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Twee liederen voor gemengd koor a cappella op. 36 nr. 4

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Mixed choir (SATTB)
year
1952
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/035-4
status
published score
order printed score here

Details

Two songs for mixed choir a cappella

Words by Bertus Aafjes
1 Gelukkig is het land (Happy is the country)
2 Dichters van later tijd (Poets of late)

Amsterdam

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