Bois, Rob du
Bois, Rob du
Bois, Rob du, Dutch composer; b. Amsterdam, May 28, 1934. He had piano lessons as a child, and then studied law. Bois was mainly audodidact as a composer.
orch.:Piano Concerto (1960; rev. 1968); Cercle for Piano, 9 Winds, and Percussion (1963); Simultaneous (1965); Breuker Concerto for 2 Clarinets, 4 Saxophones, and 21 String Players (1968); A Flower Given to My Daughter (1970); Le Concerto pour Hrisanide for Piano and Orch. (1971); Allegro for Strings (1973); 3 pezzi (1973); Suite No. 1 (1973); Violin Concerto (1975); Skarabee (1977); Zodiak for Various Instruments (1977); Concerto for 2 Violins and Orch. (1979); Sinfonia da camera for Wind Orch. (1980); My Daughter’s Flower for Brass Band (1982); Luna for Alto Flute and Orch. (1987–88); Elegia for Oboe d’Amore and Strings (1995; also for Oboe d’Amore, Violin, Viola, and Cello, 1980). chamber: 4 string quartets (1960–90); 7 pastorales: No. 1 for Oboe, Clarinet, and Harp (1960; rev. 1969), No. 2 for Recorder, Flute, and Guitar (1963; rev. 1969), No. 3 for Clarinet, Bongos, and Double Bass (1963; rev. 1969), No. 4 for Guitar (1963), No. 5 for String Quartet (1964; rev. 1966), No. 6 for Piano (1964), and No. 7 for Recorder (1964); Trio for Flute, Oboe, and Clarinet (1961); Rondeaux per deux for Piano and Percussion (1962; 2nd series for Piano, 4-Hands, and Percussion, 1964); 3 Pieces for Flute, Oboe, and Cello (1962); Chants et contrepoints for Wind Quintet (1962); Espaces à remplir for 11 Musicians (1963); Oboe Quartet (1964); 7 Bagatelles for Flute and Piano (1964); String Trio (1967); Musica per quattro for Horn, 2 Trumpets, and Trombone (1967); Rounds for Clarinet and Piano (1967); Ranta Music for Percussionist (1968); Musique d’atelier for Clarinet, Trombone, Cello, and Piano (1968); Enigma for Flute, Bass
Clarinet, Piano, and Percussion (1969); Trio agitato for Horn, Trombone, and Tuba (1969); Reflexions sur le jour ou Pérotin le Grand ressuscitera for Wind Quintet (1969); Polonaise for a Pianist and a Percussionist (1971); Fusion pour deux for Bass Clarinet and Piano (1971); The Dog Named Boo Has a Master Called Lobo for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1972); Because It Is for 4 Clarinets (1973); The 18th of June, Springtime, and Yet Already Summer for 4 Saxophones (1974); Melody for Bass Clarinet and String Quartet (1974); Springtime for Piano and Wind Instruments (1978); His Flow of Spirits is Something Wonderful for Piano and Wind Instruments (1978); Elegia for Oboe d’Amore, Violin, Viola, and Cello (1980; also for Oboe d’Amore and String Orch., 1995); 2 violin sonatas (1980, 1992); Hyperion for Clarinet, Horn, Viola, and Piano (1984); Das Liebesverbot for 4 Wagner Tubas (1986); Symphorine for Flute (1987); Thalatta, thalatta for 4 Bass Flutes (1987); Vertiges for Double Bass and Wind Ensemble (1987); Fünf for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1996); Fleeting for Clarinet Ensemble (1997).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Bois, Rob du." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (March 20, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/bois-rob-du
"Bois, Rob du." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved March 20, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/bois-rob-du
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.