Skovvandring (Nielsen, Ludolf)


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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1914-22).
Misc. Notes Is this an autograph, a holograph, a copy (by whom?), etc.? It just says "Manuscript", 1914-22 here, not further info...
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General Information

Work Title Skovvandring
Alternative. Title Forest Journey (orchestral suite)
Composer Nielsen, Ludolf
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40 ; JC 80
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 sections
  1. Echo and Narcissus
  2. Pan Walks the Forest
  3. The Death of the Dryads
  4. By the Elf
  5. Towards Day Break
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-22
First Performance. 1924-11-28
First Publication. 2014
Average DurationAvg. Duration 27 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 Flutes ( 3rd Piccolo ), 2 Oboes, Corno inglese, 2 Clarinetts in A, 1 Clarinett in B, 1 Bassclarinett in B, 2 Bassons, 4 Horns in F and E, 3 Trumpets in B and A, 3 Trombones ( 3rd also Tuba ), Timpani, Percussion ( 2 Players ), Harp, Celesta, Strings

Misc. Comments

  • The first movement was written during Ludolf Nielsens personal crisis, caused by the world war in 1914. He continued 1921 and finished the score in 1922.