Music

The Cahman organ in the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace was built 1730. Photo: Royal Court, Sweden

Fanfare
trumpet

Prelude
From Drottningholm music by Johann Helmich Roman
arr: Claude Génetay

Hymn 248 – Tryggare kan ingen vara
lyrics: Lina Sandell (1832–1903)
music: Swedish version of a german folksong

Vad det är bra
lyrics: Astrid Lindgren
music: Staffan Götestam
choir, violin and harp

Hymn 193 – Gud som haver barnen kär
lyrics: old Swedish children's prayer 
music: Ivar Widéen (1871–1951)

Välkommen hem
lyrics and music: Sonja Aldén
solo, violin and piano

Hymn 900 – Barnet döps i nådens hav
lyrics: C Lövestam
music: Basel

Lyckans minut – first performance
lyrics: Erik Lindorm 
music: Fredrik Sixten
choir and harp 

Lästringe gånglåt
trad, arr: I Karkoff, 2016 
organ and Swedish bagpipe

Musicians

  • Court Trumpeter Olle Hermansen
  • First Concertmaster at the Royal Schwedisch Opera Semmy Stahlhammer
  • Soloist Fredrik Benedict Nybladh
  • Pianist Jonas Gidberg
  • Harpist Stina Hellberg Agback
  • Riksspelman Pontus Estling
  • Stockholm's Boy's Choir (also performed at the King's and Prince Carl Philip's christenings)
  • Conductor Karin Skogberg Ankarmo
  • Musicians conducted by Court Organist Mary Ljungquist Hén