Holberg Suite, Op. 40

The Holberg Suite, originally named Fra Holbergs tid (literally from Holberg's Time) is a suite in five movements written by Edvard Grieg in 1884, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of playwright Ludvig Holberg. The work is subtitled Suite in an old style (suite i gammel stil in its original Norwegian), and is numbered as Op. 40. The suite recalls musical styles and forms from the past, and it has been technically compared to some of Grieg's most fine achievements. Though originally written for solo piano, it was arranged ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Holberg Suite, Op.40 (String orchestra arrangement - Grieg)
Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 1. Praeludium (For Recorder Ensemble - Papalin)
Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 2. Sarabande (For Recorder Ensemble - Papalin)
Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 3. Gavotte (For Recorder Ensemble - Papalin)
Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 4. Air (For Recorder Ensemble - Papalin)
Holberg Suite, Op.40 - 5. Rigaudon (For Recorder Ensemble - Papalin)
Composer Form Instrument Period
Edvard Grieg Suite Piano Late 19th century

Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is best known for his Piano Concerto in A minor, for his incidental ...
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