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Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites, Etc / Handley, Et Al


Release Date: 03/23/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10175   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Margaret Fingerhut
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chandos releases a new compilation of orchestral works by Grieg on its mid-price 'Classics' label. The disc contains some of Grieg's most popular works. Recorded in: Ulster Hall, Belfast 29-31 August (Suite No. 1), 19 & 20 August 1989 (other works) Producer(s) Brian Couzens (Suite No. 1) Tim Oldham (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens (Suite No. 1) Richard Lee (other works) Chandos releases a new compilation of orchestral works by Grieg on its mid-price 'Classics' label. The disc contains some of Grieg's most popular works. Recorded in: Ulster Hall, Belfast 29-31 August (Suite No. 1), 19 & 20 August 1989 (other works) Producer(s) Brian Couzens (Suite No. 1) Tim Oldham (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens (Suite No. 1) Richard Lee (other works) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
2.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
3.
Lyric Suite for Orchestra, Op. 54 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1904; Norway 
4.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Margaret Fingerhut (Piano)
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 

Sound Samples

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (Morning Mood)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: II. Aases dod (The Death of Aase)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: III. Anitras dans (Anitra's Dance)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. I Dovregubbens hall (In the Hall of the Mountain King)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: I. Ingrids klage (Ingrid's Lament)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: II. Arabisk dans (Arabian Dance)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: III. Peer Gynys hjemkomst (Peer Gynt's Homecoming)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: IV. Solveigs sang (Solveig's Song)
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: I. Shepherd's Boy
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: II. Norwegian Rustic March
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: III. Notturno
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: IV. March of the Dwarfs
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato - Animato - Piu lento
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Poco piu tranquillo - Tempo I animato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso

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