Vriend, Jan

From the start, Jan Vriend has been a musical omnivore who combines a strongly modernistic approach with openness to the interests of and needs for a good musical education. ...

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Bachanalia : for organ, 2007 / Jan Vriend

Publisher: Amsterdam: Muziek Centrum Nederland, cop. 2008
Publisher's number: 11652
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Organ
Instruments: org
Remarks: Ondertitel eerste muziekp.: ... mit Tränen ... . - Opgedragen aan Jan Hage. - Met financiële steun van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Op verzoek van het ZaterdagMatinee. - Met voorw. en los bijgevoegde registratieaanwijzingen - Tijdsduur: ca. 12'
Duration: 12'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2007
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Bach, Johann Sebastian (on a theme by)
Program note (English): Bachanalia (with one 'c'!) was written at the request of the ZaterdagMatinee, a concert series at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam under the artistic direction of the Dutch Radio Broadcasting organisation NPS. The brief of the commission was to write a work of roughly 12 minutes for the Maarschalkerweerd organ at the Concertgebouw and to include an association with Bach for the work to be incorporated in a Bach revival context. As it turns out - just after completion of the score - Bachanalia is programmed as the prelude to Bach's Magnificat. As I was not content with just any allusion to J.S. Bach, whose music has been of such importance in my musical development, both as a performer and a composer, I set about trying to create a veritable celebration of it. This is easier said dan done, given that a considerable amount of water has gone under the bridge between this time and mine. To incorporate Bach's music, style or language into my own idiom (or vice versa) and make sure the
result not only sounds a convincing blend but shows consistency of purpose, proved much more challenging than I anticipated. What I achieved in the end may be described as 'stretching.' Bach's language by dragging my various references across their natural boundaries into outskirts of my own territory (...). - JAN VRIEND

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