August Söderman (1832−1876)

Kung Heimer och Aslög

  • Year of composition: ca 1870
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Frans Hedberg
  • Arrangement/revision: Orchestral arrangements by Hugo Alfvén (ca 1900), Ivar Hellman and Richard Henneberg (1896) exist.
  • Duration: 7 min

Instrumentation

• Alfvén's orchestration: 2.3*.3*.2 / 4.2.0.0 / timp, hp / str
(cor angl, bass cl)
• Hellman's orchestration: 2.2.2.2 / 2.2.0.0 / timp, hp / str
• Henneberg's orchestration: 2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp, 1 perc, hp / str

Examples of printed editions

Study score to Alfvén's orchestration printed at Edition Suecia, Stockholm 1978

Location for score and part material

Material for rent for all three orchestrations available from Svensk Musik

Examples of recordings

• Swedish Society, SCD 1010, 1959
Jussi Björling, Hovkapellet, cond. Nils Grevillius
• Caprice, CAP 21362, 1988
Håkan Hagegård, Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester, cond. Kjell Ingebretsen
• Musica Sveciae, MSCD 617, 1991
Ingvar Wixell, Stockholms filharmoniska orkester, cond. Johan Arnell
• Tenoria Music, TeM 001, 2001
Raymond Björling, DalaSinfoniettan, cond. Jan-Åke Hillerud

Description of work

Alfvén's orchestration exists in C major and D-flat major
Hellman's orchestration exists in C major and B-flat major
Henneberg's orchestration exists in E major
• Harp cadenza no time signature, Andante 6/8