Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Earina. Suite for orchestra

1. Åkallan
2. Blomsteroffret
3. Vapenvigning
4. Lyckorunor C. D. B.
5. Rapsoden sjunger

  • Year of composition: Spring 1917 during a period of convalescence
  • Work category: Orchestral works in several movements
  • First performed: Auditorium (Stockholm) 14 March 1918, Konsertföreningens orkester
  • Duration: Approx. 20-25 min
  • Detailed duration: 20'45

Instrumentation

2*.2.2.2 / 3.2.3.1 / timp / perc, hp, pno / str
(picc)
perc: trgl, sn dr, cymb, bass dr

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

Examples of recordings

CD edition (publ. 2000) rec. by Norrköpings Symfoniorkester (cond.: Michail Jurowski), CPO 999 632-2

Description of work

1. Åkallan: (Tempo marks missing in autograph) D minor (- D major)
2. Blomsteroffret: (Tempo marks missing in autograph) A major 3/4
3. Vapenvigning: (Tempo marks missing in autograph) F minor - F major 4/4 (C)
4. Lyckorunor C. D. B.: (Tempo marks missing in autograph) F major 6/8
5. Rapsoden sjunger: (Tempo marks missing in autograph) F minor - F major 4/4 (C)