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Norwegian Classical Favourites - Grieg, Halvorsen, Et Al


Release Date: 02/17/2004 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557017   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Agathe Backer GrondahlJohan SvendsenJohannes HanssenJohan Halvorsen,   ... 
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes march(es) by Ole Olsen. Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
Includes work(s) by Edvard Grieg, Christian Sinding, Johan Svendsen, various composers. Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
Includes march(es) by Ole Olsen. Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
Includes work(s) by Edvard Grieg, Christian Sinding, Johan Svendsen, various composers. Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Fantasy Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 45: no 3, Summer Song by Agathe Backer Grondahl
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1897; Norway 
2. The Wedding at Dovre by Johan Svendsen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Copenhagen, Denmark 
3. Norwegian Artists Carnival, Op. 14 by Johan Svendsen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1874; Norway 
4. Valdres March by Johannes Hanssen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; Norway 
5. Entry March of the Boyars by Johan Halvorsen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Norway 
6. Forest Clearing, Op. 15 by Sigurd Islandsmoen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Norway 
Notes: Arranged: Sigurd Islandsmoen (by 1912) 
7. Liti Kersti Suite: Bjorgulv the Fiddler by Arne Eggen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Norway 
8. Festival Polonaise, Op. 12 by Johan Svendsen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Norway 
9. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
10. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
11. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 32: no 3, Rustles of spring by Christian Sinding
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Germany 
12. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
13. Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35: no 2, Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
14. Maria Stuart: Purpose by Rikard Nordraak
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864-1865; Norway 
15. Maria Stuart: Valse Caprice by Rikard Nordraak
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864-1865; Norway 
16. Funeral March, Op. 41 by Ole Olsen
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Norway 

Sound Samples

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning mood
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
6 Stucke, Op. 32 (arr. for orchestra): 6 Pieces, Op. 32: No. 3, Rustle of Spring (arr. for orchestra)
Fantasy Pieces, Op. 45: Summer Song
The Wedding at Dovre
Norsk kunstnerkarneval (Norwegian Artists' Carnival), Op. 14
Valdres Marsj (Valdres March)
Bojarernes intogsmarsch (Entry March of the Boyars)
Funeral March, Op. 41
Maria Stuart i Skotland (arr. J. Halvorsen): Purpose
Maria Stuart i Skotland (arr. J. Halvorsen): Valse Caprice
Forest Clearing, Op. 15
Liti Kersti Suite: Bjorgulv the Fiddler
Festival Polonaise, Op. 12
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. H. Sitt): Norwegian Dances, Op. 35: No. 2 in A major
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (version for orchestra): 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Last Spring

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