Symphonic Rhapsody, CNW 33 (Nielsen, Carl)



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IS (2016/7/2)

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Editor Thomas Michelsen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series II, No.7
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 1999.
Made available by courtesy of the Danish Centre for Music Publication.
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General Information

Work Title Symphonic rhapsody
Alternative. Title Symfonisk Rhapsodi
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 33
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1888
First Performance. 1893
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons,
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The present allegro movement was originally conceived as the first movement of a symphony, which Carl Nielsen never finished, however. The piece was premiered in 1893 as an independent movement.