Isidor Dannström (1812−1897)

Songs at the piano, Book 3, Six Songs. Längtan vid Stranden

opus 15

  • Year of composition: Probably mid-1840s (opus 12 came in 1844, according to Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon). One of the original songs in opus 15 was later replaced by two others, where 'Längtan vid Stranden' is one of them.
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Isidor Dannström
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Hirsch, Ed. no. 1020

Description of work

Andante con moto B-flat minor 12/8


Work comment

Opus 15 includes Wore jag blomma, 'Här vill jag dö med dig', Med henne på vågen (Barcarole), Hösten, Längtan vid Stranden and Wåren och Glädjen. Duet. (According to Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon was 'L'inquiétude' originally inluded but was later exchanged for 'Längtan vid Stranden' and 'Wåren och Glädjen'.)


Libretto/text

1. Ensam jag vandrar på ödsliga stranden

2. Vindarna susa, om dig de blott hviska