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instrumentation : baritone and piano

RC 61 Ballade (“Ils ont fermé le monastère”)

instrumentation: baritone and piano ♦ With his Ballade (Ballad) the French politician, poet and novel writer Charles Daniélou (1878-1953) strongly protested against the closure of cloisters in his country in 1902 – a drastic event that ha…

RC 91 Celebrität (“Auf großen und auf kleinen Brucken”)

instrumentation: baritone and piano ♦ In August 1908 Diepenbrock started working on vocal quartets for Gerard Zalsman’s ensemble of soloists (RC 85, 86 and 87), focussing on poetry by Goethe. On 21 October of that year, the day after the …

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…

RC 122 Les poilus de l’Argonne (“Ce sont les poilus de l’Argonne”)

instrumentation: baritone and piano ♦ The horrors of the First World War occupied Diepenbrock’s mind so much that for a long time he was hardly able to do any musical-creative work. Only Avondschemer (Evening Twilight, RC 121) for piano f…