Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Wedding song. Cantata at Lars Yngström's wedding (Wedding hymn; "Nu är den stund")

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 3 March 1909
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: Karl-Erik Forsslund
  • First performed: Kristine kyrka, Falun, 22 March 1909.
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min

Instrumentation

Org (large) ad libitum

Solo voices/choir

Tenor baritone [sic] solo, S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

Gehrmans Kör-bibliotek, no. 39, Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 2507 (copyright 1930)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Z/Sv

Literature

'Till en vän och hans brud" from "Rymdsånger', 1909

Description of work

Soft and sonorous, in calm movement A-flat major 4/4 (C)


Libretto/text

Nu är den stund så stilla tvänne [sic] skyar
i höga rymder smälta hop till en