Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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Three songs

By Julius Hijman

Vocal music
Voice and large ensemble (mezzo sopr fl cl bn va vc cb)


Words by Lord Byron
for mezzo soprano, flute, clarinet in B flat, bassoon, viola, violoncello and double bass

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 The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.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