August Körling (1842−1919)

Aftonstämning

  • Year of composition: Unknown
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Daniel Fallström
  • Duration: 2 min

Examples of printed editions

Gehrmans, Stockholm n. d.

Examples of recordings

No date, cylinder
H.A. Rosén, song

No date, cylinder
Georg Hellström, song

Skandinaviska grammophon, 1907?, LP record
August Svensson och Inga Berentz, song, pianist unknown

Skandinaviska grammophon, rec. 1909, LP record
John Forsell, song, pianist unknown

Victor talking machine, rec. 1909, LP record
John Forsell, song, pianist unknown probably the same recording as above but another record company

International talking machine, 1912?, LP record
Oscar Ralf, song, pianist unknown

Svenska musikaffären, 1914, LP record
Oscar Ralf, song, pianist unknown

Beka Record, [1916], LP record
Oscar Ralf, song, pianist unknown

Skandinaviska musikcentralen, 1920, LP record
Oscar Ralf, song, pianist unknown

Polyphon, 1923, LP record
Eric Zetterman, song, orchestra

Victor talking machine, [1926], LP record
George Hultgren, song, pianist unknown

Parlophon, 1928, LP record
Martin Öhman, song, orchestra, cond. Walter Sieber

Tal och ton, 1930, LP record
Gunnar Schyller, song, pianist unknown

Columbia, 1931, LP record
Aroldo Lindi, song, Clarens Raybould, piano

Odeon, 1931, LP record
Oscar Arnö, song with instrumental trio

Orchestrola, 1931, LP record
Gunnar Schyller, song, Georg Enders, piano

Rubini records, 1976
John Forsell, song, pianist unknown

Bluebell of Sweden, 1983
Nicolai Gedda, song, Jan Eyron, piano

RCA, 1986
Jussi Björling, song, Kungliga hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius

Swedish society, 1987
Jussi Björling, song, Kungliga hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius

Fermat, 1990?
Lars Magnusson, song, Jan Eyron, piano

Prophone, cop. 1991
Jussi Björling, song, Kungliga hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius

Bluebell, cop 1992, included in the box Jussi Björling at Gröna Lund
Jussi Björling, song, Harry Ebert, piano

Prophone, 1996, record named The swedish tenors
Jussi Björling, song, pianist unknown

Prophone, 1999
Jussi Björling, song, Kungliga hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius

Prophone, 2000
Jussi Björling, song, Kungliga filharmoniska orkestern, cond. Nils Grevillius

Värmdö, 2009 (cop 2010), record named Hjärtats Sommar
Michael Axelsson, song, Henrik Berg, piano

Bluebell, 2011, inspelat 1949, included in the volume Jussi at Gröna Lund
Jussi Björling, song, Harry Ebert, piano

Sony music entertainment, 2011, included in The complete album collection / Jussi Björling
Jussi Björling, Kungliga hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius

Description of work

Andante B-flat major 4/4


Work comment

The song also exists in an orchestral arrangement by John Fernström, then in D-flat major


Libretto/text

Mörkgrön granskog skuggar öfver viken,
tusen drömmar komma, drömmar gå,
öfver böljans klara riken
aftonsolens strålar bryggor slå.
O, om bort på dem jag kunde draga,
fjerran bort från bitter sorg och nöd,
famna livet som en fager saga,
väfd af böljesång och aftonglöd.