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Adagio op. 100 für Streichorchester und Sprecherin

By Marius Flothuis

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Spoken voice and orchestra (recit str)
duration
5 minutes
year
1997
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/094
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

To the memory of Sophie Scholl

Details

For string orchestra and speaking voice (by a female member of the orchestra)

Words by Sophie Scholl

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