Carl Nielsen

Min Sjæl er mørk

My soul is dark

CNW 279
CNUCarl Nielsen Udgaven (The Carl Nielsen Edition. The Royal Library: Copenhagen 1998–2009) III/5, 217
CNSCarl Nielsens Samling (The Carl Nielsen Collection, The Royal Library, Copenhagen) 190
FSDan Fog & Torben Schousboe: Carl Nielsen kompositioner. En Bibliografi. København 1965. 3s

Author: Lord Byron
Translator: Caralis [Christian Preetzmann]

Carl Nielsen Edition (Editorial Texts)

Composition: Between c.1886 and 1888.

During his student years, Nielsen composed songs to texts by English poets in a Danish translation by Christian Preetzmann (CNW 276 , 277 , 278, 279, 355 , 356 ). It is probable that his music theory teacher Orla Rosenhoff was the instigator.

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

Min Sjæl er mørk

My soul is dark


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