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Gillius van Bergeijk

Gilius van Bergeijk (born Den Haag, 7 November 1946) is a Dutch composer.

Taught by Kees van Baaren and Dick Raaymakers (electronic music), Gilius van Bergeijk is a highly respected teacher at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag. Van Bergeijk also studied oboe and alto saxophone, playing with Peter Broetzmann in the Instant Composers Pool orchestra.

Many of his works focus on the transformation of familiar materials through deconstructive formal processes. Some of his better known works include:

  • 6 Piano installations.
  • On Death and Time 1980 (for electronic instruments, piano, organ contralto voice)
  • Symphony of a 1000 (alphabetically)
  • BAC 1968-1970 for Barrel organ

Notable students include Richard Ayres, Allison Cameron, Kristoffer Zegers, Sinta Wullur, Frank Martinez and many other composition students who have passed through the Royal Conservatory of the Hague. Van Bergeijk is also an avid cyclist and speed-skater.

Wiki

Year / Artwork Title Importance Medium
1967-1968 D.E.S. 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Electronic
1981-1082 De Roep 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Electronic
1985 Pro Juventute 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Electronic
1990-1992 Symfonie der Duizend 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Sound collage
1992-1993 Een Lied van Schijn en Weezen 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Electronic
? Four Pieces for Barrel Organ 4.00 stars CD
 Comments:
Organ unknown