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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Horn, Trumpet and Euphonium (Messerschmidt)
||Den gamle Husmand staar ved Gavl
||An old smallholder at his ground
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||Johan Skjoldborg (1861-1936)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
The melody was composed as part of Nielsen's contribution to Nye Melodier til Johan Borups Dansk Sangbog. The idea of setting music to this text apparently came from Johan Borup, and Nielsen received the request through Adolf Riis-Magnussen, the editor of the songbook.