Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1817 – 1890)
Niels Wilhelm Gade (22 February 1817 – 21 December 1890) was a Danish composer, conductor, violinist, organist and teacher. He is considered the most important Danish musician of his day.
Gade was born in Copenhagen, the son of a joiner and instrument maker. He began his career as a violinist with the Royal Orchestra there, and saw his concert overture Efterklange af Ossian ("Memories of Ossian") premiered with them in 1840.
When his first symphony was turned down for performance in… read more
|1||Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 56: II. Romanze: Andantino espressivo||
|2||Efterklange of Ossian (Echoes of Ossian), Op. 1||
|3||Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 25: I. Allegro con fuoco||
|4||Et folkesagn (A Folk Tale): Brudevalsen (Bridal Waltz)||
|5||String Octet in F Major, Op. 17: I. Allegro molto e con fuoco||
|6||String Octet in F Major, Op. 17: II. Andantino quasi allegretto||
|7||Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 5, "Paa Sjolunds fagre sletter": I. Moderato con moto - Allegro egergico||
|8||Fruhlings-Phantasie, Op. 23: III. Allegro vivace||
|9||Holbergiana, Op. 61: IV. Finale: Allegro festivo||
|10||O du, der du die Liebe bist||
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