Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

La bella Sorrentina (I Sorrentos stjernenätter / In Sorrentos Nächten klingen / In Sorrento's nightly splendor)

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain [Likely printed in 1890]
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Carl Snoilsky
  • Dedication: ‘To Arvid Ödmann’ (according to the printed edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

baritone / mezzo-soprano (the song is also set for tenor/soprano)

Examples of printed editions

Wilhelm Hansen, Musik-Verlag, Ed. no. 10742

Description of work

Allegretto E-flat major 3/8


Libretto/text

I Sorrentos stjernenätter är ditt namn på hvarje sträng / In Sorrentos Nächten klingen alle Lieder Dir zum Preis / In Sorrento's nightly splendor ev'ry song of thee must sing