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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This site uses cookies to analyze your use of our products, to assist with promotional and marketing efforts, to analyze our traffic and to provide content from third parties. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”. Baron de Vos van Steenwijkfonds Dedicated to Anneke van Dijk Canto Ostinato can be played by various combinations of one or more types cantk keyboard instruments.

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Canto Ostinato Sheetmusic

Bars and sections are indicated now by letters A,B,C, etc. Simeon ten Holt Share. Canto Ostinato in The Hague From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. At the first performance, which took about two hours, a pause was held at number 88 in the score, a pause in which a pre- recorded tape was played shert the first sections A, B and C following sheet Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: Here, four pianos are used.


Vinyl records, 2 discs. 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.

Canto Ostinato for Solo Piano

Constructed using short cells that can be repeated an indeterminate number of times by performers, the music is hypnotic and emotionally ostnato, taking listeners on a journey through musical landscapes.

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

The bars or sections have been given repetition signs; the number of times they are repeated is to be decided by the performers.

Octave transpositions in the wandering parts are to be applied with caution and restraint. 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.

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It starts with 2 4 which, given the fact that quintuplets are thoroughly used in this composition, is actually 10 You may also cahto a personal message. To create a music list, please sign in. 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.

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 piece can be performed with different instruments and a different number of performers.


The composer has always insisted that the transitions in intensity and manner of playing be carried out with a maximum of control and distinction. Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc. 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.

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Other versions use combinations of piano, organ, marimba, carillon and other instruments. Piano Solo sheet music Format: Examples of pieces written by Ten Holt in roughly the same way are LemniscaatHorizonIncantatie IV and Meandresnone of which has become as popular as Canto Ostinato.

Simeon ten Holt Performers: All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. The most musix aspect about this work is the amount of freedom that is given to the performer s. Bergen, June Translation: Cunego’s performance inspired Dutch pianist Ivo Janssen to record a one man version for solo piano in