2 School Songs, FS 138 (Nielsen, Carl)



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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.6
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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Work Title 2 School Songs
Alternative. Title To Skolesange
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FS 138 ; CNW 343-344 (CNW Coll. 25)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 166
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 songs
  1. Blomsterstøv fra Blomsterbæger, CNW 343 (G major)
  2. Nu er for stakket Tid forbi, CNW 344 (B-flat major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Performance. 1929
First Publication. 1929
Librettist Viggo Stuckenberg (1863-1905)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
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To Skolesange was a private publication by Birkerød State School resulting from an initiative by the organist and music teacher Knud Malmstrøm, who had asked Nielsen to compose music to two poems by Viggo Stuckenberg. The songs were performed at the school's end-of-term event, 1929.