Symphony No.5, Op.50 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1926.
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Misc. Notes Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (DK-Kk): CNS 66a
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Editor Erik Tuxen (1902-1957) see below
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Skandinavisk Musikforlag, 1950. Plate SM 4552.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Also reprinted by Kalmus.
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Editor Michael Fjeldsøe (b.1965)
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series II, No.5
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 1998.
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13 more: Oboe 1, 2 • Clarinet 1, 2 (B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (B♭) • Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Timpani • Snare Drum, Cymbals/Tambourine, Triangle/Celesta • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor Clark McAlister (b. 1946)
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Skandinavisk Musikforlag, 1950*
Reprinted Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1983). Catalog A5659.
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Misc. Notes *The editor created these parts by altering the 1950 Tuxen parts below to match the 1926 score (currently missing here) - thus reverting Tuxen's changes.
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13 more: Oboe 1, 2 • Clarinet 1/Bass Clarinet*, 2 (A/B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2, Contrabassoon** • Horn 1, 2 (F) • Horn 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (B♭) • Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Triangle/Celesta, Cymbals/Tambourine, Snare Drum, Timpani • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor Erik Tuxen (1902-1957) see below
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Skandinavisk Musikforlag, 1950.
Reprinted Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1983). Catalog A5671.
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Misc. Notes *Optional parts added by Tuxen to replace flutes at 6 bars before 92 in 2nd movement.
**Optional part added by Tuxen, not in original.
Erratum: the alto flute's written G 4 measures before rehearsal 92 should read G.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.5
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Symphonie nº 5 de Nielsen; Symphony No. 5; Symfonie nr. 5; 交響曲第5番 (ニールセン); 5. Sinfonie; Sinfonía n.º 5 (Nielsen); Sinfonia n. 5; Simfonia núm. 5 (Nielsen)
Name Aliases Symfonie nr. 5 (Nielsen)
Authorities Wikipedia
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50 ; CNW 29
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 200
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
I. Tempo giusto - Adagio (400 bars)
II. Allegro - Presto - Andante poco tranquillo (903 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1920-22
First Performance. 1922-01-24 in Copenhagen, Odd Fellows' Hall
Musikforeningen (orchestra), Carl Nielsen (conductor)
First Publication. 1926
Dedication Vera and Carl Johan Michaelsen
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo and alto flute*), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon*
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, snare drum, triangle, tambourine, celesta, strings
*only in Tuxen's revised edition of 1950
External Links Nielsen catalogue
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All Music Guide
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