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Johan Halvorsen

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The piece is to receive its second debut in July This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat Edvard Grieg in England.

Conductorpedagogueviolinist. Five days after Halvorsen died, Grieg’s cousin and widow Nina Grieg also died. His best known works today are the Bojarenes inntogsmarsj Entry March of the Boyars and Bergensianaalong with his Passacaglia and Sarabandeduos for violin and viola based on themes by George Frideric Handel.


Problems playing this file? Johan Halvorsen 15 March — 4 December was a Norwegian composerconductor and violinist. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Halvorsen’s compositions were a development of the national romantic tradition exemplified by Edvard Grieg though written in a distinctive style marked halgorsen innovative orchestration. Passacaglia on a theme by Handel.

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Halvorsen married Grieg’s niece, and orchestrated some of his piano works, such as a funeral march which was played at Grieg’s funeral. Following his paesacaglia from the theatre he finally had time to concentrate on the composition of his three symphonies and two well-known Norwegian rhapsodies.

Returning to Norway inhe worked as conductor of the theatre orchestra at Den Nationale Scene pasdacaglia Bergen and of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

As well as theatre music, Halvorsen conducted performances of over 30 operas and also wrote the incidental music for more than 30 plays. Views Read Edit View history. Born in DrammenNorway he was an accomplished violinist from a very early age and became a prominent figure in Norwegian musical life. In earlylibrarians at the University of Halvkrsen announced that they had located the manuscript score of his violin concerto, performed only thrice in and considered lost.


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He received his musical education in Kristiania now Oslo and Stockholmand was a concertmaster in Bergen before joining the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Retrieved from ” https: Toronto Star January 6, In he was appointed conductor of the orchestra at the newly opened National Theatre in Kristiania, [2] a position he held for 30 years until his retirement in He became concertmaster of the Bergen Philharmonic inand principal conductor in