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poet : Verlaine, Paul

RC 105* Le foyer

instrumentation: solo voice and piano ♦ In the early summer of 1910, from 22 May to 8 July, Johanna Jongkindt was staying in the Netherlands. Diepenbrock composed En sourdine (Muted, RC 104) for her birthday on 23 May and he also visited he…

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…