composer

Andriessen, Louis

General: Louis Andriessen was born in Utrecht on June 6, 1939. Education: After an early training in composition with his father, composer Hendrik Andriessen, he continued his studies with Kees van ...

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La voce : per violoncellista, 1981 / Louis Andriessen

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1982
Publisher's number: 00743
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Cello
Instruments: vc
Remarks: Voor cello (tevens zangstem). - Italiaanse tekst van Cesare Pavese. - In opdracht van het Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst. - Geschreven voor Frances Marie Uitti. - Tijdsduur: ca. 8'
Duration: 8'00"
Number of players: 1
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Pavese, Cesare (librettist)
Description:
Program note (English): The poem of Cesare Pavese about a voice 'in the immobile air', that does not break the silence, is entirely recited; in the beginning hardly audible just as the violoncello. At the end "La Voce" is executed 'silence keep still for ever, hoarse and shy, in the memory of olden times'. - LOUIS ANDRIESSEN

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