Bonsel, Adriaan

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Bonsel, Adriaan

Bonsel, Adriaan, Dutch flutist and composer; b. Hilversum, Aug. 4, 1918. He studied at the Amsterdam Cons., and appeared as a flute soloist in recitals and with various orchs.

Works

orch.:Suite for Flute and Strings (1946); Folk-loristic Suite (1948); Clarinet Concerto (1950); 2 syms. (1956, 1957); Divertimento for Small Orch. (1957); S.O.S., overture (1962); Vrede-Oorlog-Vrede? (Peace-War-Peace?) Moto- perpetuo? (1975); Suite voor bamboe (1988); Sinfonietta for Amateu Orch. (1990). chamber: 2 wind quintets (1949, 1953); Elegy for Viola (1961); Concert Études for Flute (1963); Musica for Flute, Cello, and Piano (1971); Anthriscus Sylvestris, divertimento for 12 Flutes (1974); Octet for Winds (1975); Intrada for Horn, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, and Tuba (1982); 3 pieces for Flute (1984).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire