Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Vier Charakterstücke für Pianoforte
Four Character Pieces for Piano

opus 2

1. Con moto
2. Andante cantabile
3. Vivace con fuoco
4. Andante sostenuto

  • Year of composition: 1: 16 Dec. 1850, 2: 8 Jun. 1850, 3: Berlin 8 Jan. 1851, 4: Leipzig Feb. 1851
  • Work category: Piano
  • Dedication: 'Fräulein Aurore Örnberg zugeeignet
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Examples of printed editions

• Leipzig, Fr. Kistner, no. 1780, publ. 1851.
• Julius Bagge, Stockholm.

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Norman's coll. M-Å, in one album with the title: 'Normansches Schatz-Kästlein für Clavier', pp. 18-19; 28-36

Literature

Julius Bagge: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge.' Stockholm 1886, p. 3.

Description of work

1. Con moto [In the autograph Allegro molto] A major 4/4 (C)
2. Andante cantabile [In the autograph Melodie à la Schumann. Langsam aber nicht schleppend] G minor 3/4
3. Vivace con fuoco F major 2/4
4. Andante sostenuto [In the autograph Tranquillo e con molto espressione] A major 12/8