Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)

Den stumma frun i Cheapside

  • Year of composition: Ca 1930-1940
  • Work category: Incidental music
  • Text author: Ashley Dukes, trans. Anna Alkman
  • First performed: 9 December 1932
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min

Instrumentation

clar, cel, str
solo voice

Location for score and part material

Only the piano reduction with the vocal part written in exists.

  • Location autograph: Sveriges Radios Musikbibliotek
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: T 43, autograph in pencil, stamped with "Kurt Atterberg, Stockholm"

Description of work

1. no tempo markings D minor 3/4, D minor 6/8
2. 1 bar with only voice
3. no tempo markings D minor 6/8
4. Andante G minor 3/4
5. Andante D minor 6/4
6. sång utanför Allegro D minor 6/8
7. Alla marcia C major 2/4
8. Dryckessång: two-part canon F major 2/4


Libretto/text

1. no tempo markings. I vattnet fisken sprattlar.
2. 1 bar with only the vocal part. Mat åt små fåglar
3. no tempo markings - 4 takter sång. Du lilla flicka kära.
5. Andante. Den blinde utanför. I vattnet fisken sprattlar
6. Sång utanför. I vattnet fisken sprattlar
8. Dryckessång. Bara drick och drick. two-part canon