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poet : Baudelaire, Charles

RC 68 Les chats (“Les amoureux fervents et les savants austères”)

instrumentation: contralto and piano // mezzo-soprano and piano ♦ After Diepenbrock had completed the large-scale symphonic poem Im grossen Schweigen (In the Great Silence, RC 67) at the beginning of February 1906, he felt like taking on something entirely different…

RC 79 Recueillement (“Sois sage, ô ma Douleur, et tiens-toi plus tranquille”)

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and piano // soprano and piano ♦ After the successful setting of Baudelaire’s Les chats (The Cats, RC 68) in February 1906, Diepenbrock told Johanna Jongkindt he also intended to set Recueillement (Contemplation) and Les hiboux (The …

RC 80 Recueillement (“Sois sage, ô ma Douleur, et tiens-toi plus tranquille”)

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra ♦ Recueillement (Contemplation) is the first song Diepenbrock orchestrated immediately after completing the piano version (RC 79). The earliest manuscript was ready on 17 July 1907. The neat copy he mad…

RC 81 Les chats (“Les amoureux fervents et les savants austères”)

instrumentation: contralto and orchestra ♦ After setting Baudelaire’s Recueillement (Contemplation, RC 79) for alto and piano and then orchestrating the song (RC 80) in the summer of 1907, at the beginning of October Diepenbrock started the in…

RC 117 L’invitation au voyage (“Mon enfant, ma soeur”)

instrumentation: bariton or mezzo-soprano and piano ♦ After Les chats (The cats, RC 68) and Recueillement (Contemplation, RC 79), L’invitation au voyage (Invitation to the Voyage) is the third poem from the collection Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Ev…