SXG008 Popular Melody & Elves' Dance - Grieg, E.


from Lyric Pieces, Op. 12

These two pieces come from Grieg's earliest set of Lyric Pieces, and are popular choices for student pianists. Newly arranged for saxophones, Popular Melody is a mazurka with a melancholy tune, likely based on Norwegian folk melodies, while Elves' Dance suggests scurrying and mischief.

Grading: 5 to 8

Duration: 1'58

Composer: Grieg, E.

Arranger: Pugh, A.

Instrumentation: Saxophone Quartet: Sop, Alto, Ten, Bari.

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