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Concert voor viool en klein orkest op. 39

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Violin and orchestra (1022 2000 timp str vl-solo)
duration
16 minutes
year
1951
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/038
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

For Herman Salomon

Details

Concerto for violin and small orchestra

Moderato
Vivace
Adagio

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