Ivar Hallström (1826−1901)

Im Westen. Lied

  • Year of composition: Likely the 1850s
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: R. Burns [Robert Burns, in translation to German by Wilhelm Gerhard]
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ivar Hallström's archive, Kompositioner vol. 3 [No. 28]

Description of work

(No tempo markings) D minor - F major 4/4 (C)


Work comment

The song is also set for mixed choir a cappella (or men's quartet). See that version's separate post.


Libretto/text

Ich schau' über Forth, hinüber nach Nord:
was helfen mir Nord und Hochlands Schnee?