Bonte, Johannes 'Jo' 1912- Netherlands, Den Haag
clarinetist, studied piano, violin and clarinet and composition under Johan Wagenaar at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag, clarinetist in the Residentie Orkest Den Haag and bass clarinetist in the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Hilversum, 1952 he formed an ensemble with horn quartet, bass clarinet and rhythm section officially named 'Top Line Specials' but in practice just Bonte's horn ensemble, he arranged numerous and composed several works but does not seem to have publish anything, only after his retirement 1977 he started copyrighting and publishing his compositions, 2017 his publisher Molenaar Edition Wormerveer writes 'at the moment he still writes for brass band, harmony and fanfare' suggesting he is still living and composing at the age of 104 ; son of composer Johannes 'Johan' Bonte (Den Haag 23.may.1880-29.nov.1940 Den Haag) and Alida van der Woerd (Leiden 14.feb.1877-)

Title Parts

* Pop-Art concerto. Cello and orchestra
[] Jazzconcert voor hoorn en orkest
Orchestra under Benedict Silbermann at the International Festival for Light Music in Munchen, broadcasted on Radio Hilversum 13may1961

[] Concert voor basklarinet en orkest
Promenade Orkest broadcasted on Radio Hilversum 20jul1965

[] Pianoconcert "Rhytmical mouvement"
Gerard Hengeveld, Promenade Orkest / Gijsbert Nieuwland, Staargebouw, Maastricht 16nov1970

[] Concert voor 2 harpen en orkest
Promenade Orkest under Heinz Schroder broadcasted on Radio Hilversum 5mar1974

[] N. P. K. mars. Sports march
copyright Jo Bonte, 1jul1977

[] Clarinet quintet. For 4 clarinets and bass clarinet
copyright Jo Bonte, 1jul1977

[] Marching in the highlights
copyright Jo Bonte, 1jul1977

[] Four impressions. Trio for oboe (cor anglais), clarinet and bassoon
music John Reids, pseudonym of Jo Bonte
copyright Jo Bonte, 1jul1977

[] Expressions in music. Band
pub Molenaar, Wormerveer 1986

[] Opus in phrases. Band (Harmonie)
pub Molenaar, Wormerveer 1993

[] Introfonic. Band (Harmonie)
pub Molenaar, Wormerveer 1996

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