Henriette van den Boorn-Coclet

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Henriette van den Boorn-Coclet (15 Jan 1866 – 6 March 1945) was a Belgian composer. She was born in Liege, Belgium and studied at the Liège Conservatory with Jean-Théodore Radoux and Sylvain Dupuis, were she received a first prize in solfège (1887) harmony (1882) and fugue (1884). She also won a silver medal for chamber music (piano and strings) in 1886.[1] After completing her education, she took a position teaching harmony at the Conservatory (1892-1931).[2] She won the Prix de Rome in 1895.[3] She died in Liege.

Her compositions make use of a late 19th-century neo-romantic style.[4]

Works[edit]

Boorn-Coclet composed for orchestra, chamber ensemble, songs and piano.[5] Selected works[6] include:

  • Sonata for violin, 1907
  • Symphonie in F, 1904
  • Callirhoe, 1895
  • Mélodies
  • Chöre
  • Motets
  • Tarentelle: Klavier
  • Sonate: Violine-Klavier, 1907
  • Serenade: Violoncello-Klavier
  • Sinfonie, 1904
  • Symphonie Wallone, 1923
  • Andante Symphonique, 1894
  • Renouveau: poème symphonique, 1913
  • Vers l’Infini: Violoncello-Orchester

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilson, Philippe. "Boorn-Coclet, Henriette van den". Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Pedigo, Alan Pedigo (1995). International encyclopedia of violin-keyboard sonatas and composers. 
  4. ^ Gilson, Philippe. "Boorn-Coclet, Henriette van den". Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Hixon, Donald L.; Hennessee, Don A. (1993). Women in music: an encyclopedic biobibliography: Volume 2. 
  6. ^ "Henriette van den Boorn-Coclet". Retrieved 23 February 2016.