Forbidden Music Regained

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Three madrigals on medieval poetry

By Julius Hijman

Vocal music
Mixed choir and instruments (SATB cl)
location of manuscript
Library collection Netherlands Music Institute, The Hague


for mixed chorus and obligate clarinet

1. Hymn for evensong 2. Rondel 3. The nun's complaint

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 The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.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