Henrik and Frederick Rung – Albumsblade for Guitar – Book 1 – 1. Tyrolienne in C

About the piece

A nice little practice piece from book 1 – albumsblade for guitar. It’s a short but sweet little piece. The book is written by Henrik and Frederick Rung. This perticular piece was written by Henrik Rung.

About the composer

Henrik Rung (March 30, 1807 – December 12, 1871) was a Danish composer. He was born in Copenhagen. Rung received training with the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen. He received a travel grant to study in Germany, Italy and Paris (1837-1840). In 1842, Rung became a singing master and held a lifelong position as a director of the opera at the Royal Danish Theatre.

In 1841 he married Pauline Charlotte Frederikke Lichtenstein. His son Frederik Rung (1854-1914) was also a composer and his daughter Sophie Keller (1850–1929) was an opera singer at the Royal Danish Theatre.

Frederik Rung (June 14, 1854 – January 22, 1914) was a Danish conductor and composer. He was the son of composer Henrik Rung (1807-1871). His son P. S. Rung-Keller (1879-1966) was also an organist and composer.

He studied 1867-70 at the Royal Danish Academy of Music under Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann and Niels Gade. from 1881 to 1893, he was a piano teacher at the Conservatory of Music. In 1877, he became conductor of the special Madrigal choir at the Cecilia Association (Caeciliaforening) of Copenhagen. From 1884 until his death in 1914, he was a conductor of the Royal Danish Orchestra.

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