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Letzter Ricarda Huch-Zyklus Sieben Lieder aus ‘Liebesgedichte’ op. 127

By Wilhelm Rettich

Vocal music
Voice and piano (sopr pf)
14 minutes
published score
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Last Ricarda Huch-cycle Seven songs from “Liebesgedichte” op. 127

1. Ein Engel
2. Dein Name
3. Die Harfe
4. Wenn du je ein Schönes
5. O schöne Hand
6. An unserer Seite
7. Musik bewegt mich

Words by Ricarda Huch

ISMN: 979-0-2038-0077-4

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