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Peer Gynt Suite no 1

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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg (arr. Theodore Moses Tobani)


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General Info

Year: 1875/1898
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

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Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Soprano Saxophone
Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Cornets Solo-II-III
Horn in Eb I-II-III
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Drums

(Percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Peer Gynt, Op. 23, is the incidental music to Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play of the same name, written by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg in 1875. It premiered along with the play on 24 February 1876 in Christiania (now Oslo).

Later, in 1888 and 1891, Grieg extracted eight movements to make two four-movement suites: Suite No. 1, Op. 46, and Suite No. 2, Op. 55.

Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. Written in the Bokmål form of Norwegian, it is one of the most widely performed Norwegian plays. Ibsen believed Per Gynt, the Norwegian fairy tale on which the play is loosely based, to be rooted in fact, and several of the characters are modelled after Ibsen's own family. He was also generally inspired by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's collection of Norwegian fairy tales, published in 1845 (Huldre-Eventyr og Folkesagn). According to Klaus Van Den Berg, the "cinematic script blends poetry with social satire and realistic scenes with surreal ones". Peer Gynt has also been described as the story of a life based on procrastination and avoidance.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Recent Performances

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  • Sacramento (Calif.) Symphonic Winds (Leslie Lehr, conductor) - 19 October 2014


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References