Caroline Ridderstolpe (1793−1878)

Längtan from Åtta Sånger för Piano-Forte med Svensk och Tysk text [Eight songs for piano-forte with lyrics in Swedish and German]

  • Year of composition: Printed in 1848
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: By Geijer [no doubt referring to Erik Gustaf Geijer]
  • Dedication: To Baroness Aurore Braunerhjelm (according to the printed music)
  • Duration: 2 min

Examples of printed editions

A. J. Salmson, Stockholm

Description of work

Agitato E-flat major 6/8


Work comment

The collection includes:
De tvenne källorna
Längtan
Naturbetraktaren (ur "Främlingarne")
Nichts und Etwas
Suleika
Dufvoposten
Dig! / Dir!
Den tiggande Modren [sic] / Das Bettelweib

See individual post for each song


Libretto/text

Ser jag strömmen strida rinna och ej bida / 
Seh ich schnelle Wellen Rennen rastlos schwellen