7 Songs, Op.17 (Sibelius, Jean)

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Sibelius - 7 Songs, Op.17 (voice and piano).pdf
Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1904-8.


Boca Raton: Masters Music, 1997. Catalog M.2597.


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General Information

Work Title Seven Songs
Alternative Title 7 Lieder
Composer Sibelius, Jean
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.17
Movements/Sections 7 pieces
1. Se'n har jag ej frågat mera (Then I questioned no further)
2. Sov in! (Slumber)
3. Fågellek (Enticement)
4. Vilse (Astray)
5. En slända (A Dragonfly)
6. Illalle (To Evening)
7. Lastu lainehilla (Driftwood)
Year/Date of Composition 1891-1904
First Publication 1904-1908
Librettist see below
  1. Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877)
  2. Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898)
  3. Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898)
  4. Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898)
  5. Oscar Ivar Levertin (1862-1906)
  6. August Valdemar Koskimies (1856-1929)
  7. Ilmari Calamnius, pseud. Ilmari Kianto (1874-1970)
Language Swedish
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice and Piano
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Initially, published as "Drei Gesänge / Tre Sanger" before being expanded to 7. (See WorldCat. (Actually, temporal ordering isn't obvious... might have dropped rather than added, of course... and also, name of publication seems to change from Gesänge to Lieder- or - something.) See -also- WorldCat, Lindgren publication of 3 of Op.17 alone, with (Boruttau??) German translation- copublication? with B&H or separate? - ES

The first four or so were published in 1904; the last three were added to the set in over the next few years (between 1906 and 1908 individually, then published as a set perhaps only in 1934- see WorldCat which points this out...)

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