Carl Nielsen is perhaps the best known Danish composer and this volume contains his Five Piano Pieces Op. 3. There is an interesting range of feeling and sentiment in the 5 intimate miniatures, composed in 1890.
Includes the following movements: Folk Tune, Humoresque, Arabesque, Mignon and Elf-Dance.
With Carl Nielsen, Danish musical life moved into the 20th century. Composing works in almost every genre - opera and music for the stage, orchestral music, concertos, choral works, chamber music, Organ and Piano music and songs - he created a prominent position for himself in international musical life. Carl Nielsen stands out as one of the most significant symphonists of this century. His concertos and chamber music also have an important place in the international repertoire and his two operas have won considerable recognition not only in Denmark but throughout the world.