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This disc demonstrates the richness and variety of 20th century Norwegian music when it responds to the powerful stimulus of folk music. Klaus Egge's breakthrough work, his 'First Piano Sonata', was inspired by 'Draumkv?ªdet' (The Dream Ballad), a would-be medieval saga sung to traditional melodies. Egge's 'Second Piano Concerto' is similarly based around a traditional folktune, the haunting 'Solfager og Ormekongen' (Sun-Fair and the Snake-King), also heard here in an arrangement by Grieg. Egge's 'Halling Fantasy', Sverre Bergh's 'Norwegian Dance No. 2' and Alf Hurum's 'Miniature' all draw on the tradition of folk-fiddling, and the disc ends with the premi?¿re recording of 'Brudlaups-Klokkor' (Wedding-Bells), a newly-discovered piece by Geirr Tveitt.
Item number 8557834
Barcode 747313283422
Release date 30/04/2007
Label Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Artists Gimse, Havard
Composers Grieg, Edvard
Hurum, Alf
Tveitt, Geirr
Bergh, Sverre
Egge, Klaus
Conductors Gimse, Oyvind
Orchestras Trondheim Soloists
Producers Ponder, Michael
Disc: 1
Brudlaups-Klokkor (Wedding-Bells)
1 25 Norwegian Folksongs and Dances, Op. 17: No. 12.
2 Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21, "Symphonic Variation
3 3 Pieces, Op. 12: No. 1. Phantasy in Halling
4 I. Grave - Allegro moderato
5 II. Adagio ma non troppo
6 III. Scherzo infernale
7 IV. Allegro in halling
8 Norwegian Dance No. 2, "Gamel Holin" (Old Holin)
9 Aquarelles, Op. 5: No. 2. Miniature
10 Brudlaups-Klokkor (Wedding-Bells)
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