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||Serenade (Gladly we listen when music may carry)
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1907-2-11 in Vilhemine Heise's home
||Hother Ploug (1856-1932)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||mixed chorus (SATB)
Serenade was written by the poet Hother Ploug as a tribute to Peter Heise's widow, Vilhelmine Heise, on the occasion of her birthday on 8 February 1907. The following day, Nielsen made a choral setting of the text, which was performed at a gathering in Mrs Heise's home two days later.