Allegro in F major, CNW 50 (Nielsen, Carl)

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IS (2016/7/19)

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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 String Quartet movement in F major
Alternative. Title Sats for to violiner, bratsch og cello
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 50
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 9
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887–88
First Performance. 1888-1-25, in Copenhagen, The Private Chamber Music Society (ascertained)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Related Works String Quartet movement in F major, CNW 51
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

This movement and the movement in F major, CNW 51 was probably part of an early string quartet performed in January 1888. In a letter, Nielsen refers to a quartet that he showed to his teacher, Orla Rosenhoff, in late 1887. A string quartet by Nielsen in F was performed at The Private Chamber Music Society; however, it has not been possible to determine which of the surviving movements were part of the quartet performed (assuming that the quartet performed has survived at all.)

Not to be confused in any case with his later string quartet in F major "Piacevolezza", Op.19 (1906) (which was revised, in turn, as Quartet No.4, Op.44.)