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From Golden Age to Bergen Wave

The Centre for Grieg Research does research on Edvard Grieg's works, his historical importance and cultural relevance in the past and the present. The centre's goal is further to contribute to international research on the diverse traditions in Norwegian music after Grieg and the close exchanges between regional music and international trends in the Nordic regions. 

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Music's Nordic Breakthrough - New Anthology

The first scientific publication about modern music's breakthrough in the North has been published by Boydell and Brewer. Editors are Daniel M. Grimley and Philip Ross Bullock, with a contribution by Arnulf Mattes about the Norwegian modernist Fartein Valen. Grimley is professor at Oxford...

EEA and Norway Grants
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New research cooperation with Chopin Institute

The Center for Grieg Research has entered into a collaboration with The Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw. The project is funded through The Norwegian Research Council - EEA and Norway Grants from 2020–2022, in cooperation with The Arts Council Norway.

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New research on Norwegian musical life under occupation

A new international publication on Norwegian music life during the occupation has been published. The anthology contains contributions about the Bergen composer Anne-Marie Ørbeck, Geirr Tveitt and the Norwegian Composers' Association written by Arnulf Christian Mattes, Sjur Haga Bringeland and...

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On Grieg in 1943 in The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation

Arnulf Mattes and Michael Custodis contributed with a chapter about Grieg's music in occupied Norway in The Routledge Handbook to Music in Occupied Countries, editet by Erik Levi and David Fannings and published right now. This 'pioneering collection of essays is the first in the English...

Visiting address:
Senter for Griegforskning, UiB
Grieg Academy, UiB