Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Psalm. [sic] 30. "jag [sic] skal prisa Dig" / Psalm 30 "Jag skall prisa dig" [Psalm no. 30 "I will extol thee", according to the King James Version]

HRV 873

[1. Aria] jag [sic] skal prisa Dig
[2. Arioso] I Guds Heliga folk!
[3. Aria] jag sade i mit [sic] lugn
[4. Rec.] Du min klagan i dans
[5. Aria] Detta du gjordt [sic]

  • Year of composition: about 1750? after 1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voice and other instruments
  • Text author: Anders Nicander (hexameter paraphrase of Psalm no. 30, Book of Psalms [Old Testament])
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min



Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

Handwritten copy can be found at the Lund Universtity library (Wenster Ä:2)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:77c (movement no. 5 is missing), Ro:78b, Ro:78c


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

Description of work

[1. Aria] Vivace E minor 3/4
[2. Arioso] G major 4/4 (C)
[3. Aria] Vivace D major 3/4
[4. Rec.] (no tempo marking) B minor 4/4 (C)
[5. Aria] Lento E minor 4/4 (C)

Work comment

Authenticated work (according to  Holm)


[1. Aria] jag [sic] skal prisa Dig,
och min Siäl [sic] skal uphöja,
uphöja Dig, HERRE [sic] 

[2. Arioso] I Guds Heliga folk!
vår Gud lofsiunger [sic] och ärer 

[3. Aria] jag sade i mit [sic] lugn:
Ej skal jag evärdliga [sic] rubbas 

[4. Rec.] Du min klagan i dans,
min suck förvandlat i glädje 

[5. Aria] Detta du gjordt [sic],
på det Dig skal lofsjunga min ära