Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op.51 (Grieg, Edvard)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1890. (dated 14 July)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.2494, n.d.[1890]. Plate 8234.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1907]. Plate 9253.
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Publisher. Info. Samlede verker, Band 13
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Work Title Old Norwegian Melody with Variations
Alternative. Title Altnorwegische Romanze mit Variationen
Composer Grieg, Edvard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEG 73
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Theme and variations
  1. Romanze. Poco tranquillo  = 76
  2. Allegretto espressivo  = 66
  3. Energico  = 80
  4. Allegro leggiero  = 69
  5. Poco Andante  = 116
  6. Maestoso  = 72
  7. Allegro scherzando e leggiero  = 126
  8. Andante  = 76
  9. Andante molto tranquillo  = 63
  10. Presto  = 116
  11. Andante  = 66
  12. Tempo di Menuetto  = 92
  13. Allegro marcato  = 108
  14. Tempo di Valse  = 60
  15. Adagio, molto espressivo  = 84
  16. Più Adagio
  17. Finale. Allegro molto e marcato  = 100 — Pomposo  = 84 — Prestissimo  = 92 — Andante molto espressivo  = 48 —  = 48 — ♩ wie vorber ♩‧ ma tranquillo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1890
Dedication Benjamin Godard
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 pianos

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This melody was also used by Johan Svendsen in his Norwegian Rhapsody No.2, Op.19 (1876).