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dedicatee : Smulders, Charles

RC 27 Missa in die festo

instrumentation: tenor, double male choir and organ ♦ As a child Diepenbrock grew to dislike the style of the masses for male choir used by composers from the first half of the nineteenth century, like Johannes van Bree, Johannes Verhulst, G.A. Heinze an…

RC 39 Te Deum laudamus

instrumentation: soloists, two mixed choirs and orchestra ♦ Already in 1892 Diepenbrock made up his mind to write a Te Deum, but the first sketches do not date until May 1896. He actually wrote the piece between 1 September and 1 December 1897. Notes in two of…

RC 41 Ik ben in eenzaamheid niet meer alleen

instrumentation: soprano or tenor and piano ♦ As a child Diepenbrock regularly visited the home of the Alberdingk Thijm family. The literary scholar J.A. Alberdingk Thijm was a cousin of his mother. His youngest son Karel wrote under the pseudony…

RC 73 Ik ben in eenzaamheid niet meer alleen

instrumentation: soprano and orchestra ♦ Three days after completing the orchestral score of Wenn ich ihn nur habe (If Only I Have Him, RC 72) Diepenbrock started orchestrating Ik ben in eenzaamheid niet meer alleen (I Am No Longer Alone in …