"Last Spring" 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 II

Posted on: Sat, 05/31/2014 - 10:37 By: acordo
4 min.

composed by Grieg

Grieg composed 12 Melodies, Op. 33 for chorus, and then he arranged two of them for string orchestra, 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34. It consists of No.1 Den Saerde (The Wounded Heart, originally Op.33-3) and No.2 Varen (Last Spring, originally Op.33-2). In the original lyrics, an old man asks himself "Is it the last spring for him?" in front of native beauty in spring. The music is very beautiful with melancholy.

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