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 leading 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 professional choir (Edvard Grieg Kor). The Edvard Grieg Museum at Grieg's former home, Troldhaugen, is dedicated to his legacy.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1843 (Bergen), Died September 4th, 1907 (Bergen)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, piano
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 347 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]973||7-in.||10/8/1901||Brumbasken i brumba||Swedish Quartet||Vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix C-]2207||12-in.||1901-1902||Anitra's dance||Victor Grand Concert Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3591||10-in.||10/8/1901||Brumbrasken i brumba||Swedish Quartet||Vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||A-794||7-in.||12/7/1903||First heart-throbs||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-794||10-in.||12/7/1903||First heart-throbs||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-2403||12-in.||3/23/1905||The death of Ase||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-2404||12-in.||3/23/1905||Morning||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-2405||10-in.||3/23/1905||In the hall of the mountain king||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-2407||12-in.||3/24/1905||Anitra's dance||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-4490||10-in.||5/15/1907||Homage march||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-8141||10-in.||8/11/1909||Ich liebe Dich||Frederick Gunster||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-8150||12-in.||8/17/1909||Spring||Victor String Quartet||String quartet||arranger|
|Victor||B-8261||10-in.||9/27/1909||Hojas de album||Vienna Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||C-8262||12-in.||9/27/1909||Danse caprice : Op. 28, no. 3||Vienna Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-8308||10-in.||10/19/1909||An dem Frühling||Vienna Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||C-8322||12-in.||10/26/1909||Poème érotique||Vienna Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-8894||10-in.||4/26/1910||Im Kahne||George Hamlin||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-8933||10-in.||5/9/1910||Ich liebe Dich||Vienna Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-9499||10-in.||10/14/1910||Mit einer Wasserlilie||Albert G. Janpolski||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-9671||10-in.||11/23/1910||The swan||Reinald Werrenrath||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-10490||10-in.||5/23/1911||The butterfly||Frank La Forge||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||B-10500||10-in.||5/25/1911||Im Kahne||Ethel S. Elliot||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-10501||10-in.||5/25/1911||Ein Träume||Ethel S. Elliot||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-10503||12-in.||5/26/1911||Concerto in A minor : Adagio||Frank La Forge||Piano solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-10536||10-in.||6/15/1911||To spring||Maud Powell||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grieg, Edvard," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102344.
Grieg, Edvard. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102344.
"Grieg, Edvard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.
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