Svendsen: Symphonies no 1 and 2 / Engeset, Bournemouth SO

> Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 4 - I. Molto allegro
> Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 4 - II. Andante
> Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 4 - III. Allegretto scherzando
> Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 4 - IV. Finale: Maestoso - Allegro assai con fuoco
> Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 15 - I. Allegro
> Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 15 - II. Andante sostenuto
> Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 15 - III. Intermezzo: Allegro giusto
> Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 15 - IV. Finale: Andante - Allegro con fuoco

Album Summary

>Svendsen, Johan : Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 4
>Svendsen, Johan : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 15
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Sadly overshadowed by the music of his countryman and contemporary, Edvard Grieg, Svendsen's two symphonies are captivating and masterfully orchestrated. Full of poetry and Norwegian folk flavor, these works deserve much greater popularity.



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Works Details

>Svendsen, Johan : Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 4
  • Conductor: Bjarte Engeset
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Wessex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Dorset, England (07/21/1997/07/22/1997)
  • Running Time: 35 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1858

>Svendsen, Johan : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 15
  • Conductor: Bjarte Engeset
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Wessex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Dorset, England (07/21/1997/07/22/1997)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1877