Cosmus, CNW 19 (Nielsen, Carl)



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IS (2016/7/6)

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Editor Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series I, No.9
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2007.
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General Information

Work Title Cosmus
Alternative. Title Songs for Einar Christiansen's Play
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 19
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 38
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
1. The Fisherman's song. Slowly and meticulously in accordance with the words (G major)
2. Powerfully (C minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921
First Performance. 1922-2-25, in Copenhagen, The Royal Theatre
Librettist Einar Christiansen (1861-1939)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation tenor, mixed chorus (SSATTBB)
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The music for the play Cosmus was commissioned by the author, Einar Christiansen, in August 1921. The autograph sources are dated September 1921.