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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composition

Flora Tristan : for mixed choir a cappella, 1990 / text by Fleur Bourgonje, Louis Andriessen

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1992
Publisher's number: 07721
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK4
Remarks: Spaanse, Engelse en Franse tekst tevens apart afgedrukt. - Met financiële steun van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Opgedragen aan het Nederlands Kamerkoor. - Cop. 1991. - Tijdsduur: 16'
Duration: 16'00"
Year of composition: 1990
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Bourgonje, Fleur (librettist)
Description:
Program note (English): (Premiere: 23-3-1994 - Lincoln Center, New York - New York Virtuoso Singers, cond. Harold Rosenbaum). The multilingual text written by Fleur Bourgonje gave me the idea to write the composition in two different tempi that sound simultaneously: the male voices sing fast the narrative Spanish texts and the female voices always sing slow, like the invocations from Flora Tristan to her daughter. To the end of the piece, after the assault in the text, all the voices come together in the same rhythm. - LOUIS ANDRIESSEN

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