I heard this amazing piece on the CD that comes with the most recent issue of Pianist Magazine, vol. 60. This piece is a musical description of the excitement and bustle surrounding a relatives wedding and its festivities at Grieg’s house, Troldhaugen, near Bergen, Norway. Trold means Kobold (sprite), and Haug means hill – thus, Sprite Hill.
Leif Andsnes recorded this piece at Grieg’s house in Troldhaugen. Grieg is a Norwegian composer born in 1843. His most famous piano piece is his Concerto in A minor.
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