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dedicatee : Haan-Manifarges, Pauline de

RC 50 Hymne an die Nacht “Muss immer der Morgen wiederkommen”

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra ♦ At the end of 1899 Diepenbrock completed his third composition on a text from Novalis’ Hymnen an die Nacht (Hymns to the Night). This time he had a low female voice – that of the alto Pauline de Haan-…

RC 55 Kann ich im Busen heisse Wünsche tragen

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and piano ♦ Kann ich im Busen heisse Wünsche tragen (Can I Carry Hot Desires in My Heart?), composed in early summer 1902, is dedicated to the alto Pauline de Haan-Manifarges. Several weeks after its publication …