Sette aforismi : per orchestra da camera / Jan Wisse

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 2fl 2ob 2cl 2fg 2h 2trp str

Concerto : per 2 pianoforti e complesso da camera, 1981, revisione 1983 / Jan Wisse

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Piano and large ensemble
Instruments: 2222 0101 2perc 6vl 2cb 2pf-solo

Ritornello : per quintetto a fiati e percussione, (1971) / Jan Wisse

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: fl ob cl fg h perc(pf)

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Limitazioni I : per flauto e pianoforte, 1961 / Jan Wisse

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Flute and keyboard instrument
Instruments: fl pf

 

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Wisse, Jan

Nationality: Netherlands
Date of birth: 1921-10-09
Date of death: 2008-10-11

Jan Wisse received commissions from BRT (Belgium), Radio Hilversum, WDR Köln and RSI Lugano. His compositions are performed by Dutch radio choirs and orchestras conducted by Paul Hupperts, Karel Mengelberg, Hein Jordans, Roelof Krol, Ed Spanjaard, and the Gaudeamus Quartet, Sweelinck orchestra and Forum; abroad by a.o. Melos Quartet, piano duo Kontarsky, flutist Gazelloni, Hans Rosbaud and Dean Dixon. 's favourite composers are: Monteverdi, Bach, Haydn, Brahms, Ravel and Strawinsky. One of his most important compositions is 'Sette aforismi' for orchestra (1956).

1921 - 1971

Jan Wisse wordt op 9 oktober 1921 in Terneuzen geboren. Hij werkte als leider van de gymnasiumband en het schoolorkest, als cabaretpianist, balletrepetitor, muziekredacteur van Elsevier's Weekblad en programmamaker klassieke muziek bij de omroepen in Hilversum. In 1971 vestigt hij zich in Poschiavo (Zwitserland), waar hij werkzaam is alls organist en koordirigent.

1985

In het jaar van Europa 1985 ontvangt Wisse de Europa-prijs.

1998 - 2008

Jan Wisse vestigt zich in Echternach (Luxemburg) waar hij op 11 oktober 2008 overlijdt.