Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Ps. 42. v. 2. 3. & 12 "Såsom hiorten ropar efter friskt vatn [sic]" / Psalm 42:2-3, 12 "Såsom hjorten ropar efter friskt vatt'n" [Psalm no. 42, verses 1, 2, 11 (sic), according to the King James Version ("As the hart panteth after the water brooks") for soprano, bass, violin and continuo]

HRV 929b

  • Year of composition: after 1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voices and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms 42:[1-2]2-3, [11]12 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


vn, cont. (no figures)

Solo voices/choir

soprano, bass

Location for score and part material

Handwritten copies can be found at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket (Ro:77a, Ro:78a, Ro:80)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:77c


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

Description of work

Lento B-flat major 4/4 (C)

Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)


Såsom hiorten ropar efter friskt vatn [sic]
så ropar min siäl [sic] Gud til tig [sic] Gud til tig