4 Norwegian Dances Alt ernative. Title Composer Grieg, Edvard: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. No. Op.35 I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. IEG 65 Movements/Sections Mov’ts/Sec’s: 4 dances: Allegro moderato (D minor) Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso (A major) Allegro moderato alla Marcia (G major) Allegro molto (D major) Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp.
by Edvard Grieg, arranged for flute and piano. Grieg’s four Norwegian Dances are now probably best known as orchestrated by Czech conductor Hans Sitt, but they began as music for piano four-hands. As is the case of its three companions, the second dance is drawn from Ludvig Mathias Lindeman’s Mountain Melodies, Old and New.
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Edvard Hagerup Grieg (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈedvɑɖ ˈhɑːɡərʉp ˈɡriɡː]; 15 June 1843 – 4 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide.
Composer. With a letter of recommendation from Franz Liszt, Grieg received a state stipend for his studies in Italy and spent a winter of 1869-1870 in Rome. There Grieg performed his music and had meetings with Franz Liszt and other European musicians. His collaboration with Norwegian writer Bjornson also began in Rome.
Edvard Grieg is considered the most important Norwegian composer from the nationalist-Romantic period. That emphasis on the melodic/harmonic flow so important to the style of the time is supremely evident in this transcription for your concert band.
Edvard Grieg. His arrangements of Norwegian dances and songs, Opus 17 and Opus 66, and especially his Slåtter, Norwegian Peasant Dances, Opus 72, show his characteristic sense of rhythm and harmony. His vocal works include the songs on texts of A.O. Vinje, Opus 33; and the Haugtussa cycle, Opus 67.
Listen free to Edvard Grieg – GRIEG: Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op. 17 and Op. 66 (Improvisations On 2 Norwegian Folksongs, Op. 29: Allegretto Con Moto. Allegro. Molto Vivace. Tempo I. Agitato E Pesante, Improvisations On 2 Norwegian Folksongs, Op. 29: Andante. Animato. Pesto Leggiero. Tempo 1 and more). 48 tracks ().
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and pianist, and he composed 25 Norwegian Folksongs and Dances, Op. 17 in 1869. Grieg was an ardent supporter of Norwegian music, and he used Norwegian folk songs and dances as the basis for many of his compositions.