Gjendine's Lullaby, Op. 66, No. 19
Gjendines badnlat - Wiegenlied - from Norwegian Folk Songs
This lovely folk tune Gjendine's Lullaby [Gjendines badnlat], Op. 66, No. 19 by Edvard Grieg is part of the composer's famous Norwegian Folk Songs.
It is set in the key of G minor.
This work is appropriate for Grade 4 piano students.
Please note that the first note of the double appogiaturas in measures 2 and 6 is to be played ON the beat.
Apparently, Grieg first heard this melody sung by a peasant girl named Gjendine Slalien while he was walking in the mountains.
Duration : 00:28
Source : Edvard Grieg, 19 Norwegian Folk Songs [19 norske folkeviser], Op. 66 (Leipzig, 1897).
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