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JOS VAN AMELSVOORT

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Period

1910 - 2003

Genre

classical

Biography Jos van Amelsvoort

Jos van Amelsvoort was born on January 8, 1910 in Kaatsheuvel. He died on November 14, 2003. Education He studied piano with Fons Dusch and composition with Willem Pijper at the Rotterdam conservatory in 1934. During World War II he studied composition with Flor Peeters and organ in Mechelen (Belgium). After the ...
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Biography Jos van Amelsvoort

1910 - 2003

Jos van Amelsvoort was born on January 8, 1910 in Kaatsheuvel. He died on November 14, 2003.


Education

He studied piano with Fons Dusch and composition with Willem Pijper at the Rotterdam conservatory in 1934. During World War II he studied composition with Flor Peeters and organ in Mechelen (Belgium). After the war he studied for one year composition with Albert de Klerk.


Activities

From 1955 to 1975 Van Amelsvoort taught music theory at the Brabant Conservatory in Tilburg.


Compositions

Van Amelsvoort has always dissociated himself from the atonal and serial music. His music is influenced by Bach, Bruckner, Franck, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel.

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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