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Afscheids-Improvisatie aan Mej. Jacoba Dhont bij haar vertrek

By Sem Dresden

Chamber music
Piano (pf)
location of manuscript archive registration number 047/001a


An improvisation to say goodbye to miss Jacoba Dhont at her departure 16 July 1903

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