Est du modfalden, kære Ven, CNW 300 (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 Est du modfalden, kære Ven, CNW 300
Alternative. Title Are you discouraged, dearest friend
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 300
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 62
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 [no tempo]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915-3-8
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

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.