Helena Munktell (1852−1919)

The Ice Maiden (Vision polaire) for baritenor and orchestra

opus 20

  • Year of composition: 1889
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Emma Sparre
    Adaption française de A. L. Hettich
  • Dedication: To the opera singer Mr. C Fr Lundquist (piano reduction)
  • First performed: 1899, Paris
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min


3*.3*.2.2. / / timp, 2 perc, hp / str
picc, cor angl

Solo voices/choir

Solo voice: 1 baritone or baritenor

Examples of printed editions

Location mark at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: SO/Sv. Score and 43 orchestral parts

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

Allegro moderato quasi una visione C minor 6/4


Der borta i bländande ljuset
vid nordliga himmelens bryn,
der er dig min anande Iängtan
du fagra, bedårande syn
med sol midt i natten
på ödsliga vatten ...

Plus loin, plus haut ...


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage