Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871−1927)

Ithaka

opus 21

  • Year of composition: 1904
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Oscar Levertin
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min
  • Detailed duration: 9'23

Instrumentation

2.2.3.3 / 4.3.3*.1 / timp, 2 hp / str
(bass tbn)

Solo voices/choir

Solo part: baritone

Examples of printed editions

The Swedish Art Music Society, M. K. 76 (piano vocal score)

Location for score and part material

Handwritten parts in Musik- och teaterbiblioteket's collections.

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

Examples of recordings

Sången (The Song) / 2 Sentimental Romances / Ithaka. Soloist: Håkan Hagegård. Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond: Kjell Ingebretsen. Caprice/Musica Sveciae CAP 21358 (1981/1988)

Description of work

Con moto F minor 6/4


Libretto/text

Jag drömt som främling på en främmad [sic] strand - Gud vet hur många år.