Carl Nielsen

Helios, opus 17

Ouverture for orkester

Helios, Opus 17

Overture for Orchestra

Opus 17
CNW 34
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. Royal Danish Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) II/7
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen) 56
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 32

Dedicatee: Julius Röntgen

Carl Nielsen Edition

Arrangement not by Nielsen:

Composition: 1903.

Nielsen composed the overture during a stay in Athens, where his wife, Anne Marie, was studying ancient Greek art. According to his letters and diary he was working on the composition in March, April and May 1903. 

Andante tranquillo. Allegro ma non troppo. Presto. Tempo I (allegro ma non troppo). Andante tranquillo

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