Pierre Kolp

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Pierre Kolp

Pierre Kolp is a Belgian composer and music pedagogue, born in Cologne (Germany), 23 March 1969.[1]

With the composers Juan Carlos Tolosa, Francis Ubertelli and David Nuñezañez, he founded in 1995 Black Jackets Company,[2] International Society of Contemporary Arts benched in Brussels, inside which he is very active with Black Jackets Composers and Black Jackets Editions.

Pedagogy researches[edit]

Always involving in music education researches, Pierre Kolp has taught for years music theory, organology, aesthetics, history and composition. In 1997, he becomes Director of Institut de Rythmique Jaques-Dalcroze de Belgique. In 2004, elected by his pars, he becomes President of the National association of and delegate to European Music schools Union (EMU). Due to his passion for pedagogy, he wrote several articles, mainly based on creativity, or linked expression, time and musical spaces.[3]

Combining art and pedagogy activities, Pierre Kolp gave composition master classes at University of Córdoba (1999) and at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2002). He also works with conductor Juan Carlos Tolosa, composer André Ristic and virtuoso pianist Stephane Ginsburgh.

Catalogue of Works[4][edit]

Orchestra[edit]

  • Cosmose (2006–2008), 40 minutes
  • Ho, mia kor' (2007), 8 minutes
  • Los cometas colorados opera (2002) with electronics, 10 minutes
  • Manimatrix (2002–2004) with electronics, 25 minutes
  • Stop Exchange (2008), 20 minutes

Stage[edit]

  • Désirs chorégraphiques Music for dance (1994), 14 minutes
  • Los cometas colorados opera (2002) with electronics, 10 minutes
  • The Eyes of Ambush Stage music (2003) with electronics, 8 minutes
  • Perdre corps Music for danse (2005) only electronics, 13 minutes

Chamber ensemble[edit]

  • Chant contre champs for 7 players (1994), 6 minutes
  • Antipasti for 7 players (1995), 12 minutes
  • Mat for 6 players (1996), 14 minutes
  • Have a Break for 6 players (1997), 18 minutes
  • Passerelle for 4 players and electronics, (1999), 8 minutes
  • Mani for various combinaisons of players (2001–2002)
  • Wet Wet Wet Wedding for 3 players and tape (2004), 3 to 15 minutes

Chamber Music[edit]

  • Sept Blasons for wind quintet (1994), 14 minutes
  • Interchamps for 2 Flutes and Guitar (1994), 14 minutes
  • Speaker for Flutes quartet (1995), 6 minutes
  • I ching for Flute and Guitar (1996), 10 minutes
  • Incipit vita nova First Piano Trio (2001), 7 minutes
  • So-mani dreams are explored Second Piano Trio (2005), 15 minutes
  • The Bowling' Stones for 2 pianos (2006), 9 minutes
  • Plug-in for 2 pianos (2007), 6 minutes

Solo instrument (or solo instrument and live electronics)[edit]

  • P as T for alto (2005)
  • Sub-Negation for any solo instrument, 2 versions (2007–2008), 12 minutes
  • Portiques génitifs for cello (1994), 6 minutes
  • Beaver Tuned for piano (1998), 10 minutes
  • Due scherzi for piano (2007), 12 minutes
  • So Slow the Snow for piano (2006), 10 minutes

Vocal music[edit]

  • Eggs for choir (1994), 8 minutes
  • Hors d'un coffret de Santal Seven Melodies for one singer and piano (1997), 12 minutes

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Levaux, Thierry (2006). "Grand dictionnaire des compositeurs de Belgique". Editions Art in Belgium (Brussels). 
  2. ^ "Flanders Music Database". Flanders Music Center (Brussels). 2008. 
  3. ^ Kolp, Pierre (2000). "L'espace? Quoi, le temps. in". Editions Le Rythme (Geneva). 
  4. ^ Kolp, Pierre (R/2008). "Kolp Catalogue". Black Jackets Editions (Brussels).