- In Westminster Abbey (Orchestral Suite)
- Marisagnet (opera) + four other operas
- Fantasi triomhale (organ work)
- Two organ symphonies
- Skabelsen og mennesket (oratorium)
Born in rural Norway, came early in contact with the local folk music. Education as a teacher. Studied music at the conservatory in Leipzig, Germany and at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. Debut in Bergen, Norway in 1878. Settled in Oslo, Norway in 1880 as an organist and conductor. For his romances he used texts by Per Sivle, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Knut Hamsun. Worked also as a music critic for several newspapers.