Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871−1927)

Four Swedish Songs

opus 16

1. Låt oss dö unga (Verner von Heidenstam)
2. Guld och gröna skogar (Tor Hedberg)
3. Ingalill (Gustaf Fröding)
4. Fylgia (Gustaf Fröding)

  • Year of composition: 1. 1895 (possibly 1905), 2. spring 1897 (?), 3. 16 August 1893, 4. 1894 (?)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Verner von Heidenstam, Tor Hedberg, Gustaf Fröding
  • Duration: 9 min
  • Detailed duration: Separate songs: 1. 2'55 2. 1´13, 3. 2´21 4. 1´44 (BIS-CD-654),

Examples of printed editions

• Nordisk Musikforlag/Henrik Hennings, Copenhagen 1899
• Wilhelm Hansen, Köpenhamn 1916

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Examples of recordings

BIS-CD-654, Peter Mattei, voice, Bengt Åke Lundin, piano

Literature

Wallner, Bo: Wilhelm Stenhammar och hans tid (Stockholm: Norstedts 1991)

Description of work

1. Poco sostenuto, solenne G minor 4/4
2. Allegretto semplice G major 2/4
3. Non lento; molto espressivo D minor 4/4
4. Allegro agitato A minor 6/8