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Valses Sentimentales op. 21 (for orchestra)

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Orchestra (2222 3000 timp str(vl vc cb))
duration
5 minutes
year
1946
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/020-2
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

For Leentje

Details

Instrumentation by Marius Flothuis of the composition with the same name for piano duet (Donemus D00786)

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