Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960)

Wedding March

Rudén no. 66

  • Year of composition: 1909
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • Dedication: Written for my dear friend Professor Oscar Quensel's daughter, for her wedding day.
  • First performed: At Miss Winnifred Quensel's wedding, married Helling, February 1909
  • Arrangement/revision: Orchestrated for military band by Otto P. Trobäck February 1909
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min


2**.0.4*.0 / 4*.6****.4*.2 / 2 ten, bar / timp, 2 perc
(picc d-flat, fl d-flat, cl e-flat, 3 trp e-flat, corn e-flat, bass tbn)

Examples of printed editions

Score can be bought from Svensk Musik

Location for score and part material

Parts lost

  • Location autograph: Stiftelsen Musikkulturens främjande
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Alfvéns autograph (not Trobäck's): Stiftelsen Musikkulturens främjande. Sketch of Alfvén in Book 3, fol 4-7 dated Leksand 14 February 1909 at Uppsala University Library, Vocal music in handwriting 1890

Description of work

Allegro maestoso D-flat major Alla breve, Trio G-flat major, Da capo al segno D-flat major, Coda