Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Grieg, Edvard Hagerup 1843-1907. Norwegian composer whose works, such as the incidental music for Peer Gynt (1876), incorporate Norwegian folk music idioms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Norwegian composer whose work was often inspired by Norwegian folk music (1843-1907)

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • MOZART-GRIEG: Works for Two Pianos, Vol. II - MOZART: Sonata in D Major for two claviers KV448; Fantasie in C minor KV 475 (arr. for 2 pianos by Grieg); GRIEG: Old Norwegian Romance with Variations for two pianos Op.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • Note: Assembled from two versions published by Gavin Grieg

    Rantin' Laddie

  • Take a scrappy composer, a short-breathed one such as Grieg: he wrote within concise and very definite forms; yet the order of many passages might be reversed, and no one -- not knowing the original -- would be a penny the wiser or the worse.

    Purcell

  • Take a scrappy composer, a short-breathed one such as Grieg: he wrote within concise and very definite forms; yet the order of many passages might be reversed, and no one ” not knowing the original ” would be a penny the wiser or the worse.

    Purcell

  • Geordie Grieg , then editor of Tatler magazine, was also present at the dinner and was subsequently appointed editor of the Evening Standard, which was re-launched as a free paper.

    The Czar of Mayfair

  • "A local family are hijacking our Brits' glamorous trip to show them that there's more to holidays than lying by the pool," says Tamsin Grieg, narrating one of the rules of shows like this is that they must have a voiceover by someone who used to be in Green Wing.

    TV review: Holiday Hijack; Sugartown

  • In 1940, the Norwegian poet Nordahl Grieg wrote: We are so few in this country.

    Eirik Bergesen: Norway is Passing the Test of Terror

  • There were definitely a couple of times when I was late and the feeling of terror that went through my body knowing I had to face Miss Grieg, you can't imagine, but you learned quickly not to ever be late.

    Robyn N. Cohen: A Tribute to a Special Teacher and a Special School

  • JOHN'S CHURCH ORGAN RECITAL, Michael Lodico performs works written for dance by Grieg, Sweelinck, Hampton and Bovet. 12: 10 p.m.,

    D.C. community calendar, Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, 2010

  • Messrs Storer and Grieg call'd to state that they had many months past mention'd at Mr

    Letter 182

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.