Ind under Jul, hvor er det trist, CNW 396 (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 Ind under Jul, hvor er det trist
Alternative. Title Nigh to Noël, how very sad
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 396
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Alvorligt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
Librettist Jonas Lie (1833-1908)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The melody was composed as part of Nielsen's contribution to Nye Melodier til Johan Borups Dansk Sangbog. The idea of setting music to the text apparently came from Johan Borup, and Nielsen received the request through Adolf Riis-Magnussen, the editor of the songbook.