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Swedish A Cappella Vol 1 / Parkman, Forsberg, Uppsala Choir


Release Date: 04/04/2006 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9543   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Knut HakansonSven-Eric JohansonHugo AlfvénGottfrid Berg,   ... 
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.253) - "...The highlight of the whole thing is Stenhammar's `Spring Night', which, on its own, is gorgeous enough to make this worth owning. Everything is lovingly sung by the choir. Maestro Parkman is a real pro, and there is uncommonly good accompanying from Bengt Forsberg..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.253) - "...The highlight of the whole thing is Stenhammar's `Spring Night', which, on its own, is gorgeous enough to make this worth owning. Everything is lovingly sung by the choir. Maestro Parkman is a real pro, and there is uncommonly good accompanying from Bengt Forsberg..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Madrigals (4), Op. 36: no 1, Lustwin's ballad by Knut Hakanson
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
2.
Fancies by Sven-Eric Johanson
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
3.
Aftonen, R 187 by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
4.
Dalvisa by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
5.
Glädjens blomster by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
6.
Thus I paint, Donna Bianca by Gottfrid Berg
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
7.
The fine crystal by David Wikander
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
8.
King Lily of the Valley by David Wikander
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
9.
From Idyll and Epigram: no 1, When lovely May with anemone comes by Johan August Söderman
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
10.
From Idyll and Epigram: no 3, Minna sat in the meadow by Johan August Söderman
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
11.
Whitsuntide by Oskar Lindberg
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
12.
Spring Night, Op. 30, Pt 2 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911-1912; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
13.
One Folk, Op. 22: no 2, Sverige by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
14.
Ran: Dance Game by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
15.
Som stjärnorna på himmelen by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1927; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
16.
I wish you well by Traditional
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
Notes: Arranged: Håkan Sund 
17.
Moonlight by Ake Malmfors
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
18.
Old Netherlanders by Ake Malmfors
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
19.
Orpheus by Lars Johan Werle
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
20.
Snabbt jagar stormen vara ar by Sven-Eric Johanson
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
21.
The First Spring Rain by Hildor Lundvik
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
22.
Like an almond tree in bloom by Hildor Lundvik
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
23.
Ant is dancing with me by Traditional
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
Notes: Arranged: Lars Edlund 
24.
Linda, my Linda, for sure I will bind by Traditional
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
Notes: Arranged: Lars Edlund 
25.
Fifteen Finns by Traditional
Conductor:  Stefan Parkman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala University Chamber Choir
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Giresta Church, Uppsala, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
Notes: Arranged: Lars Edlund 

Sound Samples

Aftonen (Evenings)
Dalvisa (Dalarna Ballad)
Gladjens blomster (The Flowers of Joy)
Sa jag malar, donna Bianca (Thus I paint, Donna Bianca)
Kristallen den fina (arr. D. Wikander): Kristallen den fina (The fine crystal) (arr. D. Wikander for choir)
Kung Liljekonvalje: (King Lily of the Valley)
Ur idyll och epigram: Nar den skona Maj med Sippor kommit (When lovely May with anemones comes)
Ur idyll och epigram: Minna satt i lunden (Minna sat in the meadow)
Pingst (At Whitsuntide): Pingst (Whitsun)
Varnatt (Spring Night)
Sverige
Danslek ur Ran (Dance Game from Ran)
Som stjarnorna pa himmelen (Like stars in the sky)
Jag unnar dig anda allt gott (I wish you well)
Mansken
Gammal nederlandare
4 Madrigals, Op. 36: No. 4. Lustwijns Wijsa (Lustwin's Ballad)
Orpheus
Fancies: No. 1. Sylvia
Fancies: No. 2. Under the Greenwood Tree
Fancies: No. 3. Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
Fancies: No. 4. Fancy
Fancies: No. 5. O Mistress Mine
Snabbt jagar stormen vara ar
Det forsta varregnet (The First Spring Rain)
Som ett blommande mandeltrad (Like an almond tree in bloom)
Ant han dansa med mej (arr. L. Edlund for choir and piano)
Linda, min Linda (arr. L. Edlund for choir)
Femton finnar (arr. L. Edlund for choir)

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