composer

Jeths, Willem

General: Willem Jeths was born on August 31, 1959 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.  Education: Jeths started his musical career as a child with piano and music theory lessons in the Music School of Amersfoort ...

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composition

Bella figura : for violoncello solo, 2000 / Willem Jeths

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 2001
Publisher's number: 10164
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Cello
Instruments: vc
Remarks: In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Cop. MuziekGroep Nederland, 2000. - Tijdsduur: ca. 13'
Duration: 13'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2000
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Première: 22-2-2000
Small Hall Concertgebouw Amsterdam
Frances-Marie Uitti

Bella Figura is based on the use of four open strings that are played in all possible combinations of large double stops alternating with subtile tone-quarter fluctuations. It is a game of extremes, of different color possibilities of the cello. Many playing techniques are must be used; from very "sul ponticello" to very loud scratches. The work is a research on tone and bowing; a work about the cello, the bella figura. - Willem Jeths

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