Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Psalm. 13. v. 6 "Jag tröstar ther uppå"; Psalm 34 "jag vil lofva Herran i allom tid" / Psalm 13:6 "Jag tröstar däruppå"; Psalm 34 "Jag vill lova Herren i allom tid" [Psalm no. 13, verse 5 (sic) "But I have trusted in thy mercy"; Psalm no. 34, verse 1 "I will bless the Lord at all times", according to the King James Version]

HRV 706

  • Year of composition: after 1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voices and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms 13:[5]6, 34:[1]2-5 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


vn, cont. (no figures)

Solo voices/choir

solo voices: soprano, bass

Location for score and part material

Handwritten copies can be found at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket (Ro:78a, Ro:75, Ro:77a, Ro:77b, Ro:80, Ro:82) and Lund University library (Engelhardt 38)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:77c (soprano and bass, only; without the instrumental introduction), Ro:75 (violin part, only), Ro:97(41) [movement no. 1, only; according to Holm the three last staves on the page show the continuo part (no figures) of the instrumental introduction; ”Largo”.]


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

Description of work

[1.] Largo - Adagio E major 3/4
[2.] Vivace E major alla breve

Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)


[1.] Jag tröstar ther uppå [sic]
at Tu så Nådelig äst [sic]

[2.] jag vil lofva Herran i allom tid
Hans lof skal altid vara i minom mun [sic]