Memory of a Mensch : violin with piano
by David Holyoake (2017)
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Library shelf no. 787.2/HOL 26 [Available for loan]
This work was created during a 6-month residency the composer spent at the historical house and concert venue established by the recently deceased Marcel Hastir. In commemoration of his rich life, as both artist, cultural curator, and as a notable humanitarian who helped save many Jews during the Nazi occupation of Belgium in WWII. The 3-movement work brings to life the story of his life.
Instrumentation: Violin, piano.
Duration: 14 min.
Contents note: I. A Doina for the Jews -- II. Theosophists and Dreams -- III. Train escape.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Marcel Hastir. Dedicated to the memory of the artist and humanitarian Marcel Hastir
Written for: Daniel Rubenstein
Commission note: Commissioned by Atelier Marcel Hastir with funds provided by Belgian Ministry of Culture, Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles.
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