Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

Hymn till Fosterlandet from the opera 'Vikingarne' ('Hell dig, älskade nord')

  • Year of composition: likely the 1870s (the opera premiered 1877)
  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: [Frans Hedberg]
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

• Julius Bagge, J. B. 19
• Gehrmans Kvartett-Bibliotek No. 7, Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 854

Description of work

Maestoso E-flat major 4/4 (C)

Work comment

The song is also set for mixed choir a cappella (S.A.T.B.). See that version's separate post.


Hell dig, älskade nord,
du vår fädernejord! [sic]