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Podium-Suite pour violon et orchestre op. 3.a

By Géza Frid

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Violin and orchestra (2222 1100 timp perc str vl-solo)
duration
12 minutes
year
1948
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 304/089
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Dedicated to André Gertler

Details

Il primo
Capriccio
Intermezzo
L'ultimo

original year of composition: 1928

Instrumentation: juillet 1948 Géza Frid

Originally for violin and piano (opus 3) published by Donemus

About Géza Frid

Géza Frid

The Hungarian Géza Frid was one of the key figures in the post-war Dutch music world. To escape the dictatorship of his country of origin, he fled to the Netherlands in 1927. He always remained true to the musical language of his roots. As of 1941, Frid as a stateless Jew, was prohibited from performing in public. He became involved in illegal activities and the artists' resistance movement, and it's a miracle he survived the war. After the liberation, he resumed his life as an artist. For years he was one of the most frequently performed composers in the Netherlands. Since the turn of the twentieth century there was even a sort of “Frid-Renaissance.”

by Arthur Frid