Carl Nielsen

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Nielsen is widely known for six symphonies that exhibit a synthesis and stylistic progression ranging from lush Romanticism to angular, ultra-chromatic modernism.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 4 ("Det uudslukkelige"; "Inextinguishable"), FS 76 (Op. 29) 1914 35:38 Symphony
Wind Quintet, FS 100 (Op. 43) 1922 24:52 Chamber Music
Clarinet Concerto, FS129 (Op. 57) 1928 25:03 Concerto
Symphony No. 6 ("Sinfonia semplice"), FS 116 1924 33:55 Symphony
Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39 1904 01:53:57 Opera
Symphony No. 3 ("Sinfonia espansiva"), FS 60 (Op. 27) 1910 33:41 Symphony
Flute Concerto, FS 119 1926 18:53 Concerto
Symphony No. 5, FS 97 (Op. 50) 1921 35:24 Symphony
Symphony No. 2 ("De fire temperamenter"), FS 29 (Op. 16) 1901 32:53 Symphony
Humoreske-bagateller (Humoresque-bagatelles) (6), for piano, FS 22 (Op. 11) 1894 05:06 Keyboard
Violin Concerto, FS 61 (Op. 33) 1911 36:00 Concerto
Fynsk foraar (Springtime on Funen), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, FS 96 (Op. 42) 1921 17:59 Choral
Pan og Syrinx (Pan and Syrinx), for orchestra, FS 87 (Op. 49) 1917 08:29 Orchestral
Aladdin, incidental music, FS 89 (Op. 34) 1918 37:32 Orchestral
Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7) 1891 33:40 Symphony
Commotio, for organ, FS 155 (Op. 58) 1930 22:27 Keyboard
Helios, concert overture, FS 32 (Op. 17) 1903 11:40 Orchestral
Little Suite, for string orchestra in A minor, FS 6 (Op. 1) 1888 15:13 Orchestral
Hymne til Danmark ("Danmark, i tusind Aar"), for chorus and orchestra (from FS 86) 1917 02:01 Choral
Fem Klaverstykker (Five Pieces for piano), FS 10 (Op. 3) 1890 05:53 Keyboard
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