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Hi,

I am looking for the original piece / composer of this one, fist 90 seconds of an audio drama ("Nils Holgerson", adapted from the novel by Selma Lagerlöf)- by a scandinavian romantic composer?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aGmZCCkaSM



Thank you very much!!

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Not a Scandinavian, but Tchaikovsky. This is from his tone poem, "Fatum" ("Fate"), Opus 77.

Here is a Youtube performance. The bit you are looking for starts at 9:03.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KPDp6boFkU

Listen to the whole thing. You may like it.

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David Froom

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