Gistelinck, Elias, Belgian composer; b. Beveren Leie, May 27, 1935. He received his training at the Brussels Cons, and the Paris Cons., then served as a producer for the Belgian Radio and Television (from 1961). He received the Italia Prize (1969) and a prize from the Fondation de France (1984).
ORCH Ad Maiorem Limburgiae Fodientium Gloriam for Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, and Strings (1970); Drie Middelheimsculpturen for Trumpet, Bass, Drums, Brass, and Winds (1972); Weest gelukkig for Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Vibraphone, and Jazz Orch. (1974); Muziek for 3 Brass Groups and Percussion (1975); Elegie voor Jan (1976); Drie bewigingen for Jazz Quintet and Orch. (1985); Violin Concerto (1986); Music for Halloween (1988); Sinfonietta for Chamber Orch.(1988). B a l l e t : Terpsychore en Euterpe (1971); De Bijen (1972). CHAMBER: Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1962); Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon (1962); 5 Portraits for Clarinet (1965); Antieke alchemie for String Quartet (1967); Koan for Clarinet Quartet (1971); Cantus for Oboe (1973); Kleine treurmuziek voor “Che” for Flute and Piano (1974); Treurmuziek voor Ptak IV for Violin, Cello, and Piano (1975); So What, Brother for Alto Saxophone (1981); Lullaby for Nathaly for Violin and Piano (1984); Music for RGIP for Violin and Piano (1987); Memories of Childhood for Trumpet and 4 Groups of Trumpets (1988); piano pieces. OTHER: Vocal works.
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