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Sonate voor 2 violen, violoncel en piano

Bertus van Lier

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Piano Quartet (piano, violin, viola, cello) (2vl vc pf)
year
1924
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 193/014

Details

Haarlem, winter 1923-24

About Bertus van Lier

Bertus van Lier

Composer Bertus van Lier was a versatile and determined intellectual. From the start of World World II he upheld his principles against the occupier. During and after the war he maintained this attitude towards those colleagues who were suspected of collaboration with the enemy. In compositions written during the war, Van Lier expressed his resistance to the deprivation of liberty, especially in his vocal works. After the liberation his work as composer diminished and he focused on his activities as a musicologist, pedagogue and publicist.

by Diet Scholten