Tag Archives: Carl Nielsen

empathy

    One day we were in the garden. Father stood looking in at the pig. Mother was hanging clothes out, and I was weeding. Two travelling journeymen came past. They were dusty, carried knapsacks on their backs, and looked … Continue reading

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Carl Nielsen, “Helios Overture”

          Posted here is the Helios Overture by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen. The Helios Overture, Opus 17, is a concert overture which was first performed in Copenhagen in 1903. A Wikipedia entry provides background information … Continue reading

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Carl Nielsen, “Homesickness”

          Posted are two renditions of a beautiful song by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen. Nielsen composed over 290 songs and hymns, most of them based upon verses and poems by well-known Danish authors. The song … Continue reading

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Carl Nielsen, songs (sange)

  Carl Nielsen, songs (sange)  

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