Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Old and New. Songs for the Piano. 4th book. [8.] Spinnerskorna. Duet

  • Year of composition: Ca 1830-1840; According to notes in pencil on the music in the collection at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket the book was printed in 1838
  • Work category: Voices and piano
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

soprano, alto

Examples of printed editions

Stockholm at J.C. Hedbom. Lithograph by J. Meijer. (Ed. no. is missing.)

Description of work

Allegro E minor 4/4 (C)


Work comment

The collection includes:
[1.] Ur Lidners Medea [Det finns en evig makt]
[2.] Ur Lidners Medea [O Yngling!]
[3.] På Nyårsdagen 1838
[4.] Den lilla Kolargossen
[5.] Riddar Toggenborg
[6.] Anderöst
[7.] Den slumrande lilla flickan
[8.] Spinnerskorna. Duet


Libretto/text

Sväng dig, min snälla spinnrock!
Sväng dig, min snälla spinnrock!
Sväng dig, min snälla spinnrock;
Tiden lider, tiden lider,
Snart kommer far från milan hem