GADE

Composer: Niels W. Gade

Niels Wilhelm Gade (22 February 1817 – 21 December 1890) was a Danish composer, conductor, violinist, organist and teacher. He is considered the most important Danish musician of his day. Gade was born in Copenhagen, the son of a joiner and instrument maker. He began his career as a violinist with the Royal Danish Orchestra, and saw his concert overture Efterklange af Ossian ("Echoes of Ossian") premiered with them in 1841. When his first symphony was turned down for performance in Copenhagen, he sent it to Felix Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn received the work positively, and conducted it in Leipzig in March 1843, to enthusiastic public reaction. Supported by a fellowship from the Danish government, Gade himself moved to Leipzig, teaching a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Niels W. Gade
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 16455 11732 57651
Key: c minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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American Lutheran Hymnal #246

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Hymnal for Church and Home #66

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Hymnal for Church and Home #104

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Hymnal for Church and Home #105

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Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #104

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Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #105

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