Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Marsch, Hymn och Jubelsång upförda [sic] vid Expositionens Invigningsfest den 15 Juni 1866 [piano reduction]

[1.] Marsch [instrumental]
[2.] Hymn
[3.] Jubel-Chor

  • Year of composition: Year of composition likely 1866
  • Work category: Male choir and instruments
  • Text author: Orden af O**** (according to the printed edition; refers to Prince Oscar Fredrik, who later became King Oscar II)
  • Dedication: ‘Humbly dedicated to His Majesty King Carl XV’ (according to the printed edition)
  • First performed: 15 June 1866 at the opening of the 1866 Stockholm Exhibition (‘Stockholmsutställningen 1866’)
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Solo voices/choir

T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Lundquist, A-m L. 918

Description of work

[1.] Marsch [instrumental]: Allegretto moderto e maestoso C major 4/4 (C)
[2.] Hymn: Andante maestoso E-flat major 4/4 (C)
[3.] Jubel-Chor: Allegro maestoso B-flat major 3/4


Libretto/text

[2.] Hymn:
Hell dig du sköna högtidsdag.
Du fridens löftesrika tolk!
Hell dig fostralag
Emellan Nordens Folk!

[3.] Jubel-Chor:
Stäm upp med fröjd, stäm upp med fröjd,
En jubelsång från dal till höjd!