Otto Lindblad (1809−1864)

"Till skogs en liten fågel [fogel] flög"

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (Atterbom lived from 1790-1855)
  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: "For P.D.A. Atterbom" (according to the printed music)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

• Sångarförbundet. Samling fyrstämmiga Sånger för Mansröster, Första Delen. Abr. Hirschs Förlag, Ed. no. 2591
• Manskörprisma 1, AB Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C.G. 7029

Description of work

Andantino G major 6/8


Work comment

"The music is to a great extant a likely unintentional loan from the second movement of Beethoven's Sonata Pathétique" (according to the Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon)

The song also exists in a version for mixed choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See further the individual post for that version.


Libretto/text

Till skogs en liten fågel flög;
från sommarhimlen blå och hög 


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage