Norwegian Rhapsody No.3, Op.21 (Svendsen, Johan)



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Asj (2010/12/15)

Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 12591 B.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin, Cello, Piano and Harmonium (Hansen)

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Arranger Nikolaj Hansen (1855-1932)
Publisher. Info. Repertoire für Haus- und Salon-Konzerte, No.3.
Copenhagen: Hansen, n.d. [1904]. Plate 13618.
Misc. Notes Also includes ad lib. parts for viola and violin II.
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For Piano solo (Witte)

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Arranger George Hendrik Witte (1843-1929)
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate 12593.
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General Information

Work Title Norwegian Rhapsody No.3, Op.21
Alternative. Title Rapsodie norvégienne no. 3
Composer Svendsen, Johan
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 17
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement consisting of 3 sections played without pause
  1. Allegro molto — Allegro moderato (C major) —
  2. Andante (G minor) —
  3. Allegro (G major — C major), the same themes as in the 1st section.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876
First Publication. 1878 – Christiania: Carl Warmuth
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

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The theme of Andante is Åsmund Frægdegjæva (No. 42 in Lindeman's collection). It was also used by Johan Halvorsen in his Air norvégien, Op.7 (1896).