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Ricercar for organ (1952)

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Uploaded by: HMaier (05/11/13)
Composer: de Leeuw, Ton
Sample Producer: OrganART Media
Sample Set: F. Ladegast, Non-Surround (1885)
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Modern
Description:
Ton de Leeuw (1926-1996) was taught by Olivier Messiaen and others, and influenced by Béla Bartók, he 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.

Live MIDI file by van Hofwegen
Registration: OAM
4-Channel VarioPerspective

Note:
The registration for this "classical modern"piece was made without knowing the score by intention, to find an intuitive solution. Don't hope, to have ruined the composition...

This recording shows the "modernity" of Ladegast's sound concept in 1885 in contradiction to Walcker and Sauer (which I like very much, nevertheless).
Walcker and Sauer sound concepts lead to a big company success but also to a"dead end" IMHO, while the "conservative" Ladegast concept combining classical and romantic influences was the beginning of the company decline in 1880
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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