GRIEG – Children’s Songs, Op.61 – THREE CELLOS (easy) or LARGER CELLO ENSEMBLE

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Johnstone Creations – Edvard GRIEG – Children’s Songs, Op.61- this music has been specially produced for three cellos.

 

Download Contents or Instructions:

PDF 1 – All individual cello parts in form of Playing Score (15 pages in all)

 

The Songs are titled:

1 – The Ocean

2 – The Christmas Tree

3 – Farmyard song

4 – Fisherman’s song

5 – Good-Night Song for Dobbin

6 – The Norwegian Mountains

7 – Fatherland Hymn

 

General difficulty of the music – other brief Information:

EASY

The seven Children’s Songs were written in 1898 (voice and piano), with their arrangement for high voices coming in 1901. All but one of their texts are by well-known Norwegian poets. Grieg did not consider that this set formed a formal cycle and so the songs are interspersed, which makes this a capella program easier to listen to straight through. Also you can choose just a few of these pieces, or one only, they are considered individual concert pieces.

The cello trio version is comfortable to play for elementary cellists; the writing is close in register and rhythmically straight-forward with no imitation or counterpoints present. The individual parts have not been produced, it should be easy enough playing from the general ‘Playing Sore’. Over 90% of the writing is in first position, with just occasional excursions into 2nd or 3rd position by the first cello part. Even so, it is felt that for larger forces a conductor will be useful.

 

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P.S. If you ever record this music (preferably onto YouTube) we would be delighted to add YOUR link here and in the Audio-Video section of the Web …

Enjoy the music !!

 

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GRIEG – Children’s Songs, Op.61, for THREE CELLOS (easy) or LARGER CELLO ENSEMBLE (arranged by David Johnstone)

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