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instrumentation : tenor and orchestra

RC 59 Avondzang (“Het zuidewindje suist”)

instrumentation: tenor and orchestra ♦ The decision to orchestrate both songs for tenor on texts by Jacques Perk (RC 13 and RC 51) dates back to November 1902. At the initiative of Jos Tijssen (1871-1923), a lyric tenor of exceptional meri…

RC 60 Zij sluimert (“Zij rust in ’t malsche mos en houdt gebogen”)

instrumentation: tenor and orchestra ♦ Zij sluimert (She Slumbers) is the last of the three songs Diepenbrock orchestrated at the request of the tenor Jos Tijssen, who had sung the premiere of the Abendmahlshymne (Hymn of the Last Supper, …