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The Nordic Experience: works by Grieg, Sinding, Gade, Sibelius and Melartin

Audio Samples

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46
>     1. Morning Mood
>     2. The Death of Åse
>     4. In the Hall of the Mountain King
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55
>     4. Solveig's Song
>Sinding, Christian : Rustle of Spring (Fruhlingsrauchen), for piano, Op. 32/3
>Gade, Niels [Composer] : Capriccio for violin and orchestra in A minor
>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
>Melartin, Erkki : Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) Suite no 2, Op. 22
>     3. Butterfly Waltz
>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite, Op. 11
>     3. Alla marcia
>Palmgren, Selim : Sun and Clouds, for piano, Op. 102
>Atterberg, Kurt : Suite no 3, Op. 19
>     Vision
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>     1. Allegro molto moderato
>Wirén, Dag : Serenade, Op. 11
>     4. Marcia
>Alfven, Hugo [Composer] : Vallflickans dans (Herdsmaiden's Dance) (a.k.a. Dance of the Shepherd Girl)
>Lumbye, Hans Christian : Concert-Polka, for 2 violins
>Englund, Sven Einar : Valkoinen peura (The White Reindeer - Suite)
>     The Reindeer Race
>Nielsen, Carl : Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"

Album Summary

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55
>Sinding, Christian : Rustle of Spring (Fruhlingsrauchen), for piano, Op. 32/3
>Gade, Niels [Composer] : Capriccio for violin and orchestra in A minor
>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
>Melartin, Erkki : Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) Suite no 2, Op. 22
>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite, Op. 11
>Palmgren, Selim : Sun and Clouds, for piano, Op. 102
>Atterberg, Kurt : Suite no 3, Op. 19
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Wirén, Dag : Serenade, Op. 11
>Alfven, Hugo [Composer] : Vallflickans dans (Herdsmaiden's Dance) (a.k.a. Dance of the Shepherd Girl)
>Lumbye, Hans Christian : Concert-Polka, for 2 violins
>Englund, Sven Einar : Valkoinen peura (The White Reindeer - Suite)
>Nielsen, Carl : Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
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Two and a half hours of cool and timeless classics from the North.



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Works Details

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 :: 1. Morning Mood
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 :: 2. The Death of Åse
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 :: 4. In the Hall of the Mountain King
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 :: 4. Solveig's Song
  • Performer: Karita Mattila
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Sinding, Christian : Rustle of Spring (Frühlingsrauchen), for piano, Op. 32/3
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1896

>Gade, Niels [Composer] : Capriccio for violin and orchestra in A minor
  • Performer: Chloe Hanslip (Violin)
  • Conductor: Paul Mann
  • Running Time: 8 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878

>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 8 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1900

>Melartin, Erkki : Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) Suite no 2, Op. 22 :: 3. Butterfly Waltz
  • Conductor: Shuntaro Sato
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite, Op. 11 :: 3. Alla marcia
  • Conductor: Shuntaro Sato
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1893

>Palmgren, Selim : Sun and Clouds, for piano, Op. 102
  • Performer: Izumi Tateno (Piano)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Atterberg, Kurt : Suite no 3, Op. 19 :: Vision
  • Performers: Jon Sonstebo (Viola); Harald Aadland (Violin)
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1917

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61
  • Performer: Einojuhani Rautavaara (Sound Effects)
  • Conductor: Pertti Pekkanen
  • Running Time: 17 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1972

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 :: 1. Allegro molto moderato
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer
  • Running Time: 11 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Dag Wirén (1905 - 1986) : Serenade, Op. 11 :: 4. Marcia
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Hugo Alfvén (Composer) (1872 - 1960) : Vallflickans dans (Herdsmaiden's Dance) (a.k.a. Dance of the Shepherd Girl)
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Lumbye, Hans Christian : Concert-Polka, for 2 violins
  • Performers: Atle Sponberg (Violin); Harald Aadland (Violin)
  • Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Englund, Sven Einar : Valkoinen peura (The White Reindeer - Suite) :: The Reindeer Race
  • Conductor: Shuntaro Sato
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Palmgren, Selim : Sun and Clouds, for piano, Op. 102
  • Performer: Izumi Tateno (Piano)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Nielsen, Carl : Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 35 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1914-1916