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Leif Ove Andsnes - A Portrait


Release Date: 01/08/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 74789   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard GriegRobert SchumannFranz LisztJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Leif Ove AndsnesHĺkan Hardenberger
Conductor:  Dmitri KitayenkoLeif Ove AndsnesPaavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergen Philharmonic OrchestraNorwegian Chamber OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Conductor:  Dmitri Kitayenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Grieg Hall, Bergen, Norway 
Length: 30 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2.
Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17: 3rd movement, Langsam getragen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3.
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S 514 "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/2000 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 2 in B flat minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  Lommedalen Church, Oslo, Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Keyboard in D major, H 18 no 11 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Conductor:  Leif Ove Andsnes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1784; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  Lommedalen Church, Oslo, Norway 
Length: 18 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Grieg Hall, Bergen, Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 1, Butterfly by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 6, In Springtime by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
9.
Folktunes (50) from Hardanger, Op. 150: no 3, Friarfoter by Geirr Tveitt
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1953; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
10.
Folktunes (50) from Hardanger, Op. 150: no 27, Langeleik-lĺt by Geirr Tveitt
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1953; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
11.
Folktunes (50) from Hardanger, Op. 150: no 37, Dan lĺngje lĺngje vettranĺttae by Geirr Tveitt
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1953; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
12.
Suite for Piano no 1, Op. 5 "Nordlandsbilleder": no 3, Reindeer by David Monrad Johansen
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
13.
Tunes and Dances from "Siljustol", Op. 22: no 5, Kjempeviseslĺtten by Harald Saeverud
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1946; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
14.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 33: no 2 in C major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1995 
Venue:  St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 35 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Hĺkan Hardenberger (Trumpet), Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 10/1997 
Venue:  Live  Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Suite for Piano no 1, Op. 5 "Nordland Images": no 2, The Little Stone God by David Monrad Johansen
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
17.
Suite for Piano no 1, Op. 5 "Nordland Images": no 4, Towards the Mountains of My Forefathers by David Monrad Johansen
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
18.
Humoresque-Bagatelles (6), FS 22/Op. 11 by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894-1897; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 03/1995 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
19.
Sonata for Keyboard no 47 in B minor, H 16 no 32 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
20.
Sonata 1.X.1905 "From the street": 1st movement, Presentiment "Con moto" by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
21.
Sonata 1.X.1905 "From the street": 2nd movement, Death "Adagio" by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 

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