Morten Børups Majvise, CNW 375 (Nielsen, Carl)



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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.6
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title Morten Børups Majvise, CNW 375
Alternative. Title Morten Børup's Song of May (Jubilation, shouts of glee)
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 375
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 130
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Con moto (med frejdigt Foredrag)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
First Performance. 1906-5-8 in Kolding, Kolding højere Almenskole
Librettist Frederik Moth (1861-1930), after Morten Børup (ca.1446-1526)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation womens choir (SSA)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Nielsen composed the melody for Kolding Almenskole's May Festival in 1906. It was originally composed for three equal voices but was later re-arranged.