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Sonatas for violin and piano

Edvard Grieg (composer), Augustin Dumay (performer), Maria João Pires (performer)
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Title
Sonatas for violin and piano
Composer
Edvard Grieg 1843-1907
Performer
Augustin Dumay  (viool) Maria João Pires 1944- (piano)
Publisher
Philips, 1993
1 cd
Recording date
1993
Playing time
01:10:01
EAN
0028943752527
CDR
CBX0746

About Edvard Grieg

Edvard Hagerup Grieg ( GREEG, Norwegian: [ˈɛ̀dvɑɖ ˈhɑ̀ːɡərʉp ˈɡrɪɡː]; 15 June 1843 – 4 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the main Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to international consciousness, as well as helping to develop a national identity, much as Jean Sibelius did in Finland and Bedřich Smetana did in Bohemia.

Grieg is the most celebrated person from the city of Bergen, with numerous statues depicting his image, and many cultural entities named after him: the city's largest concert building (Grieg Hall), its most advanced music school (Grieg Academy) and its…Read more on Wikipedia

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