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instrumentation : mezzo-soprano and orchestra

RC 106 Die Nacht (“Rings nun ruhet die Stadt”)

instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and orchestra ♦ Unlike the other early Romantic German poets whose poems Diepenbrock set to music, Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) is only mentioned in his correspondence when his poetry inspired the composer to writ…

RC 130 Puisque l’aube grandit

instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and orchestra ♦ When Diepenbrock started his instrumentation of Puisque l’aube grandit (Since Dawn Awoke, RC 97) on 5 July 1916, it was a long time since he had orchestrated a piano song. We do not know who initiated…