Lorenz Frølich Celebration Cantata, CNW 103 (Nielsen, Carl)


Sheet Music


PDF typeset by New Notations
IS (2016/7/13)

PDF typeset by New Notations
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Editor Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series III, No.2
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2008.
Made available by courtesy of the Danish Centre for Music Publication.
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General Information

Work Title Cantata for the Lorenz Frølich Celebration, CNW 103
Alternative. Title Kantate til Lorenz Frølich-Festen
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 103
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andantino
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900
First Performance. 1900-11-30 in Copenhagen, Koncertpalæet
Librettist Axel Olrik (1864–1917)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Kantate til Lorenz Frølich-Festen was composed for the occasion of the eightieth birthday of the painter Lorenz Frølich which was celebrated in Koncertpalæet, Copenhagen, on 30 November 1900. Nielsen composed the music at a time when he was busy working on his opera Saul og David.