Veldhuis, Jacob ter

Dutch ‘avant pop’ composer JacobTV started as a rock musician and studied composition and electronic music; he won the Composition Prize of the Netherlands in 1980. He became a full ...

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Barracuda concerto : for percussion solo and orchestra / Jacob ter Veldhuis, 2006

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Symfonie no 1 : = Symphony no. 1, voor slagwerk en orkest, for percussion and orchestra, 1981, revisie = revision 1983 / Jacob ter Veldhuis

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Subgenre: Percussion and orchestra
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Goldrush concerto : for percussion and orchestra, 1997; rev. 1999 / Jacob ter Veldhuis

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1997
Publisher's number: 09216
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Percussion and orchestra
Scoring: pic(fl) 2fl 2ob 2cl 2fg 4h 3trp 2trb trb-b tb hp pf str 2perc-solo
Remarks: Voor 2 slagwerkers en orkest. - Met voorw. - Opgedragen aan het Safri Duo (Morten Friis en Uffe Savery). - In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst en het Safri Duo. - Cop. 1997. - Tijdsduur: max. 30'
Duration: 32'00"
Year of composition: 1997
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Gold mine
All the gold this mountain has
Gold rush
Program note (English): 'Goldrush' and 'Goldrush Concerto' form a diptych, and can be performed integrally, as both the pieces use more or less the same percussion set-up. The music in both compositions is about goldrush, which led to so many catastrophies in the history of man.'Goldrush' ends where 'Goldrush Concerto' begins: with the discovery of gold. But this 'el dorado' is of course soon to be ransacked, leading to new desperate expeditions for more gold. Gold is also to be understood here as a metaphore for 'happiness' or 'bliss'. The concerto contains sound samples taken from movies like 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre'. In this film, one gold digger (Humphrey Bogart) is killed, while his mates lose the treasure when the wind blows all their gold dust away, back to where it came from. - JACOB TER VELDHUIS

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