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 Symphony
Symphony No. 5, FS 97 (Op. 50) 1921 Symphony
Symphony No. 3 ("Sinfonia espansiva"), FS 60 (Op. 27) 1910 Symphony
Symphony No. 2 ("De fire temperamenter"), FS 29 (Op. 16) 1901 Symphony
Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39 1904 Opera
Wind Quintet, FS 100 (Op. 43) 1922 Chamber Music
Flute Concerto, FS 119 1926 Concerto
Symphony No. 6 ("Sinfonia semplice"), FS 116 1924 Symphony
Clarinet Concerto, FS129 (Op. 57) 1928 Concerto
Moderen, incidental music, FS 94 (Op. 41) 1920 Orchestral
Violin Concerto, FS 61 (Op. 33) 1911 Concerto
Aladdin, incidental music, FS 89 (Op. 34) 1918 Orchestral
Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7) 1891 Symphony
Little Suite, for string orchestra in A minor, FS 6 (Op. 1) 1888 Orchestral
Humoreske-bagateller (Humoresque-bagatelles) (6), for piano, FS 22 (Op. 11) 1894 Keyboard
Klavermusik for små og store (Piano Music for Young and Old), 24 pieces for piano (2 vols.), FS 148 (Op. 53) 1929 Keyboard
Helios, concert overture, FS 32 (Op. 17) 1903 Orchestral
29 små praeludier (29 Little Preludes), for organ, FS 136 (Op. 51) 1929 Keyboard
Pan og Syrinx (Pan and Syrinx), for orchestra, FS 87 (Op. 49) 1917 Orchestral
Hymns and Sacred Songs, song collection for voice & piano, FS 83 1913 Vocal Music
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