Nocturne lyrique, Op.48a (Nielsen, Ludolf)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Jens Cornelius
LudolfNielsenFan (2014/3/6)

Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Edition Dania, 1937. Plate E.D. 8.
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General Information

Work Title Nocturne for Orkester
Alternative. Title Sommeraften ved Nymindegab
Composer Nielsen, Ludolf
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.48a ; JC 83
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILN 30
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923
First Publication. 1937
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 Flutes, Oboe, English horn, 2 Clarinets in A, Bassoon, Horn in F, Celesta, Strings

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Ludolf Nielsen spent his holidays in a small house in Nymindegab on the Danish Westcoast. This nocturne is a impression on a summer evening there.

Recorded on a 1996 cpo CD.

Premiere (or an early performance) may have been mentioned @ Dansk musiktidsskrift - Volume 10 - Page 63 (ca.1935?)