Knut Håkanson (1887−1929)

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

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[9.] Preludium / Präludium
[10.]'"Långt bort i skogarna' / 'In fernen Wäldern" ("Fern in der Wäldern') / 'Over the Hills Far Away'
[11.] Fall julesnö / Weihnachtsschnee / Christmas-Snow
[12.] En gammal sägen. Ballad / Eine alte Sage / An Old Legend
[13.] Fughetta à 2 voci
[14.] Romantik (1840)
[15.] Stormnatt / Sturmnacht / Stormy Night

  • 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. 496
Hans Ahlborg Musik i samarbete med Svenska Klaverets Vänner, 2008

Description of work

[9.] Preludium: Allegro moderato C major 2/4
[10.] 'Långt bort i skogarna': Lento, poco rubato D minor 3/4
[11.] 'Fall julesnö': Lento e quieto C major 4/4 (C)
[12.] En gammal sägen: Lento maestoso - Allegro E minor 4/4 (C) - 2/4
[13.] Fughetta à 2 voci: Allegro moderato D major 2/4
[14.] Romantik: Vivace, appassionato e rubato D major 6/8 - 9/8 - 6/8
[15.] Stormnatt: Allegro furioso - Lento doloroso G minor alla breve - 3/4


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage