Edvard Grieg – Lyric Pieces

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist.  He is best known among classical music lovers for his Piano Concerto and Peer Gynt suite for orchestra.

Edvard Grieg also composed several sets of pieces for piano called the lyric pieces.  Here is the first set of lyric pieces by Edvard Grieg.  They are played by pianist Eva Knardahl.  Eva has recorded all of Grieg’s piano music.

Edvard Grieg was a fine pianist and he composed his piano concerto for himself when he was a young man.  Grieg made several piano roll recordings.  You can hear two of them on youtube if you search for Grieg piano rolls. Enjoy!