Meijering, Chiel

Chiel Meijering was born in Amsterdam on June 15, 1954. Education: He studied composition with Ton de Leeuw, percussion under Jan Labordus and Jan Pustjens and piano at the Amsterdam Conservatory ...

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Wie nooit schiet, mist altijd ... : The body-machine, for 3 guitars, 1997 / Chiel Meijering

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1997
Publisher's number: 09221
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Guitar
Scoring: 3g
Remarks: Cop. 1997. - Tijdsduur: ca. 6'
Duration: 6'00"
Number of players: 3
Year of composition: 1997
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Program note (English): (If you never shoot, you always miss... The body-machine) The composer, like a mole, turns history upside down and puts it in a new order that pleases him more than the old one. The saying "What you see is not what it is", applies for this music as well: what you hear is not what you think you hear. It is amusing to see how 'Hallelujah Bananas' (a popular American song), based on Haendel, matches with Wagner, Chopin, Beethoven or whatever the listener may hear in this quiz. Moreover, the Balkan passes by as a shadow of Bartok. The subtitle refers to the first movement, a sort of mechanical mini-ballet, which bounces over the melody like chewing gum. - CHIEL MEIJERING

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