Forbidden Music Regained


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Lied auf dem Flusse

Jan van Gilse

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and piano (high pf)
duration
3 minutes
year
1925
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 053/044
status
published score
order printed score here

Details

Song on the river

Words by Li Tai Po in the German translation by Hans Bethge

About Jan van Gilse

(05/11/1881 - 09/08/1944)
Jan van Gilse

Jan van Gilse received his musical education in Germany. His music developed into a synthesis of French impressionism and German romanticism. He became a popular conductor and one of the founders of the Society of Dutch composers (GeNeCo) and also the copyright organization BUMA. During the war, this socially engaged human being was fiercely anti-German. He had to pay a heavy price for his fighting spirit.

by dr. Hans van Dijk