Norges musikkhøgskole Norwegian Academy of Music
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The folk music that inspired the great masters #1

The piano students at the Norwegian Academy of Music have gone on tour the last week of January for years. Every time the topic is different – you can see this year's headline above.

Karina Krokaa

Music by Edvard Grieg (1843–1907), Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992), Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849), David Monrad Johansen (1888–1974), Béla Bartók (1881–1945), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943), Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), Tan Dun (1957–), Geirr Tveitt (1908–1981), Marko Tajčević (1900–1984), Manos Hadjidacis (1925–1994), Manuel de Falla (1876–1946) and others.


  • Piano students from the Academy
  • Jorunn Marie Bratlie (Professor of piano and accompaniment, and project leader)

Published: Dec 13, 2021 — Last updated: Jan 2, 2022