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Composer Simeon ten Holt was born in Bergen (in the Dutch province of North Holland) on January 24, 1923, as the son of painter Henri F. ten Holt (1884). Passed away on November 25, 2012 in Alkmaar. He studied piano and theory with the Bergen composer Jacob Van Domselear (1890 - 1960). In 1949 Ten Holt moved to France, taking lessons from Honneger and Milhaud @ the Ecole Normale in Paris. In 1954 Ten Holt returned to Bergen, where he lived in a converted WW II bunker. It is here that he writes the important piano composition Bagatellen (1954). In reaction to the tonal influence of his teacher.
Although Simeon ten Holt’s music is often categorized under the Minimal Music banner, the question is whether this characterization captures the true nature of his composing talent. Although the minimalist inspiration is undoubtedly present in all of his piano compositions, the distinctive feature is not so much the rhythmic and tonal structure which is so typical for this style, but much more the evolutionary space which his music actually creates for the players performing his music. Adventurous but not unsafe, challenging but not beyond the stretch limit, uncharted but not random. Ton van Asseldonk Simeon ten Holt Foundation.
This album has an average beat per minute of 116 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 69/174 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Canto Ostinato. Album starts at 155BPM, ends at 137BPM (-18), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Simeon ten Holt. Natalon in E, 20 Bagatellen (piano: Ivo Janssen). Natalon in E (piano: Tamara Rumiantsev).
Canto Ostinato ("Obstinate Song" (as ostinato)) is a musical composition written by the Dutch composer Simeon ten Holt. The piece was completed in 1976 and performed for the first time in 1979 and is by far his most popular and most performed work. The most remarkable aspect about this work is the amount of freedom that is given to the performer(s). The piece can be performed with different instruments and a different number of performers.
Simeon ten Holt Canto Ostinato - section 95, Theme II. 03:30. Simeon ten Holt Canto Ostinato. Simeon ten Holt Canto Ostinato Sections 1-106 (performed by Sandra & Jeroen van Veen). Simeon ten Holt Natalon in E - Agitato cantabile (Kees Weringa). Simeon ten Holt Horizon, 4 pianos.
- Piano – Fred Oldenburg, Margaret Krill, Polo de Haas, Yoko Abe