4 Posthumous Songs, Op.68 (Sjögren, Emil)

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Editor First edition (corrected reprint)
Language Danish (No.1), Swedish (Nos.2-4) / French
Translator Berta Sjögren (1866–1967), French text
Publisher. Info. Stockholm: Suecia Edition, n.d.[1949-1953].
Reprinted Stockholm: SMH, 2014.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Posthumous songs
Alternative. Title Fyra posthuma sånger
Composer Sjögren, Emil
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.68
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs
  1. Bogfinken. Allegretto tranquillo (A minor)
  2. Nono San, lilla Fru Måne. Andante con moto (A minor)
  3. Jutta kommer till Folkungarne. Tempo giusto (G major)
  4. Mitt fattiga liv. Allegretto agitato (A minor)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Der sidder en Fugl paa en Blomstergren
  2. Nono San, Nono, San, lilla fru Måne, Hur gammal är du?
  3. Det red en jungfru från Danemark, en ängel från himmelen ljusa
  4. Mitt fattiga liv, med tvivel och kiv, jag gav det åt strömmen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917
Librettist see below
  1. Helena Nyblom (1843-1926)
  2. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) after a Japanese children's song. Karin Hirn, translator
  3. Verner von Heidenstam (1859-1940)
  4. Ellen Lundberg-Nyblom (1869-1933)
Language Danish No.1; Swedish Nos.2-4
Dedication Lucie von Dardel, No.2
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5-10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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