Straesser, Joep

Joep Straesser was born in Amsterdam on March 11, 1934. He died on September 22, 2004 in Loenersloot. Joep Straesser studied musicology from 1953 to 1955 at the University of Amsterdam.

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Concertino : for piano and four instruments, 2003 / Joep Straesser

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string and key instrument(s)
Scoring: fl kl pf v vc

10 Variationen und Fughetta über Themen von J.S. Bach : für 2 Flöten und Violoncello (oder Altflöte), Opus 125a, 1996 / Jan Koetsier

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s); Flute
Scoring: 2fl vc/fl-a

Koud zout : voor 4 instrumenten, 1984 / Huib Emmer

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Scoring: ob sax-a trb cb

The next call : for ten instruments, 1978-'79 / Jos Post

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Scoring: fl ob cl fg 2h trp trb 2cb



Intersections 4 : for oboe, violin, viola and 'cello, 1972, rev. 1984 / Joep Straesser

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, [1984]
Publisher's number: 02327
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Scoring: ob vl vla vc
Remarks: Opgedragen aan Heske Berkenkamp. - Cop. 1973. - Tijdsduur: ca. 9'
Duration: 10'00"
Number of players: 4
Year of composition: 1972
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Program note (English): 'Just like the Spring Quartet' for string quartet (1971), this work shows a clear sobering down compared to my compositions from the sixties. With the revision in 1984 the third movement, which in my view was too long and rather weak, was replaced by a much shorter, very fast movement. Without interruption it is followed by (and in a way it functions as an upbeat for) the extremely slow fourth movement, which I consider one of the finest 'Satzen' from these years and in which short melodic gestures stand out against a slowly shifting harmonic background. - JOEP STRAESSER

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