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Hölscher, Rieteke

Rieteke Hölscher (1969) studied piano classical music and jazz / pop at the conservatory of the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (1987-1992) with Frans van Dalen and Tine Schneider, also ...

related works

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Instruments: pf

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Relations : two pianos, 1978 / Wim de Ruiter

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Social Distance? : for piano / Rieteke Hölscher

Publisher's number: 20655
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf
Duration: 4'15"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2020
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
In the bizarre surreality of the quarantine measures in 2020 due to the infectious disease COVID19, our human life (temporarily?) seems like a bad dream. This inspired me to create a few solo pieces for piano. After all, the current measures make it impossible to play together without too many obstacles.
I have always been an opponent of – forced by circumstances – increasingly 'living' online. Now that is the case more than ever, it sometimes feels like a blessing. It is now our only chance for something similar to human contact. But I believe that human contact is indispensable for a happy and balanced mental life, which is why I (also in the titles) question these dreary form of life that is likely to become the new reality in our society in the near future (?).
Rieteke Hölscher, April 2020

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