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Trois nocturnes pour violoncelle et harpe opus 84

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Mixed ensemble (2-11 players) (hp vc)
duration
12 minutes
year
1983
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/078
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Dedicated to Klaus and Helga Storck

Details

Grave
Scorrevole
Molto tranquillo

Amsterdam - Berlin

 

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