Andriessen, Jurriaan

Though Juriaan Andriessen was of the generation of musical innovators such as Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen, his main musical influences were pre-war French composers. Andriessen composed an extensive body ...

related works

Neue Niederländische Klaviermusik : = Contemporary Dutch piano music, Heft 1 = Book 1 / mit Werken von = containing works by J. Andriessen, R. du Bois, G. Janssen ... [et al.], herausgegeben von = edited by Ton Hartsuiker

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Scoring: pf

II. duo concertante : per violoncello, fagotto ed orchestra, opus 92, 1983 / Jan Koetsier

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Two or more different solo instruments and orchestra
Scoring: 0200 2000 str fg-vc-solo

Keten : for trumpet, organ & orchestra, 2002 / Hans Koolmees

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Two or more different solo instruments and orchestra
Scoring: 3343 4231 7perc 2hp harm str trp-solo org-solo

Mimesis : for instrumental quintet and chamber orchestra, 1974 / Koos Terpstra

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Two or more different solo instruments and orchestra
Scoring: 0000 sax-s 1230 3perc g-b 7saw-blades 6vl 2vla 2vc cb 3fl-ob-cl-solo



Concerto Rotterdam : voor jazz-combo en symfonie-orkest / Jurriaan Andriessen

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1966
Publisher's number: 03415
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Two or more different solo instruments and orchestra
Scoring: 3222 4331 timp 3perc hp str combo: sax-a sax-t trp trb cb perc
Remarks: In opdracht van "Het Vrije Volk". - Jaar van comp.: 1966. - Tijdsduur: ca. 23'
Duration: 23'00"
Year of composition: 1966
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Lento tranquillo
Molto lento
Rondo (Allegro vivo)
Program note (English): The piece is structured like a classical concerto, that is, in three movements. The twelve-tone idiom is used in order to bring about a fusion of symphonic and jazz music. This involves improvisation by the jazz musicians on the twelve-tone structure. It is technically possible to derive traditional harmonies from twelve-tone harmonies. Whenever the soloist must improvise, the traditional harmonies have been written underneath the twelve-tone melodies in their parts. This gives the players a double point of reference, and enables them to play improvisatory jazz. The danger of the improvisation taking on too superficial a character is therefore warded off. The first movement begins with a slow introduction, in which later motifs can be heard in their embryonic form. After an orchestral passage, the combo enters with the first theme. Then follows the orchestral transition (the bridge). The combo, together with the violins and flutes, join in with the second theme. A shortened
recapitulation follows in which the orchestra plays the main theme. The second movement also begins with an orchestral introduction, and the combo fellows with the main theme, in which the twelve-tone row is presented and developed. A very fast waltz is developed out of the rhythm of a slow version of the main theme, which, in canon form, leads to a great climax. Then the first part of the movement is brought back with a coda based on the introduction. The second movement is thus the traditional three-part lieder form. The third and last movement is a rondo. It starts with a build-up of rhythms in the orchestra until the entry of the combo with the rondo theme, followed by a slow middle section (the alternative), in which the themes from the first and second movements are recalled. The rondo returns, leading from an extreme pianissimo to an extreme forte. - JURRIAAN ANDRIESSEN

Sheet Music
If you are going to perform this composition, you can enter your concert information here. We will publish this information at the Donemus Facebook page and in the Donemus Concert Agenda.
You can buy the parts or other related products on-line. If you choose a downloadable product you will receive the product in digital form. In all other cases the product is sent to you physically. Please note that you require a copy of this product for every user.
Product Description Price/piece Count
Solo Part Download to Newzik (B4), 60 pages EUR 29.80
Download as PDF (B4), 60 pages EUR 35.76
Hardcopy, normal size (B4), 60 pages EUR 59.60
Rental Part(s) Download to Newzik (B4), 250 pages EUR 97.25
Download as PDF (B4), 250 pages EUR 116.70
Hardcopy, normal size (B4), 250 pages EUR 194.50
You can rent this work by purchasing a rental license for one or more performances. If you buy a license you also need to buy 1 copy of the rental parts (see above). For each performance you need to obtain a rental license. More information about renting is available at the Donemus website. Please contact Donemus Publishing if you have any questions about renting before buying a license.
Number of performances
Total license costs
Live broadcast
If the work is being recorded for a live radio or TV broadcast or internet stream you can easily acquire the license for this. Any broadcast within 1 year of the recording of the work is defined as a 'live' broadcast. For every broadcast you need to obtain a license.
Audio broadcast (radio, internet)
Total license costs
Video broadcast (TV, streaming)
Total license costs
CD/DVD recordings
If you want to record this work to CD or DVD you can acquire a license here. For every title you need to obtain a license.
CD/DVD titles
Total license costs