Selim Palmgren

Selim Palmgren 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
Impromptus, Op.66 Piano piece Piano
Klanger och Rytmer, Op.64 Piano piece Piano
Light and Shade, Op.51 Piano piece Piano
Masked Ball for Two Pianos, Op.36 Piano piece Piano
Morceaux, Op.67b Piano piece Piano
Nordischer sommer, Op.39 Piano piece Piano
Northern Folk Songs Piano piece Piano
Soumalaisia Kansanlauluja Piano piece Piano
Spring, Op.27 Piano piece Piano
Spring, Op.47 Piano piece Piano
Triptych, Op.81 Piano piece Piano
Vårbäckarnus brus Piano piece Piano
24 Preludes, Op.17 Prelude Piano
Preludes, Op.84 Prelude Piano
Romance for Violin and Piano Romance Solo Instrument and Piano
Scherzo Scherzo Piano
Piano Sonata No.1, Op.11 Sonata Piano
3 Songs, Op.20 Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
6 Songs Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Suite, Op.3 Suite Piano