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|Work Title||Til min Fødeø, CNW 364|
|Alternative. Title||To My Native Island (You're gently rocked in blissful bed)|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||CNW 364|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||ICN 205|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1929|
|First Performance.||1930-1-15 in Copenhagen, Axelborg, The Danish Broadcasting Corporation.
|Librettist||S. P. Raben-Korch (1869-1957)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||mens choir (TTBB)|
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.