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Title: Complete Works
Otros títulos: Don Giovanni Part 1 Il Dissoluto Punito, Ossia Don Giovanni : Dramma Giocoso in due atti KV 527
Parte 1 El libertino Don Giovanni castigado, que Don Giovanni: Drama en dos actos lúdico KV 527
Volume 9- Operas
Volumen 9- Óperas
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Werner van Mechelen; Huub Claessens; Elena Vink; Markus Schäfer; Nancy Argenta; Nanco de Vries; Christina Högman; Harry van der Kamp; Collegium Compostellanum; La Petite Bande; Sigiswald Kuijken
Código CDU: Mo.38
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Composer Edvard Grieg, the icon of Norwegian music, left his home in Bergen, Norway to study at the conservatory in Leipzig. There he began his formal musical education under the auspices of Ignaz Moscheles (piano) and Carl Reinecke (composition). While in school, the young composer saw the premiere of his first work, his String Quartet in D minor, performed in Karlshamn, Sweden. Despite being diagnosed with a form of tuberculosis, which left him with only one functioning lung, Grieg graduated from the conservatory in 1862. The composer had an intense desire to develop a national style of composition, but recognized the importance of becoming well versed in the work of the European masters, and consequently relocated to Copenhagen, studying with Niels Gade. He was thus able to remain in Scandanavia, while working in a thriving cultural center. In 1867 against his family's better judgment, Grieg married his cousin Nina Hagerup, a talented pianist, but whose vocal abilities enchanted the ...


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