P.S. Krøyer Cantata, CNW 108 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title Kantate til Mindefesten for P.S. Krøyer, CNW 108
Alternative. Title Cantata for the Commemoration of P.S. Krøyer
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 108
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 108
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Andantino espressivo (D minor)
  2. Allegretto (A major)
  3. Andante (D minor)
  4. Andantino quasi allegretto (B-flat major)
  5. Final chorus. Andantino espressivo (D minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1909-12-4 in Copenhagen, Udstillingsbygningen ved Charlottenborg.
Salomon Levysohn, conductor
Librettist Lauritz Christian Nielsen (1871-1930)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation reciter, soprano, baritone, male chorus (TTBB), piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

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The poet L.C. Nielsen and Nielsen were invited to write a cantata in memory of the painter P.S. Krøyer. Carl Nielsen first mentioned the cantata in his diary on 28 November 1909. The work was finished four days later, two days before its first performance.