Emil Sjögren (1853-1918)

Six hymns and psalms for soli, mixed choir and organ

opus 51 (probably; although not specified in the edition)

  • Year of composition: [1] Helig!: 1895 (according to the edition)
    [2] Adventshymn: 1897
    [3] 'Det gamla år framgånget är': 1898
    [4] 'Sänd mig ditt ljus, sänd mig din sanning': 1908
    [5] Påsk-psalm: 1903
    [6] 'Nu kommen är vår påskafröjd': 1892
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: [1] Text from Swedish Mass [Sv. Mässan] (according to edition)
    [2] Text author not mentioned in edition, but the text is by Frans Michael Franzén
    [3] Text author not mentioned in the edition, but probably Jakob Eberdt, trans. Jesper Swedberg 1694
    [4] Davids psalm 43 (Psalter)
    [5] Text author not mentioned in edition
    [6] Text author not mentioned in edition, but probably Olaus Petri (1536)
  • Dedication: Composed for St. John's Church, Stockholm (according to the edition published by Musikaliska Konstföreningen)
  • Duration: Approx. 15-20 min

Instrumentation

[1] org ad lib
[2] pno eller org
[3] org eller pno
[4] org
[5] org or pno ad lib
[6] org or pno

Solo voices/choir

[1] S.A.T.B.
[2] alto solo, S.A.T.B.
[3] S.A.T.B.
[4] bass solo, S.A.T.B.
[5] S.A.T.B.
[6] soprano and alto soli, S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

Book includes:
[1] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3725
[2] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3726
[3] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3727
[4] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3728
[5] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3729
[6] A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3730

Musikaliska Konstföreningen, M.K. 78 (1909)

Description of work

[1] Largo con devozione B-flat major 4/4 (C)
[2] Andante e ben marcato G major 4/4 (C)
[3] Andante con allegrezza D major 4/4 (C)
[4] Andante G minor - G major 4/4 (C)
[5] Andante con moto E major 4/4 (C)
[6] Allegretto - Più vivo E-flat major - E major - E-flat major alla breve


Libretto/text

[1] Helig! Helig! Helig, helig Herre Gud allsmäktige!
[2] Bereden väg för Herran. Berg sjuknen djup stån opp!
[3] Det gamla år framgånget är, nytt kommer i stället här.
[4] Sänd mig ditt ljus, sänd mig din sanning
[5] Ho vill mer för döden bäva som för en allvåldig makt?
[6] Nu kommen är vår påskafröjd, Pris Jesu dig i himmels höjd