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Piano Music From Norway - Valen, Saeverud / Riefling, Kayser


Release Date: 09/22/1994 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 173   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Fartein ValenHarald Saeverud
Performer:  Robert RieflingJan Henrik Kayser
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Legende, Op. 1 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 1, Op. 2 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 27 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Klavierstücke (4), Op. 22 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1935; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Variations for Piano, Op. 23 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5.
Gavotte and Musette for Piano, Op. 24 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
6.
Prelude and Fugue for Piano, Op. 28 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (2) for Piano, Op. 29 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Intermezzo for Piano, Op. 36 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1940; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 2, Op. 38 by Fartein Valen
Performer:  Robert Riefling (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1941; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 21 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Silju Dance, Op. 17 by Harald Saeverud
Performer:  Jan Henrik Kayser (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
11.
Easy Pieces (7) for Piano, Op. 14 by Harald Saeverud
Performer:  Jan Henrik Kayser (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 16 Minutes 46 Secs. 
12.
Tunes and Dances from "Siljustol" Suite no 1, Op. 21 by Harald Saeverud
Performer:  Jan Henrik Kayser (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1946; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 12 Minutes 42 Secs. 
13.
Tunes and Dances from "Siljustol" Suite no 2, Op. 22 by Harald Saeverud
Performer:  Jan Henrik Kayser (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1946; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1976-80 
Venue:  Nacka Aula, Nacka, Sweden 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Legend, Op. 1
Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 2: I. Allegro non troppo, ma con passione
Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 2: II. Adagio (doch nicht schleppend)
Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 2: III. Allegro assai
4 Piano Pieces, Op. 22: I. Nachtstuck: Moderato
4 Piano Pieces, Op. 22: II. Valse noble: Tempo di valse
4 Piano Pieces, Op. 22: III. Lied ohne Worte: Andante
4 Piano Pieces, Op. 22: IV. Gigue: Allegro molto
Variations for Piano, Op. 23: Variations, Op. 23
Gavotte and Musette, Op. 24
Prelude and Fugue, Op. 28
2 Preldues, Op. 29: I. -
2 Preldues, Op. 29: II. -
Intermezzo, Op. 36
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 38: I. Allegro maestoso
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 38: II. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 38: III. Toccata: Allegro molto
Siljuslatten, Op. 17: Siljuslatten (Siljudance), Op. 17
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: I. Smasvein-ganger (Happy Chap's Frisky Steps)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: II. Syljetone (Peasant Heirloom Brooch)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: III. Silkesokk-slatten (Silk-Sock Dance)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: IV. Gjaetle-vise (Shepherd Song)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: V. Li-tone (Hillside Melody)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: VI. Vindharpe-slatten (Eolian Harptunes)
Lette stykker, Vol. 1, Op. 14: VII. Rondo amoroso
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 21: Suite No. 1: I. Kristi-Blodsdraper (Fuchsia)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 21: Suite No. 1: II. Dvergmal-slatt (Echo Dance)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 21: Suite No. 1: III. Ba'nlat (Nursery Song)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 21: Suite No. 1: IV. Kvelling-sull og lokk (Even-ditties and Cattle-calls)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 21: Suite No. 1: V. "Siljustol"-marsj (Siljustol March)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 22: Suite No. 2: I. Revebjolle (Digitalis Purpurea)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 22: Suite No. 2: II. Kvernslatt (Mill-Wheel Tune)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 22: Suite No. 2: III. Den siste ba'nlat (Her Last Cradle Song)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 22: Suite No. 2: IV. Pa kingelvevstrenger (On the Strings of a Spiderweb)
Slatter og stev fra Siljustol (Tunes and Dances from Siljustol), Op. 22: Suite No. 2: V. Kjempevise-slatten (Ballad of Revolt)

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