Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Första aftonen i det nya hemmet

  • Year of composition: Probably the early 1830s. According to a note in pencil on a copy of the collection "Nyare Sånger till Forte-Piano [Hft 3], the version for solo voice and piano was printed in 1836.
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer
  • Arrangement/revision: (David Wikander [1884-1955])
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Examples of printed editions

Svenska Skolkvartetten. Tredje samlingen, 100 fyrstämmiga sånger [Svenska Skolkvartetten. Volume 3, 100 four-part songs] Abr. Lundquist, Musikförlag Abr. L. 5306 (printed 1929, 1946)

Description of work

Andante con moto D major 6/8

Work comment

This song also exists in other settings. See individual posts for each version.


Jag vet en hälsning mera kär,
än värld, vad du kan ge