Hjemlige Jul, straaler Du nu!, CNW 314 (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 Hjemlige Jul, straaler Du nu!, CNW 314
Alternative. Title Homely Noël, splendently near!
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 314
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Ikke for langsomt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923
First Performance. 1923-12-16 in Copenhagen, Odd Fellow Palæet
First Publication. 1923
Librettist Emil Christian Theodor Bønnelycke (1893-1953)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Towards the end of 1923, Nielsen composed three Christmas carols, all of which were published just before Christmas. The melody was composed shortly before a concert on 16 December 1923, when it was performed in an arrangement for voice and orchestra.