Andriessen, Louis

Louis Andriessen was born in Utrecht on June 6, 1939. Education: After an early training in composition with his father, composer Hendrik Andriessen, he continued his studies with Kees van Baaren ...

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Nuit d'été : voor piano vierhandig, 1957 / Louis Andriessen

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano 4 hands
Instruments: pf4h

Sweelinck Variations : for piano; opus 75 / Marijn Simons

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: piano
Instruments: pno

Brabant : symfonisch lied voor middenstem en orkest / muziek Ton de Leeuw, op tekst van Harriet Laurey

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Voice and orchestra
Instruments: medium 3333 4331 timp 2perc cel hp str

XXVIII:I : "... pour l'allant", (from Six études), for piano, 1995-1996 / Jos Kunst

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf



Image de Moreau : for piano / Louis Andriessen

Publisher's number: 12768
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: piano
Instruments: pno
Remarks: A representative overview of more than 40 years of composing
Number of players: 1
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Image de Moreau (1999)
Trois Pieces (1961)
Trepidus (1983)
Base (1994)
Caecilia's Contrapunt (2006)
Feli-Citazione (2000)
Etude pour les timbres (1962)
Ricercare (1966)
The graphic design of Image de Moreau by Louis Andriessen
The basic assumption was for me to design something different to the traditional piano book, something special, retaining its original functionality at the same time.
The front of the box, which holds nine piano booklets, represents the Gustave Moreau painting Dalila, this picture being Louis Andriessen’s personal choice.
So as to emphasize graphically the connection between the image and the nine works by Andriessen, I have divided the painting into nine parts, one for each cover. Enlargements of these cuts will stress the details and the figurative symbols in addition to the abstract colour spaces. The composition, the painter’s touch, colour, rhythm and texture of the autonomous image are, so to speak, an interpretation analogous to the piece of music.
In an indirect manner, Image de Moreau refers by its choice of cover to the Andriessen work Souvenirs d’enfance, which was also published in a box in 1969.
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