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Wagenaar, Diderik

Diderik Wagenaar studied music theory (with Jan van Dijk, Hein Kien en Rudolf Koumans) and piano (with Simon Admiraal) at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague. Since 1990 ...

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Lent, vague, indécis : for instrumental ensemble, 1992-93 / Diderik Wagenaar

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Instruments: 1121 1000 cel harm hp 2vl vla vc cb

Organum II : voor kamerorkest, 1986 / Daan Manneke

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players); Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Instruments: 1121 1110 2vl vla vc cb / 1121 1110 str

Volkskrant contrapunt : for large ensemble, 1996 / Martijn Padding

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players); Orchestra
Instruments: 1221 4sax 2220 4perc hp pf synth 2vl vla vc cb / str

Monument 16 : for ensemble, 1998 / Caroline Berkenbosch

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Instruments: 1111 1111 pf 2vl vla vc cb

 

composition

Lent, vague, indécis : for instrumental ensemble, 1992-93 / Diderik Wagenaar

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, [1995]
Publisher's number: 08412
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Instruments: 1121 1000 cel harm hp 2vl vla vc cb
Remarks: Voor fluit, althobo, klarinet, basklarinet, fagot, hoorn, celesta, harmonium, harp, 2 violen, altviool, cello en contrabas. - In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Geschreven voor het Schönberg Ensemble. - Opgedragen aan Reinbert de Leeuw. - Cop. 1993. - Tijdsduur: ca. 8'
Duration: 8'00"
Number of players: 14
Year of composition: 1993
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): 'Lent, vague, indécis' is a visual inspired composition. The piece is a variation on the fourth prelude from the cycle opus 74 by Alexander Skrjabin. It derives it title from the performance notes by Skrjabin. The prelude has very pronounced rhythms and is one of Skrjabin's latest pieces in which the so-called 'Prometheus-chord' is missing*.
In 'Lent, vague, indécis' Skrjabin's harmonization is being harmonized. The changes in harmony are provided with simple or more complex resonance-chords. The original successive chords are delayed by one group of instruments and accelerated by another group. Some are repeated, others are left out. Therefore, we can describe the piece as a distorted memory to the prelude by Skrjabin.

- DIDERIK WAGENAAR * 'The Prometheus-chord' is named after Skrjabin's so called composition for piano and orchestra: Prométhée, le "Poème du Feu" op. 600 (1910).

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