composer

Veldhuis, Jacob ter

Dutch ‘avant pop’ composer JacobTV started as a rock musician and studied composition and electronic music; he won the Composition Prize of the Netherlands in 1980. He became a full ...

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composition

Lipstick : for amplified flute/alto flute & soundtracks / JacobTV - Jacob Ter Veldhuis

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 2004
Publisher's number: 10536
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Flute; Electronics with different instruments; Flute with electronics
Scoring: fl(fla-a) tape
Remarks: Fluit tevens altfluit. - Bevat tevens de uitgebreide versie. - Opgedragen aan Eleonore Pameijer. - Cop. MuziekGroep Nederland, 2000.
Duration: 10'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 1998
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): The music was inspired by the hoop-sculptures of Naom Ben-Jakov. The visual element of rhythmical repetition has been translated into musical echoes. The tape is based on ready-made voice samples that deal with human relations. The voice samples are taken from American talkshows (like the Jerry Springer Show) and from one of the last radio interviews with the legendary jazz singer Billy Holiday. In this interview Billy was asked to recite her favourite song, 'Don't explain': Skip that lipstick, And I know you cheat, And what love endures. Another important voice sample is the word 'hoops' - spoken by a female psychiatrist with a strong French accent (You are jumping all those hoops). The many meanings of the word 'hoop' or 'whoop' refer both to the sculptures of Ben-Jakov and to the voice samples. - JACOB TER VELDHUIS

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