Byd mig at leve, CNW 355 (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.6
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 Byd mig at leve, CNW 355
Alternative. Title Bid me to live
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 355
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andantino
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886-88
Librettist Caralis (Caspara Preetzman, 1792-1876)
after Robert Herrick (1591⋅1674)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mens choir (TTBB)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Like a number of other earlier works, the present composition for male choir dates from Nielsen's student years and may have been written at the suggestion of his theory teacher, Orla Rosenhoff.