Composers of the month

Edvard Grieg


In the Hall of the Mountain King

Piano Concerto in A Minor (played by Arthur Rubinstein)

Evening in the Mountains

Pictures of Country Life

I Love Thee (sung by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf)

The Mountain Thrall

Scandinavian Music


Ievan Polkka, a Finnish folk tune that became popular again in 2006.

Valdres March by Johannes Hanssen. This is a famous Norwegian march.

Pohjola’s Daughter by Sibelius

Luonnotar by Sibelius

Finlandia by Sibelius

Kullervo by Sibelius

Little Suite for Strings by Carl Nielsen

Two Fantasy Pieces for Oboe and Piano by Carl Nielsen

Piano Concerto No. 2 by Wilhelm Stenhammar

Symphony No. 2 by Wilhelm Stenhammar

Scandinavian Folk Music

Folk music on the nyckelharpa – filmed by a lake in Denmark

Danish folk dance

Swedish folk dance

Norwegian folk dancing

The Viola


The Swan (SaintSaëns) on viola

About the viola

Jazz version of My Favorite Things (from The Sound of Music) on viola

Hello (Adele) on cello and viola