Bob Gilmore

Bob's funeral was held on 7th January 2015 in Uitvaartcentrum Watergraafsmeer, Zaaiersweg 2, 1097 ST Amsterdam.


  • Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, viola
  • Janneke van Prooijen, violin
  • Alfrun Schmid, voice
  • Elisabeth Smalt, viola
  • Michiel Weidner, cello



intro: Donnacha DennehyGrá agus Bás (2011) [love and death]. Recording (fragment) by Crash Ensemble, voice: Iarla O'lionáird

Elisabeth Smalt speaks

Horatiu RadulescuLux Animae (1996 — 2000) [the light of the soul] for viola solo

Benjamin Marquise Gilmore speaks

Darius MilhaudLa muse ménagère (1944) [The household muse] arranged by Bob Gilmore for Prisma String trio

  • La mienne [my own]
  • Le chat [the cat]
  • La cuisine [cooking]
  • La poésie [poetry]

Stephen Gilmore speaks

Frank Denyer

Harry Partch from Li Po songs (1931):

  • The Intruder
  • On Hearing the Flute at Lo-Cheng One Spring Night

Alfrun Schmid speaks

Claude VivierTao tao tao (1978). Recording. The closing aria from Act 1 of Vivier's opera Kopernikus arranged by Bob Gilmore for Trio Scordatura.

exit: Hector Berlioz. Recording. Songs for voice and piano.