composer

Bruynèl, Ton

Ton Bruynèl was the first Dutch composer to set up his own electronic studio. Almost all of his works combine music performed live and taped sounds whose timbres, though electronically ...

related works

Serene : for flute and soundtracks / Ton Bruynèl

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Flute; Electronics with different instruments; Flute with electronics
Instruments: fl tape

Comfort : for orchestra, 2001, revision 2002 / Peter Adriaansz

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 4454 4451 timp 6perc pf str(16.14.12.12.8.)

Utrecht muziek : 2006 / Lars Skoglund

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra; Orchestra with electronics

Tritogno : variaties voor amateur/jeugd- symfonieorkest, 1982 / Jurriaan Andriessen

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 4221 2210 timp perc hp/pf 1-2hp str(vl vc (cb ad lib.))

 

composition

Cours des nuages : for soundtracks and string orchestra, 1998 / 1999 / Ad Wammes, Ton Bruynèl

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, 1999
Publisher's number: 09693
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra; Orchestra with electronics
Instruments: str tape
Remarks: Voltooier: Ad Wammes. - Soundtrackpartij ontbreekt in de partituur. - In opdracht van het Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst. - Cop. 1998. - Tijdsduur: 18'21''
Duration: 19'00"
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Wammes, Ad (completed by)
Description:
Program note (English): Ton Bruynèl's final works - his Cours des Nuages and video opera Non sono un ucello - demonstrate clearly his fascination with humanity's eternal dream, the possibility of flying. The transcendental character of electronic music inspired Bruynèl to create sounds which belong to the realm of light and unearthly visions. Works such as Listening Landscape, Serene, Imker and Le jardin, in wich the composer processed sounds taken from nature, testify to his deep affection for this world. He was also drawn to the sound of traditional instruments, and thus he strove to fuse natural (acoustic) and electronic sounds in his music. He said: 'It would be absurd if I would just announce, 'Listen, we no longer need those violins!'. His work contains many timbral experiments, combined in extensive juxtapositions. With a whole arsenal of sound elements, he composed intuitively, spontaneously, standing at the electronic apparatus and creating his compositions in his way. He was firmly opposed to formal constructions in music, and his motto was 'Listen to what the sound tells you...'. Combining equal-tempered string harmonies with microtonal sound fields of the soundtracks and with an almost inaudible metre, he created the unusual, fluidly floating spheres of Cours des Nuages. Towards the end, by gradually reducing the instrumentation, the work seems to literally disappear in the clouds ... (CHRISTIANE SCHIMA, transl. Patricia Werner)

Buy
If you are going to perform this composition, you can enter your concert information here. We will publish this information at the Donemus Facebook page and in the Donemus Concert Agenda pagina.
You can buy the parts or other related products on-line. If you choose a downloadable product you will receive the product in digital form. In all other cases the product is sent to you physically. Please note that you require a copy of this product for every user.
Product Description Price/piece Count
Score Download (A4), 40 pages EUR 17.50
Hardcopy, normal size (A4), 40 pages EUR 35.00
Electro-acoustic Download, 6 files, 161.734 MB EUR 25.00
CD/DVD, 6 files, 161.734 MB EUR 35.00
Rental Parts Download (A4), 60 pages EUR 23.00
Hardcopy, normal size (A4), 60 pages EUR 46.00
Rent
You can rent this work by purchasing a rental license for one or more performances. If you buy a license you also need to buy 1 copy of the rental parts (see above). For each performance you need to obtain a rental license. More information about renting is available at the Donemus website. Please contact Donemus Publishing if you have any questions about renting before buying a license.
Number of performances
Total license costs
Live broadcast
If the work is being recorded for a live radio or TV broadcast or internet stream you can easily acquire the license for this. Any broadcast within 1 year of the recording of the work is defined as a 'live' broadcast. For every broadcast you need to obtain a license.
Radio or internet broadcasts
Total license costs
TV broadcasts
Total license costs
CD/DVD recordings
If you want to record this work to CD or DVD you can acquire a license here. For every title you need to obtain a license.
CD/DVD titles
Total license costs