Jacob Axel Josephson (1818-1880)

Vårt land ("Vårt land, vårt land, vårt fosterland")

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Johan Ludvig Runeberg
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Svenska Skolkvartetten. 100 fyrstämmiga sånger, 1:sta samlingen, [Svenska Skolkvartetten. 100 four-part songs, Volume 1] Abr. Lundquist, Musikförlag (Ed. no. is missing) [1952]

Description of work

Vigorous, not too fast A-flat major 4/4 (C)

Work comment

The song also exists in a setting for male choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See individual post for that version.

The text has also been set to music by Fredrik Pacius and Fredrik Eimele, respectively. See individual posts for those songs.


Vårt land, vårt land, vårt fosterland,
ljud högt, o dyra ord!