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Grieg: Symphonic Dances, Piano Concerto, Etc / Marriner, Ohlsson

Grieg / Ohlsson / Marriner
Release Date: 04/24/2012 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 94610   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphonic Dances (4), Op. 64 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Norway 
2. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
3. Norwegian Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 63 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1895; Norway 
4. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
5. From Holberg's Time, Op. 40 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 1, Wounded heart by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
7. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 57 Secs. 
8. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Lyric Pieces (2) for Strings: no 1, Evening in the mountains by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
10. Lyric Pieces (2) for Strings: no 2, Cradle Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
11. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1994 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): I. Prelude: Allegro vivace
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): II. Sarabande: Andante
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): III. Gavotte: Allegretto - Musette
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): IV. Air: Andante religioso
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): V. Rigaudon: Allegro con brio
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (version for orchestra): No. 1. Hjertesar (The Wounded Heart)
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (version for orchestra): No. 2. Varen (Last Spring)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: II. The Death of Aase
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: III. Anitra's Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: I. Ingrid's Lament
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: II. Arabian Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: III. Peer Gynt's Homecoming
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: IV. Solveig's Song
2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68 (version for orchestra): No. 1. Aften pa hoyfjellet (Evening in the Mountains)
2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68 (version for orchestra): No. 2. Badnlat (At the Cradle)
Symphonic Dances, Op. 64: I. Allegro moderato e marcato
Symphonic Dances, Op. 64: II. Allegretto grazioso
Symphonic Dances, Op. 64: III. Allegro giocoso
Symphonic Dances, Op. 64: IV. Andante - Allegro risoluto
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato
Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: No. 6. Wedding-Day at Troldhaugen

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