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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Horn, Trumpet and Euphonium (Messerschmidt)
||Est du modfalden, kære Ven
||Are you discouraged, dearest friend
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
||1 [no tempo]
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
The melody was discarded from Hymns and Sacred Songs. According to a letter, Nielsen composed the song on 18 March 1915. However, it was one of Nielsen's other melodies – Min Jesus, lad mit Hjerte faa that became the more commonly used one for this text.