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poet : Verwey, Albert

RC 15 Maanlicht (“O geur’ger heft zich ied’re bloeme”)

instrumentation: tenor and piano ♦ Albert Verwey (1865-1937) belonged to Diepenbrock’s close circle of friends that studied Greek and Latin or Dutch language and literature at the University of Amsterdam. Together with Willem Kloos, Fr…

RC 18 Rouw om het jaar (“Maanden komt, brengt bloemen aan”)

instrumentation: female choir and piano ♦ Albert Verwey wrote his elegy Rouw om het jaar (Lament for the Year) on New Year’s Eve of 18841. It is largely inspired by Autumn: a Dirge by Percy Bysshe Shelley and The Death of the Old Year by Alfr…

RC 63 De groote hond en de kleine kat

instrumentation: vocal quartet ♦ The exact reason for setting De groote hond en de kleine kat (The Large Dog and the Small Cat), a humoristic text by Albert Verwey, to music has not been documented. However, it may be assumed that th…