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poet : Samain, Albert

RC 143* La grenouille (“En ramassant un fruit dans l’herbe qu’elle fouille”)

instrumentation: solo voice and piano ♦ It was Berthe Seroen who, in the summer of 1918, introduced Diepenbrock to the poetry by Albert Samain (1858-1900). The singer sent him Samain’s posthumously published collection Aux Flancs du Vase, s…

RC 144* Le sommeil de Canope (“Accoudés sur la table et déjà noyés d’ombre”)

instrumentation: solo voice and piano or orchestra ♦ On 6 July 1918, the day after making a brief attempt to set Samain’s La grenouille (The Frog, RC 143*) to music, Diepenbrock turned to another poem from the collection Aux Flancs du Vase (The Vase’s S…