Til min Fødeø, CNW 364 (Nielsen, Carl)


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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series III, No.6
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 Til min Fødeø, CNW 364
Alternative. Title To My Native Island (You're gently rocked in blissful bed)
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 364
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Performance. 1930-1-15 in Copenhagen, Axelborg, The Danish Broadcasting Corporation.
Vilhelm Rosenberg, conductor
Librettist S. P. Raben-Korch (1869-1957)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mens choir (TTBB)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The work was composed on request by the author of the text, S.P. Raben-Korch. He sent the poem to Nielsen on 15 October 1928. According to his diary, Nielsen did not take up the task until one year later, on 26 November 1929. The fair copy was end-dated the following day.