Sof sött, du lilla Sonja!, CNW 309 (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 Sof sött, du lilla Sonja!, CNW 309
Alternative. Title Sleep sweetly, little Sonja!
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 309
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 174
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Blidt og yndefuldt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922
Librettist Harald Fürstenberg
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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The lullaby was composed during Nielsen's stay in Gothenburg in 1922 and dedicated to a daughter of the family with whom he was staying. The manuscript is dated 1 March 1922.