Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer whose musical inspiration came from the folk music and folk stories of his homeland. He wrote a range of musical forms, but concentrated primarily on piano compositions. His most popular music was written
Hector Berlioz was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation.
Maurice Ravel (French Composer) Melodies, Orchestral and Instrumental Textures He is known for his Bolero and his Daphnis Et Chloe which were his most superb of all works involving an Orchestra and an onstage and offstage choirs and a scored ballet.
Johann Sebastian Bach - German musician and composer playing the organ, circa From a print in the British Museum. Bach was a virtuoso organist, violinist, violist, harpsichordist and is today better known as a world renowned.