CNW 293 XML

Carl Nielsen

Børnehjælpsdagens Sang

(Vi Børn, vi Børn, vi vaagner)

Child Welfare Day Song

(We boys and girls we waken)

CNW 293
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 230; III/6, 305, 325, 388
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, The Royal Library, Copenhagen) 288
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 62

Author: Johannes Jørgensen

Carl Nielsen Edition (Editorial Texts)

Composition: 1911.

In January 1911, Nielsen agreed to compose the music for a Child Welfare Day song. He received the text in March and finished composing it in April. The music was published in three different versions (see below).

Version for piano (with text)

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 230

Date: 1911.

The autograph printer's manuscript is end-dated 27 April 1911.

Instrumentation: pf.pianoforte (piano) , (voice)
Poco andantino

Vi Børn, vi Børn, vi vaagner længe

We boys and girls we waken

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Version for male choir

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 325

Date: 1911.

The autograph printer's manuscript is end-dated 27 May 1911.

Poco andantino

Vi Børn, vi Børn, vi vaagner længe

We boys and girls we waken

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Version for mixed choir

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 305

Date: 1911.

Vi Børn, vi Børn, vi vaagner længe

We boys and girls we waken

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Version for female/children's choir

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 388

Date: 1911.

This version of the song was a facsimile printed as a postcard sold as part of the Child Welfare Day's fund-raising activities.

Instrumentation:
Andantino quasi allegretto

Vi Børn, vi Børn, vi vaagner længe

We boys and girls we waken

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