#101 Louis Andriessen

Just as influenced by the blazing energy of Count Basie’s big band as Steve Reich’s minimalism, Dutch composer Louis Andriessen was a true trailblazer in the 20th century. We celebrate his 75th birthday by looking back at his illustrious career.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Louis Andriessen: Life, Part I- Wind
Bang on a Can All-Stars
CA 21074

Andriessen: De Staat (excerpt)
Schoenberg Ensemble/Reinbert de Leeuw
Nonesuch 79251

Andriessen: Materie, Part I
Schoenberg Ensemble/de Leeuw
Nonesuch 79367

Andriessen: Lucifer & The Garden of Earthly Delights fr. La Commedia (excerpts)
Dutch Nat’l Opera, ASKO Ensemble/Reinbert de Leeuw
Nonesuch 534877
7:25, 6:45

Andriessen: Worker’s Union (excerpt)
Bang On a Can All-Stars
Cantaloupe 21012

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