Lorenz Frølich Celebration Cantata, CNW 103 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Larsen
Engraver London: New Notations
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III: Vokalmusik, No.1: Cantatas, Bd.2 (pp.1-9)
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2008.
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Work Title Lorenz Frølich Celebration Cantata
Alternative. Title Kantate til Lorenz Frølich-Festen
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 103
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 122
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andantino
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900
First Performance. 1900-11-30 in Copenhagen, Koncertpalæet
Peter Jerndorff (voice), Carl Nielsen (piano)
First Publication. 2008 at latest
Librettist Axel Olrik (1864–1917)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
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Kantate til Lorenz Frølich-Festen was composed for the occasion of the eightieth birthday of the painter Lorenz Frølich which was celebrated in Koncertpalæet, Copenhagen, on 30 November 1900. Nielsen composed the music at a time when he was busy working on his opera Saul og David.