Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

P.73. 28 [sic] "Thet är min glädje" / Psalm 73:28 "Det är min glädje" ["But it is good for me to draw near to God", according to the King James Version]

HRV 813

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voice and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms 73:28 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


vn, cont. (no figures); there is also an arrangement for strings

Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

Handwritten copies can be found at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket (Ro:78a, Ro:77a, Ro:77b, Ro:81), Lund University library (Engelhardt 63, Schartau 2:5), Uppsala University Library (hs. 164:16), Landsbiblioteket i Växjö ( 22b:19, 22b:20)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:80


Holm, Anna Lena: "Tematisk förteckning över J.H. Romans vokalverk". Musikaliska akademiens bibliotek (1994)

Description of work

Allegro F major alla breve

Work comment

Autenticated work (according to Holm)


Thet [sic] är min glädje 
at håller mig intil [sic] Gud