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Ack Värmeland, du sköna, du härliga...

Language: Swedish (Svenska)

Ack Värmeland, du sköna, du härliga land!
Du krona bland Svearikes länder!
Ja, om jag komme mitt i det förlovade land,
till Värmland jag ändå återvänder.
Ja, där vill jag leva, ja, där vill jag dö:
Om en gång ifrån Värmland jag tager mig en mö,
så vet jag att aldrig jag mig ångrar.

Ja, när du en gång skall bort och gifta dig, min vän,
då skall du till Värmeland fara,
där finnes nog Guds gåvor med flickor kvar igen
och alla ä' de präktiga och rara.
Men friar du där så var munter och glad!
Ty muntre gossar vilja Värmlandsflickorna ha,
de sorgsna dem ge de på båten.

H. Alfvén sets stanza 1

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:29
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