Foreningen til unge Handelsmænds Uddannelses Cantata, CNW 114 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.3
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2008.
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General Information

Work Title Cantata for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Society for the Education of Young Merchants
Alternative. Title Kantate ved Foreningen til unge Handelsmænds Uddannelses 50-Aars Jubilæum
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 114
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 70
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. The Bright Amber. Tempo moderato, ma energico (F major)
  2. The Long Journey. Poco allegretto (A major)
  3. Forward and Homeward. Allegro vivace (F major)
  4. School. Poco andantino(F major)
  5. Youth. Quasi tempo di marcia (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930
First Performance. 1930-11-3 in Copenhagen, Børsen (The Stock Exchange).
Mogens Wöldike, conductor
Librettist Hans Hartvig Seedorff Pedersen (1892-1986)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: reciter, baritone, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns (F), strings
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The cantata is Nielsen's last orchestral work. It was composed during September 1930, and the fair copy was end-dated 4 October. According to a letter, Nielsen was completely absorbed with working on the composition.