Author: Sylvia Reynolds Eckes

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Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, DMA, is Professor Emerita of Piano, at Ohio University and Past President of the Edvard Grieg Society of America, Inc. She has been appointed Officer, Knight First Class, of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for her promotion of Grieg in the United States.
Edvard Grieg

Fame without fortune

Sylvia Reynolds Eckes tells how Edvard Grieg’s music was “given” to the United States because copyright law didn’t protect Norwegian composers at the time.

Knut Dahle

A taste of cod

In Grieg Notes, Dr. Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, renowned Grieg scholar, discusses just what makes the Norwegian composer’s music so unique.