Carl Nielsen

Edderkoppens Sang af "Aladdin"

(Betragt mit svage Spind)

The Spider's Song from 'Aladdin'

(Behold my web, how frail)

CNW 373
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. Royal Danish Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/6, 384
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen) 291
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 27

Author: Adam Oehlenschläger
Dedicatee: Margrete Rosenberg

Carl Nielsen Edition (Editorial Texts)

Composition: 1899.

The song for three-part children's choir was composed at the end of 1899, as the fair copy is end-dated 4 December 1899. It was dedicated to Nielsen's fellow student Margrete Rosenberg. The work was not published until eight years later.

Instrumentation: Choir: S.soprano , S.soprano , A.alto
Moderato, quasi allegretto

Betragt mit svage Spind

Behold my web, how frail


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