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Grieg: Old Norwegian Romance, Etc; Svendsen / Petri Sakari


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9028   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard GriegJohan Svendsen
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Haskolabio University Hall, Reykjavik 4 June 1991, 2-3 October 1991 and 9 December 1991 Producer(s) Bjarni Bjarnason Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Thorir Steingrimsson Vigfus Ingvarsson Recorded in: Haskolabio University Hall, Reykjavik 4 June 1991, 2-3 October 1991 and 9 December 1991 Producer(s) Bjarni Bjarnason Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Thorir Steingrimsson Vigfus Ingvarsson Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/04/1991 
Venue:  University Hall, Reykjavijk, Iceland 
Length: 18 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Hans Sitt 
2.
Old Norwegian Romance with Variations for 2 Pianos, Op. 51 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  University Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland 
Length: 24 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Grieg
Composition written: Norway (1890).
Composition revised: Norway (1900 - 1905). 
3.
In Autumn Overture, Op. 11 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1887; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  University Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland 
Length: 12 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 5, Erotic by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  University Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Max Spicker 
5.
Icelandic Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 30 by Johan Svendsen
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/12/1991 
Venue:  University Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. for orchestra): I. Allegro marcato - Animato
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. for orchestra): II. Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso - Allegro
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. for orchestra): III. Allegro moderato alla marcia - Tranquillo - A tempo
Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. for orchestra): IV. Allegro molto
In Autumn Overture, Op. 11
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Poco tranquillo - Andantino espressivo
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Poco Allegro, ma tranquillo
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Allegro leggiero
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Poco andante
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Maestoso
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Allegro scherzando e leggiero
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Andante
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Andante molto tranquillo
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Presto
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Tempo di menuetto
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Allegro marcato
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Tempo di valse
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Adagio molto espressivo
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner (Old Norwegian Melody with Variations), Op. 51 (version for orchestra): Finale: Allegro molto marcato - Pomposo - Prestissimo - Andante molto tranquillo
Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43 (arr. M. Spicker): Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: No. 5. Erotik (arr. for orchestra)
2 Icelandic Melodies, Op. 30: No. 1. Maestoso
2 Icelandic Melodies, Op. 30: No. 2. Moderato

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