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Worte im Wind op. 129

By Wilhelm Rettich

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
22 minutes
published score
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Words in the wind op. 129

1. Das Wort im Wind
2. Tau
3. Fand
4. Die Rose
5. Orchideen
6. Memento mori
7. Geschenke
8. Seifenblase
9. Stimmen
10. Baum im Gebirge
11. Mistral
12. …

Words by Johannes Jourdan

ISMN: 979-0-2038-0056-9

About Wilhelm Rettich

Wilhelm Rettich

Wilhelm Rettich belonged to that generation of those whose work and life was deeply affected by the First and Second World Wars. Captivity, persecution, hiding and losses scarred his life. In 1933, he emigrated to the Netherlands, where he survived the war in hiding. Rettich worked a great deal for the radio, a young and progressive medium at that time. Although he became a Dutch citizen after the World War II, he returned to Germany in 1964.

by Diet Scholten