Jakob Adolf Hägg (1850−1928)

Kantate ved Herr Moritz Melchiors og Fru Dorothea Melchiors Sølvbryllup

opus 53 b

1. Chor: Allegro moderato C major 4/4
2. Recitative (tenor): Allegretto con moto, F major 3/4
3. Duo (soprano, tenor): Allegretto cantabile A-flat major 3/4
4. [Soprano solo]: Allegro C major 4/4
5. Chor: Andante G major 6/8
6. Recitative (tenor): no tempo marks C major 4/4
No. 1 Da capo

  • Year of composition: 1871
  • Work category: Mixed choir with solo voice(s) and instrument
  • Text author: Hans Christian Andersen
  • First performed: 17 June 1871 in Melchior's summer house 'Rolighed'
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Instrumentation

Piano, four hands in movement 1 and 5 and two hands in remaining movements

Solo voices/choir

Solo voices: 1 soprano, 1 tenor
Mixed choir, S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

Nordisk Musikforlag, Köpenhamn n. d., piano reduction

  • Location autograph: Det Kongelige Bibliotek i Köpenhamn
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: The preserved autographs are incomplete

Description of work

1. Chor: Allegro moderato C major 4/4
2. Recitative (tenor): Allegretto con moto, F major 3/4
3. Duo (soprano, tenor): Allegretto cantabile A-flat major 3/4
4. [Soprano solo]: Allegro C major 4/4
5. Chor: Andante G major 6/8
6. Recitative (tenor): no tempo marks C major 4/4
No. 1 Da capo