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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. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16: II. Adagio
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16: III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Andante maestoso
Fantasie in C Op. 17: III. Langsam getragen - Durchweg leise zu halten
Mephisto Waltz No. 1, 'Der Tanz in der Dorfschenko" aus Lenaus "Faust" S514
Drei Intermezzi Op. 117: No. 2 in B flat minor: Andante non troppo e con molta espressione
Concerto D Major, Hob XVIII:11: I. Vivace
Concerto D Major, Hob XVIII:11: II. Un poco adagio
Concerto D Major, Hob XVIII:11: III. Rondo all 'Ungherese
Lyric Pieces, Bk VIII Op. 65: VI. Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Bryllupsdag pĺ Troldhaugen)
Lyric Pieces, Bk III Op. 43: I. Butterfly (Schmetterling)
Lyric Pieces, Bk III Op. 43: VI. To the Spring (An den Frühling)
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 1, Goddag! Goddag!
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 2, Snurretoppen
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 3, En lille langsom vals
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 4, Sprćllemanden
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 5, Dukkemarch
Humoreske-Bagateller FS22 [Op. 11]: No. 6, Spillevćrket
Friarfoter (A-wooing) no.3
Langeleik-lat (Langeleik tune) Op. 150 No. 27
Dan langje langje vettran attae (The long, long winter night) Op. 150 No. 37
Nordlandsbilleder (Pictures from Nordland) Suite No. 1 Op. 5: II. Den lille stengud (The little stone god)
Nordlandsbilleder (Pictures from Nordland) Suite No. 1 Op. 5: III. Rensdyr (Reindeer)
Nordlandsbilleder (Pictures from Nordland) Suite No. 1 Op. 5: IV. Mot fedrenes fjell (Towards the mountains of my forefathers)
Kjempevise-Slatten (Ballad of revolt) No. V Op. 22 (Book 2)
Piano Sonata 1.X.1905 'From the street': Presentiment
Piano Sonata 1.X.1905 'From the street': Death
9 Etudes-tableaux Op. 33: No. 2 in C
Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings in C minor Op.35: I. Allegro moderato -
Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings in C minor Op.35: II. Lento -
Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings in C minor Op.35: III. Moderato -
Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings in C minor Op.35: IV. Allegro brio
Piano Sonata No. 30 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32: Second movement: Menuet
Piano Sonata No. 30 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32: Third movement: Finale: Presto

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