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The Very Best of Grieg

Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano), Jenö Jandó (piano), Takako Nishizaki (violin), Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Erling Ragnar Eriksen (piano), Håvard Gimse (piano), Oystein Birkeland (cello), Henning Kraggerud (violin), Helge Kjekshus (piano)

Bournemouth Sinfonietta, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,...

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

 Excerpt, Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40

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  • Bournemouth Sinfonietta
  • Richard Studt

Holberg Suite, Op. 40: I. Prelude

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces I (8), Op. 12

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  • Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
  • Recorded: 18-20 December 1993
  • Recording Venue: Lindeman Hall, Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

Lyric Pieces, Book 1, Op. 12: No. 1. Arietta

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45

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  • Jenö Jandó (piano), Takako Nishizaki (violin)
  • Recorded: 7-12 February 1990
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Czechoslovak Radio, Bratislava

Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45: I. Allegro molto ed appassionato

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23

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  • Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Erling Ragnar Eriksen (piano)
  • Recorded: 29-30 January 1996
  • Recording Venue: St. Martin’s Church, East Woodhay, Hampshire, England

Peer Gynt, Op. 23, Act IV: Solveig's Song (Solveigs sang)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces III (6), Op. 43

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  • Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
  • Recorded: 18-20 December 1993
  • Recording Venue: Lindeman Hall, Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: No. 4. Little Bird (Voglein)

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

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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 24-25 June 1993
  • Recording Venue: BBC Broadcasting House (Studio One), Scotland

I. Morning

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III. Anitra's Dance

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IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King

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 Excerpt, Grieg: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27

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  • Oslo Quartet
  • Recorded: 22-25 March 1993
  • Recording Venue: Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation Grand Studio, Oslo

String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27: II. Romanze: Andantino - Allegro agitato

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Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Adrian Leaper
  • Recorded: April 1989
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

No. 1. Heart Wounds (Hjertesar)

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No. 2. Last Spring (Varen)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces V (6), Op. 54

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  • Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
  • Recorded: 21-23 December 1993
  • Recording Venue: Lindeman Hall, Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: No. 3. March of the Trolls (Trolltog)

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Grieg: Seks Digte af Ibsen, Op. 25 (Texts: Henrik Ibsen)

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  • Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Erling Ragnar Eriksen (piano)
  • Recorded: 29-30 January 1996
  • Recording Venue: St. Martin’s Church, East Woodhay, Hampshire, England

6 Poems, Op. 25: No. 2. En svane (A Swan)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces II (8), Op. 38

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  • Jenö Jandó (piano), Takako Nishizaki (violin)
  • Recorded: 7-12 February 1990
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Czechoslovak Radio, Bratislava

Lyric Pieces, Book 2, Op. 38: No. 1. Berceuse (arr. for violin and piano)

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Grieg: Melodies Op. 53

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Adrian Leaper
  • Recorded: April 1989
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

No. 1. Norwegian (Norsk)

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No. 2. The First Meeting (Det forste mode)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar - three orchestral pieces, Op. 56

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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Recorded: 24-25 June 1993
  • Recording Venue: BBC Broadcasting House (Studio One), Scotland

Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56

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Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (from Lyric Pieces Op. 65)

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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk

Grieg: Digte (5) af Vilhelm Krag, Op. 60

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  • Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Erling Ragnar Eriksen (piano)

5 Songs, Op. 60: No. 3. On the Water (Mens jeg venter)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36

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  • Håvard Gimse (piano), Oystein Birkeland (cello)

Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36: I. Allegro agitato

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Suite, Op. 54

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  • Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Košice
  • Richard Edlinger

Lyric Suite, Op. 54: III. Nocturne

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55

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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk

Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: I. Ingrid's Lament

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces III (6), Op. 43

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Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: No. 1. Schmetterling (Butterfly)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13

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  • Henning Kraggerud (violin), Helge Kjekshus (piano)

Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13: III. Allegro animato

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces III (6), Op. 43

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Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: No. 6. To the Spring (An den Fruhling)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Symphonic Dances (4), Op. 64

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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Bjarte Engeset

Symphonic Dances, Op. 64: No. 1. Allegro moderato e marcato

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces IX (6), Op. 68

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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Jerzy Maksymiuk

2 Lyric Pieces: No. 2. Cradle Song (orchestral version of Op. 68 / 5)

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Grieg: Hjertets melodier, Op. 5 (Texts: Hans Christian Andersen)

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  • Takako Nishizaki (violin)
  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Peter Breiner

Melodies of the Heart, Op. 5: No. 3. I Love but Thee (arr. for violin and orchestra)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces VII (6), Op. 62

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  • Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)

Lyric Pieces, Book 7, Op. 62: No. 4. Brooklet (Baekken)

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Grieg: Seks Sange, Op. 48

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  • Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Erling Ragnar Eriksen (piano)

6 Songs, Op. 48: No. 6. A Dream (Ein Traum)

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

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  • Håvard Gimse (piano)
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Bjarte Engeset

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro moderato

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