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Geraedts, Jaap

Jaap Geraedts is geboren op 12 juli in Den Haag. Zijn eerste muzieklessen ontvangt hij van zijn vader Henri Geraedts, componist en tevens muziekpedagoog en koordirigent. In 1943 gaat hij ...

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Divertimento no. 2 : (hobo, clarinet, fagot), (1946) / Jaap Geraedts

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1954
Publisher's number: 02241
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wood Wind ensemble (2-8 players)
Instruments: ob cl fg
Remarks: Opgedragen aan het Trio Stotijn-Van Opstal-Stotijn. - Tijdsduur: 12'
Duration: 12'00"
Number of players: 3
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
Ouverture
Pastorale
Burlesca
Finale
Description:
Program note (English): The thematic structure of this Divertimento, which dates from 1946, is as unassuming as its title. The key-motive is an ascending series of three tones (g-a-b), which in the first beats of the 'Overture' is preceded by an octave interval. Together with its inversion this 'call' or 'germ' presents the building materials of the first part. The theme of the 'Pastoral' widens the first interval of the key-motive to a fourth (b-e-f sharp). In the contrasting episode of this first part, in the 'Musetta', the key-motive order returns; this time, however, in a minor key. In the 'Burlesca' the tone order is extended in minor thirds, while the 'Finale' shows it in many variants. It is finally restored in the original series in a fugato in a dancing 6/8 measure. - JAAP GERAEDTS

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