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The Best Of Grieg


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556658   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jénö Jandó
Conductor:  András LigetiAdrian LeaperRichard EdlingerStephen Gunzenhauser,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony OrchestraCapella IstropolitanaCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Conductor:  András Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
2.
Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
3.
Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35: no 2, Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
4.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
5.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 2, Arabian Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
6.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 1st movement, Prelude by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Cassovia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Notes: Arranged: Edvard Grieg (1885) 
7.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
8.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
9.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 4th movement, Air by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Cassovia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
10.
Pictures (3) from life in the country, Op. 19: no 2, The bridal procession passes by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 
Notes: Composition written: Norway (1870 - 1871).
Composition revised: Norway (1894). 
11.
Lyric Suite for Orchestra, Op. 54: 3rd movement, Nocturne by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1904; Norway 
12.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 3, Troll's March by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
13.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
14.
Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 1, Wounded heart by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
15.
Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite, Op. 56: Homage March by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872/1892; Norway 
16.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Varen (Last Spring)
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. for orchestra): Norwegian Dances, Op. 35: No. 2 in A major (arr. for orchestra)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: III. Anitra's Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: II. Arabian Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. Solveig's Song
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: I. Prelude
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: II. Sarabande
3 Pictures from life in the country, Op. 19: Folkelivsbilleder, Op. 19: No. 2. Bridal Procession (arr. for orchestra)
Lyric Suite, Op. 54: III. Notturno
Lyric Suite, Op. 54: IV. Troldtog (March of the Dwarfs)
Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: No. 6. Wedding-Day at Troldhaugen (arr. for orchestra)
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 1. Hjertesar (The Wounded Heart)
3 Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56: No. 3. Homage March

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