Sidskensang, CNW 348 (Nielsen, Carl)



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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Hauge
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 Sidskensang
Alternative. Title Siskin Song (You are, in truth, a curious pet)
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 348
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 171
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Allegretto un poco)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
First Performance. 1907-4-7 in Copenhagen, Cæcilia-Foreningen
First Publication. 1953
Librettist Emil Aarestrup (1800−1856)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SSAT)
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Nielsen composed the chorale on request by Frederik Rung for the St Caecilia Society's Madrigal Choir. According to his diary, he began composing on 5 December and finished the fair copy on 11 December 1906.