We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.

Soundohm

play

Various Artists

Van Doesburg: Repertoire De Stijl - Bauhaus - Dada

Label: LTM

Format: CD

Genre: Sound Art

In stock

€14.00
+
-

A full-length overview of the avant-garde piano repertoire of Nelly (aka Pétro) van Doesburg, performed at various De Stijl, Dada and Bauhaus events in Europe between 1920 and 1925.

Born in the Netherlands in 1899, Nelly met De Stijl founder Theo van Doesburg in 1920. Over the next decade the couple lived in Wiemar, where Theo was an associate of the influential Bauhaus art and architecture school, and then Paris. A conservatory-trained pianist, Nelly often accompanied her husband's lectures with selected modernist piano pieces, and also performed at Salon Dada soirees organised by Theo with Kurt Schwitters in Holland and Germany during 1922/23. Following Theo's premature death in 1931, Nelly established the De Stijl archive.

The pieces on this 76 minute CD is performed by Dutch pianist Peter Beijersbergen van Henegouwen, and includes material by Erik Satie, Josef Matthias Hauer, Arnold Schoenberg, Francis Poulenc, Arthur Honegger and Jacob van Domselaer, whose austere Proeven Van Stijlkunst (1913-17) represents the application of Piet Mondriaan's neo-plastic principles to musical composition.

Details
Cat. number: LTMCD 2495
Year: 2014

More by Various Artists

The Music Of Vietnam (3CD box set)
3CD box set | €36.00
Vanity Sample
CD | €14.00
Busy Is Good (LP)
LP | €29.90
The Music Of Islām (17CD box set)
17CD box set | €210.00
The Music Of Armenia (7CD box set)
7CD box set | €82.00