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Grieg: Peer Gynt, Lyric Pieces, Etc / Gunzenhauser


Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550140   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 15 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 22 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Huppertz 
4. Lyric Pieces (2) for Strings: no 1, Evening in the mountains by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Edvard Grieg orchestrated this work in 1898, from his "Lyric Pieces for
Piano, Book 9, Opus 68 no 4." 
5. Lyric Pieces (2) for Strings: no 2, Cradle Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Edvard Grieg orchestrated this work in 1898, from his "Lyric Pieces for
Piano, Book 9, Opus 68 no 5." 
6. Pictures (3) from life in the country, Op. 19: no 2, The bridal procession passes by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Norway (1870 - 1871).
Composition revised: Norway (1894). 
7. Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite, Op. 56 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 17 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 1, Act 1 Prelude - At the wedding feast by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Act I: Prelude, "I Bryllupsgarden" (At the Wedding)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (Morning Mood)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: II. Ases 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 Gynts hjemfart (Peer Gynt's Homecoming)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: IV. Solveigs sang (Solveig's Song)
Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: No. 6. Wedding-Day at Troldhaugen (arr. G. Huppertz): Lyric Pieces, Vol. 8, Op. 65: No. 6: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (arr. Huppertz for orchestra)
Lyric Pieces, Book 9, Op. 68 (version for orchestra): No. 4: Aften pa hojfjeldet (Evening in the Mountains)
2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68 (version for orchestra): No. 5: Badnlat (Cradle Song)
Folkelivsbilleder, Op. 19: No. 2. Bridal Procession (arr. for orchestra): Folkelivsbilleder, Op. 19: No. 2: Brudefolget drager forbi (Bridal Procession) (arr. for orch.)
3 Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56 (version for orchestra): I. Introduction, "In the King's Hall"
3 Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56 (version for orchestra): II. Intermezzo, "Borghild's Dream"
3 Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56 (version for orchestra): III. Homage March

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