Vliet, Henk van der

Henk van der Vliet werd in 1928 in Rotterdam geboren. Opleiding Van 1938 tot 1942 had hij accordeonles op de Toonkunstmuziekschool. Zijn eerste compositieprobeersels uit die tijd werden aan de directeur van ...

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Divertimento : voor klarinet en piano, 1980 / Henk van der Vliet

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1981
Publisher's number: 01756
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Clarinet and keyboard instrument
Scoring: cl pf
Remarks: Opgedragen aan Frank van den Berg en Riek Mey. - Tijdsduur: 10'30''
Duration: 11'00"
Number of players: 2
Year of composition: 1980
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Allegro moderato
Program note (English): I have written my Divertimento for clarinet and piano on request of my colleague Frank van den Berg. This request originated from his attending a performance of my Five songs. This is what I enjoy: people who ask for a composition for pure enthusiasm about one's music (which, as a matter of fact, is only possible through performances).

The piece has more or less the form of a sonata. The light-hearted, popular-kept final movement made me choose the title Divertimento.
Since the music is written in a familiar, tonal and extremely moderated 'dialect', there is in fact little to explain.

My object is a 'Dutch sounding' music. For me this means about the middle between Hindemith and Britten, which occurs to me to be a more natural idiom for the Dutch music than embroidering on Ravel, Messiaen etc. - For avant-gardists, who prefer to take up the trends developing all over the world, the above may be nonsense... - HENK VAN DER VLIET

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