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poet : Vondel, Joost van den

RC 28 Rey van burchtsaeten (“Waar werd oprechter trouw”)

instrumentation: mixed choir a cappella ♦ Diepenbrock’s interest in Joost van den Vondel, the greatest Dutch poet from the Golden Era, was kindled at an early age. Both of his parents were members of a society that came together to read plays…

RC 30 Rey van clarissen (“O Kerstnacht, schooner dan de dagen”)

instrumentation: female choir and orchestra ♦ While Diepenbrock was setting Vondel’s Rey van burchtsaeten (Choral Song of the Burghers, RC 28) for mixed choir a cappella to music in the autumn of 1892, progress was being made with the rebuilding …

RC 31 Rey van Amsterdamsche maegden (“Nu stelt het puick van zoete keelen”)

instrumentation: female choir and orchestra ♦ As mentioned under RC 30, Diepenbrock’s Rey van clarissen (Choral Song of the Poor Clares) and Rey van Amsterdamsche maegden (Choral Song of the Amsterdam Virgins) were written in the same period: 4 J…

RC 33 Rey van edelingen (“Wij edelingen, blij van geest”)

instrumentation: mixed choir and orchestra ♦ On the last page of the manuscript of the piano score of his Rey van edelingen (Choral Song of the Noblemen) for mixed choir and orchestra, Diepenbrock notated the place and date where it had been cre…

RC 108 Muziek bij Vondels Gijsbrecht van Aemstel

instrumentation: baritone, women choir, mixed choir and orchestra ♦ The premiere of Vondel’s Gijsbrecht van Aemstel in the Amsterdam City Theatre on Tuesday 25 June 1912 – the opening evening of the Dutch Music Festival – was an important event. For director Willem Ro…

RC 120 Simeon’s lofzang (“Vergun, o God, op zijne bede”)

instrumentation: baritone and piano ♦ Diepenbrock composed his incidental music to Vondel’s Gijsbrecht van Aemstel (RC 108) for Willem Royaards’ production, which was premiered on 25 June 1912, receiving a great deal of attention. After s…