If you know this gentleman or his work and have some original thoughts about same,

and you want to write (for real, now) a decent sized post about said mystery person and work,

and you are not Frank J. Oteri or Samuel Vriezen,

leave your reasons for wanting to write said post below with your mailing address (or if you’re squemish about the internets, send me an e-mail.

Winner will get in the mail about three pounds of CDs of said person’s work.

16 Responses to “Do You Know This Man?”
  1. Tom Myron says:

    “…— along with Tod Machover’s Valis —…

    O Jesu H. Keeee-RISTE, I’d forgotten all about that one! Thanks for the memories, dawg. Worst. Piece. Ever.

  2. Graham Rieper says:

    “This man’s video oratorio — along with Tod Machover’s Valis — occupy a lonely isolation shelf in my basement as far away as possible from my upstairs studio and library.”

    Suffice it to say that for some this will go down as a ringing endorsement.

  3. zeno says:

    This man’s video oratorio — along with Tod Machover’s Valis — occupy a lonely isolation shelf in my basement as far away as possible from my upstairs studio and library.

  4. Bill says:

    You know it’s got to be quality music when it’s measured in pounds.

  5. Daniel says:

    He’s either a fish expert (http://www.aquariaveldhuis.nl/) or a composer who writes breakdance music and something that looks like bad soft-porn (http://www.jacobterveldhuis.com/index.html).

  6. Eric says:

    Evan apparently already answered the question in his above post.

  7. Tom Myron says:

    “…you might get three pounds of Yanni…”

    Splendid! I was gonna say- a cross between Torke & Yanni.

  8. David Salvage says:

    Okay — who is he?

    From a top secret undisclosed location,

  9. Daniel says:

    It is April 1st, so you might get three pounds of Yanni instead, and no striped tee.

  10. That outfit is sort of Prison Chic, isn’t it?

  11. Tom Myron says:

    Hype-O-Rama. I’ll bet he’s wearing a striped tee shirt under that jogging rig.

  12. Evan says:

    I have neither the time nor the ter Veldhuis-knowledge for this, but I must admit I am extremely curious as to why you are asking…

  13. Vanessa Lann says:

    … and filled with complex, yet engaging rhythmic layering and brilliant sound sampling

  14. Bill says:

    ‘[A] composer of ultra-tonal, mellifluous music’. Ultra-tonal !!

  15. david toub says:

    Hmmm…looks like a cross between John Adams and the druggie from the classic movie Repo Man

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