Det är höst, CNW 335 (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.
Made available by courtesy of the Danish Centre for Music Publication.
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General Information

Work Title Det är höst, CNW 335
Alternative. Title Autumn's near
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 335
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante tranquillo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Performance. 1930-3-6 in Copenhagen, Glyptotekets Festsal
Librettist Alma Rogberg (1870?-1939)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

According to his diary, Nielsen composed the song on 7 December 1929. The autograph pencil draft has the same dating. From a later letter, it is obvious that Nielsen and the author of the text, Alma Rogberg, were acquainted. Details to substantiate this, however, are missing