music composition http://wfpl.org en Dutch Composer's Multimedia Work Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize http://wfpl.org/post/dutch-composers-multimedia-work-wins-grawemeyer-music-prize <p>The 2013 University of Louisville <a href="http://www.grawemeyer.org/">Grawemeyer Award</a> for Music Composition goes to Dutch composer Michel van der Aa.</p><p></p><p>The 42 year old van der Ah is being honored for his 30 minute work<a href="http://www.vanderaa.net/up-close"> "Up-close," </a>which blends concerto with film. The piece is performed with a large screen onstage near a cellist and string ensemble. The musical and visual art begin to intertwine as the work progresses.</p><p></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 03:01:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 2619 at http://wfpl.org Dutch Composer's Multimedia Work Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize