Alphons Johannes Maria Diepenbrock
About the composer
Alphons Johannes Maria Diepenbrock (1862-1921) was born in Amsterdam in, where he studied Latin and Greek. He is regarded as one of the most important Dutch composers. The style of his – predominantly vocal – works is a mixture of the Romanticism of Wagner, the asceticism of Palestrina and the impressionism of the Debussy.
Diepenbrock composed numerous songs, with piano or orchestral accompaniment, works for choir a cappella, or with orchestra, and music for several plays. He was a personal friend of Gustav Mahler.
He died in Amsterdam in 1921.
About the Stabat Mater
The Stabat Mater is composed in the style of Palestrina. There is no division in musical sections.
The text according to the "Analecta" is used, but with a number of changes:
Information about the recording
|CD1:||KRO 94009: Memorare, Alphons Diepenbrock|
These vocal works by Diepenbrock were recorded during a radio transmission by KRO Radio (Dutch Catholic Radio) in Hilversum, december 1996. I bought this CD from the broadcasting company KRO in the Netherlands
|Choir:||Vocaal Ensemble Markant|
Geistliches Lied "Wenn ich ihn nur habe"
|CD2:||Stabat Mater 2007 A Capella|
The CD is produced by the Stabat Mater Foundation. It is a recording of a concert performed on March 25, 2007 in the St.Petrus church at Oirschot.
|Choir:||Dutch Chamber Choir|
Franz Wüllner, Stabat Mater
|Code:||2007 WUL-01 (219)|