Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Songs for the Piano. 8th Book. [3.] Sparfvens Visa [duet]

  • Year of composition: Ca 1840-1850; According to notes in pencil on the music in the collection at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket book 7 was printed in 1841; however there are no notes on this book
  • 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.)
(Sånger vid piano, Häft. II, Abr. Lundquists Musikförlag, Abr. L. 4436)

Description of work

Allegretto F minor 3/4


Work comment

The Collection includes:
[1.] Till min Dotter
[2.] Det fordna Hemmet
[3.] Sparfvens Visa [duet]
[4.] Det Sextionde Året [duet]
[5.] Vid en Väns tillfrisknande
[6.] Den Sörjandes morgon
[7.] Afskedet
[8.] Han
[9.] Mod och Försakelse
[10.] Aftonen [vocal trio]
[11.] Solens nedgång i hafvet [quartet]


Libretto/text

Sparfven uppå taket liten fågel är
Sjunger icke väl, Sjunger icke väl