I Drømmenes Land, CNW 285 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Niels Bo Foltmann
Peter Hauge
Elly Bruunshuus Petersen
Kirsten Flensborg Petersen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series III, No.5
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
Made available by courtesy of DCM.
Misc. Notes Version in F-sharp major.
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General Information

Work Title I Drømmenes Land
Alternative. Title The Realm of Dreams
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 285 ; FS 13
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 98
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Andante con moto)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891
Librettist Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847–1885)
Language Danish
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Nielsen catalogue
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

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The song was probably composed in 1891 and was originally planned as the first in a collection of songs to texts by J.P. Jacobsen, op. 4. However, Nielsen withdrew it during the proof-reading process.

Recorded on "The Lesser-Known Nielsen, V.2."