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Grieg, Edvard (Hagerup)locked

  • John Horton
  •  and Nils Grinde

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(b Bergen, 15 June 1843; d Bergen, 4 Sept 1907). Norwegian composer, pianist and conductor. He was the foremost Scandinavian composer of his generation and the principal promoter of Norwegian music. His genius was for lyric pieces – songs and piano miniatures – in which he drew on both folktunes and the Romantic tradition, but his Piano Concerto found a place in the central repertory, and his String Quartet foreshadows Debussy....

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Music & Letters
Oslo, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Avdeling Oslo, Norsk Musikksamling
Norsk musikkgranskning årbok
Bergen, Offentlige Bibliotek, Griegsamlingen
Studia musicologica norvegica