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November Drei Lieder nach deutschen Gedichten opus 90 für Mezzosopran und Klavier

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and piano (sopr-m pf)
duration
12 minutes
year
1988
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/084
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Dedicated to Silke Leopold

Details

Fragment (Gunter Eich)
Windmühle (Johannes Bobrowski)
Die Engel (Peter Huchel)

Salzburg - 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