Edderkoppens Sang af 'Aladdin', CNW 373 (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.6
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 Edderkoppens Sang af 'Aladdin', CNW 373
Alternative. Title The Spider's Song from 'Aladdin' (Behold my web, how frail)
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 373
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Moderato, quasi allegretto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899
First Publication. 1807
Librettist Adam Oehlenschläger (1779-1850)
Language Danish
Dedication Margrete Rosenberg
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation children's or women's choir (SSA)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The song for three-part children's choir was composed at the end of 1899, as the fair copy is end-dated 4 December 1899. It was dedicated to Nielsen's fellow student Margrete Rosenberg. The work was not published until eight years later.