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Siv Wennberg - A Great Primadonna: Vol. 8, New Year's Concert


Release Date: 01/06/2017 
Label:  Sterling   Catalog #: 1811  
Composer:  Wilhelm Peterson-BergerEdvard GriegJean SibeliusGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Siv WennbergBengt WennbergAnders WadenbergMichael Wilson,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Born in 1944 in Sundsvall, Swedish opera singer, dramatic soprano, and appointed Court Singer Siv Wennberg has led an impressive career. She has performed leading roles in operas by Wagner, Grieg, Sibelius, and Verdi. On the releases issued in this series, Siv Wennberg demonstrates an enormous musical breadth, equally at home in the dramatic episodes as in the wonderful world of romances. These releases include live recordings as well as studio work, arias, songs with orchestra, songs with piano, duets with other notable musicians such as Nicolai Gedda, live recitals, and much more. Born in 1944 in Sundsvall, Swedish opera singer, dramatic soprano, and appointed Court Singer Siv Wennberg has led an impressive career. She has performed leading roles in operas by Wagner, Grieg, Sibelius, and Verdi. On the releases issued in this series, Siv Wennberg demonstrates an enormous musical breadth, equally at home in the dramatic episodes as in the wonderful world of romances. These releases include live recordings as well as studio work, arias, songs with orchestra, songs with piano, duets with other notable musicians such as Nicolai Gedda, live recitals, and much more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ballads (4) in Swedish folk style, Op. 5: no 1, When I walk alone in the dark forest by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Sweden 
2.
Ballads (4) in Swedish folk style, Op. 5: no 3, Like stars in the heavens by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Sweden 
3.
Marit's Songs (3), Op. 12: no 2, The sun shines prettily in the evening by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Sweden 
4.
Aspåkers Polka by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
5.
Hjertets melodier (Melodies of the Heart) (4) for voice & piano, Op. 5: Jeg elsker Dig by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864 
6.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
7.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
8.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
9.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
10.
Tosca: Vissi' d'arte by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Bengt Wennberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
11.
Mörike Lieder: no 17, Der Gärtner by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Anders Wadenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Lieder (6) für eine Frauenstimme: no 6, Mausfallensprüchlein by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Anders Wadenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Eichendorff Lieder: no 8, Nachtzauber by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Anders Wadenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Goethe Lieder: no 9, Mignon "Kennst du das Land" by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Anders Wadenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
15.
Lieder (5), Op. 69 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Anders Wadenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Germany 
16.
Villemo by Ture Rangström
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Michael Wilson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
17.
Sköldmön by Ture Rangström
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Michael Wilson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Sweden 
18.
Ballads (5): no 3, Pan by Ture Rangström
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Michael Wilson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Sweden 
19.
Weinachtslied, AV 2 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
20.
Weihnachtsgefühl, AV 94 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Germany 
21.
Songs (6), Op. 48: no 4, Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1802; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Mit hjerte og min lyre (My Heart and My Lyre), song by Halfdan Kjerulf
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
23.
Melodies (12), Op. 33: no 2, Spring by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Norway 
24.
The Holy City by Stephen Adams
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1892; England 
25.
Repentir "O Divine Redeemer" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
26.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
27.
Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
28.
Four Last Songs, AV 150 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
29.
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 4, Give me no splendour, gold or pomp by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Marcus Toren (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 

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