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dedicatee : Zimmer-Derscheid, Gabrielle

RC 79 Recueillement (“Sois sage, ô ma Douleur, et tiens-toi plus tranquille”)

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and piano // soprano and piano ♦ After the successful setting of Baudelaire’s Les chats (The Cats, RC 68) in February 1906, Diepenbrock told Johanna Jongkindt he also intended to set Recueillement (Contemplation) and Les hiboux (The …

RC 80 Recueillement (“Sois sage, ô ma Douleur, et tiens-toi plus tranquille”)

instrumentation: contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra ♦ Recueillement (Contemplation) is the first song Diepenbrock orchestrated immediately after completing the piano version (RC 79). The earliest manuscript was ready on 17 July 1907. The neat copy he mad…