Tor Aulin (1866−1914)

Music to Strindberg's drama Mäster Olof
Meister Olof, Orchester-Suite
Mäster Olof, suite in five movements

opus 22

1. Reformatorn
2. Husfrun och barnet
3. I Storkyrkan
4. Margaretas död
5. Festen vid Norreport

alt.

1. Der Reformator
2. Sein Weib und Kind
3. In der Stadtkirche
4. Am Totenbette der Mutter
5. Das Fest am Norreort

  • Year of composition: 1908
  • Work category: Incidental music
  • Text author: August Strindberg
  • Dedication: Dem Dichter gewidmet [August Strindberg]
  • First performed: Mäster Olof was the opening show at the inauguration of the Royal Dramatic Theatre on 18 February 1908.
  • Duration: 30 min

Instrumentation

2*.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp, 4 perc / str
(picc)

Examples of printed editions

Zimmermann, Leipzig 1909. Score and orchestral parts. Location mark at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: O/Sv (Online catalogue)

Only score: 2003k/196

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Location mark at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: Z/Sv, under op. no. 22 (Card catalogue for scores -1985, available online)

Examples of recordings

Musica Sveciae 1988, MSCD 618. The Royal Court Orchestra, cond. Eri Klas

Description of work

1. Reformatorn (I Strengnäs kloster): Moderato C major 4/4 (C)
2. Husfrun och barnet: Andantino D minor 4/4 (C)
3. I Storkyrkan: Allegro molto agitato C minor alla breve
4. Margaretas död: Molto lento e funebre A minor 4/4 (C)
5. Festen vid Norreport: Allegro vivo C major 4/4