Der er et yndigt Land, CNW 351 (Nielsen, Carl)

Contents

Sheet Music

Scores

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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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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Soprano and Orchestra (Nielsen)

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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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Misc. Notes This version was apparently made on a request of the local magistrate in Skibby.
Nielsen sent the score to him with a letter dated 28 January 1924.
The orchestra instrumentation is flute, clarinet, trumpet, 2 trombones, strings.
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For 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones and Tuba (Nielsen)

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Arranger composer
Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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For Mixed Chorus (Nielsen)

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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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Misc. Notes Choir voicing is SATTB.
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For Mixed Chorus (Nielsen)

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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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Misc. Notes Choir voicing is SATB.
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For Male Chorus (Nielsen)

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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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Misc. Notes (G major)
The choral voicing is TTBB.
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For Female Chorus (Nielsen)

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Arranger composer
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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Misc. Notes (G major)
The choral voicing is SSAA.
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General Information

Work Title Der er et yndigt Land
Alternative. Title A fair and lovely land
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 351
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Værdigt og frijdigt)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923–24
First Publication. 1924
Librettist Adam Oehlenschläger (1779-1850)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
female or childrens chorus (SSAA) (G major)
mixed chorus (SATTB) (E major)
mixed chorus (SATB) (F major)
male chorus (TTBB) (G major)
childrens chorus (SSA)
voice and orchestra (E major)
2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba (E major)
mixed chorus (SATTB) and orchestra
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The song was presumably composed at the end of 1923. A number of sketches can be dated to December. The song survives in no fewer than eight complete versions in Nielsen's hand, all from 1924; of these, five were printed while three are known only in manuscript.