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Vier bagatellen Opus 23 nr. 1, 4, 5, 6

Marius Flothuis

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Violin and keyboard instrument (vl pf)
duration
8 minutes
year
1944
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/022-1 351/022-4 351/022-5 351/022-6
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Op. 23 nr. 1 for Michel Lacos

Details

Variatie op een oud-Nederlands lied op. 23 no. 1 (Variations on an old Dutch song)
Intermezzo voor viool en piano, op. 23 no. 4
Scherzo voor viool en piano op. 23 no. 5
Epiloog voor viool en piano op. 23 no. 6

Opus 23 no. 2 and 3 see NMI 351/022-2 NMI 351/022-3a NMI 351/022-3b

1944-1946 Oranienburg - Amsterdam - Doorn

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