List of works by Carl Nielsen


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The table below gives the following information (where applicable):

  • CNWCatalogue of Carl Nielsen's Works (The Royal Library, Copenhagen).
  • Op. — opus numbers.
  • FS — Fog, Dan and Torben Schousboe. Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En bibliografi., Busck, 1965.
  • Title — as used on IMSLP.
  • Key — the principal key of the work.
  • Genre — as used by IMSLP's categorization system.
  • Scoring — the instrumentation used.
  • Notes — concerning related works, completeness, authorship, etc.
CNW Op. FS Title Key Date Scoring Genre Notes
001 25 Saul og David 1899-1901 vv ch orch operas
002 39 Maskarade 1905-1906 vv ch orch operas
003 9 An Evening at Giske 1889-1890 ch orch incidental music
004 17 Snefrid 1893 orch incidental music 1st version
004 17 Snefrid 1899 orch incidental music 2nd version
004 17 Snefrid 1902 nar 2vn va vc pf incidental music composer's arrangement
005 42 The Fights in Stefan Borg's House ("Skal Blomsterne da visne") C major 1901 v pf incidental music see also CNW 135
006 30 Atalanta ("Den Sol, som dukker op i Øst") B major 1901 v ghca incidental music
007 37 Hr. Oluf han rider– 1906 vv ch orch incidental music see also CNW 132, 133 and 134
008 44 Willemoes 1907-1908 v mch orch incidental music in collaboration with Emilius Bangert, Axel Schiøler; see also CNW Coll. 7
009 45 Parents 1908 pf incidental music
010 43 Tove 1907-1908 vv fch orch incidental music see also CNW Coll. 6
011 50 The Wolf's Son 1909 v mch orch incidental music see also CNW 151 and 152
011 50 The Wolf's Son 1909 v pf incidental music composer's arrangement
012 57 Hagbarth and Signe 1910 v fch orch incidental music see also CNW 292
013 65 Midsummer Eve Play 1913 v cch ch orch incidental music see also CNW 204 and 340
014 71 Native Land 1915-1916 fch ww br perc incidental music see also CNW 155
015 80 Shakespeare 1916 vv ch orch incidental music see also CNW 111 and 302
016 88 The Liar D minor 1917-1918 v hp incidental music
017 34 89 Aladdin 1917-1919 vv ch orch incidental music
017 34 89 'Aladdin' Suite 1919 orch suites
017 34 89 Aladdin ch pf dances composer's arrangement, Nos. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 22
018 41 94 The Mother 1920-1921 vv ch orch incidental music see also CNW 35, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236 and 237
018 41 94 The Mother v pf songs composer's arrangement, Nos. 2, 4, 6, 8, 7, 9, 10, 11, 16, 15, 19, 1 and 22
019 98 Cosmus 1921 v ch incidental music
020 102 Homage to Holberg 1922 vv ch orch incidental music
021 117 Ebbe Skammelsen 1925 v cch ch ww br incidental music
022 147 From Rold to Rebild ("Vi er Jyder") F major 1929 v mch orch incidental music see also CNW 330
023 150 Cupid and the Poet 1930 vv ch orch incidental music see also CNW 391 and 419
024 156 Grundtvig Easter Evening 1931 nar mch ww br timp incidental music
025 7 16 Symphony No.1 G minor 1889-1894 orch symphonies
026 16 29 Symphony No.2 ("The Four Temperaments") 1901-1902 orch symphonies
027 27 60 Symphony No.3 ("Sinfonia espansiva") 1910-1911 vv orch symphonies
027 27 60 Symphony No.3 ("Sinfonia espansiva") ca.1913 pf4h symphonies composer's arrangement
028 29 76 Symphony No.4 ("The Inexstinguishable") 1914-1916 orch symphonies
029 50 97 Symphony No.5 1920-1922 orch symphonies
030 116 Symphony No.6 ("Sinfonia semplice") 1924-1925 orch symphonies
031 Andante tranquillo e Scherzo 1887 str andantes

