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|Work Title||Serenade, CNW 277|
|Alternative. Title||See! Luften er stille (The blue waves are sleeping)|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||CNW 277|
|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.