Polka, CNW 44 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
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 Polka, CNW 44
Alternative. Title Polka for Violin
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 44
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 [no tempo]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870-81
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Polka for Violin is one of Nielsen's earliest compositions. In his autobiography Min fynske Barndom, he mentions that the piece was played at a party where he was substituting his father. The work survives in later sources only.