Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Songs for the Piano. 5th Book. [8.] Anna. 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 1839
  • Work category: Voices and piano
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer (the poem 'På Anna-Dagen' d. 9 Dec. 1838; the song's text is partially revised)
  • 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

Moderato F major 6/8


Work comment

The collection includes:
[1.] Den femtisjette [sic] födelsedagen
[2.] Kommer ej våren
[3.] Salongen och Skogen
[4.] Vår och Saknad. Duet
[5.] Sångerskan
[6.] Kom! Farväl! Duet
[7.] Flick-tankar
[8.] Anna. Duet
[9.] Gondolieren [sic]


Libretto/text

[1sta versen:] Ack! vintren [sic] ej unnar mig en blommkrans [sic] för din panna.
Anna! Anna! Så tag utan blommor då min önskan an! 

2dra versen: Vid minnets blommor jag då helst vill stanna Anna! Anna!
En krans af dem också dig väl står an.