composer

Escher, Rudolf

Rudolf Escher was a composer who wrote for the ear, rather than to conform to some extra-musical principle. He composed a relatively small oeuvre of orchestral pieces, chamber music and ...

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composition

Concerto voor strijkorkest : for string orchestra and timpani, (1947-48) / Rudolf Escher

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1989
Publisher's number: 04973
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: String orchestra
Instruments: timp str
Remarks: Op. 14. - In opdracht van de Nederlandse regering. - Opgedragen aan de strijkers van het Concertgebouworkest. - Cop. 1984. - Tijdsduur: ca. 23'
Duration: 23'00"
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
Canto appassionato
Rondo mediterraneo
Ciaccona epica
Description:
Program note (English): I wished to treat the string instruments first of all as vocal instruments. This conception conditioned the formal principle of the composition: the sequence slow - quick - slow. The form of the three movements can be described as a non-strophic ("durchkomponiert") song, a great Rondo and a Chaconne (Variations). In the first and in the last movement timpani have been added to the string body, which reveal neither thematic nor "Concertante" significance, but merely as an ornamental function. - RUDOLF ESCHER

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