Forbidden Music Regained

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Kyrie Magnae Deus

By Carel Jacobs

Vocal music
Voice and instrument(s) (sopr fl ob)


9 January 1935 op. 32
on an ancient Dutch text (possibly 14th century)


First performance

Jun 8, 1937 Recital Hall Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Maneto concert. Performed by Hans Gruys (soprano), Johan Feltkamp (flute) and Leo van der Lek (oboe)

About Carel Jacobs

(03/26/1909 - 12/24/1980)
Carel Jacobs

Carel Jacobs was an outstanding student at the Nederlandsche R.K. Kerkmuziekschool (Dutch Roman Catholic Church music school), where he studied composition with Johan Winnubst. Feeling unsafe as 'Vierteljude', he gave up his conducting classes with Carl Schuricht in Germany. During the war he helped many people in hiding and got caught and escaped twice. He conducted several choirs in the east of the Netherlands and became the director of the conservatory in Enschede. His compositions vary from chamber music to music for his own choirs.

by Dr. Hans van Dijk