scherzos

032 1 6 Suite for Strings 1888-1889 str suites
033 7 Symphonic Rhapsody F major 1888 orch rhapsodies
034 17 32 Helios Overture 1903 orch overtures
035 39 46 Saga-Drøm C minor 1907-1908 orch pieces from CNW 18
036 58 At the Bier of a Young Artist E minor 1910 str pieces
037 63 Nearer My God to Thee G major 1912 ww br perc 2db pieces in collaboration with Julius Reesen; based on Bethany, by Lowell Mason
038 49 87 Pan og Syrinx F major 1917-1918 orch pieces
039 123 Rhapsody Overture 1927 orch rhapsodies
040 130 Bøhmisk-Dansk Folketone 1928 str folksongs
041 33 61 Violin Concerto 1911-1912 vn orch concertos
042 119 Flute Concerto 1926 fl orch concertos
043 57 129 Clarinet Concerto 1928 cl orch concertos
044 1 Polka A major ca.1870-1881 vn polkas
045 Greeting G major 1890 vn pieces
046 48 104 Prelude, Theme and Variations F major 1922-1923 vn preludes

variations

047 52 128 Preludio e Presto 1927-1928 vn preludes

prestos

048 3e Duet A major ca.1880-1883 2vn duets
049 3d String Quartet D minor 1883 2vn va vc quartets
050 3k Movement ("Allegro") F major 1887-1888 2vn va vc movements
051 3k Movement ("Allegro molto") F major 1887-1888 2vn va vc movements
052 3c(?) Movement ("Allegro moderato") F major 1888 2vn va vc movements based on part of Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No.1, Op.18 No.1
053 3c(?) Trauermarsch D minor 2vn va vc marches
054 3c(?) Movement ("Andante sostenuto") F minor 2vn va vc movements
055 13 4 String Quartet No.1 G minor 1887-1888 2vn va vc quartets
056 5 11 String Quartet No.2 F minor 1890, rev. 1892 2vn va vc quartets
057 14 23 String Quartet No.3 E major 1897-1898 2vn va vc quartets
058 44 36 String Quartet No.4 ("Piacevolezza") F major 1906 2vn va vc quartets
059 5 String Quintet G major 1888-1889 2vn 2va vc quintets
060 Romance G major 1888 vn pf romances
061 Romance D major vn pf romances
062 3b Violin Sonata G major 1881(?) vn pf sonatas
063 9 20 Violin Sonata No.1 A major 1895 vn pf sonatas
064 35 64 Violin Sonata No.2 1912 vn pf sonatas
065 2 8 Fantasy Pieces 1889-1890 ob pf fantasias
066 3h Fantasy Piece G minor 1880(?) cl pf fantasias
067 132 Canto Serioso C major hn pf songs
067 132 Canto Serioso C major 1916 vc pf songs composer's arrangement
068 3i Piano Trio G major 1880(?) vn vc pf trios
069 68 Serenata in vano 1914 cl bn hn vc db serenades
070 43 100 Wind Quintet 1922 fl ob/eh cl hn bn quintets
071 77 Pieces (3): C major 1918 zith pieces
71/1 77/1
    Naar Solen skinner
C major 1918 zith pieces
71/2 77/2
    Det tunge Budskab
A minor 1918 zith pieces
71/3 77/3
    Som Fisken i Vandet
C major 1918 zith pieces
072 157 Allegretto C major 1931 2rec allegrettos
073 3f Character Pieces (2): 1881-1883(?) pf character pieces
73/1 3f/1
    Andante con moto
F major pf character pieces
73/2 3f/2
    Andante quasi allegretto
E major pf character pieces
074 Norwegian Folk Dance G major ca.1880-1890 pf dances
075 Andante F major ca.1884-1886 pf andantes
076 Piece E major ca.1888-1891 pf pieces
077 Peasant Dance F major ca.1896-1897 pf dances
078 Allegretto G minor pf allegrettos
079 [Unidentified piece] B major pf pieces
080 Minuet A major pf minuets
081 3 10 Pieces (5): 1887-1891 pf pieces
81/1 3/1 10/1
    Folketone
A minor pf folksongs
81/2 3/2 10/2
    Humoreske
A minor pf humoresques
81/3 3/3 10/3
    Arabeske
D major pf arabesques
81/4 3/4 10/4
    Mignon
E minor pf pieces
81/5 3/5 10/5
    Alfedans
E minor pf dances arrangement of CNW 7 No.15
082 8 19 Symphonic Suite 1894 pf suites
083 11 22 Humoreske-Bagateller 1897 pf bagatelles
084 24 Festival Prelude for the New Century E major 1900 pf preludes
085 34 A Dream about 'Silent Night' E major 1905 pf pieces
086 32 79 Chaconne D minor 1916-1917 pf chaconnes
087 40 81 Theme and Variations B minor 1917 pf variations
088 45 91 Suite 1919 pf suites
089 [Unidentified piece] A major pf pieces
090 131 Pieces (3): 1928 pf pieces
90/1 131/1
    Impromptu
C major 1928 pf impromptus
90/2 131/2
    Molto adagio
E minor 1928 pf pieces
90/3 131/3
    Allegro non troppo
E major 1928 pf pieces
091 Andantino F major ca.1929 pf andantinos
