Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Cantata at the 250 year anniversary of Frösö school (Sunrise)

I Andante con moto
II Semplice, non troppo moto
III Con moto
IV Andante con moto

  • Year of composition: June-Julyi 1929
  • Work category: Several choirs and instruments
  • Text author: Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
  • First performed: 31 August 1929 at Frösön
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Instrumentation

pno, org

Solo voices/choir

S.A.T.B., boys' choir, solo quartet, soprano and bass/baritone solo [and orchestra]

Examples of printed editions

Elkan & Schildknecht, Emil Carlelius, E. C. 740 (piano reduction)

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

Description of work

I Andante con moto G minor (- G major) 4/4 (C)
II Semplice, non troppo moto G-sharp minor 3/4
III Con moto G major 6/8
IV Andante con moto G major 4/4 (C) - 3/4


Libretto/text

1. Den stora sjön står som fejat stål
2. Så vek en gång en sagonatt
3. Två stenar stånda på blomrik ö
4. En stämma hör jag tala ur svunna seklers dunkla djup