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|Work Title||Min Sjæl er mørk, CNW 279|
|Alternative. Title||My soul is dark|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||CNW 279|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1886-88|
|Librettist||Caralis (Caspara Preetzman, 1792-1876)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
During his student years, Nielsen composed songs to texts by English poets in a Danish translation by Christian Preetzmann. It is probable that his music theory teacher Orla Rosenhoff was the instigator.