G. Henle Verlag

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Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Op. 65 (Volume 8)

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  • Composer: Edvard Grieg
  • Editors: Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, Ernst-Günter Heinemann
  • Fingering: Einar Steen-Nøkleberg
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • Work: Lyric Pieces (Book VIII), Op. 65
  • ISMN: 9790201807133
  • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
  • Pages: 34
  • Urtext / Critical Edition

Description

Grieg's successful series of Lyric Pieces reaches a unique climax in the eighth book. After the publisher almost had to force him – Grieg was at the point of becoming tired of composing Lyric Pieces – the composer succeeded in creating a spectacular and brilliant closing piece, "Wedding Day at Troldhaugen". This recollection of Grieg's own silver wedding anniversary is extremely effective, and performable not just by piano virtuosos – talented newcomers will also enjoy unlocking its technical secrets!