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Music, Activism and Tradition: Louis Andriessen's Nine Symphonies of Beethoven

Loy, Stephen


Louis Andriessen composed De Negen Symfonie n van Beethoven voor Promenade Orkest en Yscobel in 1970 as a musical contribution to the Beethoven bicentenary celebrations of that year. Written during a period of social and political upheaval in many western nations, including Andriessen's native Holland, the work constitutes one of Andriessen's many musical contributions to social and political discourse concerning both local and global issues. The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven also represents a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Context: Journal of Music Research


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