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Sonate voor violoncel solo (eerste versie)

Marius Flothuis

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Cello (vc)
duration
8 minutes
year
1937
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/113
status
published score
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Details

Op. 2

Sonata for violoncello solo (first version)

Andante
Allegro
Adagio

(It seems there are no other versions)

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