Man, Roderik de

Roderik de Man was born in Bandung, Indonesia, on May 23 1941. Education: Roderik studied percussion with Frans van der Kraan and Theory of Music at the Royal Coservatory in The ...

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Crosscurrents : for organ, 2003-2004 / Roderik de Man

Publisher: Amsterdam: Muziek Centrum Nederland, cop. 2008
Publisher's number: 11715
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Organ
Instruments: org
Remarks: In opdracht van de Gemeente Haarlem. - Opgedragen aan Jos van der Kooy. - Tijdsduur: ca. 12'30''
Duration: 12'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2004
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Program note (English): According to Webster's College Dictionary, 'Crosscurrents' means: 1. a current, as in a stream, moving across the main current, 2. a conflicting tendency or movement. Almost anyone who has looked at a body of water will have noticed that under the most obvious streaming motion, there is often a second and sometimes third layer of movement perceptible. These different streams usually move in opposing directions, and as a whole they represent an intriguing spectacle. This is a picture I had in mind when I thought of the typical characteristics of the organ: an instrument which is particularly suited to translate a high degree of layering into sound. In Crosscurrents, this layering is achieved by combining a slow or broad type of movement with a rapid toccata-like one, in the closing 10 measures of the work, the broader movement triumphs over the more rapid one. - WIM DE RUITER

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