Vaaren – Vaaren er i Brudd!, CNW 353 (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 Vaaren – Vaaren er i Brudd!, CNW 353
Alternative. Title Springtime, springtime breaking through
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 353
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 213
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Ikke langsomt, men dog hymneagtigt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
Librettist Marinus Børup, after Morten Børup (ca.1446-1526)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
External Links Nielsen catalogue

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The composition was commissioned by the teacher at Aarhus Katedralskole, Regnar Knudsen, on the occasion of the school's celebration of Morten Børup's 400th anniversary in 1926. Børup wrote the original Latin text 'In vernalis temporis'. According to a letter dated 16 May 1926, Carl Nielsen had finished and sent it to Regnar Knudsen.