Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)


opus 18 no. 2

  • Year of composition: Originally composed in 1896, orchestrated 1936
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Verner von Heidenstam
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 3'40


2*.2.2.2 / / timp, perc, hp, pn / str
perc: triangle, piatti, grancassa

Solo voices/choir

Baritone solo

Location for score and part material

Score and parts in facsimile at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

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

Examples of recordings

[Version for voice and piano recorded by Thomas Lander, baritone, and Anders Kilström, piano, at Musica Sveciae MSCD 619, published 1994]


From Heidenstams 'Dikter', 1895

Description of work

Allegro (varying tempi) D major-dur (varying keys) 3/4 (varying time signatures)


Låt gå, att livet gömmer ett uns av skratt, ett pund av gråt