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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.
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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
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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. He played badly and vulgarly, but the performance was not without its effect, for Jacky said she thought she'd be going to bed.
In 1945, the thirteen-year-old paid 9s 8d each for three 12in recordings of Grieg's piano concertos from the store's old home in the Queen's Arcade.
4), the evocation of sounds by Franz Liszt (Cloches du soir) and the innovative concepts of harmony and timbre developed by Edvard Grieg (Klokkenklang).
American pianist Christopher O'Riley has two things on his mind right now: Edvard Grieg and Radiohead.
At last we have a collection of Edvard Grieg's Lyric Pieces that are more appropriate for developing pianists.
The Solveig field is the first tie-back development project to the Lundin Norway operated Edvard Grieg platform on the Utsira High, Norway.
Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, who lived from 1843 to 1907, is revered across the globe as one of the leading Romantic-era composers.
First among these were Edvard Grieg, almost twenty years Delius's senior, and a former student of the Leipzig Conservatoire where Delius received his education.
FARLEY / LONDON PHILHARMONIC / PHILHARMONIA / SEREBRIER - GRIEG HHHH - GRIEG'S extensive catalogue of songs is venerated in his native Norway but they seldom feature in recitals here.
They said the APTMA had agreed with the last government that there would be no refund on yarn and Grieg cloth provided that the payment of refund on made ups and printed and dyed fabric is subject to use of domestic yarn and Grieg cloth.