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instrumentation : contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra

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 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…