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April Issue
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May/June Teachers Guide
Kids' Corner
Past Issues

 


Composer of the Month

Edvard Grieg

1843-1907

   
Piano Concerto in A minor, 1st movement

In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt

 

 

Grieg Lyric Pieces

   

 


G major

Bach's Minuet in G Major

  

Another Bach Minuet in G Major

 

Concertos

Listen to Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor above.

Here is a cadenza from the Grieg Concerto alone:

 

Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 from the Baroque period is very different:

 

Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor

 


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