Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960)

Hjalmar Brantings sorgmarsch [funeral march]
(Marcia funebre in stile italiano)

opus 42 ; Rudén no. 105

  • Year of composition: Dated Anacapri in November 1924
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • First performed: Stockholm 1 March 1925 at the funeral of Hjalmar Branting
  • Duration: 6 min
  • Detailed duration: 5,5

Instrumentation

E-flat quartino, 2 B-flat clar / 2 B-flat corn/flicorni, 3 E-flat genis/hn, 4 tbn, 2 bombardini, 2 b / 3 perc

Examples of printed editions

Seelig & Co 1925:
for piano
for light orchestra 1010 / 0110 / perc / pno, harm / str
for organ
V. Karlander, 1925: Arr. for military corps/wind orchestra/octet/sextet by V Brandt D-flat fl, D-flat clar, 2 B-flat clar / 2 trp, B-flat corn, E-flat corn, 2 alto hn, 2 ten, 2 b /perc

Location for score and part material

Gehrmans; Svensk Musik

  • Location autograph: Stiftelsen Musikkulturens främjande

Examples of recordings

Infogram INFO-016, 1993
Spårvägens musikkår, cond. Patrik Ringborg

Serpent SERCD 24, 2002
Marinens musikkår, cond. Andreas Hanson

Description of work

Grave D minor 4/4


Work comment

 Alfvén, Hugo:  I dur och moll,  Stockholm 1949, p. 302.