Kantata (Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn)

Sheet Music


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Language Icelandic / Danish
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, n.d.(ca.1907). Plate 14828.
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General Information

Work Title Kantata
Alternative. Title Konungskantatan
Composer Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISS 18
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Velkominn hilmir (Welcome King) (E-flat major)
  2. Dana gramur (King of Danes) (A-flat major)
  3. Danmerkur ljóð (Oath to Denmark) (E-flat major)
  4. Norræni stofninn (The Nordic Stem) (E-flat major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1907
First Performance. 1907
First Publication. 1907?
Librettist Þorsteinn Gíslason (1867-1938)
Language Icelandic
Dedication Dedicated to His Majesty King Frederik VIII.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB soli, mixed choir, piano
Extra Information Composed for and performed when Frederik VIII, then king of Denmark and Iceland, visited Iceland in the summer of 1907