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He prepared a chorale book for the Norwegian church that was officially sanctioned in 1877 and was used until being superseded in 1926. It contained his harmonizations of earlier hymn tunes and a number of his own. He also composed other sacred music, works for organ, and piano pieces. WRITINGS: EDITIONS (all publ. in Christiania): F o 1 k Music: Norskefjeldmelodierharmoniskbearbeidede (1841); Norske folkeviser udsatte for fire mandstemmer (1850); Aeldre og nyere was organist in Christiania (1880-1923), where, with his father, he founded an organ school (1883), which became the Cons.

Of the Univ. of Oxford (1965-75) and for the School of Continuing Education at the Univ. of Kent (from 1975). : 2 violin concertos: No. 1 (1952) and No. 2 (1960-62; Bournemouth, Oct. 17, 1963); Movement for Strings (1956-57; rev. : No. 1, Sinfonia di Roma (1958-65; Liverpool, Jan. 18,1966), No. 2, The Pursuit (1975-79; Manchester, Feb. 9,1983), and No. 3, Sun (1979-86; Manchester, Jan. 6,1993); Pastorale for Horn and Strings (1963; also for Horn and String Quintet, or Horn and Piano, or Oboe and Piano); Mosaics for Chamber Orch.

Legend has it that Beethoven did come and was so impressed that he ascended the podium and kissed the boy on the brow. There is even in existence a lithograph that portrays the scene, but it was made many years after the event by an unknown lithographer and its documentary value is dubious. Liszt himself perpetuated the legend, and often showed the spot on his forehead where Beethoven was supposed to have implanted the famous kiss. " The link with Beethoven was maintained through Liszt's own teachers: Czerny, who was Beethoven's student and friend and with whom Liszt took piano lessons, and the great Salieri, who was Beethoven's early teacher and who at the end of his life became Liszt's teacher in composition.

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