Holberg Suite, Op.40 (Grieg, Edvard)

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For String Orchestra (Grieg)

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Cypressdome (2014/5/18)

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Carolus (2017/5/14)

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Performers Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, Sarah-Grace Williams (conductor)
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For Recorder Ensemble (Papalin)

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Michrond (2012/4/30)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.2151, n.d.[1884]. Plate 6827.
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Editor Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Edvard Grieg: Klavierwerke, Band III (pp.64-80)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.3100, n.d.[1907]. Plate 10038.
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Aldona (2013/3/30)

Editor Constantin von Sternberg (1852-1924)
Publisher. Info. Library of Musical Classics, Vol.812
New York: G. Schirmer, 1904. Plate 17135.
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Editor Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe (1926–2013)
Publisher. Info. Edvard Grieg: Samlede verker, Band 2: Andre originalkomposisjoner (pp.118-35)
Frankfurt: C.F. Peters, 1986. Plate 31462.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Wind Band (Rondeau)

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Arranger Michel Rondeau
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For String Orchestra (Grieg)

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Emblyadell (2014/4/16)

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Morten Hagir (2008/7/2)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1886]. Plate 6887, 6888.
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Matthieu (2007/9/23)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate E.E. 6053
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Editor Finn Benestad (1929–2012)
Publisher. Info. Edvard Grieg: Samlede verker, Band 9:
Strykekvartetter, Andre kammermusikkverker,
Arrangementer av egne verker for kammerorkester
(pp.106-22)
Frankfurt: C.F. Peters, 1978. Plate 31065.
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For 6 Flutes (Kamioka)

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Hideo Kamioka (2011/4/23)

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Misc. Notes For piccolo, 3 flutes, alto flute and bass flute
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For 5 Cellos (Seymour)

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For Piano 4 hands (Kirchner)

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Matthieu (2008/7/4)

Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1885). Plate 7119.
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For Piano 4 hands

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Massenetique (2011/8/26)

Publisher. Info. Grieg — Oeuvres à quatre mains, Vol.2 (pp.50-71)
Moscow: A. Seywang, n.d. Plate A. 81 S.2
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For 5 or 6 Accordions (De Bra)

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For Saxophone and Organ (Legrand)

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Manutlse (2017/4/17)

Arranger Emmanuel Legrand
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Misc. Notes Based on Grieg's string orchestra version (Ed. Peters 1886)
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For Cello and Piano

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Generoso (2013/8/6)

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Arranger Editor?
Editor Alwin Schroeder (1855-1928)
Publisher. Info. Alwin Schroeder's Solo Concert Repertoire, Book IV
Boston: The Boston Music Company, 1928. Plate B.M.Co. 5837.
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Free Recordings

Piano (original)
1. Praeludium
2. Sarabande
3. Gavotte
4. Air
5. Rigaudon
String Orchestra
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General Information

Work Title Fra Holbergs tid, Suite i gammel stil
Alternative. Title Aus Holbergs Zeit, Suite im alten Stil ; From Holberg's Time, Holberg Suite
Composer Grieg, Edvard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Praeludium
  2. Sarabande
  3. Gavotte
  4. Air
  5. Rigaudon
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1884
Dedication Erika Lie-Nissen
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
External Links Wikipedia article
Holberg Suite - scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Commissioned for a commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Ludwig Holberg's birth

Misc. Comments

  • The work is originally for piano, although the composer's arrangement for string orchestra is more well-known.