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a fleeting thought

    An email of mine just now:   Janet and Scott —   When I hear Edvard Grieg’s “Spring,” I feel pathos. Great beauty. I also feel sad. Very. I feel aware of my own mortality. It is a … Continue reading

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Edvard Grieg, “Våren” (Spring)

                  Posted here are three versions of Edvard Grieg’s beautiful, indeed enchanting, song “Våren” (Spring), performed by a baritone, a soprano, and a mezzo-soprano. Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1870), a famous Norwegian poet … Continue reading

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Grieg, “Solvejgs Lied” (Solveig’s Song”)

    Posted here are three renditions (versions) of Edvard Grieg’s “Solveig’s Song”:       soloist (soprano with piano)       soprano with orchestra       piano solo     — Roger W. Smith    June 2018 … Continue reading

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Grieg, “Homesickness”

      As a follow up to my post from a day or two ago “Edvard Grieg, “Heimweh” (Homesickness)”   https://rogersgleanings.com/2018/05/15/edvard-grieg-heimweh-homesickness/   Here is another outstanding rendition of the same piece.   — Roger W. Smith    May 2018

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Edvard Grieg, “Heimweh” (Homesickness)

          Posted here is a short piano piece by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg (1843–1907): “Heimweh” (Homesickness). It is one of the Lyric Pieces (Norwegian: Lyriske stykker), a collection of 66 short pieces for solo piano … Continue reading

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Edvard Grieg, solo piano music

    The Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), himself a pianist, wrote hundreds of piano works, ranging from his well known Piano Concerto in A minor to a plethora of works for solo piano. The works for solo piano are … Continue reading

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