Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871−1927)

Sverige (from Verner v. Heidenstam's poem Ett folk)

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  • Year of composition: 1905 (the year refers to the cantata "Ett folk")
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Verner von Heidenstam
  • Duration: 3 min
  • Detailed duration: 2'41 (according to Musica Sveciae MSCD 906)

Solo voices/choir

S.A.T.B., S.A.A.T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Hirschs Förlag, ed. no 2641 (1929)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Wilhelm Stenhammar's archive (choral score; incomplete)

Literature

Wallner, Bo: Wilhelm Stenhammar och hans tid (Norstedts Förlag, Stockholm, 1991)

Description of work

Stilla [Tranquil] A-flat major 4/4 (C)

Links

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Work comment

The song is included in the cantata 'Ett folk' for baritone soloist, mixed choir and orchestra. See the registration of that work.

The song has also been set for male choir a cappella. See the registration of that version.


Libretto/text

Sverige, Sverige, Sverige, fosterland,
vår längtans bygd, vårt hem på jorden!