Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Fosterlandet [The homeland]

  • Year of composition: Year of composition unknown
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Axel Lundegård (1861-1930)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

(Unison song)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: P.-B.-sällsk. [The Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society]


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

Description of work

(Tempo marks missing) C major 2/2

Work comment

According to a crossed through note in pencil on the autograph, the melody is not very well fitted with the lyrics and "should be reworked into the 'Norrländsk Hembygdssång'!?"


Nu ur mörka susande skogars famn

[only the first lines are inscribed in the autograph]