An Evening at Giske, CNW 3 (Nielsen, Carl)

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PDF typeset by New Notations
IS (2016/7/3)

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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series I, No.6
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2007.
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General Information

Work Title An Evening at Giske
Alternative. Title Music for Andreas Munch's Play
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 3
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
1. Prelude. Moderato quassi allegretto (C minor)
2. Finale chorus. Andante maestoso (B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1889-1890
Librettist Andreas Munch (1811-1884)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (B)
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), trombone, timpani, strings
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The work was probably composed around New Year 1889–90, but the further circumstances of its genesis remain obscure.