August Söderman (1832−1876)

"Min vän är den bästa"

  • Year of composition: 23 April, 1872 (according to Jeanson, p. 289)
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Zacharias Topelius (according the version for men's choir)
  • Dedication: To Miss Eugenie Claëson (according to Abraham Lundquist's edition)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

• Sex visor i folkton, Sånger för blandad kör N:o 6 [Six songs in folk tone, Songs for mixed choir no. 6], Abr. Lundquist, Musikförlag, Abr. L. 4781
• Elkan & Schildknecht, printed in 1873 (No ed. no.)

Literature

See Gunnar Jeanson: "August Söderman. En svensk tondiktares liv och verk", 1926

Description of work

Allegro E minor 2/4


Work comment

The song also exists in a setting for men's choir a cappella (T.T.B.B.). See separate post for that version.


Libretto/text

Min vän är den bästa,
förmer än de flesta


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage