Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Geirr Tveitt - Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4; The Turtle (Sveinung Bjelland; Håkon Austbø)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F major, Op. 1: I. Tranquillo
  2. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F major, Op. 1: II. Giocoso
  3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F major, Op. 1: III. Lento
  4. The Turtle, for mezzo-soprano & orchestra
  5. Piano Concerto No. 4 "Aurora Borealis", Op. 130: I. The Northern Lights rise over a palette of autumn colours
  6. Piano Concerto No. 4 "Aurora Borealis", Op. 130: II. ... sparkle in the winter sky and ...
  7. Piano Concerto No. 4 "Aurora Borealis", Op. 130: III.  ... sail away in the spring night.

Sveinung Bjelland, piano (1-3)
Håkon Austbø, piano (5-7)
Ingebjørg Kosmo, mezzo-soprano (4)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 2004
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/label/bis/tveitt-piano-concertos-nos1-and-4-northern-lights

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Geirr Tveitt - Piano Concerto No. 5; Hardanger Variations (Nils Mortensen; Ole Kristian Ruud)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  1. Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 156: I.
  2. Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 156: II.
  3. Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 156: III.
  4. Variations on a folk song from Hardanger for 2 pianos & orchestra

Nils Mortensen, piano
Sveinung Bjelland, piano (4)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 2004
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/ruud-ole-kristian/tveitt-piano-concerto-no5

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Geirr Tveitt - Concertos for Hardanger Fiddle; Nykken (Arve Moen Bergset; Ole Kristian Ruud)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  1. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 1, Op. 163: I. Allegretto
  2. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 1, Op. 163: II. Andante
  3. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 1, Op. 163: III. Allegro moderato
  4. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 2 "Three Fjords", Op. 252: I. Hardangerfjord
  5. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 2 "Three Fjords", Op. 252: II. Sognefjord
  6. Concerto for Hardanger fiddle & orchestra No. 2 "Three Fjords", Op. 252: III. Nordfjord
  7. Nykken, symphonic painting for orchestra, Op. 187

Arve Moen Bergset, Hardanger fiddle (1-6)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 2002
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/performers/bergset-arve-moen/geirr-tveitt-concerto-for-hardanger-fiddle

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Geirr Tveitt - Sinfonia di soffiatori; Sinfonietta di soffiatori (Bjarte Engeset)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  1. Sinfonia di Soffiatori: I. Moderato
  2. Sinfonia di Soffiatori: II. Alla Marcia
  3. Sinfonia di Soffiatori: III. Andante
  4. Prince Christian Fredrick's March of Honour
  5. The Old Mill on the Brook, Op. 204
  6. Hymn to Freedom
  7. Sinfonietta di soffiatori, Op. 203: I. Intonazione d'autunno
  8. Sinfonietta di soffiatori, Op. 203: II. Ricordi d'estate
  9. Sinfonietta di soffiatori, Op. 203: III. Fanfara funebre
  10. Sinfonietta di soffiatori, Op. 203: IV. Allegria alpestre
  11. Sinfonietta di soffiatori, Op. 203: V. Canto di congedo
  12. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151, Suite No. 2 "15 Mountain Songs" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 20. Strong ale to the mountain farm
  13. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151, Suite No. 2 "15 Mountain Songs" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 23. Snow grouse on the glacier
  14. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151, Suite No. 2 "15 Mountain Songs" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 29. The mountaineer's daughter on skis
  15. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 4, "Wedding Suite" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 47. Going a-wooing
  16. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 4, "Wedding Suite" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 52. Tears and laughter for a boat
  17. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 4, "Wedding Suite" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 60. Hardanger ale
  18. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 5, "Troll tunes" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 70. The brownie dancing
  19. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 5, "Troll tunes" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 72. Twilight
  20. 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger, Op. 151: Suite No. 5, "Troll tunes" (arr. Stig Nordhagen): 75. Doomsday

Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Date: 2008
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572095

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Geirr Tveitt - A Hundred Hardanger Tunes Suites Nos. 2 & 5 (Bjarte Engeset)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  1. (01-15) 100 Hardanger Tunes, Op. 151, Suite No. 2 "15 Mountain Songs"
  2. (16-30) 100 Hardanger Tunes, Op. 151, Suite No. 5 "Troll-tunes"

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Date: 2002
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.555770

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Geirr Tveitt - A Hundred Hardanger Tunes Suites Nos. 1 & 4 (Bjarte Engeset)


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Composer: Geirr Tveitt
  • (01-15) 100 Hardanger Tunes, Op. 151, Suite No. 1
  • (16-30) 100 Hardanger Tunes, Op. 151, Suite No. 4 "Wedding Suite"

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Date: 2001
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.555078

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Gabriel Pierné - Orchestral Works Vol. 2 (Juanjo Mena; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet)


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Composer: Gabriel Pierné
  1. Paysages franciscains, Op. 43: I. Au jardin de Sainte Claire (Couvent de Saint Damien)
  2. Paysages franciscains, Op. 43: II. Les Olivaies de la plaine d'Assise (Crépuscule d'automne)
  3. Paysages franciscains, Op. 43: III. Sur la route de Poggio-Bustone (La Procession)
  4. Les Cathédrales (Prélude pour le poème dramatique de M. Eugène Moraud)
  5. Scherzo-Caprice, Op. 25 (Valse symphonique for piano and orchestra)
  6. Poème symphonique, Op. 37 (for piano and orchestra)
  7. Fantaisie-Ballet, Op. 6 (for piano and orchestra)
  8. Nocturne en forme de valse, Op. 40 No. 2
  9. Étude de concert, Op. 13

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano (5-9)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (1-7)
Juanjo Mena, conductor (1-7)

Date: 2015
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010871

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Gabriel Pierné - Orchestral Works Vol. 1 (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet; Juanjo Mena)


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Composer: Gabriel Pierné
  1. Marche des petits soldats de plomb, Op. 14 No. 6
  2. Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 12: I. Allegro
  3. Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 12: II. Scherzando. Allegro scherzando
  4. Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 12: III. Finale. Allegro un poco agitato
  5. Divertissement sur un thème pastoral, Op. 49
  6. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 1: I. Ouverture
  7. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 1: II. Le Jardin de Gracieuse
  8. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 1: III. La chambre de Franchita
  9. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 1: IV. Fandango
  10. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 2: I. La Cidrerie
  11. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 2: II. Le Couvent
  12. Ramuntcho, ballet suite No. 2: III. Rapsodie Basque

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano (2-4)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Juanjo Mena, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010633

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