Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

Sinaia-Album. Minnen från Rumänien. [1.] I Gungan / In der Schaukel. Duettino

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (Printed in 1891)
  • Work category: Voices and piano
  • Text author: Carmen Sylva (pseudonym for Elisabet of Wied, Sovereign princess and later Queen of Romania)
  • Dedication: "To Miss Lucie Ghyka" (according to the printed edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

soprano, tenor

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Lundquist, Abr. L. 1891

Description of work

Allegretto G major 6/8


Work comment

The collection includes:
[1.] I Gungan / In der Schaukel. Duettino
[2.] Hvarför / Für Wen
[3.] Ungdomssorg / Junge Schmerzen. Duettino
[4.] Sångaren / Der Sänger. Romans
(see the individual posts for each song) 


Libretto/text

Se grenarne svaja och bäcken tar språng
och blomstren få dofter och ekot lär sång

Es nicken die Zweige, es rieselt der Bach,
die Vögel, die Düfte, das Echo wird wach!