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Veldhuizen, Rick van

Rick van Veldhuizen (*1994, Tilburg), while raised on a wide variety of music, only discovered classical music at the age of 11, and started composing almost simultaneously. Education: Starting in 2008, ...

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Double Concerto : for two violins and string orchestra / Michael Fine

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weltjugend U6 [1984] : for reed quintet and electronics / Rick van Veldhuizen

Publisher's number: 20339
Genre: Electronical music
Subgenre: Wood Wind ensemble (2-12 players) with electronics
Instruments: ob cl sax-s cl-b fg tape
Remarks: nexus reedquartet‘s choice pick and runner-up in the 2012-2013 Calefax PAN competition. Premiered on 23 November 2013 by the nexus reedquintet in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Duration: 8'30"
Number of players: 5
Year of composition: 2012
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
In Berlin, in 1984, while the city was divided, some underground lines serving the West-Berlin underground passed underneath the eastern part of the city, passing multiple dimly-lit stations without stopping. One of those stations was Stadion der Weltjugend (now: Schwartzkopffstraße) on the current line U6, which was a ghost station for all of the Cold War, which didn’t prevent the GDR authorities to rename it not once, but twice. weltjugend U6 [1984] paints the dilapidated station, where only aural clues – of passing trains, of rock music on broken radios, of dripping water, remain at this station. In the middle of the piece, the impression of the station breaks down into a desperate, violent cry of help – the youth of the world trying to undo the mistakes of generations upon generations of their ancestors.
Rick van Veldhuizen

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