Forbidden Music Regained

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Homo et mundus

By Hans Lachman

Vocal music
Mixed choir and orchestra (2fl 2ob 2cl 2bn 3h 2tr 4trb 4perc vl cb hp str perc pf cel tape)
42 minutes
location of manuscript archive registration number 160825


Words (in Dutch) by Hans Freudenthal

Dutch entry for Prix d'Italia in 1961

Piano reduction archive registration number 160826

About Hans Lachman

(03/07/1906 - 06/27/1990)
Hans Lachman

Born in Germany as Heinz Lachmann, Hans Lachman started his musical career in film music and light music. After World War II, which he survived by hiding in the province Limburg, he began composing in a modern classical idiom, building up a considerable oeuvre, including Jewish liturgical music. It is hard to believe that his music, so frequently broadcasted, was later completely forgotten until 2008, when his scores were discovered in a damp garden shed. 

by Eleonore Pameijer