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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To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma. Versions using other instruments than piano include: The piece can be performed with different instruments and a different number of performers. Constructed using short cells that can be repeated an indeterminate number of times by performers, the music is hypnotic and emotionally moving, taking listeners on a journey through musical landscapes.

Sheetmusic Canto Ostinato

Chords or chord groups, comprised in bars or sections, disengage themselves from the melodic ties and start to lead a life of their own.

Theme II, Section 95 This may coincide with a change in the manner of playing, from legato to staccato for example and vice versa and this is performed by all players at the same time as well.

The composer has always insisted that the transitions in intensity and manner of playing be cajto out with a maximum of control and distinction. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

Canto stems from a traditional source, is tonal and makes use of functional harmony, it is built according to the laws of cause and effect tension-release.


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Through its constant return A forms a pivotal or rest canro. Because of this build-up, performance may take from some two hours to more than a day.

Do you usually like this style of music? 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 ostniato the original composition. Simeon ten Holt Performers: Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc. That is rather rare for modern musuc music performance CDs and especially for Dutch composers, who usually do not generate that much popularity. Supposing that the piece is performed by just one musician e.

Is the transcription accurate? Following is a complete representation of the structure of the work:. Are you a beginner who started playing last month?

Time becomes the space in which the musical object floats. Repetition in this ostnato 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.

Music Lists are as unique as the musician! Here, four pianos are used.

Cunego’s performance inspired Dutch pianist Ivo Janssen to record a one man version for solo piano in The main part of Canto is indicated by the bracketed systems in bolder type. By Ten Holt Simeon. Canto Ostinato, scored for ostinatk grand pianos, is the quintessential example of Ten Holt’s groundbreaking minimalist style, one of his most well-known and critically-acclaimed compositions.


Canto ostinato for one or more keyboard instruments Donemus, With financial support from Dr. If one word would have to catch the essence of Canto Ostinatoone could use “meditative”, as the different sections are similar, but generate different emotional reactions.

The composer created a hundred and six small cells called ‘sections’ of a few barswhich can be played ad libitum and be repeated either one or many more times some bridges excepted. This page was last edited on 6 Julyat Time plays an important role in Caanto. Please see our Privacy Policy for details. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.

Other combinations are possible using keyboard instruments.

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The players should keep in mind that there is no conductor waving a baton over Canto Ostinato and that it is the inner strength of the players themselves that should perform this task.

Canto Ostinato for Solo Piano. Close X Learn about Smart Music. They decide about dynamic contrast, duration in detail as well as for the whole about the use of opposing or non-opposing differentiation acnto timbres, whether or not to play passages in unison.