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Canto Ostinato. Uploaded by Quinten Akkerman. Canto Ostinato score. Copyright : Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF, TXT or read online. Ten Holt, Simeon — Canto Ostinato – Sheetmusic – Minimal Music – Only Piano – Scan – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides. Ey guys, does anybody have the sheetmusic for Simeon ten Holt’s ‘Canto Ostinato’, and then a transcription for piano solo? I read andreas.

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Piano Solo sheet music Format: Do you like the artist? This piece is considered to be minimal in origin, because of the repetitive, obstinate, nature of the piece, but there is some discussion on this subject. Repetition in this case has as its goal to create a situation in which the musical object affirms its independence and can search for its most favourable position with respect to the light thrown on it, becoming transparent.

Theme II, Section 95 Although most bars or sections feature repeat signs and although the performer s decide s on the number of repeats, one cannot speak of repetition-as-such. One particular record was made by Ivo Janssenpublished inwhich has a total length of around 60 minutes, and is a one man, one piano, performance of the original composition. Most commonly, it is played with either two or four pianosbut during the first performance in Bergen, North Holland in the Netherlands, the performers used three pianos and an electric organ.

As stated the first performance lasted two hours but it could have easily been more or less. The performers also decide, depending on available time and physical effort, whether they will take turns or if there will be a pause. We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. Published by Brilliant Classics NX. Canto Ostinato, scored for four grand pianos, is the quintessential example of Ten Holt’s groundbreaking minimalist style, one of his most well-known and critically-acclaimed compositions.


The most remarkable aspect about this work is the amount of freedom that is given to the performer s. It has also been performed in several public muslc all around the Netherlands, such as the Groningen railway station. For the right hand there are two systems on which alternatives variants caanto been notated. Bergen, June Translation: Other aspects which illustrate this freedom can be found in how this piece has been built up. We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it.

Is the transcription accurate? The bars or sections have been given repetition signs; the number of times they are repeated is to be decided by the performers. Constructed using short cells that can be repeated an indeterminate number of times by musi, the music is hypnotic and emotionally moving, taking listeners on a journey through musical landscapes.

Retrieved from ” https: The main part of Canto is indicated by the bracketed systems in bolder type. Time plays an important role in Canto.

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Also about repetition and combination of bars and sections, depending on their place within the score. The performers have a wide margin of contribution. Although all parts of Canto have their fixed position in its progress and are not interchangeable without violating the melodic line, the internal logic and form, beginning and end do not have absolute meaning as boundaries of form. A performance of Canto is more like a ritual than a concert. Octave transpositions in the wandering parts are to be applied with caution and restraint.

The concert was resumed after 25 minutes tape fade-out. The composer has always insisted that the transitions in intensity and manner of playing be carried out with a maximum of control and distinction.


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By Ten Holt Simeon. The piece develops within the frame of choices offered in these three points and it is worth remembering that the players are by no means allowed to act as composers and play notes not found in the score. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Supposing that the piece is performed by just one musician e.

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Baron de Vos van Steenwijkfonds Dedicated to Anneke van Dijk Canto Ostinato can be played by various combinations of one or more types of keyboard instruments.

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Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world. Vinyl records, 2 discs. Likewise there is one alternative stave for the left hand. Apart from these alternatives each bar or section of the basic part itself has the possibility for variation: By Jeroen Van Veen. Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc.

This page was last edited on 6 Julyat The piece can be performed with different instruments and a different number of performers.