Gunnar Wennerberg (1817-1901)

Kung Karls Drapa ("Kall på båren i kungaborgen") [The ode of King Charles]

  • Year of composition: 1872
  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: Gunnar Wennerberg
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

100 Äldre och Nyare Svenska Sånger för Fyra och Fem Mansröster [100 old and new Swedish songs for four and five male voices] edited by J. A. Josephson and Fr. Arlberg, First part, Abr. Hirschs Förlag, (No ed. no.) [1873]

Description of work

Slow and solemn D major alla breve

Work comment

This song was composed on the occasion of the death of King Charles XV of Sweden (1872)


Kall på båren i kungaborgen
Karl den femtonde hvilar [sic]