Symphonic Dances

Image for work

Edvard Grieg

Symphonic Dances

Op. 64

About this work...

The tunes upon which these four dances are founded are of folk origin, most of them taken from a collection assembled by Norwegian composer Ludvig M. Lindemann (1812-1887). In fact, Grieg appended to the title of this work the phrase "after Norwegian themes." His use and development of these folk melodies fits a fantas... read more