Cosmus, CNW 19 (Nielsen, Carl)


Sheet Music


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Editor Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series I, No.9
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2007.
Made available by courtesy of the Danish Centre for Music Publication.
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General Information

Work Title Cosmus
Alternative. Title Songs for Einar Christiansen's Play
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 19
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
1. The Fisherman's song. Slowly and meticulously in accordance with the words (G major)
2. Powerfully (C minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921
First Performance. 1922-2-25, in Copenhagen, The Royal Theatre
Librettist Einar Christiansen (1861-1939)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation tenor, mixed chorus (SSATTBB)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The music for the play Cosmus was commissioned by the author, Einar Christiansen, in August 1921. The autograph sources are dated September 1921.