Whether he is playing solo, with a band, or
in a session, Lauge Dideriksen’s playing is
always saturated by a unique combination of
analytical understanding and visceral
groove. With a solid
grounding in Scandinavian and Central
European traditions, most of his current
work is focused on research in and
performance of dance music from historical
Dideriksen is originally from Denmark, but
currently based in the Netherlands, where he
is finishing a degree in composition at the
Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag.
The two main topics of the workshop will
interpretation and groove.
Over the weekend, we will work on developing a
better rhythmic understanding; we will work on
phrasing, groove, and on using the bow to
connect with the dancers’ "svikt".
We will also explore what it means to
interpret tunes, whether they are brand new or
a several hundred years old. This includes
different approaches variation, ornamentation,
as well as harmonisation and stylistic