Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Songs for the Piano. 5th Book. [2.] Kommer ej våren

  • Year of composition: Ca 1830-1840; According to notes in pencil on the music in the collection at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket the book was printed in 1839
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Examples of printed editions

Stockholm at J.C. Hedbom. Lithograph by J. Meijer. (Ed. no. is missing.)

Description of work

Allegretto F minor 4/4 (C)


Work comment

The song also exists in a version for mixed choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See further the individual post for that version.

The collection includes:
[1.] Den femtisjette [sic] födelsedagen
[2.] Kommer ej våren
[3.] Salongen och Skogen
[4.] Vår och Saknad. Duet
[5.] Sångerskan
[6.] Kom! Farväl! Duet
[7.] Flick-tankar
[8.] Anna. Duet
[9.] Gondolieren [sic]


Libretto/text

1 v. I solglans än snöklädda fältet står.
Ur granskogen droppar drifvornas tår

2 v. Med vintren [sic] mig sorg gaf det flyende år,
och tyckte i hjertat sitt isande spår