Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Fem dikter ur Arne. Moderns sång (Margits sång) [Five poems from Arne. The mother's song (Margit's song)]

  • Year of composition: 1893 (according to the printed music)
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Björnstjerne Björnson (Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson [1832-1910]), trans. by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (according to the printed music)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Abraham Hirschs Förlag, Ed. no. 2588
(Collection includes Arnes sång, Moderns sång, Venevil, Ingerid Sletten, Trädet)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Z/Sv According to the autograph the title of this song is "Margits sång" [Margit's song]. The Autograph also includes "Hun Venevil" and "ingerid Sletten" from "Arne".


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

Description of work

Calm, fervent D minor 4/4 (C)


Herre, hägna med kärleks hand barnet som leker vid stranden