CNW 252 XML

Carl Nielsen

Det danske Brød paa Sletten gror

The Danish bread, it grows on plains

CNW 252
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/4, 139; III/5, 244
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, The Royal Library, Copenhagen) 109
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 95

Author: Jeppe Aakjær

Carl Nielsen Edition (Editorial Texts)

Composition: 1921.

The song was commissioned in 1920 so that it could appear in a publication celebrating Borups Højskole. Nielsen also included it in his own collection Tyve folkelige Melodier (CNW Coll. 15) . According to a letter to Thorvald Aagaard, he finished the melody in July 1921.

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Version for piano (with text)

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 244

Date: 1921.

Nielsen sent this version of the melody together with a letter to Thorvald Aagaard dated 18 July 1921.

Instrumentation: pf.pianoforte (piano) , (voice)

Det danske Brød paa Sletten gror

The Danish bread, it grows on plains

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Version for voice and piano

CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/4, 139

Date: 1921.

Instrumentation: voice, pf.pianoforte (piano)
Jævnt og varmt

Det danske Brød paa Sletten gror

The Danish bread, it grows on plains

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