Apostlene sad i Jerusalem, CNW 328 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Haugen
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.5
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title Apostlene sad i Jerusalem
Alternative. Title Apostles convened in Jerusalem
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 328
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 20
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 [no tempo]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928
Librettist Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue

Misc. Comments

Nielsen composed the melody on request by the organist Johannes Hansen. According to Nielsen's diary, the song was finished on 2 April 1928. In a letter to Thorvald Aagaard, he argued that it should be included in the forthcoming edition of Folkehøjskolens Melodibog.