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Christian Sinding (1856 - 1941): Piano Sheet Music and Books, including Solos and Ensembles

Sinding, Christian

Please see Christian Sinding's biography at the bottom of this page.

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Christian Sinding BIO:

Christian Sinding was born on January 11, 1856, in Kongsbreg, Norway, and died in Oslo on December 3, 1941. This celebrated Norwegian composer studied first with L. Lindeman in Norway, then at the Leipzig Conservatory with Schradieck (violin), Jadassohn (theory), and Reinecke (Orchestration); after four years (1877-81) he returned to Norway, where his piano quartet and a symphony were performed in Oslo. A government income enabled him to continue his studies in Germany, and he spent two years (1882-84) in Munich, Berlin, and Dresden; there he wrote his first opera, Titandrow, much influenced by Wagner.  In Germany, he published a number of piano pieces in salon style and of these, the Rustles of Spring became an international favorite.  He was invited by Gerorge Eastman to teach at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, during the academic season 1921-22.  After this journey, he lived mainly in Oslo and continued to compose.  Toward the end of his life he wrote in larger forms.  His third symphony was conducted by Nikish with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1921, and his fourth symphony was performed on his 80th birthday in Oslo in 1936.  Most of his music is of a descriptive nature; his lyric pieces for piano and his songs are fine examples of Scandinavian Romanticism, although the German inspiration of his formative years is much in evidence.  He was greatly influenced by Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt.  Sinding's music is less nationalistic than Grieg's although he is regarded as the latter's peer in many respects by some authorities.