Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960)

Potpourri over Swedish folk songs and ballads

Rudén no. 207

1. Näckens polska
2. Folk song Och hör du unga Dora
3. Polska from Ore
4. Vedergällningen
5. Marching tune from Dalecarlia
6. Dance game from Leksand
7. Ditty sung by Lekatt Mats
8. Marching tune after Lekatts Mats
9. Folk song Som stjärnan uppå himmelen
10 Djävulspolska from Hälsingland
11. Folk song Inga liten kvarnpiga
12. Jössehäradspolska

  • Work category: Chamber ensemble (7 or more instruments)
  • Arrangement/revision: Instrumentation for light orchestra by Sune Waldimir 1951
  • Duration: 9 min

Instrumentation

fl, cl, /pno conductor / str: 3 vn, vc, cb

Examples of printed editions

Stockholm 1951, Gehrmans CG 4590

Location for score and part material

Gehrmans

Description of work

Intro: Allegro con brio A minor 3/4
1. Näckens polska, transcribed from Småland
2. Folk song 'Och hör du unga Dora' Andante F major 2/4
3. Polska from Ore (in Dorian mode) transcribed by Hugo Alfvén after master fiddler Timas Hans, Dorian 3/4
4. Vedergällningen (folksong of unknown origin) Andante espressivo A minor 4/4
5. Marching tune from Dalecarlia, Moderato A major 2/4
6. Dance game from Leksand (transcribed by Hugo Alfvén after the renowned Lekatts Mats in his memoars) Allegretto grazioso G major 3/4
7. Ditty sung by Lekatt Mats Andantino C minor
8. Marching tune after Lekatts Mats Moderato A minor 2/4
9. Folk song 'Som stjärnan uppå himmelen' D minor
10. Djävulspolska from Hälsingland Allegro violento G minor 3/4
11. Folk song 'Inga liten kvarnpiga' Adagio con anima 2/4
12. Jössehäradspolska (Värmland) Allegro con brio D major 3/4