Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Ps. 4. v. 4. ("Besinner dock at Herren förer sina heliga") / Psalm 4:4 ("Besinner dock att Herren förer sina heliga") [Psalm no. 4, verse 3 (sic), according to the King James Version ("But know that the Lord")]

HRV 500

  • Year of composition: About 1727/1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: Old Testament, Book of Psalms no. 4, verse 4 (according to the Swedish Bible; verse 3 according to the King James Version)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Instrumentation

cont. / str

Solo voices/choir

S.A.T.B.

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:68a/65a/71

Literature

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

Description of work

(no time signature) E minor 4/4 (C)


Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)

Last in the autograph Roman has written 'GvL.' [God be praised]


Libretto/text

Besinner dock at [sic] Herren förer 
sina heliga underliga