Midsummer Eve Play, CNW 13 (Nielsen, Carl)

Contents

Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series I, No.6
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2007.
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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.
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Misc. Notes 1. Pigerne inde i Skoven, CNW 204 (G major)
2. I Maaneskin titter, CNW 340 (A major)
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General Information

Work Title Midsummer Eve Play, CNW 13
Alternative. Title Music for Adam Oehlenschläger's Play
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 13
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements
Prelude. Andante tranquilo (E-flat major)
1. Allegretto (G major)
2. Andantino (G major)
3. Allegro non troppo (G major)
4. Andantino (F major)
5. Adagio (F major)
6. Andante maestoso (E major)
7. Allegretto (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913
First Performance. 1913-6-3, in Dyrehaven, Copenhagen, Open Air Theatre
Andreas Møller (conductor)
Librettist Adam Oehlenschläger (1779-1850)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: baritone; chorus (SATB); children's chorus
Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), oboe, 4 clarinets (B/A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), trumpet (F), 2 cornets (B), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, double bass
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Nielsen composed the music for Oehlenschläger's play in great haste in May 1913. According to his own account, he only had fourteen days to do the work.