Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

3 Impromtus [sic] for Pianoforte

opus 59

1. Moderato molto [Motto: 'Tiefe Stille herrscht im Wasser, Ohne Regung ruht das Meer.'] - Allegro molto [Motto: 'Die Nebel zerrissen, Der Himmel ist helle.'] - Tempo I
2. Andante con moto
3. Allegro con fuoco

  • Year of composition: 1: 'Berlin in Dec.1850'; 'Berlin 1850, Dec. at Bargiel.'; 2: 1881, 3: 1881
  • Work category: Piano
  • Dedication: 'To Mrs Jenny Sellholm née Lind.'
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Examples of printed editions

Stockholm, Julius Bagge, J.B. 54. Lith. Anst. v. C.G. Röder, Leipzig. (publ. 1882)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: No. 1: Norman's coll. M-Å, in an album with the title: 'Normansches Schatz-Kästlein für Clavier', pp. 37-40, with the addition: 'Göthe: Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt.'; same piece also in X:95:2: 'Från olika Lefnadsperioder', alt. 'Från Olika Lefnadsåldrar', Pieces for Pianoforte, where the second and last movement is identical with the slow movement of the cello sonata.

Literature

Julius Bagge: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge.' Stockholm 1886, p. 19

Description of work

1. Moderato molto [Motto: 'Tiefe Stille herrscht im Wasser, Ohne Regung ruht das Meer.'] F major 4/4 (C)
2. Andante con moto D minor 9/8
3. Allegro con fuoco F major 12/8


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage