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dedicatee : Schierbeek, Anke

RC 117 L’invitation au voyage (“Mon enfant, ma soeur”)

instrumentation: bariton or mezzo-soprano and piano ♦ After Les chats (The cats, RC 68) and Recueillement (Contemplation, RC 79), L’invitation au voyage (Invitation to the Voyage) is the third poem from the collection Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Ev…

RC 129 Beiaard

instrumentation: mezzo-soprano (or baritone) and piano ♦ I no longer have the poem about the alarm bells at hand. In places it was not suitable to be sung, Diepenbrock wrote to Balthazar Verhagen on 7 August 1915. (BD VIII:497) Presumably he was referring t…