Forbidden Music Regained

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Four songs

By Julius Hijman

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
location of manuscript
Library collection Netherlands Music Institute, The Hague


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

1. What lips my lips have kissed / tekst v. Edna St.Vincent Millay 2. Virginia / tekst v. Hart Crane 3. A city park / tekst v. Alter Brody 4. Old song / tekst v. Hart Crane

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 The majority of his extensive oeuvre remains unpublished, awaiting performance.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