Ture Rangström (1884−1947)

Hanneles himmelsfärd

  • Year of composition: 1942
  • Work category: Incidental music
  • Text author: Gerhart Hauptmann (trans.: Gunnar Mascoll)
  • First performed: 25 February 1942
  • Duration: Approx. 30-40 min

Instrumentation

2.0.0.0 / 0.0.0.0 /timp, perc, hp, harm/vla
perc.; cymb, gr.cassa, tam, trgl

Solo voices/choir

Solo voice: S
Women's choir: S.S.A.

  • Location autograph: Sveriges Radios Musikbibliotek
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: T 76, parts only

Description of work

1. Introduction: Andante A major 6/4 2/2 solo voice
2. Ländler; Zehr gemähnlich A major 3/4
3. Dystra murarns ackord: Molto lento A minor 4/4 (C)
4. Vision: Quasi adagio A major 4/4 (C), choir
5. Svarta ängelns ackord: Molto lento D minor 4/4 (C)
6. Sorgmarsch: disharmoni D minor 4/4 (C)
7. Koral i all enfald A major 4/2
8. Främlingen: Lento espressivo A major 6/4 vla solo
9. Murarn och gullvivan på akcord: Lento various key signatures 3/4
10. Elegi och epilog: Andante various key and time signatures, women's choir


Libretto/text

1. Bliv hos oss i din nåd (solo voice last 7 measures)

4. Sov, barn i ro (S.S.A.)

10. Så bära vi dig, som blommorna stum (S.S.A. initially con bocca chiusa)