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Louis Andriessen

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Yannis Kyriakides - over Louis Andriessen

Vrije geluiden op 4

Yannis Kyriakides vertrok als jonge student in 1992 naar Nederland. Hij wilde studeren bij Louis Andriessen, na het horen van De Staat. In de tweede aflevering van Galerie Moderne met Kyriakides komt dit werk aan bod.

5mins

26 Nov 2016

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Classical Classroom, Episode 37: RERUN - George Heathco On Louis Andriessen And Alt-Classical

Classical Classroom

Louis Andriessen is one of the most important contemporary composers you’ve (probably) never heard of. His work isn’t widely played because he’s written many pieces for varieties of ensembles that don’t exist. In fact, specially created ensembles have sprung up because of Andriessen’s pieces, including the famous British ensemble, Icebreaker. Guitarist, composer, and co-founder of Liminal Space Contemporary Music Ensemble, George Heathco, teaches us all about Andriessen and his contributions to the alt classical movement. Or indie classical. Or whatever you wanna call it. Music used in this episode includes: Hoketus  by Louis Andriessen De Materie  by Louis Andriessen (begins with 144 repetitions of same chord) De Staat  by Louis Andriessen Yo Shakespeare  by Michael Gordon Pierced  by David Lang “Bone Chapel” from O Death by Oscar Bettison Audio production from Todd “Twinkles” Hulslander with very marginal oversight from Dacia Clay. PS, One of the images attached to this article is not George Heathco, but his TV doppleganger George from Being Human. Can you tell which is which? One of them loves Twilight. (Apologies, non-specific George!)

37mins

28 Mar 2016

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Cristina Zavalloni & Louis Andriessen

Modern Muses

Dutchman Louis Andreissen and Italian vocalist Cristina Zavalloni have developed a close working relationship which began in 1998 with Passeggiata in tram in America e ritorno, and includes the 2010 monodrama, Anaïs Nin.

12mins

8 Aug 2015

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Louis Andriessen

Radio 3’s Composers’ Rooms

Sara Mohr-Pietsch visits the Dutch composer Louis Andriessen in the Amsterdam townhouse he's worked in for over 40 years. In rooms which overlook one of the city's canals, Andriessen tells Sara about the inspiration of the Dutch paintings on his walls, and about the demands of his daily routine.

12mins

15 Feb 2015

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Louis Andriessen

Relevant Tones

Just as influenced by the blazing energy of Count Basie’s big band as   Steve Reich’s minimalism, Dutch composer Louis Andriessen was a true   trailblazer in the 20th century. We celebrate his 75th birthday by   looking back at his illustrious career. Hosted by Seth Boustead Produced by Jesse McQuarters Louis Andriessen: Life, Part I- Wind Bang on a Can All-Stars CA 21074 5:02 Andriessen: De Staat (excerpt) Schoenberg Ensemble/Reinbert de Leeuw Nonesuch 79251 11:45 Andriessen: Materie, Part I Schoenberg Ensemble/de Leeuw Nonesuch 79367 6:19 Andriessen: Lucifer & The Garden of Earthly Delights fr. La Commedia (excerpts) Dutch Nat’l Opera, ASKO Ensemble/Reinbert de Leeuw Nonesuch 534877 7:25, 6:45 Andriessen: Worker’s Union (excerpt) Bang On a Can All-Stars Cantaloupe 21012 2:20

58mins

14 Jun 2014

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Classical Classroom, Episode 37: George Heathco on Louis Andriessen and Alt-Classical

Classical Classroom

Louis Andriessen is one of the most important contemporary composers you’ve (probably) never heard of. His work isn’t widely played because he’s written many pieces for varieties of ensembles that don’t exist. In fact, specially created ensembles have sprung up because of Andriessen’s pieces, including the famous British ensemble, Icebreaker. Guitarist, composer, and co-founder of Liminal Space Contemporary Music Ensemble, George Heathco, teaches us all about Andriessen and his contributions to the alt classical movement. Or indie classical. Or whatever you wanna call it. Music used in this episode includes: Hoketus  by Louis Andriessen De Materie  by Louis Andriessen (begins with 144 repetitions of same chord) De Staat  by Louis Andriessen Yo Shakespeare  by Michael Gordon Pierced  by David Lang “Bone Chapel” from O Death by Oscar Bettison Audio production from Todd “Twinkles” Hulslander with very marginal oversight from Dacia Clay. PS, One of the images attached to this article is not George Heathco, but his TV doppleganger George from Being Human. Can you tell which is which? One of them loves Twilight. (Apologies, non-specific George!)

37mins

7 Feb 2014

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Louis Andriessen: A Perspective from David Robertson

Exploring Artists and Repertoire

David Robertson, music director and conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, talks about the inspiration and unique appeal of Louis Andriessen's music.

2mins

10 Jan 2013

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Louis Andriessen on His Work

Exploring Artists and Repertoire

Louis Andriessen was the holder of the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair during the 2009–2010 season. In this interview, he introduces his music and philosophy of composing.

2mins

10 Jan 2013

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Louis Andriessen's De Staat

Radio 3's Fifty Modern Classics

Dutch composer Michel van der Aa salutes compatriot Louis Andriessen's 1976 work for amplified voices and large ensemble, De Staat. Gillian Moore highlights the modern scoring of the work, informed as much by rock music as Stravinsky, while the composer himself reveals how a recording of a Javanese women's choir fed directly into the soundworld of this powerful setting of a text from Plato's Republic.

10mins

15 Oct 2011