Den gamle Husmand staar ved Gavl, CNW 401 (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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General Information

Work Title Den gamle Husmand staar ved Gavl
Alternative. Title An old smallholder at his ground
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 401
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 46
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Jævnt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
Librettist Johan Skjoldborg (1861-1936)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
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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.