- Year of composition: 1857 (according to the autograph)
- Work category: Male choir and instruments
- Text author: 'Text by Franzén' (according to the autograph)
- First performed: 'Performed at Mariæ Magdalenæ [sic] Church. 1st Ten. Actor Dahlgren. Music dealer Lundquist. 2nd Ten. Factory owner Behrling. Wholesaler Mellström. 1st Bass. Accountant Thunman. Mechanic Abelin 2nd Bass. Bookseller Ekström. Actor Willman. Organ. Herr L. Norman.' (according to the autograph in Kompositioner, vol. 1)
- Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
- Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
- Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ivar Hallström's archive, Kompositioner vol. 1 + vol. 2
Description of work
Largo F minor 3/4
Anna Hallström was married to the composer's brother, Paul Wilhelm Hallström and died at the age of on 12 January 1857.
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