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Classical 101

Grieg's Greatest Hit?

I aired a performance of one of classical music's best-known works this morning: Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto. While you may be saying "Edvard who?," it is music you recognize as soon as you hear the opening few seconds.  Freelance classical music critic Tom Manoff, who has been heard on NPR's All Things Considered since 1985, weighs in on Grieg's timeless classic: http://www.wosu.org/audio/classical/2009/Griegs-Piano-Concerto.mp3