composer

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.

related works

Points of contact I : for tenor recorder, marimba and some percussion, 1987 / Joep Straesser

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: rec-t perc

Duo giocoso : per tromba e viola, (opus 69), 1979 / Jan Koetsier

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Instruments: trp/ob vla

Klarinetkwintet : opus 51, 1998 / Leo Samama

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Instruments: cl 2vl vla vc

Duplum : for tenor recorder and violoncello, 1977 (revision 1986) / Joep Straesser

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string instrument(s)
Instruments: rec-t vc

 

composition

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)
Instruments: ob vl vla vc
Remarks: Opgedragen aan Heske Berkenkamp. - Cop. 1973. - Tijdsduur: ca. 9'
Duration: 10'00"
Number of players: 4
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
Moderato
Allegretto
Presto
Lento
Description:
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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