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JOOST VAN DE GOOR

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Period

1956 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Online

www.joostvandegoor.nl

Biography Joost van de Goor

Joost van de Goor was born on November 24, 1956 in Tilburg. Education He studied composition and electronic music with Jan van Dijk and Tony van Campen at the Brabants Conservatorium. In 1982 and 1984 he attended the International Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt and in 1986 and 1988 he ...
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Biography Joost van de Goor

1956

Joost van de Goor was born on November 24, 1956 in Tilburg.

Education
He studied composition and electronic music with Jan van Dijk and Tony van Campen at the Brabants Conservatorium. In 1982 and 1984 he attended the International Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt and in 1986 and 1988 he followed master classes with Morton Feldman and John Cage during the Festival Nieuwe Muziek in Middelburg.

Activities
From 1979 to 1989 he was performer and composer with the Elektro-Instrumentaal Ensemble Tilburg. From 1985 to 1987 Joost van de Goor gave workshops for electronic composition at the Music School in Tilburg.

Compositions
Important works are: Pentagram (1983) for flute, percussion, piano and tape, De Inwerking (1984) for clarinet and tape, Cantus (1985) for organ and tape, Pendel (1986) for carillon and synthesizer, Voor Morton Feldman (1987) for carillon, Helena (1988) for clarinet and piano. In 1990 he moved away from composing music, for a considerable number of years but in 2003 he returned to music. Joost van de Goor calls this decision the start of his "second life" in music. He was encouraged and advised by Daan Manneke in refinding his own personal language. Monochromes for 2 pianos or 2 carillons (2006) was performed in both versions during the November Music Festival 2006.

Joost van de Goor

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