Music of Louis Andriessen
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Music of Louis Andriessen

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This book presents the musician in dialog with a Polish-Canadian musicologist and three of his Dutch friends and collaborators, Reinbert de Leeuw, Elmer Schonberger and Frits van der Waa. Topics include his artistic evolution, his relationship to minimalism, his prevalent interest in mysticism and meaning, the use of quotation and writing for the stage and an introduction to his musical language.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18.03mm | 639g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138980072
  • 9781138980075

About Maja Trochimczyk

Maja Trochimczyk teaches at the University of Southern California.show more

Table of contents

Senior Editor's Foreword Preface, Maja Trochimczyk I. Learning 1. Dialog 1: Learning, Louis Andriessen and Maja Trochimczyk 2. Andriessen and His Habitat, Frits van der Waa 3. The Man and His Music: A Portrait, Maja Trochimczyk II. Composing 4. Dialog 2: Fragments on Composing, Louis Andriessen and Maja Trochimczyk 5. Unisons and the Republic: Andriessen's Minimalism, Maja Trochimczyk 6. On Conceiving Time, Louis Andriessen and Elmer Schönberger 7. Lectures for Young Composers, Louis Andriessen (Translated and edited by Danuta Gwizdalanka and Maja Trochimczyk) III. Ideas 8. Dialog 3: Interest and Ideas, Louis Andriessen and Maja Trochimczyk 9. Hadewijch: A Mystic in the Cathedral, Maja Trochimczyk 10. Reinbert, a Little Garden Chair, and the American Conncetion, Louis Andriessen (Translated by Marcel Van Baal) 11. Working with Louis, Reinbert de Leeuw IV. Art 12. Dialog 4: Painting, Vermeer, and Art, Louis Andriessen and Maja Trochimczyk 13. Writing to Vermeer: A View of a Filmic Opera, Maja Trochimczyk 14. Andriessen and the Art of Composing, Maja Trochimczyk List of Works * Bibliography * Discography * Notes about the Contributors * Indexshow more