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Grieg: Piano Concerto Op. 16 in A Minor

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Edvard Grieg :
Piano Concerto, Op. 16
Piano Concerto Op. 16  in A Minor by Grieg piano sheet music
Key: A Minor Published: -
Level: 8+ Period: Early Romantic
piano sheet music Piano score: Scanned score (9607 kB)


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xx difficulty of Grieg's Concerto in A Minor compared to Moonlight Sonata.
May 12, 2005, 05:39:30 PM by kilini

I plan to do the Concerto after Moonlight (all 3). How much of a jump would it be? If Moonlight is ABRSM 8, how much would Grieg's be?


xx Grieg Concerto & Chopin Etudes
May 14, 2005, 10:08:45 PM by pianobabe56

Okay. I've got a couple of questions for you fine people:

1) Did Rubinstein or Ashkenazy make a single recording of the complete Chopin Etudes? I can find a complete recording on one disc made by Pollini or Perahia, but I'm particularly interested in Rubinstein or Ashkenazy. If they did make the recording, could you tell me where I might find it?

2) On a completely unrelated topic: In Grieg's piano concerto in A minor (Op. 16), around m. 85 (give or take a few, minus the cadenza), where it goes into sixteenth-note chromatic octaves, and eventually into groups of seven (sevenlets?  Tongue), I'm hitting a real speed-wall. I can play them fine slowly, and my teacher recommends that if worse comes to worst, we can just drop the bottom/top note off the octave, but I'd really like to keep the complete octave. Any advice on how to speed that up?

~Thanks tons in advance!


xx Grieg: Piano Concerto (1st mvmnt
June 08, 2007, 04:10:04 AM by le_poete_mourant

This is a video of a live performance of the Grieg Piano Concerto, first movement, from Sunday.  The accompaniment is played by my teacher. 

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2291081387411633644

Comments would be appreciated. 


xx Favourite Grieg's PC recording?
December 05, 2007, 06:13:18 AM by chong777

It is not easy to play this popular PC well. I like Leif Oves Andnes's rendition. Michaelangeli's recording rocks too.

Which is your favourite recording of Grieg's PC?


xx Grieg concerto in A minor.
November 23, 2008, 10:34:52 AM by zheer

   I've recently been learning this concerto, I tried playing it years ago but I couldn't but some-how I've managed to learn all three MVT of this piece. Anyone else learning this piece, if so what did you find most demanding. Since I have played through other concertos by sight, I am puzzled as to why the Grieg has this reputation of being a easy concerto, it's really not. When I have time I will record it.


xx Grieg Concerto 5 Against 3?
September 29, 2009, 02:28:16 AM by pianist7

Any advice on how to play a 5-against-3 rhythm accurately? It's for the Grieg Concerto, 1st Mvmt. I do know how to play this piece, though. Thanks!


xx Grieg's piano concerto in A minor
July 14, 2010, 03:58:22 PM by bananabean

I am no musician but I am hoping one kind musician will help me here.

I want to know the notes that make up the three movements of Grieg's piano concerto in A minor.

The first movement may well start
[Rest] A?Huh?AG#E....

The second movement may start
ACE?EG#A?EAC...

The third movement may start
ECA?Huh

I can't read sheet music yet and I only want to know the letters corresponding to the notes.



xx Am I talentless? Grieg Piano Concerto
July 25, 2010, 02:10:57 AM by venik

I'm posting this as an unfinished work because I've become increasingly frustrated with the piano in the past few weeks. I feel like I'm getting nowhere. I want to give up almost. I'm not sure if this is me being a perfectionist, or that I need more discipline. So, please give me an honest opinion on whether I have potential or not, in addition to any criticism you have.

Personally, I am not satisfied at all with it. There is a 16th note added in, I play the rolling down 3rds horribly atm. In a few places I hit 2 notes instead of 1. I have trouble playing the triplet before the last chord. If you notice anything else please let me know I'm all ears. I am without a teacher atm.

Edit: technical difficulties

Edit2: fixed I think


xx Childish question about Grieg a minor concerto
May 13, 2011, 03:07:05 PM by reelypiano

Hi!

I've been playing piano for around 2 1/2-3 years now. Just wondering if you could tell me what you think: Do you THINK I'd be able to play the Grieg a minor concerto? Or the Ravel G major concerto? And which one is more technically demanding? Just to give some background, here are pieces I'm studying now and have recently studied:

Bach prelude&fugue from DWK book 2 #20 in a minor
Haydn 1st movement of sonata in F major Hob.XVI 29
Chopin polonaise no. 10 in f minor op. 71 no. 3
Chopin préludes op. 28 nos. 15, 20
Liszt études d'exécution transcendante no. 1 preludio
Liszt années de pèlerinage book 1 Chapelle de Guillaume Tell
Grieg lyric pieces book 8 op. 65 Fra Ungdomsdagene
Ravel miroirs 2 oiseaux tristes

Nothing too seriously, just something for fun beside lessons. Oh and if you know any other romantic/20th century concertos you think I'd manage please let me know.  Grin

Thanks in advance!
V


xx Edward Grieg piano concerto LIVE!
April 23, 2012, 12:05:05 PM by ermintkalec

Hi,

Here is recording of me playing Grieg`s piano concerto in a - minor op.16



Enjoy! Cheesy

Thanks for any comments. Wink


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