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Roosendael, Jan Rokus van

Jan Rokus van Roosendael sought from the beginning an individual idiom that allowed him to express his leaning toward reflection and the spiritual. He initially found inspiration in non-Western music, ...

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Anabasis : voor orkest, 1984 / Jan Rokus van Roosendael

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1985
Publisher's number: 04290
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: pic 2fl 2ob eh 2cl cl-b 2fg cfg 4h 3trp 3trb tb 4perc cel hp pf str
Remarks: Tijdsduur: ca. 16'
Duration: 16'00"
Year of composition: 1984
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): Although the title refers to Xenophon's account of the excursion by the Greeks through Asia-Minor, his Anábasis has nothing to do with my Anabasis. I chose the Greek word anábasis, which means something like: "rise, or uprising, upstream, elevation"... etc. to describe the escalating passages (in small intervals) and the fast development (in large intervals). The pillars of this composition are formed by a recurring, rapidly rising Rakete"-motif, the pediment with its slowly rising and falling structure. The material exists from five different ranges built from three tetrachords. Through the usage of these tetrachords (in total four types) the musical language becomes somewhat modal in character. Anabasis is a composition with many contrasts: fast-slow, aggression-resignation, light-dark, movement and eventually at the end, following the last pillar, rest. - JAN ROKUS VAN ROOSENDAEL

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