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Twee liederen voor (mezzo) sopraan, fluit, oboe d’amore, klarinet, fagot, hoorn en contrabas op. 15a en 15b

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and instrument(s) (sopr/sopr-m fl ob-am cl fg h cb)
duration
4 minutes
year
1969
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/014a
status
published score
order printed score here

Details

‘Two songs for (mezzo) soprano, flute, oboe d’amore, clarinet, bassoon, horn and double bass’

Rondel op. 15a (Georg Trakl) and Lied op. 15b (Jan Hendrik Leopold)

Arrangement by Marius Flothuis 1969

See also the versions for mezzo and piano (NMI 351/120 and 351/224)

About Marius Flothuis

Marius Flothuis

Marius Flothuis led an eventful life. Early on, he was politically aware and left-wing orientated. He lost his job at the Concertgebouw Orchestra on his refusal to register with the Kultuurkamer, a regulatory cultural agency installed by the German occupying forces during World War II. He was arrested for his resistance work, imprisoned in Camp Vught and deported to Sachsenhausen in 1944. Meanwhile, he continued composing and survived the hardships. In the postwar Dutch and international music worlds he held numerous positions.

by Joyce Kiliaan