Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) brought the music of Norway out of the shadow of the other Scandinavian countries. Musically educated at the Leipzig Conservatory, he returned home having met a world of international composers from England’s Arthur Sullivan, Denmark’s Niels Gade,
We often forget the connections between composers. When you start to look at who knew who, particularly in the 20th century, connections are not only local but also international. The Australian composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961) knew the piano works of
“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!
Symphonic Dances Op.64 (Allegretto grazioso) Eivind Aadland, conductor WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln From Grieg: Complete Symphonic Works Vol.1 (2011) Released by Audite! Symphonic Dances Op.64 (Allegretto grazioso) Let’s discover Norwegian violinist and conductor Eivind Aadland, with strong connection to folk music,