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Grieg

 (grēg, grĭg), Edvard Hagerup 1843-1907.
Norwegian composer whose works, such as the incidental music for Peer Gynt (1876), incorporate Norwegian folk music idioms.

Grieg

(ɡriːɡ)
n
(Biography) Edvard (Hagerup) (ˈɛdvard). 1843–1907, Norwegian composer. His works, often inspired by Norwegian folk music, include the incidental music for Peer Gynt (1876), a piano concerto, and many songs

Grieg

(grig)

n.
Edvard, 1843–1907, Norwegian composer.
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Miss Highcamp played some selections from Grieg upon the piano.
He went to the piano and jingled out a little Grieg.
Shetland salmon company Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK has reduced its losses but still failed to meet internal targets as a glut of Chilean salmon on the market reduced prices.
The Music Extravaganza at Central Hall Methodist Church in Ablewell Street on May 7 will feature pieces by Bizet, Novello, Grieg, Debussy, Gershwin and Andrew Lloyd-Webber.
The Bergen Philharmonic, one of the world's longest-established orchestras, had close ties with the Norwegian port's most famous son, Edvard Grieg - he was their music director in the 1880s - and two of the composer's works will be featured during their residency at The Sage Gateshead next Monday and Tuesday for the launch of their English tour.
Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg is best known in concert halls today for his Piano Concerto in A Minor, which is one of those pieces of music you probably already know - whether you know you know it or not.
The cello and woodwind sections were particularly enthralling, achieving a supple, sumptuous sound in the second movements of the Grieg and Tchaikovsky pieces.
4), the evocation of sounds by Franz Liszt (Cloches du soir) and the innovative concepts of harmony and timbre developed by Edvard Grieg (Klokkenklang).
Obviously, the perennial pairing of the Grieg and Schumann Piano Concertos will always bring joy to the hearts of music lovers, as will the thought of hearing them performed by so estimable a combination as pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor Marls Jansons, and the mighty Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Many of the works presented here, all of them very attractive but none of them especially consequential, were not only played by Grieg on the 1892 Steinway Model B grand piano that still resides in the drawing room of his house at Troldhaugen, Norway, but were also written in that room; the glee reported by pia nist Leif Ove Andsnes at this opportunity is understandable, and his playing is admirable in its lyricism and elegance.
Morna Grieg, herder at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre in the Scottish Highlands, said: "We are quite shocked.
Businessman Mr Grieg was part of an Aberdeen pub syndicate who won pounds 1,095,100 in August, 1996.