092 53 148 Piano Music for Young and Old 1929-1930 pf pieces
093 [Unidentified piece] C major kbd pieces
094 A Little Piano Piece C major ca.1930-1931 pf pieces
095 159 Piece C major ca.1930-1931 pf pieces
096 51 136 Little Preludes (29): 1929 org/harm preludes
96/1 51/1 136/1
    Prelude
F major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/2 51/2 136/2
    Prelude
E minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/3 51/3 136/3
    Prelude
E major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/4 51/4 136/4
    Prelude
D major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/5 51/5 136/5
    Prelude
G minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/6 51/6 136/6
    Prelude
C major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/7 51/7 136/7
    Prelude
F major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/8 51/8 136/8
    Prelude
E major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/9 51/9 136/9
    Prelude
B major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/10 51/10 136/10
    Prelude
G minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/11 51/11 136/11
    Prelude
G major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/12 51/12 136/12
    Prelude
D minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/13 51/13 136/13
    Prelude
G major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/14 51/14 136/14
    Prelude
E major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/15 51/15 136/15
    Prelude
A major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/16 51/16 136/16
    Prelude
D major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/17 51/17 136/17
    Prelude
G major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/18 51/18 136/18
    Prelude
C major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/19 51/19 136/19
    Prelude
A minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/20 51/20 136/20
    Prelude
D minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/21 51/21 136/21
    Prelude
D minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/22 51/22 136/22
    Prelude
E major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/23 51/23 136/23
    Prelude
E major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/24 51/24 136/24
    Prelude
E minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/25 51/25 136/25
    Prelude
F minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/26 51/26 136/26
    Prelude
E minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/27 51/27 136/27
    Prelude
F minor 1929 org/harm preludes
96/28 51/28 136/28
    Prelude
C major 1929 org/harm preludes
96/29 51/29 136/29
    Prelude
F major 1929 org/harm preludes
097 Melody E major 1929 org pieces
098 137 Preludes (2): 1931 org preludes
98/1 137/1
    Prelude
D minor 1931 org preludes
98/2 137/2
    Prelude
F major 1931 org preludes
099 58 155 Commotio C major 1930-1931 org pieces
100 12 21 Hymnus Amoris A major 1896 vv cch ch orch secular hymns
101 18 33 Søvnen E major 1903-1904 ch orch secular choruses
102 42 96 Fynsk Foraar 1921 vv cch ch orch secular choruses
103 26 Lorenz Frølich Celebration Cantata E major 1900 v pf secular cantatas
104 31 Studentersamfundets Bygnings Cantata 1901 nar vv mch orch secular cantatas
105 24 47 Universitetets Aarsfest Cantata 1908 vv mch orch secular cantatas
106 49 Commemoration Cantata 1909 nar mch secular cantatas
107 54 Aarhus Landsudstillings Cantata 1908-1909 vv mch orch secular cantatas in collaboration with Emilius Bangert; see also CNW Coll. 8
108 56 Kantate til Mindefesten for P.S. Krøyer D minor 1909 nar vv mch pf secular cantatas
109 74 Franz Neruda in Memoriam C major 1915 nar orch secular cantatas
110 85 Gade Centenary Hymn C major 1917 ch orch sacred hymns
111 31 86 Grosserer-Societetets Centenary Cantata 1917 nar vv ch orch secular cantatas arrangement of CNW 15 No.5; see also CNW 225 and 226
112 140 Polyteknisk Læreanstalts Centenary Cantata 1929 nar mch orch secular cantatas arrangement of CNW 288; see also CNW 331
113 141 Hymn to Art B major 1929 vv ch orch sacred hymns
114 153 Foreningen til unge Handelsmænds Uddannelses Cantata 1930 nar v ch orch secular cantatas
