Forbidden Music Regained


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Allegretto (“Valse lente”)

Marius Flothuis

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Two or more different solo instruments and orchestra
year
1958
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 351/129

Details

For solo instruments and orchestra

+ piano reduction

Amsterdam - St. Kanzian

 

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