Funeral March for Nordraak

Edvard Grieg

Funeral March for Nordraak in A minor


About this work...

The young Grieg was on his way to Italy with his friend Rikard Nordraak in 1865 when Nordraak fell ill and remained behind in Berlin. The following spring, Grieg learned that his friend had died of consumption, and immediately began writing this memorial march as a way of working through his grief and perhaps atoning f... read more