Dick Raaijmakers

Dick Raaijmakers

Also known as Arras X Raaymakers, D. Raaymakers, Dick Raaijmakers (a.k.a. Kid Baltan), Dick Raaymakers, Raaijmakers
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Discography of Dick Raaijmakers:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Electronic Music 4 Audio 1961 Epic
2 The Complete Tape Music Of Dick Raaijmakers 24 Audio 1998
3 Evolutions & Contrasts 13 Audio 1968 Limelight
4 Ballad 'Erlkönig' / 5 Canons 2 Audio 1981 Composers' Voice
5 Electronic Music 4 Audio 1968 Philips
6 The Complete Tape Music Of Dick Raaijmakers 24 Audio 2006 Basta
7 Geluid <=> Kijken: Drie Audio-Visuele Projekten 9 Audio 1971 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
8 Electronic Music 4 Audio 1961 Epic
9 Electronic Music 13 Audio 1958 Philips


Dick Raaijmakers (1 September 1930 - 5 September 2013) was a Dutch composer and teacher of electronic music. After studying piano at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, he was employed by Philips in the field of electro-acoustics (1954-1960). Together with Jan Boerman he built his own studio for electronic music in The Hague (1963-66). He taught contemporary and electronic music at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague 1966-1995.

Although primarily a composer and a teacher, Raaijmakers has gradually embraced other mediums for his expression visual art, theatre, cinema and literature, in order to renew the ever moving relationship between art and technique.


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