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Berlitz Passport - The Music Of Scandinavia


Release Date: 11/10/2009 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 47281   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Hugo AlfvénEdvard GriegJean SibeliusCarl Nielsen,   ... 
Performer:  Stan Freeman
Conductor:  Sir Andrew DavisLeonard BernsteinEugene OrmandyHoward Hanson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Swedish Rhapsody no 1, Op. 19 "Midsummer Vigil" by Hugo Alfvén
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; Sweden 
2.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
3.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
4.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6.
Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35: no 2, Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
7.
Maskarade, FS 39: Overture by Carl Nielsen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1906; Denmark 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
8.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
9.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 1st movement, Prelude by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Howard Hanson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
10.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 2nd movement, Sarabande by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Howard Hanson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
11.
Lyric Suite for Orchestra, Op. 54: 3rd movement, Nocturne by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1904; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 3, Troll's March by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
13.
Song of Norway: Concerto by George Forrest
Performer:  Stan Freeman (Piano)
Conductor:  Lehman Engel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
14.
Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 1, Wounded heart by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15.
Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
16.
Heart's melodies, Op. 5: no 3, I love thee by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863-1864; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 

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