Grieg music found
Tuesday 23 February 1999
The discovery, announced yesterday by Willhelms University in Munster, is unprecedented because of the huge number of works involved, largely piano and organ compositions.
However, some experts believe they could amount to little more than student doodles by the young Grieg as part of his homework at the Leipzig Conservatoire.
The works, written between 1858 and 1862, are said to be more baroque than the romantic traits eschewed by Grieg in his later life.
But, according to Warwick University's director of music, Colin Touchin, they tally with Grieg's early student days.
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