Selim Palmgren

Selim Palmgren Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    16th February 1878
  • Died
    13th December 1951
  • Birthplace
    Pori, Finland

Selim Gustaf Adolf Palmgren dubbed "The Finnish Chopin", was a Finnish composer, pianist, and conductor. Palmgren was born in Pori, Finland, February 16, 1878. He studied at the Conservatory in Helsinki from 1895 to 1899, then continued his piano studies in Berlin with Ansorge, Berger and Busoni. He conducted choral and orchestral societies in his own country and made several very successful concert tours as a pianist in the principal cities of Finland and Scandinavia, appearing also as a visiting conductor. In 1921, he went to the United States, where he taught composition at the Eastman School of Music, later returning to Finland.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
2 Contrasts, Op.29 Piano piece Piano
2 Kleine Balletszenen, Op.34 Piano piece Piano
3 Humoresques, Op.26 Piano piece Piano
3 Morceaux, Op.74 Piano piece Piano
3 Piano Pieces, Op.2 Piano piece Piano
3 Piano Pieces, Op.4 Piano piece Piano
3 Piano Pieces, Op.32 Piano piece Piano
3 Piano Pieces, Op.54 Piano piece Piano
3 Piano Pieces, Op.73 Piano piece Piano
3 Songs, Op.20 Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
4 Impromptus, Op.63 Impromptu Piano
4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.43 Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
4 Sketches, Op.35 Piano piece Piano
6 Lyric Pieces, Op.28 Piano piece Piano
6 Piano Pieces, Op.76 Piano piece Piano
6 Songs Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
8 Piano Pieces, Op.75 Piano piece Piano
10 Piano Pieces, Op.79 Piano piece Piano
24 Preludes, Op.17 Prelude Piano
24 Studies, Op.77 Etude Piano