Gustav Helsted

Gustav Carl Helsted (30 January 1857 - 1 March 1924) was a Danish organist and composer. He was the son of composer Carl Helsted, brother of painter Viggo Helsted, and nephew of composer Edvard Helsted. He was a student of Gottfred Matthison-Hansen.[1] He was the first organist of the Jesus Church in Copenhagen.[2] He was paid 600 Danish crowns a year for the position.[2] He was also the music director of the Danish Musical Society.[3]

Gustav Carl Helsted
Born(1857-01-30)30 January 1857
Died1 March 1924(1924-03-01) (aged 67)
NationalityDanish
OccupationComposer

Notable works

  • Overture in C minor (piano four hands 1875)
  • Scherzo in C# minor (for 2 pianos/eight hands 1880)
  • String quartet in B minor (1881)
  • op. 1 Erotiske Sangtekster (voice and piano, 1883)
  • op. 2 Symphony no. 1 in D minor (1883)
  • op. 3 String quartet no. 1 in D minor (1884)
  • Romance in G major (violin and piano 1884)
  • Romance in A major (violin and piano 1885)
  • op. 4 En Kærlighedshistorie (piano 1886)
  • op. 5 Paa Fodtur en Sommerdag (suite for orchestra 1885)
  • op. 6 piano trio in E minor (1886)
  • op. 7 Six songs (1886)
  • op. 8 Violin concerto in C major (1887)
  • op. 9 En Bryllupsfest (orchestral suite 1887)
  • op. 10 Suite no. 2 in A major (orchestra 1887)
  • op. 11 Romance for violin and orchestra in G major (1888)
  • op. 12 Fem sange (1889)
  • op. 13 Sonata in A major (violin and piano 1889)
  • op. 14 Fem Fantasistykker (piano 1889)
  • op. 15 Gurresange (soloists, chorus and orchestra 1889)
  • op. 16 Fantasy sonata in E minor (organ, 1890)[1]
  • Sørgemarch in C minor - In memoriam Niels W. Gade (orchestra 1891)
  • op. 17 Trio in C major (violin, viola and cello 1891)
  • op. 18 Decet in D major (wind quintet, string quartet and contrabass, 1891)
  • op. 19 String quartet no. 2 in C minor (1891)
  • op. 20 Sonata no. 2 in G major (violin and piano 1892)
  • op. 21 String quintet in E major (1895)
  • op. 22 Symphony no. 2 in E major (1886)
  • op. 23 Sange af J.P. Jacobsen (1896)
  • op. 24 String quartet no. 3 in F major (1898)
  • op. 25 Abels Død (Abel's Death) (voices, choir and orchestra 1895/1912)
  • op. 26 String sextet in E major (1892/1907)
  • Præludium in A major (organ 1900)
  • op. 27 Violin concerto no. 2 in B minor (1900/1909)
  • op. 28 Dansemusik (female choir and firhændig piano 1905)[4]
  • op. 29 Organ sonata in D major (1906)[4]
  • op. 30 Vort land (voices, choir and orchestra 1907)
  • op. 31 Stormklokken (opera 1900/1911)
  • Romance in G major (cello and piano 1907)
  • 24 songs (1899–1907)
  • Romance in F major (violin and piano 1909)
  • Præludium in G major (organ 1915)
  • Suite for String Orchestra (1919)
  • Gud Helligaand! opfyld - (choir 1920)
  • Sne (Snow) (choir and orchestra 1921)
  • op. 32 Sommer in Gurre (Holger Drachmann)
  • op. 33 String quartet in F minor (1922)
  • op. 35 Cello concerto in C major
  • Marche funèbre (organ, for the funeral of P. S. Kröyers)

See also

References

  • This article was initially translated from the Danish Wikipedia.
  1. Snyder 2002, p. 208.
  2. Snyder 2002, p. 205.
  3. The Monthly Musical Record. Augener. 1903. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  4. Snyder 2002, p. 209.

Cited works


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