6 Songs, Op.86 (Sibelius, Jean)

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Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1923. Plates 18083-18088. Catalogs 2247-2252.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Songs, Op.86
Alternative. Title
Composer Sibelius, Jean
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. 86
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916-7
First Publication. 1923
Librettist Various
Language Swedish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice and Piano

Misc. Comments

1.) Vårförnimmelser [The Coming of Spring] (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
2.) Längtan heter min arvedel [Vain longings are my heritage] (Text by Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864-1931))
3.) Dold förening [Hidden Union] (Text by Carl Snoilsky (1841-1903))
4.) Och finns det en tanke? [And is there a thought?] (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
5.) Sångarlön [The Singer's Reward] (Text by Carl Snoilsky (1841-1903))
6.) I systrar, I bröder, I älskande par! [Ye sisters, ye brothers, ye loving couples!] (Text by Mikael Lybeck (1864-1925))