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|Work Title||Cantata for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Society for the Education of Young Merchants|
|Alternative. Title||Kantate ved Foreningen til unge Handelsmænds Uddannelses 50-Aars Jubilæum|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||CNW 114|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1930|
|First Performance.||1930-11-3 in Copenhagen, Børsen (The Stock Exchange).
|Librettist||Hans Hartvig Seedorff Pedersen (1892-1986)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices: reciter, baritone, mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns (F), strings
The cantata is Nielsen's last orchestral work. It was composed during September 1930, and the fair copy was end-dated 4 October. According to a letter, Nielsen was completely absorbed with working on the composition.