Lars Magnus Béen (1820-1905)

Maj-sång [Majsång] ("Sköna Maj, välkommen")

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (the poem is a part of Runebergs Samlade skrifter, Första bandet. Lyriska och smärre episka dikter, which was published in 1870)
  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: Johan Ludvig Runeberg
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

• Nya "Amatör-Kvartetten" för 4 Mansröster, Book I, Abr. Lundquists Kongl. Hof-Musikhandel (Ed. no. missing)
• Manskörprisma 1, AB Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C.G. 7029

Description of work

Tempo di Marcia D major - G major - D major 4/4 (C)


Work comment

The song also exists in a version for mixed choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See further the individual post for that version.


Libretto/text

Sköna Maj, välkommen till vår bygd igen! 


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage