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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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Cinq hymnes : for mixed choir, 2 pianos and percussion, 1987/88 / Ton de Leeuw

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir and instruments; Mixed choir
Instruments: GK4 2pf ; GK4 ; GK4 2pf 2perc ; GK6 ; GK4 2pf 2perc

Quintette : pour flûte, violon, alto, violoncelle et harpe, opus 97, 1994-1995 / Marius Flothuis

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: fl hp vl vla vc

Divertimento en sol : pour flûte (violon) et guitare, (1943) / Jan Maarten Komter

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

Mirage : for alto saxophone, piano and percussion, 1982 / Hans Christian Detlefsen

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: sax-a perc pf

 

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Fauxbourdon : for ensemble, 1991-1992, revision 1993 / Ton de Leeuw

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1993
Publisher's number: 08313
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-11 players)
Instruments: fl cl mar man pf(synth) vl vla
Remarks: Voor fluit, klarinet, piano (tevens synthesizer), marimba, mandoline, viool en altviool. - In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Opgedragen aan het Nieuw Ensemble. - Tijdsduur: ca. 10'
Duration: 10'00"
Number of players: 7
Year of composition: 1992
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): The work consists of two parts. Its title refers to a style of composition that originated in the 15th century, in which certain parallel harmonies are used to accompany a melodic line. This principle partly determines the texture of the present work, of course translated into terms of contemporary music. The second half of the title: "bourdon", also refers to an age-old practice of having one or more tones sounding continuously in the background. - TON DE LEEUW

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