Gustaf Hägg (1867−1925)

[Five pieces for piano] Op. 21

opus 21 no. 1-5

No. 1: Impromptu-Scherzo
No. 2: Nocturne
No. 3: Albumblad
No. 4: Ballad
No. 5: Humoresk

  • Year of composition: No. 1-3: 1899, 4-5: 1900 (according to Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon)
  • Work category: Piano
  • Dedication: According to printed score
    No. 1: 'To Edvard Liljewalch'
    No. 2: 'To Carl Edvard Hector'
    No. 3: 'To Sigurd Carlsson'
    No. 4: 'To Miss Aurora Molander'
    No. 5: 'To Victor Viklund'
  • Duration: Approx. 15-20 min

Examples of printed editions

Elkan & Schildknecht, E. & S. 2003

Description of work

No. 1: Allegro ma non troppo C major - G major - C major 3/4 - 2/4 - 3/4
No. 2: Andante con molto espressione F major 4/4 (C)
No. 3: Allegretto e capriccioso G major 2/4
No. 4: Moderato tranquillo C minor - C major 4/4 (C)
No. 5: Allegro moderato E-flat major - B-flat major - E-flat major 3/4