Hur ljuvt det är, Op.34b No.4 (Kuula, Toivo)

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Misc. Notes According to manuscript (which has the title of 'Kuin herran templin tiellä')
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Work Title Hur ljuvt det är
Alternative. Title On herran temp'liin tulla
Composer Kuula, Toivo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.34b No.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITK 12
Key G-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918
First Publication. 1934 - Etelä-pohjanmaan kirkkomus.toimikunta (anonymous arr. for mixed chorus)
Librettist Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877), transl. Alpo Noponen (1862-1927)
Language Swedish, Finnish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Unison choir (congregation) with organ
Extra Information Like Aftonbön this psalm was submitted to the competition sponsored by Suomen Lähetysseura. It has also always been sung by mixed choirs although not intended for that ensemble, due to 1st publication in an anonymous mixed chorus arrangement, transposed from the original (to F major in this case).