Symphony No.4

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Carl Nielsen

Symphony No.4

FS76, Op. 29 • “Det uudslukkelige”

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Nielsen began writing this work (Det Uudslukkelige in Danish) during the summer of 1915, and completed it two weeks before the first performance, which he conducted in Copenhagen on February 1, 1916. In addition to triple winds and full brass, Nielsen specified two sets of timpani, as far apart as possible on the stage... read more