I Drømmenes Land, CNW 285 (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 I Drømmenes Land
Alternative. Title The Realm of Dreams
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 285. From FS 13.
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Andante con moto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891
Librettist Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847–1885)
Language Danish
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The song was probably composed in 1891 and was originally planned as the first in a collection of songs to texts by J.P. Jacobsen, op. 4. However, Nielsen withdrew it during the proof-reading process.