by Franz von Holstein () Du mein Gedanke, du mein Sein und Werden ! Du meines Herzens erste Seligkeit! Ich liebe dich wie nichts. For his collection opus 5, Grieg chose four songs from Andersen’s Hjertets One of the others, “Jeg elsker dig” (“I love you”) belongs similarly to the most. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Jeg elsker dig! (I Love Thee!) Edvard Grieg. Jeg elsker dig!.

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Gentle Reminder This website began heg as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Songs of Many Lands. The popularity of “Jeg elsker Dig” presented an opportunity for singers to embrace the Norwegian language and, in the process, the rest of Grieg ‘s excellent songs; unfortunately, it has been most often performed in either German or English translation the English usually a translation from the Germanand so has never fulfilled that potential.

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To start with, sales were slow, even though the publication was mentioned in a notice in Illustreret Tidende which stated that the melodies were catchy and the accompaniment lively.


Great Voices of the Opera. I love you as no ggieg else here on Earth, I love you for time and eternity! On his departure from Copenhagen the composer gave 50 copies to his good friend the writer Benjamin Feddersen, because he did not expect them to be sold. Go to the text.

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Music for Holidays Year Round. The Ultimate Wedding Album [Syle]. The songs were not printed untiland then at his own expense. Please provide the translator’s name when contacting us. Grieg himself transcribed it for the piano in griwg, and in some versions it has been provided with a second verse that was jfg written by Andersen. The Julius Block Cylinders. The Great Voices of the Century, Vol.

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Sony Classical Essential Classics. In this case, it was his future wife, Nina Hagerupfrom whose singing he learned the expressive possibilities of the voice, whom he considered the only “true” interpreter of his music, and for and about whom he wrote his most popular song, “Jeg elsker Dig” I Love but Thee. However, with its empty fifths it might seem inspired more by Norway than by Langeland.

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Nina had played the piano throughout her childhood and also studied singing under various teachers, including Carl Helsted in Copenhagen. The Golden Era of Living Stereo: Great Recordings of the Century: I Love You Truly: He wrote the first during the summer of in Odense and it was also published in the collection Phantasier og Skizzer in Nordiska romanser Nordic Romance. The Very Best of Victoria de los Angeles.

The Complete Brunswick Recordings Northern And Russian Songs. It is a simple, guileless outpouring of love, a mere four lines of poetry that go by in less than two minutes; this straightforward and ardent expression, combined with Grieg ‘s natural feeling for melody, is at the heart of the song’s enduring appeal. Mario Lanza at His Best.

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Giuseppe Anselmi Recordings – The collection Phantasier og Skizzer was dedicated to H. The Mario Lanza Collection. Very much like Robert Schumannwhose music he embraced, Edvard Grieg found his way into songwriting through the love heg a woman. The Very Best of Barbara Hendricks.

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