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Hendrik Andriessen – Great But Neglected Composer

This is the third release in CPO’s series of the symphonic works of Hendrik Andriessen (1892–1981), who was better known in his lifetime as a musicologist and church organist. In 1942 the Nazis held Andriessen hostage for five months, and upon his release he began composing his Symphony No. 3, the premiere of which he conducted […]

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