Handouts

(See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.)

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Quick Facts

  • Born in Norway
  • Romantic Period
  • Started to study the piano at the age of 6 (his mother taught him)
  • At 16, he entered the Leipzig Conservatory
  • Later, he moved to Copenhagen, where he met his cousin, Nina Hagerup, whom he married.
  • He wrote 140 songs, which she sung (She became an expert in interpreting his songs).
  • He was interested in Norwegian folk songs and incorporated them into his compositions.
  • Peer Gynt was one of his most famous works.

Book & DVD

(Click images to link to purchase.)

YouTube

or purchase here (printables only)

  1. Grieg Poster
  2. 2 Listening Maps (In the Hall of the Mountain King & Morning Mood)
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