Knut Håkanson (1887−1929)

Idyll och Elegi. Fifteen small character pieces for piano. Book I / Idyl und Elegie / Idyl and Elegy

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[1.] I folkton / Im Volkston /Swedish Folktune
[2.] På sparkstötting / Schlittenfahrt / Sledging
[3.] Vaggsång / Wiegenlied / Lullaby
[4.] Zephyr
[5.] Dockornas vals / Puppenwaltzer / Dolly Dancing
[6.] Pastorale à la Musette
[7.] Herdeflöjt / Hirtenflöte / Pan-Pipe
[8.] Tennsoldaternas marsch / Marsch der Zinnsoldaten / March of the Wooden Soldier

  • Year of composition: 1924 (according to Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon)
  • Work category: Piano
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Examples of printed editions

Elkan & Schildknecht, Emil Carelius K. Hov-Musikhandel, E.C. 495
Hans Ahlborg Musik i samarbete med Svenska Klaverets Vänner, 2008

Description of work

[1.] I folkton: Poco lento A minor 4/4 (C)
[2.] På sparkstötting: Allegro giocoso C major - G major - C major 6/8
[3.] Vaggsång: Andante tranquillo F major 2/4
[4.] Zephyr: Allegro C major 4/4 (C)
[5.] Dockornas vals: (tempo mark missing) B-flat major 3/4
[6.] Pastorale à la Musette: Allegretto 9/8 6/8 [sic] G major
[7.] Herdeflöjt: Allegretto tranquillo G minor 6/8
[8.] Tennsoldaternas marsch: Tempo giusto G major 4/4 (C)


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage