Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Songs for the Piano. 6th Book. [5.] Tal och Tystnad

  • 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 1840
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Examples of printed editions

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

Description of work

Moderato D major 4/4 (C)


Work comment

The collection includes:
[1.] Aftonklockan
[2.] Natthimmelen
[3.] Höstsädet
[4.] Min Politik
[5.] Tal och Tystnad
[6.] På Vattnet
[7.] Studentsång [men's quartet]
[8.] Aftonbetracktelse [sic; quartet]


Libretto/text

Skogen talar, böljan talar
bäcken talar aldra [sic] bäst