Carl Nielsen

Kvad til Jóhan Sigurjónssons skuespil "Løgneren"

Ballad for Jóhan Sigurjónsson's Play 'The Liar'

CNW 16
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. Royal Danish Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) I/6
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen) 344
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 88

Author: Jóhan Sigurjónsson

Carl Nielsen Edition

Composition: Between 1917 and 1918.

The play was accepted for performance at The Royal Theatre in May 1917. Nielsen, who earlier had been working on Njal's Saga, composed the music during that time and before the first performance in February 1918.

Instrumentation: voice, arpa
Roles: Skjalden
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