Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

Sex Sånger med Svensk och Tysk text. 4th Book. [4.] Fjäriln / Der Schmetterling

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (Printed 1864)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Schlegel
  • Dedication: "To Mrs. Alethe Due, née Sibbern" (according to the printed edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Lundquist, Abr. L. 747

Description of work

Vivace e leggiero D major 2/4


Work comment

The collection includes:
[1.] Vemod / Wehmuth
[2.] Nattlig Sång / Nachtgesang
[3.] I Maj / "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai"
[4.] Fjäriln / Der Schmetterling
[5.] Minne / Erinnerung
[6.] Blomsterbrefvet / Der Blumenbrief
(see the individual posts for each song) 


Libretto/text

Hvi skall jag ej dansa, ej vingen det mattar / Wie soll ich nicht tanzen, es macht keine Mühe