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Schouwman, Hans

Schouwman, Hans

Schouwman, Hans, Dutch pianist, singer, and composer; b. Gorinchem, Aug. 8, 1902; d. The Hague, April 8, 1967. After training from Peter van Anrooy, he was active as a recitalist accompanying himself at the piano. He also devoted much time to composition.


ORCH .: 5 Sketches for Clarinet and Small Orch. (1942); Suite for Amateur Orch. (1958); De Prinses op de erwt (1965). CHAMBER : 2 oboe sonatinas (1940, 1944); Aubade en Barcarolle for Clarinet and Piano (1944); Trio for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Piano (1944); Romance en Humoreske for Bassoon and Piano (1944); 4 Pieces for Flute and Piano (1944); 2 Legends for Horn and Piano (1944); Nederlandse suite for Wind Quintet (1953); 3 Preludes for Piano, Left-hand (1959). VOCAL : 3 danswijzen (3 Dance Tunes) for Voice, 2 Flutes, Strings, and Percussion (1938); Friesland, 4 songs for Voice and Orch. (1945); Memento mori for Alto, Chorus, and Small Orch. (1947); Notturno for Mezzo-soprano, Cello, and Piano (1949); Om de kribbe for Soprano, Contralto, Women’s Chorus, and Piano (1952); vocal duets; solo songs; arrangements.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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