composer

Loevendie, Theo

Loevendie calls himself a “latecomer as a composer”. Until the 1970s, he was known only as a jazz saxophonist. He gained international fame with his quartet (with Hans Dulfer, Arjen ...

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Six Turkish folkpoems : for female voice and 7 instruments, (1977) / Theo Loevendie

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Voice and instrument(s)
Instruments: sopr/sopr-m fl(pic) cl perc hp pf vl vc

Symfonietta : voor kamerorkest / gecomponeerd door Jan Masséus

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 2200 2000 str

Ballade : voor groot orkest = pour grand orchestre = for full orchestra, (1942) / Oscar van Hemel

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 3333 4331 timp perc str

De vogels : = Les oiseaux, = The birds, = Die Vögel, ouverture / composée par Alphons Diepenbrock, [d'après] (Aristophanes)

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 3332 3300 timp perc hp str

 

composition

Naima suite : for orchestra, 1986 / Theo Loevendie

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1986
Publisher's number: 04615
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: pic 2fl 2ob eh 2cl cl(cl-b) sax-a 2 fg cfg 4h 2trp 2trp(pic) tb timp 3perc hp pf(cel) str
Remarks: Suite uit de opera Naima. - Intermezzo en Music for a strange wedding kunnen ook afzonderlijk uitgevoerd worden. - Tijdsduur: ca. 26'
Duration: 26'00"
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
In prison
Intermezzo
Music for a strange wedding
Description:
Program note (English): In captivity Naima and her fellow prisoners perform a wedding ritual that opens with a majestic overture-rhythm. An elegant minuet begins, but is then repressed by the majestic rhythm from the beginning; obviously the participants cannot agree in spite of the looming threat. Then the saxophone player in the group takes control, but he, too is unable to avert the chaos threatening to arise. Nonetheless the saxophone introduces the waltz rhythm and is thereafter, following some hesitation, adopted in a boisterous fashion by everyone in the final apotheosis. - THEO LOEVENDIE

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