Norsk kunstnerkarneval

Johan Severin Svendsen

Norsk kunstnerkarneval in A major

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About this work...

Norwegian composer Johan Svendsen composed his Norsk kunstnerkarneva (Norwegian Artists' Carnival) for a specific carnival: the pre-Lenten Carnival held in Oslo by the Society of Artists in 1874. The work is in standard rondo form and has three main themes, all of them in major keys: a Norwegian folk tune, an Italian f...