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Muzikaal tijdverdrijf op. 43 serie II

Marius Flothuis

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Two or more Recorders (2rec)
year
1951
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/042-2

Details

Musical pastime series II

Six canonic inventions for two soprano recorders or other melodic instruments

Amsterdam - St. Antönien

 

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