Emil Sjögren (1853-1918)

"Nu kommen är vår påskafröjd." Påskhymn [Hymn for Easter] from Sex hymner och psalmer för soli, blandad kör och orgel [Six hymns and psalms for soloists, mixed choir and organ]

opus 51 (probably; however not indicated in the printed music)

  • Year of composition: 1892
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: In the printed music the lyricist is not identified, but the text was probably written by Olaus Petri (1536)
  • Dedication: Composed for the (Sankt) Johannes Kyrka [St. John's Church, Stockholm] (according to the Musikaliska Konstföreningen's edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Instrumentation

org or pno

Solo voices/choir

Solo voices: soprano, alto
Choir: S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3730
Musikaliska Konstföreningen, M.K. 78 (1909)

Description of work

Allegretto - Più vivo E-flat major - E major - E-flat major alla breve


Libretto/text

Nu kommen är vår påskafröjd,
Pris Jesu dig i himmels höjd