Forbidden Music Regained

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By Sem Dresden

Chamber music
Voice and piano (low pf)
location of manuscript archive registration number 047/076a 047/076b


Words by Ernst von Wildenbruch

Song for low voice with piano accompaniment

Berlin 10 June 1904

About Sem Dresden

Sem Dresden

Despite his German-oriented teachers, Sem Dresden felt attracted early on to modern French music. He developed his own refined and sober style, composing his entire life. Dresden was of pivotal importance to Dutch musical life, working as a choral conductor and director of the conservatories in Amsterdam and The Hague. His legendary composition classes had a major impact during the interwar period.

by Geert van den Dungen