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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Les adieux : for piano / Ton de Leeuw, 1988

Publisher: Amsterdam: Muziek Centrum Nederland, 2010
Publisher's number: 04919
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf
Remarks: In opdracht van het Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst. - Opgedragen aan Rokus de Groot. - Cop. Donemus, 1989. - Tijdsduur: 18'
Duration: 18'00"
Number of players: 1
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): 'Les Adieux', an extensive one-movement work for piano, was written in 1988 as the result of a commission by the Amsterdam Arts Fund.
It is a sequel to the group of works, written since approx. 1980, in so-called "widened modality".
The work opens with a short, nearly declamatoric introduction, after which the profile of the work's musical universe is outlined. What follows is a broad, tranquilly breathing movement, with a central two-tone motif that - in some form or the other - remains present in the background. The surrounding music is subject to continuous transformations, without ever overstepping its bounds. - TON DE LEEUW

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