Remgewogen

CR: 88
Year: 2013-2014
Duration: 6'
Instrumentation: Guitar

Remgewogen is a piece for (classical) guitar solo, written for Martin van Hees. The title is the result of an autocorrection in a message written on a mobile phone. The word cannot be found in the dictionary and probably does not (yet) exist in practice.

With this piece I tried to discover some personal ways to write for the guitar as a solo instrument. For non-guitarists the guitar is often not the easiest instrument to write for, idiomatically speaking, so I borrowed one from Martin and tried to find my way on it. For example, the technique of tapping on the fretboard is frequently used in the piece - probably because the piano is my main instrument.

show past performances
  • 24 April 2014 16.00, Studio 1, Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, The Netherlands (Premiere)
    Martin van Hees (guitar)
    Spring Festival
  • 20 October 2015, 20.30, Intro, Capucijnengang 12, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Aart Strootman (guitar)
  • 7 November 2015, 14.00, Bovenzaal, De Muzerije, Hinthamerstraat 74, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    Aart Strootman (guitar)
    November Music

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