Forbidden Music Regained


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Four songs

By Julius Hijman

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Voice and piano (voice pf)
year
1942

Details

Four songs for voice and piano on words by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Hart Crane, Alter Brody

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 The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.

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