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poet : Heine, Heinrich

RC 8 Dämmernd liegt der Sommerabend

instrumentation: soprano and piano ♦ On 17 March 1882, while Diepenbrock was in his second year at the University of Amsterdam, he suggested defending the proposition “Heine cannot be considered a perfect poet” to the members of the deba…

RC 11 Der Abend kommt gezogen

instrumentation: tenor and piano ♦ In 1885 Diepenbrock’s Drie Ballades (Three Ballads) opus 1 were published in Amsterdam. The work consists of: Entsagung (Renunciation, RC 3, Uhland), Der Fischer (The Fisherman, RC 6, Goethe) and Der …

RC 25 Es war ein alter König

instrumentation: baritone or alto and piano ♦ Es war ein alter König (There was an Old King) is the only German song Diepenbrock set to music during the eight years he lived in ’s-Hertogenbosch, where he gave Latin and Greek lessons. For the thir…