2 Karakterstykker, CNW 73 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Character Pieces, CNW 73
Alternative. Title To karakterstykker for klaver
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 73
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 33
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
  1. Andante con moto (F major)
  2. Andante quasi allegretto (E-flat major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1881–83
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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The two character pieces probably date from Nielsen's time in Odense and thus are among his earliest works. He made fair ink copies of the pieces and must therefore have considered them quite successful.