composer

Leeuw, Ton de

Ton de Leeuw was born on November 16, 1926 in Rotterdam. He died on May 31, 1996 in Paris (France). In 1949, after some years of composition lessons with Henk Badings, ...

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Cinq hymnes : for mixed choir, 2 pianos and percussion, 1987/88 / Ton de Leeuw

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1989
Publisher's number: 04710
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir and instruments; Mixed choir
Instruments: GK4 2pf ; GK4 ; GK4 2pf 2perc ; GK6 ; GK4 2pf 2perc
Remarks: Resp. voor koor SATB en 2 piano's, koor SATB a cappella, koor SATB met 2 piano's en 2 slagwerkers, koor SMzsATBrB a cappella en koor SATB met 2 piano's en 2 slagwerkers. - De delen kunnen afzonderlijk of in verschillende combinaties worden uitgevoerd. - Franse tekst van Kabir apart afgedrukt. - In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst en de Johan Wagenaarstichting. - T.g.v. het 25-jarig bestaan van de Kurt Thomas Stichting. - Tijdsduur: ca. 29'
Duration: 29'00"
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Kabir (librettist)
Contains:
O mon coeur
Regarde
Le son des cloches invisibles
Silence
La source de toute musique
Description:
Program note (English): [Premiere: 15 July 1989, The Hague]. The 15th century poet and musician Kabir was an inspired prophet who believed in another type of reality than the religious and racially divided society of his time. He was also a mystic. Kabir's mysticism comes to the fore in the texts chosen for the five choral pieces called Cinq Hymnes. These texts directly refer to a sacred interpretation of music. Cinq Hymnes were inspired by the same spirit that moved Kabir. Each hymn has an individual character. The score calls for different combinations of choir and instruments of the five movements as indicated below:
I O mon choeur, for choir and two pianos
II Regarde, for choir a capella
III Le son des clos invisibles, for choir, two pianos and percussion
IV Silence, for choir a cappella
V La source de toute musique, for choir, two pianos and percussion. - TON DE LEEUW

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