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The Best Of Grieg


Release Date: 10/20/1992 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551108   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jénö Jandó
Conductor:  Alfred WalterAdrian LeaperAndrás LigetiRichard Edlinger,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata CassoviaCapella IstropolitanaBudapest Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. 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) 
2. From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 4th movement, Air by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Cassovia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Notes: Arranged: Edvard Grieg (1885) 
3. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
4. 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 
5. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 3, Troll's March by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
6. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 4, Notturno by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
7. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
8. Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35: no 2, Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
9. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
10. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
11. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
12. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 2, Arabian Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
13. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
14. Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 22: Ceremonial March by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; Norway 
15. 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 Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Varen (Last Spring) xx: 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Varen (Last Spring)
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35: No. 2 in A major (arr. for orchestra)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (excerpts): I. Morning
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (excerpts): III. Anitra's Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (excerpts): IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55 (excerpts): II. Arabian Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55 (excerpts): IV. Solveig's Song
Holberg Suite, Op. 40 (From Holberg's Time: Suite in the Olden Style) (excerpts): I. Prelude
Holberg Suite, Op. 40 (From Holberg's Time: Suite in the Olden Style) (excerpts): IV. Air
Folkelivsbilleder, Op. 19: No. 2. Bridal Procession (arr. for orchestra)
Lyric Suite, Op. 54: No. 3. Notturno
Lyric Suite, Op. 54: No. 4. March of the Dwarfs
Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: No. 6. Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (arr. for orchestra)
12 melodies, Op. 33: 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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