Grieg - Music for String Orchestra

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Grieg - Music for String Orchestra



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29th May 2006




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Grieg - Music for String Orchestra


Holberg Suite, Op. 40

Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34

Two Melodies, Op. 53

Lyric Pieces Op. 68: No. 2 - Grandmother's minuet

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Two Nordic Melodies, Op. 63

Oslo Camerata, Stephan Barratt-Due



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Edvard Grieg: From Holberg's Time, Op. 40

I. Prelude: Allegro vivace

II. Sarabande: Andante

III. Gavotte: Allegretto - Musette: Poco piu mosso

IV. Air: Andante religioso

V. Rigaudon: Allegro con brio - Poco meno mosso

Edvard Grieg: 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34

2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Varen (Last Spring)

Edvard Grieg: 2 Melodies, Op. 53

No. 1. Norsk (Norwegian)

No. 2. De forste Mode (The First Meeting)

Edvard Grieg: 2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68 (version for orchestra)

2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68: No. 2. Badnlat (At the Cradle)

Edvard Grieg: 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34

2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 1. Hjertesar (The Wounded Heart)

Edvard Grieg: 2 Nordic Melodies, Op. 63

No. 1. Folketonestil (In Folk Stye)

No. 2a. Kulok (Cow Call)

No. 2b. Stabbelaten (Peasant Dance)

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46: II. Ases dod (The Death of Ase)

Gramophone Magazine

September 2006

“The Holberg music is most collectable… it has a winningly 'live' feel, if not the last degree of pinpoint ensemble. Of especial merit among the accompanying pieces are moving renderings of the familiar Elegiac Melody 'Last Spring' and the large-scale Nordic Melody.”

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