Alt paa den vilde Hede, CNW 154 (Nielsen, Carl)


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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series III, No.5
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
Made available by courtesy of the Danish Centre for Music Publication.
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General Information

Work Title Alt paa den vilde Hede, CNW 154
Alternative. Title On moorland barren, level
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 154
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Langsomt, dog skridende
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913
First Performance. 1913-12-17 in Copenhagen, The Palace Hotel and The Students' Society
Librettist Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works Hymns and Sacred Songs No.2
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The hymn was composed in 1913 and was later included in the collection Hymns and Sacred Songs. As with several other of these hymns, Nielsen gave them a 'trial run' at a public concert before they appeared in print.