Tak (Gratitude) (violin viola duo)
Title: Tak (Gratitude) from Lyric Pieces, op. 62
Composer: Edvard Grieg, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Viola
Printout: 4 pages
Note: “Tak” or “takk” translates to either “thank-you” or “gratitude,” the latter being the usual for the title of this interesting composition. It begins with characteristically lyric writing, then proceeds to a B theme with thick, complex harmonies and dramatic leaps. Also available in the Bargain Bundle Grieg Collection for Violin and Viola, Set 2.