Bernhard Crusell (1775−1838)

Fantasie öfver Svenska Natjonal Melodier [sic] / Fantasie över Svenska National Melodier [for concert band] [Fantasia on Swedish National Melodies]

  • Year of composition: Year of composition probably 1835/36
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • First performed: 11 September, 1836
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min


2*.0.5.2 / / keyed bugle [Royal bugle horn], serpent, bass hn / perc
perc: trgl, sn dr, bass dr

Examples of printed editions

Levande musikarv, Stockholm 2019. Critical edition by Anders Wiklund.

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Kungliga Första livgrenadjärregementet's archive

Description of work

Introduction: Andante maestoso F major 3/4 - 3/8
Jämtlands Wisa: Moderato D minor 3/8
Stjernsången: Andante maestoso B-flat major 4/4 (C)
Polska: Vivace F major 3/4

Work comment

There existed, in 1835, a demand for a Fantasia on Swedish national melodies (according to Ann-Marie Nilsson).

Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage