Synopses & Reviews
Reading Onstage with Grieg is almost like taking a private lesson with Einar Steen-Nokleberg, internationally acclaimed interpreter of Grieg. He offers not only practical advice on the technical execution of these pieces but insights into their compositional background, tracing the influence of Norwegian poetry, ancient songs, traditional dances, and the sound of folk instruments. Onstage with Grieg gives invaluable advice to pianists at all levels of achievement - students, teachers, and professional performers.
"... superior, providing unique insights into the performances of Grieg's piano compositions." --Notes
Reading Onstage with Grieg is almost like taking a private lesson with Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, internationally acclaimed pianist and premier interpreter of Grieg. He offers not only practical advice on the technical execution of these pieces, but helpful insights into their compositional background.
About the Author
EINAR STEEN-NØKLEBERG, Professor of Piano at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo, has won several prestigious prizes for his performance of Grieg's music. He is editor of the new Henle edition of the complete piano works and has recorded them all on the Naxos label. WILLIAM H. HALVERSON is editor of Edvard Grieg Today and translator of Edvard Grieg: The Man and the Artist by Finn Benestad and Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, and A History of Norwegian Music by Nils Grinde. He has also translated 130 song texts in the C. F. Peters edition of Grieg's Complete Works.