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Muziek van de twintigste eeuw : een onderzoek naar haar elementen en structuur : met 111 muziekvoorbeelden en 7 fig...

Ton De Leeuw (author)

Muziek van de twintigste eeuw : een onderzoek naar haar elementen en structuur : met 111 muziekvoorbeelden en 7 fig...

Title
Muziek van de twintigste eeuw : een onderzoek naar haar elementen en structuur : met 111 muziekvoorbeelden en 7 figuren
Author
Ton De Leeuw
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Utrecht: Scheltema en Holkema, 1977
XI, 206 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-313-0244-9
Placing suggestion
782.5 (SISO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Ton De Leeuw

Antonius Wilhelmus Adrianus de Leeuw (Rotterdam, 16 November 1926 - Paris, 31 May 1996) was a Dutch composer. He occasionally experimented with microtonality.

Life and career

Taught by Henk Badings, Olivier Messiaen and others, and in his youth influenced by Béla Bartók, De Leeuw was a teacher at the University of Amsterdam and later professor of composition and electronic music at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam from 1959 to 1986, at which institute he served as director from 1971–73. For his notable students, See: List of music students by teacher: K to M#Ton de Leeuw.

"When I was quite young I once accidentally tuned in on a radio broadcast from an Arabian station. I was thunderstruck: I became deeply aware that there were other people living on this earth, living in thoroughly different conditions, having other thoughts and feelings" (Ton de Leeuw, 1978).

He studied ethnomusicology with Jaap Kunst…Read more on Wikipedia