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Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites, Holberg Suite, Piano Concerto, Etc


Release Date: 10/17/2000 
Label:  Dg Panorama Catalog #: 469142   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Stephen KovacevichEmil Gilels
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanSir Colin DavisNeeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraGothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 26 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 14 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 18 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Length: 20 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Edvard Grieg
This selection is a DDD recording. 
4.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 29 Minutes 26 Secs. 
5.
Lyric Pieces (8), Book 1, Op. 12: no 1, Arietta by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Norway 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 1, Butterfly by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
7.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 2, Lonely Wanderer by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8.
Lyric Pieces (7), Book 4, Op. 47: no 4, Halling by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1888; Norway 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
9.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 4, Notturno by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
10.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 5, Scherzo by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 6, Op. 57: no 6, Homesickness by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 7, Op. 62: no 4, Brooklet by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Norway 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 5, In Ballad Style by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 9, Op. 68: no 5, Cradle song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
15.
Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71: no 7, Remembrances by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Norway 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
16.
Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Length: 16 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Edvard Grieg
This selection is a DDD recording. 
17.
Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite, Op. 56 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872/1892; Norway 
Length: 16 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 1. Morning Mood
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 2. The Death of Aase
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 3. Anitra's dance
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 4. In The Hall Of The Mountain King
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 1. The Abduction (Ingrid's lament)
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 2. Arabian dance
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 3. Peer Gynt's return
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 4. Solveig's song
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 1. Präludium (Allegro vivace)
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 2. Sarabande (Andante)
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 3. Gavotte (Allegretto) - Musette (poco più mosso) - Gavotte
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 4. Air (Andante religioso)
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 5. Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)
Sigurd Jorsalfar, Three Orchestral Pieces Op.56: 1. Prelude: In The King's Hall (Op.22 No.1)
Sigurd Jorsalfar, Three Orchestral Pieces Op.56: 2. Intermezzo: Borghild's Dream (Op.22 No.2)
Sigurd Jorsalfar, Three Orchestral Pieces Op.56: 3. Homage March (Op.22 No.4)
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 1. Allegro molto moderato
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 2. Adagio
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 3. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso
Lyric Pieces, Op.12: 1. Arietta
Lyric Pieces III, Op.43: 1. Butterfly
Lyric Pieces III, Op.43: 2. Solitary traveller
Lyric Pieces IV, Op.47: No. 4 Halling
Lyric Pieces, Op.54: 4. Notturno
Lyric Pieces, Op.54: 5. Scherzo
Lyric Pieces, op.57: 6. Heimweh
Lyric Pieces VII, Op.62: No. 4 Baekken (Brooklet)
Lyric Pieces, op.65: 5. In ballad vein
Lyric Pieces, op.68: 5. At the cradle
Lyric Pieces Op.71: 7. Remembrances
4 Norwegian Dances, Op.35: No. 1 in D minor (Allegro marcato)
4 Norwegian Dances, Op.35: No. 2 in A (Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso)
4 Norwegian Dances, Op.35: No. 3 in G (Allegro moderato alla Marcia)
4 Norwegian Dances, Op.35: No. 4 in D (Allegro molto)

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