Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat, CNW 336 (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.
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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.
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General Information

Work Title Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat
Alternative. Title Denmark, now slumbers the Northern night
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 336
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Med mild Varme
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
Librettist Thøger Larsen (1875-1928)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
female chorus (SSA) 1930 (E major)
female chorus (SA) 1930 (D major)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

According to his diary, Nielsen composed the song on 9 December 1929. A version for piano with text was published as facsimile in Politiken. The readers of the newspaper had complained that none of the existing melodies for this poem was satisfactory. According to the newspaper, Nielsen came to the result after having finished four or five drafts.