Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783−1847)

Solens nedgång i havet (Solnedgång i hafvet)

  • Year of composition: About 1840-1850
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Erik Gustaf Geijer
  • Arrangement/revision: (David Wikander [1884-1955])
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


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 E major 4/4 (C)

Work comment

This song also exists in a setting (in another key) for voices without accompaniment (quartet: soprano, alto, tenor, bass) as well as one for male choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See individual posts for those versions.


Solen sjunker ned i hav, i hav.
Böljorna sjunga sin sång, sin sång