Forbidden Music Regained


Leo Smit Stichting
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Seven pieces for a gentleman and his recorder

By Marjo Tal

year
1979
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Kees Otten

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In opdracht van de Amsterdamse Kunstkring

About Marjo Tal

(01/15/1915 - 08/27/2006)
Marjo Tal

Marjo Tal shunned publicity and rarely gave interviews. As a composer and a pianist she was solely concerned with creating and recreating music, and was subservient to this her entire life. The few magazine articles about her published through the years reveal her passionate and self-conscious artistry. Sparse photographic material shows a beautiful woman with sensual and melancholic features. Tal survived the war underground. Her career as a pianist peaked in the mid 1960s and she then focused more on composing. At the end of her life she emigrated to Israel.

by Esther Blom