CNW 336 XML

Carl Nielsen

Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat

Denmark, now slumbers the Northern night

CNW 336
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 285; III/6, 399, 400
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, The Royal Library, Copenhagen) 84
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 146

Author: Thøger Larsen

Carl Nielsen Edition (Editorial Texts)

Composition: 9 Dec. 1929.

According to his diary, Nielsen composed the song on 9 December 1929. A version for piano with text was published as facsimile in Politiken. The readers of the newspaper had complained that none of the existing melodies for this poem was satisfactory. According to the newspaper, Nielsen came to the result after having finished four or five drafts.

Version for piano (with text)

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 285

Date: 1929.

The autograph manuscript published in Politiken is end-dated 20 December 1929.

Instrumentation: pf.pianoforte (piano) , (voice)
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Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat

Denmark, now slumbers the Northern night

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Version for female choir

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 400

Date: 10 Sept. 1930.

Instrumentation:

Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat

Denmark, now slumbers the Northern night

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Version for female choir

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 399

Date: 1930.

Instrumentation:

Danmark, nu blunder den lyse Nat

Denmark, now slumbers the Northern night

Edition:

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