Pieces for 60 danske Kanoner, FS 152 (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.6
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 Pieces for 60 danske Kanoner, FS 152
Alternative. Title Bidrag til "60 danske Kanoner"
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW Coll.26 ; FS 152
Key Movements Header=6 songs
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Bokserne, CNW 366 (G minor)
  2. Traaden brister, Rokken staar, CNW 367 (E minor)
  3. Vægter jeg beder, hold op med i Sang, CNW 368 (E-flat major)
  4. Ikke det altid slaar til, CNW 369 (F major)
  5. Du skal le ad Ødelæggelse, CNW 370 (E major)
  6. Stilhed og Mørke, CNW 371 (D minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930
Librettist see below
Carl Nielsen No.1, 6
Hans Christian Andersen (1805−1875) No.2
Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754) Nos.3, 4
Jobs 5:22 No.5
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2-3 voices
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The six canons are Nielsen's contribution to Finn Høffding's and Hakon Andersen's 60 danske Kanoner of 1930.