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dedicated to Julia and J. Meily[1]


  • This song on a text by Jan Engelman was completed on 1 August 1948 in Woluwe. Later Legley withdrew the song.[2]
  • Nachtvaart was first performed by Julia Meily in Hasselt in 1948.[3]


  • instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and piano
  • text incipit: Zij droomt van paarden en javanen [She dreams of horses and javanese]
  • tempo: Andante moderato
  • time signature: 2/4
  • duration: ca 2'30"


  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4085


  1. Autograph: ...J. en J. Meily. The name for which the second J stands could not be determined.
  2. CeBeDeM - lijst werken: ŒUVRES DE WERKEN VAN VIC LEGLEY. (°1915), p.1: voorlopig teruggetrokken [provisionally withdrawn].
  3. CeBeDeM - lijst werken: LIJST VAN DE WERKEN VAN VIC LEGLEY 22.6.1976, p.9. More details are not known.