Alle de voksende Skygger, CNW 282 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.5
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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Work Title Alle de voksende Skygger, CNW 282
Alternative. Title All the developing shadows
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 282
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 6
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andantino
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887-89
Librettist Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847–1885)
Language Danish
Dedication Emilie Demant
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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Nielsen composed the song during a summer holiday when he fell in love with Emilie Demant in the late 1880s. In her memoirs she writes about the song that Nielsen dedicated to her.