Til mit Hjertes Dronning, CNW 276 (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 Til mit Hjertes Dronning
Alternative. Title To the Queen of my Heart
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 276
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 206
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Allegretto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886-88
Librettist Caralis (Caspara Preetzman, 1792-1876)
after Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

During his student years, Nielsen composed songs to texts by English poets in a Danish translation by Christian Preetzmann. It is probable that his music theory teacher Orla Rosenhoff was the instigator.