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Sinding, Christian (August)

Sinding, Christian (August) (b Kongsberg, Norway, 1856; d Oslo, 1941). Norweg. composer and pianist. Lived in Oslo from 1884 apart from spell as teacher at Eastman Sch. 1921–2. Life pension from Norweg. Govt. 1910. Works incl. operas; 4 syms. (1880–1936); 3 vn. concs.; pf. conc.; pf. quintet; 2 str. qts.; 4 vn. sonatas; 3 pf. trios; over 200 songs; and many pf. pieces, incl. famous Rustle of Spring (Frühlingsrauschen), No.3 of 6 Pieces, Op.32 (1896).

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Sinding, Christian

Christian Sinding (krĬs´tyän sĬn´dĬng), 1856–1941, Norwegian nationalist composer, best remembered for his lyrical, romantic piano works, including the popular Rustle of Spring. He also wrote the opera Der Heilige Berg (The Holy Mountain, 1914), orchestral works, chamber music, and songs. In 1920–21 he taught at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.

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