Scandinavian Composers

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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Edvard Grieg wasn’t the only famous Scandinavian composer. Learn about others from Sweden, Denmark and Norway and other northern countries this week on Classsics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Hannes Alfvén: Vallflickans Dans (Dance of the Shepherdesses)

Dag Wirén: Serenade for Strings

Carl Nielsen: Maskarade Overture

Niels W. Gade: Nordic Tone Pictures

Friedrich Kuhlau: Trillingsbrodrene Overture

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia

Jón Leifs: Geysir

Johan Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt, In the Hall of the Mountain King


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