composer

Simons, Marijn

General: Simons was born in The Netherlands on December 29, 1982. Education: He studied violin with Prof. Saschko Gawriloff, composition with Daan Manneke and James MacMillan and conducting with Ed Spanjaard, ...

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TURO : ballet in three acts, opus 44 / Marijn Simons

Publisher's number: 11738
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: String Quartet (2 violins, viola, cello); String Quartet (2 violins, viola, cello) with electronics
Instruments: 2vl vla vc tape
Remarks: Voor strijkkwartet en tape. - Tijdsduur: 33'
Duration: 33'00"
Number of players: 4
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Joost Vrouenraets on TURO:

The title has been taken from Esperanto, an international artificial language which has especially been designed for communication between people from different cultures. A full language in which all the nuances of human thinking can be expressed. Turo translated into English means ‘tower’.

For this work’s script I have been inspired by Genesis 11, 1-9 The Tower of Babel. Geographically Babylon represents the crossroads where the worlds of East and West meet.

TURO is in 3 acts and 10 movements. The title of each movement is dramaturgically defining. From heavenly atmospheres it descends to Earth where it finds apotheosis in the enlightenment.

© 2008 by Joost Vrouenraets
English translation by Marijn Simons

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