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HANS VAN ECK

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Period

16-08-1958 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music, electronic mucic and computer music

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Hans van Eck

Hans van Eck is one of the founders of the Schreck-Ensemble, where he plays an important role as the artistic leader and sound-director of the ensemble. As producer/recording-technician/composer he collaborates with Hans van Koolwijk in the realisation of the CD 'Bambuso Sonoro'. He has become a regular guest at Van ...
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Biography Hans van Eck

Hans van Eck is one of the founders of the Schreck-Ensemble, where he plays an important role as the artistic leader and sound-director of the ensemble. As producer/recording-technician/composer he collaborates with Hans van Koolwijk in the realisation of the CD 'Bambuso Sonoro'. He has become a regular guest at Van Koolwijk's projects. Hans van Eck is one of the developers of the BassBox on which he performs many concerts. From 1976 on he composes music for different scorings of instruments sometimes in combination with electronic sounds as well as pure electronic music. His works are performed by the Schreck Ensemble, the Aquarius Ensemble, in Amsterdam, Utrecht, and in Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Rumania and Brazil. The music of Hans van Eck focuses on emotional appeal and colourful perspectives.

1977 - 1985

Hans van Eck (1958) receives his formal training in Electronic Music from Jaap Vink, Frits Weiland and G.M. Koenig at the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht. He studies Musicology with Ton de Leeuw, Frits Noske and Leigh Landy at the University of Amsterdam. Van Eck graduates cum laude on a thesis about Johann Jacob Froberger. He also takes private lessons in compositional techniques from Daan Manneke.

2000 - 2009

His large-scale music theatre work 'Nuctemeron' is played many times. In 2009 he releases the CD 'Bass Box'.

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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