NIELSEN Carl August (Nielsen Carl August)( Music, the largest representative of the Danish music.)
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Biography NIELSEN Carl August (Nielsen Carl August)
Born June 9, 1865 in Hoppe-Lyundelse on the island of Fyn, the family amateur artist, who supplemented his meager budget of playing the violin and cornet village.
In Nielsen's legacy of six symphonies, three concertos (for violin, flute, clarinet), two operas (Saul and David and the Masquerade), many works of chamber instrumental genres and a large collection of songs. Nielsen's symphonies, especially the Fourth - Everburning (1916) and Fifth (1922) - among the best examples of this genre, created in the 20.
For Nielsen typical innovative attitude to tonality, in which the final stage is always the result of movement to the tonal center through a series of modal conflicts and their resolutions. Thus is achieved - with astonishing naturalness and subtlety - the quality is sometimes called 'progressive tonality'. We can say that the composer revealed untapped tonal writing in an era when many of his contemporaries, it seemed anachronistic their Century. Nielsen He died in Copenhagen on October 3, 1931.