composer

Hemel, Oscar van

Oscar van Hemel was born on August 3, 1892 in Antwerpen (Belgium). He died on July 9, 1981 in Hilversum. In 1907, Oscar started his studies at the Royal Flemish Conservatoire ...

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Symphonia 4 : 1962 / Oscar van Hemel

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1962
Publisher's number: 03941
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 2222 4331 timp perc cel xyl hp str
Remarks: Voor orkest. - Met voorw. - In opdracht van de Stichting Kunstmaand Amsterdam. - Opgedragen aan Jan Huckriede. - Tijdsduur: 18'
Duration: 18'00"
Year of composition: 1962
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
Allegro moderato
Passacaglia
Scherzo
Allegro con spirito
Description:
Program note (English): 'A short symphony' was the description of the commission. The result of this is a highly contrasting composition in four movements. The dynamic propulation is suddenly curbed in the first movement with its terse main theme by a stable, introvert image, after which the stirring movement again asserts itself. The Passacaglia with its strongly contrasting variations has as its background a twelve-tone bass figure, the second half of which forms the inversion of the first. The third movement is a lively, light-footed Scherzo with a sharp, humorous Trio in duple time. The Finale is characterised by a high degree of movement - initially by lively triplet passages and a little later in conjunction with a virile theme in the violins. After a development, there is an abrupt reaction from the brass and timpani. There follows a gradually built up energetic episode with a second motif related to that of the Passacaglia. After a transition, a short misterioso atmosphere suddenly occurs,
after which various motifs are combined simultaneously in the final phase. The main subject of the symphony is also intoned. - OSCAR VAN HEMEL

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