Im Balladenton, Op. 65, No. 5

Composer
Edvard Grieg
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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"I Balladetone" is the original Norwegian title (though it is better known by its German title "Im Balladenton" from the popular Leipzig publication of 1897), is the fifth piece from the eighth set of "Lyrische St�cke" ("Lyric Pieces") for piano solo. Here it is arranged for string quartet. This piece's sombre mood is well suited (and has been used numerous times) as occasional music for funerals. Visit my web site at: http://members.sibeliumusic.com/jjacklich/ to see my more than 70 arrangements for string quartet, as well as compositions and arrangements for other instruments.

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