Hugo Alfvén

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A Swedish composer, his symphonies are among the earliest of the great modern Swedish efforts, renowned for their virtuosic orchestral writing and color.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Swedish Rhapsody No. 1, for orchestra ("Midsommarvaka"), Op. 19 1903 Orchestral
Saa tag mit Hjerte (Take my heart), for voice & piano (or orchestra), R203 1946 Vocal Music
Bergakungen, ballet-pantomime, Op. 37, R99 1916 Ballet
Skogen sover (Sleeping Forest), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 28/6, R63/6 1908 Vocal Music
Vallflickans dans (Herdsmaiden's Dance) (a.k.a. Dance of the Shepherd Girl) Vocal Music
Songs (7) for voice & piano, Op. 28, R63 1908 Vocal Music
Aftonen for male voices & instruments (Evening), R187 1942 Choral
Prodigal Son, ballet suite, R214 1957 Ballet
Uti vår hage Choral
Gustav Adolf II, suite from the incidental music for orchestra, Op. 49, R121 1932 Orchestral
Symphony No. 4 in C minor ("Fran Havsbandet"), Op. 39, R93 1918 Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 11, R28 1897 Symphony
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
En Skärgårdssägen, for orchestra, Op. 20, R49 1903 Orchestral
Swedish Rhapsody No. 2, for orchestra ("Uppsalarapsodi"), Op. 24 1907 Orchestral
Swedish Rhapsody No. 3, for orchestra ("Dalarapsodi"), Op. 47 1931 Orchestral
Symphony No. 5 in A minor, Op. 54, R209 1942 Symphony
Symphony No. 3 in E major, Op. 23, R54 1905 Symphony
Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 7, R24 1897 Symphony
Jag Längtar Dig, song for voice & piano, Op. 28/5 Vocal Music
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