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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Horn, Trumpet and Euphonium (Messerschmidt)
||Alt paa den vilde Hede
||On moorland barren, level
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
||Langsomt, dog skridende
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1913-12-17 in Copenhagen, The Palace Hotel and The Students' Society
||Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Hymns and Sacred Songs No.2
The hymn was composed in 1913 and was later included in the collection Hymns and Sacred Songs. As with several other of these hymns, Nielsen gave them a 'trial run' at a public concert before they appeared in print.