De Guide, Richard

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De Guide, Richard

De Guide, Richard , Belgian composer and pedagogue; b. Basecles, March 1, 1909; d. Brussels, Jan. 12, 1962. He was a student of Gilson and Absil. After working at the Institut National de Radiodiffusion (1938–45), he was director of the music academy of Woluwe-St. Pierre in Brussels (1946–61); he also taught at the Liége Cons. (1950–53) and the Mons Cons. (1961). He publ. Jean Absil: Vie et oeuvre (Tournai, 1965).


DRAMATIC B a 1 1 e t : Les Danaides (1956). ORCH.: Mouvements symphoniques (1938); 3 syms.: No. 1 (1943), No. 2 for Organ and Orch. (1951), and No. 3 for Strings, Harp, and Timpani (1957); Vincti non devicti, symphonic poem (1948); Piano Concerto, Le Temeraire (1952); Le Tombeau de Montaigne, suite (1955); Hommage a Hindemith for Chamber Orch. (1958). CHAMBER : Concerto for 11 for Winds and Percussion (1940); Duo for 2 Trumpets (1944); Duo for 2 Violins (1945); Speciosa miracula, sextet for Winds and Piano (1948); 2 nomes for Flute (1951); Les caracteres du trombone, suite for Trombone and Piano (1958). KEYBOARD: Piano : Humoresque (1927); Preludes and Toccata (1949); 4 symptomes for Piano, Left-Hand (1960). O r g a n : Preludes (1942). VOCAL: Illustration pour un Jeu de VOie for Voice and Piano or Orch. (1939–41).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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