Lot 10
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Grieg, Edvard

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  • Grieg, Edvard
  • Autograph manuscript of the song "Blåbaeret" (The Blueberry), EG 145, signed ("Edvard Grieg")
  • paper
a fair-copy manuscript of the complete song for voice and piano, the words beginning "På Tunet gik Smågut[t]en", notated in brown ink on four three-stave systems, with autograph title ("Blåbaeret. / (D. Grönvold.)"), the words for each of the three verses written below the vocal line

1 page, folio (c.34 x 27cm), dated below the signature, Troldhaugen, 23 August 1896, horizontal and vertical folds, some light dust-staining, verso silked

Catalogue Note

An attractive setting of the children's poem "Blåbaeret" by Didrik Hegermann Grønvold (1855 - 1928), in which a blueberry proffers touching advice to a young farm boy.
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