Helios Overture, Op.17 (Nielsen, Carl)
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Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, n.d.(1905). Plate 13669.
Carl Nielsen – Vaerker, Series II, No.7
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Det Kongelige Bibliotek, 2001.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands (Knudsen)
|Work Title||Helios Overture, Op.17|
|Year/Date of Composition||1903|
|First Performance||1903-10-08 in Copenhagen
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|External Links||Wikipedia article ;|
Nielsen composed the overture during a stay in Athens, where his wife, Anne Marie, was studying ancient Greek art. According to his letters and diary he was working on the composition in March, April and May 1903.