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Poème pour harpe et petit orchestre opus 96

Marius Flothuis

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Harp and orchestra (1000 sax-a 0000 perc str hp-solo)
duration
11 minutes
year
1993
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/090
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Dedicated to Manja Smits, in memory of Phia Berghout

Details

Prélude
Danse lente
Passage et Petit trio
Strophes
Postlude

Commissioned by the Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst

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