Sænk kun dit Hoved, du Blomst, Op.21/4 (Nielsen, Carl)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Soprano and Orchestra (Composer)

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Arranger composer
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.
Made available by courtesy of DCM.
Misc. Notes The orchestra instrumentation is 2 flutes, 2 bassoons, strings.
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General Information

Work Title Sænk kun dit Hoved, du Blomst
Alternative. Title Lay down, sweet flower, your head
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21.4 ; CNW 138
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 164
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Quasi allegretto (stille, inderligt)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921-22
Librettist Johannes Jørgensen (1866-1956)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

The song was composed in connection with Nielsen's collaboration with Johannes Jørgensen on the cantata Søvnen in 1903. The version with orchestra is dated between 1921 and 1922.