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Ricarda Huch-Zyklus VII Sieben Gesänge aus Herbstfeuer (Vierte Folge) op. 97

By Wilhelm Rettich

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
15 minutes
published score
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Ricarda Huch-cycle VII Seven songs from “Herbstfeuer” (fourth series) op. 97

Words by Ricarda Huch

1. Johannes und der Adler
2. Der alte Sänger
3. Zu Musik
4. Zwei Stimmen
5. Melodien heilen unsere Schmerzen
6. Nicht alle Schmerzen sind heilbar
7. Mein Herz, mein Löwe

ISMN: 979-0-2038-0075-0

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