Maarten Van Ingelgem

King Goeyvaerts! (Koning Goeyvaerts!)

An intermezzo for the only a cappella choir work by Karel Goeyvaerts. As ‘Messe des morts pour ceux qui ne voient pas', a tribute to composers or ensembles who are undervalued by the general public or officials.

Info

Year of Composition

2006

Instrumentation

Mixed choir and vocal quartet

Duration

5’

commissioned by

The Goeyvaerts Consort (now Aquarius)

Lyrics

  • Lyric reference to Giorgio de Chirico
  • Language
    French and Dutch

Part of Cycle

King Goeyvaerts! was written as an intermezzo between measure 19 and 20 of Mon doux pilote s’endort aussi by Karel Goeyvaerts. Other intermezzos include Alpha Aquarii, Beta Aquariiand Game (Gamma Aquarii)for clarinet.

PREMIÈRE

  • Date
    27 May 2006
  • Place
    Site de l’Université du Travail, Charleroi (Belgium)
  • Performer
    Goeyvaerts Consort (Aquarius), Marc Michael De Smet

Score

upon request