Le Tombeau de Tristano
Luc Houtkamp & Mari van Rooij (Terramaxka) present Le Tombeau de Tristano. This piece is based on material by pianist Lenny Tristano, in the style of the 18th century composers who wrote pieces dedicated to the memory of a friend or colleague. The composition written for barrel organ (terramaxka) is accompagnied by an electronic piece, based on urban street sounds, talking and other sounds. The composition is written by Luc Houtkamp. Mari van Rooij plays the barrel organ.
This project was conceived for Circuits, which has received the three-year Investment in Cultural Organisations grant from Arts Council Malta. It is further supported by Spazju Kreattiv, the German-Maltese Circle and Goethe Institute.
Born 1953, Den Haag, The Netherlands; composer, alto and tenor saxophones, computers, electronics. Luc Houtkamp is a composer who bridges the gap between different worlds of music. Having a background…