composer

Vriend, Jan

From the start, Jan Vriend has been a musical omnivore who combines a strongly modernistic approach with openness to the interests of and needs for a good musical education. ...

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Double Concerto : for piccolo, piano and orchestra / Jan Vriend

Publisher's number: 21099
Genre: Unknown
Instruments: picc-solo pf-solo 3fl(picc) 2ob eh 2cl cl-b cl-cb 2fg cfg 4h 3tpt 2trb trb-b tb3perc synth str
Remarks: Dedicated to Ilonka Kolthof and Ralph van Raat.
Duration: 35'00"
Year of composition: 2019
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
The idea for the concerto came about after a successful first performance of the Sonata for piccolo and piano that took place in The Goods Shed in my hometown of Tetbury in November 2018. What started off as a mere pipedream, well aware that few orchestras, if any, were desperately waiting for an opportunity to premiere such a novel concept, became a genuine ambition for me.
I set to work regardless of practicalities as soon as I didn’t have any other commitments and produced four movements within a year. When I began writing the music another triumphant performance of the sonata had meanwhile taken place in Amsterdam, followed later in the year by a CD recording, launched at the end of 2019. As the sonata’s fourth movement became a particular favourite of the musicians I pondered if a version with a light orchestral accompaniment couldn’t feature as the slow second movement. However, after finishing all four movements I started having second thoughts about it and decided to compose a new one in its place.
Jan Vriend

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