Forbidden Music Regained


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Daar was e wuf die spon

By Sem Dresden

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Mixed choir (SSATB)
year
1950
location of manuscript
www.nederlandsmuziekinstituut.nl archive registration number 047/143a
status
autograph
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‘There was a wife spinning’

About Sem Dresden

Sem Dresden

Despite his German-oriented teachers, Sem Dresden felt attracted early on to modern French music. He developed his own refined and sober style, composing his entire life. Dresden was of pivotal importance to Dutch musical life, working as a choral conductor and director of the conservatories in Amsterdam and The Hague. His legendary composition classes had a major impact during the interwar period.

by Geert van den Dungen