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Herinnering Twee liederen voor gemengd koor a cappella, op. 93

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Mixed choir (SATB)
duration
4 minutes
year
1985
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/087 351/154
status
published score
order printed score here

Details

Remembrance Two songs for mixed choir a cappella

De laatste brief (The last letter, Bertus Aafjes)
Mei 1940 (May 1940, Clara Eggink)

Amsterdam - Salzburg

 

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