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Edvard Grieg:

Other Scandinavian Composers

Music by composers from the three official Scandinavian countries -- Norway, Denmark and Sweden -- and a couple of unofficial ones -- Finland and Iceland!

Music heard in this episode:

Alfven: Vallflickans Dans (Dance of the Shepherdesses)
Wiren: Serenade for Strings
Nielsen: Maskarade Overture
Gade: Nordic Tone Pictures
Kuhlau: Trillingsbrodrene Overture
Sibelius: Finlandia
Leifs: Geysir
Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars
Grieg: Peer Gynt - In the Hall of the Mountain King

Learn more about Edvard Grieg

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which country is NOT in Scandinavia?

 Norway

 Denmark

 Sweden

 France

Who wrote the famous Finnish piece called Finlandia?

 Johann Sebastian Bach

 Friedrich Kuhlau

 Jean Sibelius

 Niels Gade

The most important Danish composer of the 19th century was

 Niels Gade

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Ludvig Holberg

 Claude Debussy

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Edvard Grieg:

Other Scandinavian Composers

Music by composers from the three official Scandinavian countries -- Norway, Denmark and Sweden -- and a couple of unofficial ones -- Finland and Iceland!

Music heard in this episode:

Alfven: Vallflickans Dans (Dance of the Shepherdesses)
Wiren: Serenade for Strings
Nielsen: Maskarade Overture
Gade: Nordic Tone Pictures
Kuhlau: Trillingsbrodrene Overture
Sibelius: Finlandia
Leifs: Geysir
Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars
Grieg: Peer Gynt - In the Hall of the Mountain King

Learn more about Edvard Grieg

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which country is NOT in Scandinavia?

 Norway

 Denmark

 Sweden

 France

Who wrote the famous Finnish piece called Finlandia?

 Johann Sebastian Bach

 Friedrich Kuhlau

 Jean Sibelius

 Niels Gade

The most important Danish composer of the 19th century was

 Niels Gade

 Felix Mendelssohn

 Ludvig Holberg

 Claude Debussy

 

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