Sjølunds Sangere, CNW 352 (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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Work Title Sjølunds Sangere, CNW 352
Alternative. Title Zealand Singers (On Zealand's fair and lovely summer isle)
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 352
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 172
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Varmt bevæget
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924
First Performance. 1924-6-22 Næstved (Sjællandske Folkekor).
C. Kofod, conductor
Librettist Karl Elnegaard (1871-1951)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATTB)
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The work was commissioned by the conductor C. Kofod for one of the country's large choral societies, Sjællandske Folkekor, who premiered the composition in June 1924.