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Three Encores (Drie Toegiften) for violin and piano op. 53

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Violin and keyboard instrument (vl pf)
duration
5 minutes
year
1954
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/050
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Dedicated to Nadia Koutzen

Details

Allegro non troppo, marcato
Molto sostenuto
Allegro vivace

Amsterdam - Geneva

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