Vældige Riger rives om Jorden, CNW 387 (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 Vældige Riger rives om Jorden, CNW 387
Alternative. Title Mighty realms that rend earth asunder
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 387
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 215
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 [no tempo]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923–24
Librettist Ahrent Otterstrøm (1870-1958)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
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The song was composed while Nielsen was working on Melodier til Sangbogen "Danmark" in 1923–24.