Forbidden Music Regained

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De Middeleeuwen

By Rosy Wertheim

Vocal music
Voice and instrument(s) (sopr alt fl cl str)
location of manuscript archive registration number 142/155


Not dated, words by G. Kamphuis

First performance

Nov 19, 1937 Concert of the Nederlandsche Vereeniging voor Hedendaagsche Muziek (Dutch Society for Contemporary Music) at the Muzieklyceum, Amsterdam. Performed by Betty van den Bosch (soprano) and Jo Immink (alto), Henny Gompertz (flute), Johan van Hell (clarinet), Louise Wijngaarden and Jo Koen (violins), A. van Det (viola), Rudi Krol, cello and C. de Rook, double bass, conductor Kees Hartvelt.



About Rosy Wertheim

(02/19/1888 - 05/27/1949)
Rosy Wertheim

Rosy Wertheim was one of the first Dutch women composers who completed a professional music education and gained international acclaim. Next to music, she was deeply committed to social causes. She lived in Paris for seven years, and for some time in Vienna and New York; her home was a meeting point for artists. Her compositions were performed nationally and internationally, and she worked as a correspondent for several newspapers and magazines. She was in the Netherlands when World War II broke out, and survived by going into hiding. She left a varied and interesting oeuvre of some eighty works.

by Eleonore Pameijer