Bernhard Crusell (1775−1838)

Rings drapa [No 11 from "Tolf Sånger ur Frithiofs Saga satta i musik och tillegnade Frithiofs skald af B. Crusell" (Twelve Songs from Frithiof's Saga set to music and dedicated to Frithiof’s poet by B. Crusell)]

  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: Esaias Tegnér
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

Elkan & Schildknecht, E & S 897, publ. 1882 (The song is only included in this enlarged edition: "Tolf Sånger ur Frithiofs Saga satta i musik och tillegnade Frithiofs skald af B. Crusell" [Twelve songs from Frithiof's Saga set to music and dedicated to Frithiof’s poet by B. Crusell], and has no. 11 in this collection.)

Location for score and part material

Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

Tempo di marcia. Maestoso G major 4/4 (C), /:4 bars:/:6 bars:/, in total 10 bars


Libretto/text

Rings drapa

Sitter i högen
högättad höfding,
slagsvärd vid sidan,
skölden på arm.

Gångaren gode
gnäggar der inne,
skrapar med guldhof
grundmurad graf.


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage