Forbidden Music Regained

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Six Sonnets by William Shakespeare

By Julius Hijman

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)


for voice and piano
I. My glass shall not persuade me I am old
II. No longer mourn for me when I am dead
III. If the dull substance of my flesh were thoughts
IV. What potions have I drunk of Siren tear
V. How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st
VI. O truant muse what shall be thy amends

New York, 1966

About Julius Hijman

(01/25/1901 - 01/08/1969)
Julius Hijman

Julius Hijman's life centered around contemporary and Dutch music. Touring internationally, he presented the works of Dutch composers, and in the Netherlands he introduced new music from abroad. His own compositions were not always appreciated by his peers. He fled into exile in 1939 to America and was forgotten in his native country. The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.

by Carine Alders