Norwegian Rhapsody No.2, Op.19 (Svendsen, Johan)



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Carolus (2010/10/21)

Publisher. Info. Christiania (Oslo): Carl Warmuth, n.d. Plate C.W. 292.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Witte)

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Arranger George Hendrik Witte (1843-1929)
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate 12590.
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General Information

Work Title Norwegian Rhapsody No.2
Alternative. Title Rapsodie norvégienne no. 2
Composer Svendsen, Johan
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.19
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement consisting of 4 sections played without pause
  1. Allegro — Meno mosso (A major) —
  2. Andantino — Più mosso (B major) —
  3. Allegro (E major) —
  4. Tempo I — Molto allegro (A major), the same theme as the 1st.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876
First Publication. 1878 – Christiania: Carl Warmuth
Dedication Ole Bull?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings

Misc. Comments

The second theme of this Rhapsody was also used by Grieg in his Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op.51.