Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Ps. XI. "Si si the ogudaktige spänna bogan [bågan]" / Psalm 11[:2] "Si si de ogudaktige spänna bågen" [Psalm no. 11, verse 2, according to the King James Version ("For, lo, the wicked bend their bow,")]

HRV 914

  • Year of composition: 1756? after 1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voice and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms 11:2 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


cont. (no figures); with "si suona" elements

Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

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

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:81, Ro:78c


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

Description of work

Allegro B-flat major 3/4

Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)


Si si the ogudaktige spänna bogan [sic]
the spänna bågan [sic]