Small triptych

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Opus 110


  • Legley completed this song cycle on lyrics by Hendrik Stubbe in February 1987 in Los Gigantes (ES).
  • The first performance took place during a private concert in Zaal 7 in Berchem (Antwerp) on 31 January 2007. The performers were Bruno De Jonghe and Dirk Herten.[1]


  • instrumentation: voice and piano


  • I. Andante commodo, molto tranquillo[2]
    • text incipit: Moeder, als die krolse kinderen mij weeral hinderen [Mother, if those children in heat hinder me again]
    • time signature: 2/4
      Legley 110-1.jpg
  • II. Moderato, dolce, mesto
    • text incipit: Vader, de mist hangt aan de ruiten van 't verleden [Father, the mist hangs on the windows of the past][3]
    • time signature: 2/4
      Legley 110-2.jpg
  • III. Molto tranquillo
    • text incipit: Lieve, goede ouders van mij, ik denk altoos aan U als aan die dagen [Dear, good parents of mine, I always think of You as of those days]
    • time signature: 2/4
      Legley 110-3.jpg


  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4069


  1. Written communications from Mr Guido Spruyt to the author dated 2 August and 14 September 2021. During that concert the 7 Masonic songs were also created.
  2. This is preceded by a small introduction for the piano (ad libitum, senza misura).
  3. In De Roeck (p.542) by mistake verlangen instead of verleden.