Min Sjæl er mørk, CNW 279 (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 Min Sjæl er mørk, CNW 279
Alternative. Title My soul is dark
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 279
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 127
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Allegro agitato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886-88
Librettist Caralis (Caspara Preetzman, 1792-1876)
after George Gordon Byron (1788⋅1824)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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During his student years, Nielsen composed songs to texts by English poets in a Danish translation by Christian Preetzmann. It is probable that his music theory teacher Orla Rosenhoff was the instigator.