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Morning Concert:
The Music of Ton de Leeuw

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 67 min
Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA

The work of the prominent Dutch composer, Ton de Leeuw, has included influences from Béla Bartók, serialism, the classical music of India and Indonesia, spatial music, mathematics, and chance. In 1983 Leeuw was a visiting composer at the University of California in Berkeley, and dropped by the KPFA studio to talk with Charles Amirkhanian. The two discuss Leeuw’s music and introduce a number of his recorded compositions. Ton de Leeuw died in 1996. (from KPFA Folio)

Musical Selections:  The Magic of Music II [text on Indian music theory] (1977) -- Car Nos Vignes Sont En Fleur (“As Our Vineyards Are In Flower”) [text from the “Song of Songs” in the Bible] (1981) -- Clair Obscur (1981) -- Litany of Our Times [excerpt] (1970)
Performers:  Lucia Kerstens, voice (Magic)
Joan Carroll, soprano (Litany)
Ton de Leeuw, speaker (Litany)
Genres:  New Music; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic
Subject:  Leeuw, Ton de, 1926-1996; New music; Choruses (Women's voices, 4 parts); Choral music; Vocal ensembles; Electronic music; Electro-acoustic; Vocal quartets with instrumental ensemble; Vocal quartets with electronics; Television music
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Leeuw, Ton de, 1926-1996; Kerstens, Lucia; Carroll, Joan
Recording Date:  4/8/1983
First Broadcast Date:  4/8/1983
 
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