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RC 40 Écoutez la chanson bien douce

instrumentation: mezzo soprano (or contralto) and piano // soprano and piano ♦ Écoutez la chanson bien douce (Hear the Sweetest Song) was the first French text Diepenbrock set to music. When he was working on it at the beginning of January 1898, he had problems ‘translating’ the…

RC 82 Écoutez la chanson bien douce

instrumentation: soprano and orchestra ♦ Diepenbrock’s Écoutez la chanson bien douce (Hear the Sweetest Song, RC 40) for voice and piano dates from January 1898. He initially wrote the song for mezzo-soprano in D major, but that same month h…