Emil Sjögren (1853-1918)

Adventshymn [Hymn for Advent] ("Bereden väg för Herran [sic]") from Sex hymner och psalmer för soli, blandad kör och orgel [Six hymns and psalms for soloists, mixed choir and organ]

opus 51 opus 51 (probably; however not indicated in the printed music)

  • Year of composition: 1897
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Text author: In the printed music the lyricist is not identified, but the text was written by Frans Michael Franzén (1772-1847)
  • Dedication: Composed for the (Sankt) Johannes Kyrka [St. John's Church, Stockholm] (according to the Musikaliska Konstföreningen's [the publishing house of the Swedish Art Music Society] edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min


pno eller org

Solo voices/choir

Solo voice: alt
Choir: S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

• A-B. Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C. G. 3726
• Musikaliska Konstföreningen [the publishing house of the Swedish Art Music Society], M.K. 78 (1909)

Description of work

Andante e ben marcato G major 4/4 (C)


Bereden väg för Herran [sic],
Berg sjuknen djup stån opp!