Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Ps. 23. "Herren är min herde" / Psalm 23 "Herren är min herde" [Psalm no. 23, according to the King James Version ("The Lord is my shepherd")]

HRV 850

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voice and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms no. 23 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


vn, cont. (no figures)

Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

Handwritten copies can be found at theMusik- och teaterbiblioteket (Ro:77a, Ro:77b, Ro:80 [2 versions: for violin, voice and cont (no figures), and for soprano and cont (no figures), respectively]

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:81 (the text is in Roman’s hand, the music in Per Brant’s [1714-1767])


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

Description of work

(no tempo marking) G major 12/8

Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)


Herren är min herde, Herren är min herde
mig skal [sic] intet fattas