Author Topic: Ernst Reijseger  (Read 281 times)

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Offline XB-70 Valkyrie

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Ernst Reijseger
« on: October 20, 2017, 08:53:48 PM »
Dutch composer and cellist (including five string cello), born in 1954. I first heard his music from the soundtrack to the Werner Herzog film Cave of Forgotten Dreams and was quite captivated. I have been listening to this again lately and enjoying it a great deal.

This one from the film features five string cello and organ. I love the choice of organ as accompanying instrument here--as much as I love (and play) the piano, I think the organ is sadly neglected by composers as an accompanying instrument.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIMvM8u9C-o

This one with choir is also very interesting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymTiEGzmrZM

I also bought his CD Crystal Palace. All of the pieces on this disk are for unaccompanied cello, but I just cannot get into this one. It deserves another chance (when I get a chance).

Any fans of his music here?


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Offline XB-70 Valkyrie

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Re: Ernst Reijseger
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 07:32:05 PM »
That's funny! You started a thread for this same composer back in 2014:

http://www.good-music-guide.com/community/index.php/topic,22942.0.html


Thanks everyone, it's been great as always! See you all back here in 2020!!!  ;)
« Last Edit: October 21, 2017, 07:33:42 PM by XB-70 Valkyrie »
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