Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Ten character pieces for violin and piano

opus 27

1. Idyll: Allegretto con moto
2. Humoresk: Allegro molto vivace
3. Sång/Lied: Andantino espressivo
4. Impromtu: Moderato — Allegro moderato (Doppio movimento)
5. Vårjubel/Frühlingsjubel: Allegro vivace ed apassionato
6. Cavatina: Allegretto moderato
7. Vaggvisa/Wiegenlied: Andantino sostenuto — un poco più vivo — a tempo Imo
8. Feberfantasi/Nachtstück: Allegro agitato
9. Elegi: Andante mesto — a tempo, un poco animato — Tempo I — un poco più Lento
10. Resignation: Andante sostenuto

  • Year of composition: 1: 2 Aug. 1863; 2: 28 Feb. 1866, Stockholm; 3: 1883; 4: 4 Mar. 1866; 5: 19 Mar. 1866; 6: 3 Mar. 66
  • Work category: Violin and piano
  • Dedication: 'Wilhelmina Norman-Neruda zugeeignet.'
  • Duration: 36 min

Examples of printed editions

Sthlm, Julius Bagge (71). 2 books: I (no. 1-5), II (no. 6-10), publ. 1883

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Normans coll. opus 27, with the title Aus dem Leben'.

Literature

Julius Bagge: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge.' Stockholm 1886, p. 9.

Description of work

1. Idyll [Original title: Erste Begegnung, in another manuscript: Morgengruss]: Allegretto con moto A major 6/8
2. Humoresk [Original title: Zwiespalt]: Allegro molto vivace D minor 2/4
3. Sång/Lied [Original title: Versöhnung]: Andantino espressivo F major 3/4
4. Impromtu [Original title: Zweifel]: Moderato G minor 6/4
5. Vårjubel/Frühlingsjubel [Original title: Freudige Begebenheit; in another manuscript: Freudige Gewissheit]: Allegro vivace ed apassionato D major 9/8
6. Cavatina [Original title: Neues Leben, in another manuscript: Illusion]: Allegretto moderato E-flat major 6/8
7. Vaggvisa/Wiegenlied [Original title: Bei der Wiege]: Andantino sostenuto A-flat major 2/4
8. Feberfantasi/Nachtstück [Original title: Beim Krankenbette]: Allegro agitato F minor 6/8
9. Elegi [Original title: Trauer]: Andante mesto C minor 2/4
10. Resignation: Andante sostenuto C major 4/4 (C)