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Aria voor trompet en piano, op. 18

By Marius Flothuis

Chamber music
Trumpet and keyboard instrument (trp pf)
4 minutes
location of manuscript archive registration number 351/017 351/217b
published score
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Aria di gratitudine per il caro amico mio Pietro Dolk, ovvero dolcissimo composta da me, Marius Flothuis


Composed while in captivity in KLH (Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch)

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