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Grieg: Violin Sonatas No 1-3 / Kraggerud, Kjekshus


Release Date: 08/05/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553904   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Henning KraggerudHelge Kjekshus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.130) - "...This Norwegian duo nearly manages to convince the listener that these are some of the finest sonatas ever written. Kraggerud is a real virtuoso, with highly polished technique and style, and Kjekshus is an enthusiastic partner..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.130) - "...This Norwegian duo nearly manages to convince the listener that these are some of the finest sonatas ever written. Kraggerud is a real virtuoso, with highly polished technique and style, and Kjekshus is an enthusiastic partner..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 8 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Henning Kraggerud (Violin), Helge Kjekshus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 11/1996 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in G major, Op. 13 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Helge Kjekshus (Piano), Henning Kraggerud (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Norway 
Date of Recording: 11/1996 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 45 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Henning Kraggerud (Violin), Helge Kjekshus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Norway 
Date of Recording: 11/1996 

Sound Samples

Violin Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: I. Allegro con brio
Violin Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: II. Allegretto quasi andantino
Violin Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 8: III. Allegro molto vivace
Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13: I. Lento doloroso: Allegro vivace
Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13: II. Allegretto tranquillo
Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13: III. Allegro animato
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: I. Allegro molto ed appassionato
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: II. Allegretto espressivo alla Romanza
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: III. Allegro animato

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