english | nederlands

Works

poet : Perk, Jacques

RC 13 Avondzang (“Het zuidewindje suist”)

instrumentation: tenor and piano ♦ The poetry of Jacques Perk (1859-1881), whose oeuvre was published by Willem Kloos a year after his untimely death, was of great importance for Diepenbrock as a composer. In 1910 he wrote in a retrosp…

RC 51 Zij sluimert (“Zij rust in ’t malsche mos en houdt gebogen”)

instrumentation: tenor and piano ♦ In the course of 1900 Diepenbrock’s Hymne voor viool en piano (Hymn for Violin and Piano, RC 48) and the two symphonic Novalis songs Gehoben ist der Stein (Uplifted is the Stone, RC 49) and Muss immer…

RC 59 Avondzang (“Het zuidewindje suist”)

instrumentation: tenor and orchestra ♦ The decision to orchestrate both songs for tenor on texts by Jacques Perk (RC 13 and RC 51) dates back to November 1902. At the initiative of Jos Tijssen (1871-1923), a lyric tenor of exceptional meri…

RC 60 Zij sluimert (“Zij rust in ’t malsche mos en houdt gebogen”)

instrumentation: tenor and orchestra ♦ Zij sluimert (She Slumbers) is the last of the three songs Diepenbrock orchestrated at the request of the tenor Jos Tijssen, who had sung the premiere of the Abendmahlshymne (Hymn of the Last Supper, …

RC 65* Iris (“Ik ben geboren uit zonnegloren”)

instrumentation: solo voice and orchestra ♦ In spring 1903 Diepenbrock orchestrated the two songs for tenor on texts by Jacques Perk (1859-1881), which he had composed in April 1885 and March 1900: Avondzang (Evening Song, RC 13/59) and Zij slu…