Bernhard Crusell (1775−1838)

Konungavalet
[no. 10 from Ten Songs from Frithiofs Saga composed to Music and dedicated to Frithiof's Poet by B. Crusell]

  • Year of composition: 1826?
  • Work category: Voices and piano
  • Text author: Esaias Tegnér
  • Dedication: Esaias Tegnér
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Instrumentation

Voices (Solo and Tutti = 3 parts), piano.

Examples of printed editions

• Lith. by C. Müller i Stockholm [1826, according to added writing]
• Elkan & Schildknecht.E & S 897, publ. 1882 (Song included in the extended edition: 'Tolf Sånger ur Frithiofs Saga satta i musik och tillegnade Frithiofs skald af B. Crusell', and has here the number 12.)
• Hans Ahlborg Musik (Copy of Elkan & Schildknechtäs edition, copied in 2008)

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

Description of work

Allegretto marcato A-flat major 4/4 (C)


Libretto/text

Konungavalet

Till Tings! Till Tings! Budkaflen går
Kring berg och dal.
Kung Ring är död: nu förestår
Ett kungaval.

[The following verses are not rendered in the print.]