Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

Vaggvisa, composed for my nephew Wilhelm, born 16 March 1854 ('Vyssa, lulla')

  • Year of composition: 'Stockholm in April 1854' (according to the autograph)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Dahlgren
  • Dedication: See the title
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ivar Hallström's archive, Kompositioner vol. 1

Description of work

In a lullaby-rocking style D-flat major 6/8


Libretto/text

1. Vyssa, lulla, sofve [sic] nu snällt,
lilla Will på sin kudde

2. Vyssa, lulla, sof nu mitt barn,
Sofve så godt i din vagga!

3. Vyssa, lulla, sofve du godt!
Russin skall pappa dig skänka

4. Vyssa, lulla, barnet alltrén [sic]
sofver så södt hos sin mamma