• Year of composition: Probably the 1830s. According to a note in pencil on a copy in the collections of the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, the book for solo voice and piano was printed in 1839.
  • 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

Allegretto F minor 4/4 (C)

Work comment

This song also exists in a setting for solo voice and piano. See separate post for that version.


1. I solglans än snöklädda fältet står.
Ur granskogen droppar drivornas tår

2. Med vintern mig sorg gav det flyende år,
och tyckte i hjärtat sitt isande spår