Dag Wirén (1905-1986)

Serenade for string orchestra

opus 11


1. Prelude: Allegro molto
2. Andante espressivo
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
5. Marcia: Tempo di marcia, molto ritmico

  • Year of composition: 1937
  • Work category: Orchestral works in several movements
  • First performed: 28 October 1937 at Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Stockholm Chamber Orchestra conducted by Tobias Wilhelmi
  • Arrangement/revision: Arrangements for wind orchestra, brass ensemble and orchestra (consisting of traditional Chinese instruments) exist
  • Duration: 16 min

Examples of printed editions

Gehrmans, Stockholm 1944

Description of work

1. Prelude: Allegro molto G major 4/4
2. Andante espressivo C major 3/4
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace G major 6/8, Trio: Poco meno moto 2/4, Da capo, Coda
5. Marcia: Tempo di marcia, molto ritmico G major 4/4