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|Work Title||Kantate til Mindefesten for P.S. Krøyer, CNW 108|
|Alternative. Title||Cantata for the Commemoration of P.S. Krøyer|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||CNW 108|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1909|
|First Performance.||1909-12-4 in Copenhagen, Udstillingsbygningen ved Charlottenborg.
|Librettist||Lauritz Christian Nielsen (1871-1930)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||reciter, soprano, baritone, male chorus (TTBB), piano|
The poet L.C. Nielsen and Nielsen were invited to write a cantata in memory of the painter P.S. Krøyer. Carl Nielsen first mentioned the cantata in his diary on 28 November 1909. The work was finished four days later, two days before its first performance.