Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Fjällvandrarsång [approx. Mountain hiker's/hikers' song]

  • Year of composition: 14 July 1907 [on the Helagsfjället, a mountain in the Swedish province of Härjedalen] (according to the autograph)
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: G. [Gillis] W. Bratt (1870-1925) and Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (according to the P.-B.-sällskapet's [Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society] autograph)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, Ed. no. 2577 (Gehrmans Kör-Bibliotek no. 56)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Z/Sv There are two autographs, one of which is marked 'P.-B.-sällsk.' [The Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society], whereas the other includes an autograph in pencil of ”Sånger för blandad Kör. Vårsång III” [Songs for mixed choir. Spring song III] and is placed together with Sånger för blandad Kör. "Vårsång [I]", "Vårsång II" och "Zwiegesang". [Songs for mixed choir. Spring song (I), Spring song II, and Zwiegesang]. Inscription on the autograph belonging to the Petersson-Berger Society: Copyright 1933 by A.-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm. C. G. 2577


Karlsson, Henrik: Wilhelm Peterson-Berger. Verkförteckning [List of works] (2004) [available at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket]

Description of work

Alla marcia F major 2/4
(according to the P.-B.-sällskapet's [Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society] autograph: Alla marcia [with expression, but without significant nuances])


1. Bort från stadens oro och kvalm vill jag draga
2. Sorglöst, vänner, fram genom skogar vi tåga

Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage