Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

"Önsker Jerusalem lÿcko" / "Önskar Jerusalem lycka" [Psalm 122:6-7 "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem", according to the King James Version]

HRV 513

  • Year of composition: about 1727/1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms 122:6-7 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Instrumentation

cont. / str

Solo voices/choir

S.A.B.

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:68a/67a/71

Literature

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

Description of work

(no tempo marking) B flat major 4/4 (C)


Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)

The text is written in Kurrent; "Jesus som allom lif gifwit" etc. in Latin writing was added at a later stage


Libretto/text

Primärtext:
Önsker Jerusalem lÿcko [sic]
them [sic] gånge wäl
som tig [sic] älska 

Sekundärtext:
Jesus som allom lif gifwit
och alt [sic] wid
lif steds [sic; städse] upphåller