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Schat, Peter

Peter Schat is one of the most colourful and widely-known Dutch composers of the 20th century. He was born in Utrecht, the son of a Protestant baker, and knew from ...

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Twee stukken : flauto, violino, tromba, percussione, opus 7, 1959 / Peter Schat

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: fl trp perc vl

Festival ouverture : orkest, 1977 / Nico Hermans

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 3222 4331 timp 3perc hp str

Promenades, marches et danses : voor groot ensemble of klein orkest, 1986 (revisie 1987) / Rokus de Groot

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players); Orchestra
Instruments: 1111 1111 2perc hp pf(cel) 2vl vla vc cb / str

Tweede suite : voor orkest, opus 88, 1980 / Léon Orthel

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 2222 4230 timp 2perc str

 

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Mozaïeken : = (Mosaics), opus 5, for orchestra, (1959) / Peter Schat

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1983
Publisher's number: 06629
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: fl fl(pic) ob ob(eh) 2cl fg fg(cfg) 2h 2trp 2trb 5-6perc cel hp pf str
Remarks: Cop. 1959. - Tijdsduur: ca. 10'
Duration: 10'00"
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Contains:
Lento
Allegretto grazioso
Description:
Program note (English): The Mosaics for orchestra were written in the spring of 1959. The title refers to the name of the musical set-up: a composition in which small, melodic, harmonic, rythmic and timbre-sounds function as independent data are freely associated against each other, analogously as in the way in which a mosaic is composed from colorful tiles. The usage of changing tonal patterns are created from a limited number of intervals. In this way there is a harmonic, rythmic and three melodic patterns. Additionally specific recurring dynamics play a role. The colors in the orchestra are extended with bells, vibraphone, xylophone, marimbaphone, several types of cymbals and drums, harp, celesta and piano. The form is a one movement piece (Lento) which flows into a second movement (Allegretto grazioso). The first part has been structured so that at the peak all data are heard simultaneously. The second part is an alternation between soli and tutti (7-movements), which can be compared to the
concerto grosso form with the idea that all solistic instruments take part alternatively. Mosaics represented the Netherlands during the ISCM festival in 1960. - PETER SCHAT

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