Through his interpretations of Satie, Reinbert de Leeuw has earned a national and international reputation. In the first place, many of the titles' of his compositions are puzzling. lt is often just those pieces which are musically the simplest and, in themselves, the least eccentric, which have their obvious meaning hidden behind absurd titles, and sometimes at least equally absurd additional texts.
Dutch composer, pianist and conductor Reinbert de Leeuw rose to fame during the '70s, with his performances from the repertoire of George Antheil and Erik Satie, among others. Later he was the artistic leader of different orchestras and academics. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, Reinbert de Leeuw was decorated with Knight of Order of the Netherlands Lion. Besides he won different music awards.
In celebration of the 80th Birthday of Reinbert de Leeuw his early pianoworks are now available again on vinyl.
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- PVC protective sleeve
- Gatefold sleeve
- Includes liner notes about Erik Satie, written by Reinbert De Leeuw
- Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Dutch piano player, composer and conductor Reinbert de Leeuw