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By Jan van Gilse

genre
Orchestra
instrumentation
Orchestra (2222 2200 2perc hp str(6.4.4.4.2.))
duration
10 minutes
year
1936
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 053/018
status
published score
order printed score here

Details

Little waltz for orchestra

Amsterdam

About Jan van Gilse

(05/11/1881 - 09/08/1944)
Jan van Gilse

Jan van Gilse received his musical education in Germany. His music developed into a synthesis of French impressionism and German romanticism. He became a popular conductor and one of the founders of the Society of Dutch composers (GeNeCo) and also the copyright organization BUMA. During the war, this socially engaged human being was fiercely anti-German. He had to pay a heavy price for his fighting spirit.

by dr. Hans van Dijk