115 Digtning i Sang og Toner ved Svømmehallens Indvielse ("Vendt imod den friske Sø") G major 1930 nar mch ww br songs arrangement of CNW 395
116 4/1 12 Solnedgang ("Svømmende Skyer, dejlige Cyclader") D major ca.1890 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 1; see also CNW 287
117 4/2 12 I Seraillets Have ("Rosen sænker sit Hoved tungt af Dug og Duft") A minor ca.1892 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 1 and 3; see also CNW 339
118 4/3 12 Til Asali ("Før drømte jeg fast hver eneste Nat") F major ca.1892 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 1; see also CNW 358
119 4/4 12 Irmelin Rose ("Se, der var en Gang en Konge") A minor ca.1892 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 1 and 3
120 4/5 12 Har Dagen sanket al sin Sorg C minor ca.1892 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 1 and 3
121 6/1 14 Genrebillede ("Pagen højt paa Taarnet sad") D major ca.1893 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 2 and 3
122 6/2 14 Seraferne ("Seraferne har rullet bort de klare Stjerner") B major ca.1893 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 2
123 6/3 14 Silkesko over gylden Læst! G major ca.1893 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 2 and 3
124 6/4 14 Det bødes der for i lange Aar C minor ca.1893 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 2 and 3; adaptation of CNW 357
125 6/5 14 Vise af "Mogens" ("Havde jeg, o havde jeg en Dattersøn, o ja!") B major ca.1893 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 2
126 10/1 18 Æbleblomst ("Du fine, hvide Æbleblomst!") E major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4
127 10/2 18 Erindringens Sø ("Træd stille, min Veninde") D major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4
128 10/3 18 Sommersang ("Fyldt med Blomster blusser Æbletræets Gren") D major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4
129 10/4 18, 125 Sang bag Ploven ("I Solen gaar jeg bag min Plov") C major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4, 22 and 23
130 10/5 18 I Aften ("Det gyldenhvide Himmellys") F major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4
131 10/6 18 Hilsen ("Den dovne Fjord som gynger") D major ca.1895-1896 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 4
132 37 Hellelidens Sang ("Helleliden aksler sin Kofte graa") G major 1906 v pf songs arrangement of CNW 7
133 37 Hr. Olufs Sang ("Vegen er Dagen") F minor 1906 v pf songs arrangement of CNW 7
134 37 Dansevise ("Hr. Oluf der bredes dig Dug paa Disk") G major 1906 v pf songs arrangement of CNW 7
135 21/1 42 Skal Blomsterne da visne C major 1901 v pf songs arrangement of CNW 5; from CNW Coll. 5
136 21/2 42 Høgen ("Vær hilset Høg over Granetop") F minor 1907 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5
137 21/3 42, 125 Jens Vejmand ("Hvem sidder der bag Skjærmen") D major 1907 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5, 22, 23 and 27
137 21/3 42, 125 Jens Vejmand ("Hvem sidder der bag Skjærmen") D major uch songs composer's arrangement
137 21/3 42, 125 Jens Vejmand ("Hvem sidder der bag Skjærmen") D major 1927 (v) pf songs composer's arrangement
138 21/4 42 Sænk kun dit Hoved, du Blomst G major 1903 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5
138 21/4 42 Sænk kun dit Hoved, du Blomst G major ca.1921-1922 v orch songs composer's arrangement
139 21/5 42 Den første Lærke A major 1907 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5
140 21/6 42, 75 Husvild ("Gi Husly til to Persowner") G minor 1907 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5 and 12
140 21/6 42, 75 Husvild ("Gi Husly til to Persowner") G minor 1916 uch songs composer's arrangement
141 21/7 42 Godnat ("No wil a sej Jer Godnæt") F major 1907 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 5
142 44 Fædreland! Fædreland! F major ca.1907-1908 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 7
143 44 Ja, tag os, vor Moder D major ca.1907-1908 v pf songs from CNW Coll. 7
143 44 Ja, tag os, vor Moder F major ca.1907-1908 v pf songs composer's arrangement