Niels Wilhelm Gade (1817–1890) Volkstaenze Op. 62
edited by Susanne Hoy-Draheim [vl,pno]
Like Brahms, Grieg and Dvorak, Niels Wilhelm Gade also endeavored to record the musical idiom of folk songs and dances.
44 pages | 23 x 30,5 cm | 175 g | ISMN: 979-0-004-17975-8 | Softcover
His dazzling "Folk Dances" (in the Nordic Character) Op. 62, dedicated to his friend the violin virtuoso Joseph Joachim, are literally bursting with youthful energy - which is quite amazing considering that they were written during Gade’s twilight years, in 1886.