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Grieg: Orchestral Works & Piano Concerto / Garrick Ohlsson, Neville Marriner

Audio Samples

>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40
>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (2) for orchestra (orchestration of Op. 68/4 & Op. 68/5)
>Grieg, Edvard : Symphonic Dances (4), Op. 64
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65

Album Summary

>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40
>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (2) for orchestra (orchestration of Op. 68/4 & Op. 68/5)
>Grieg, Edvard : Symphonic Dances (4), Op. 64
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65
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Notes & Reviews:

For the tenth installment of Haenssler CLASSIC's new budget series, "Premium Composers," we are transported to the fjords and mountains of Norway for a full program of the most beautiful orchestral works of Edvard Grieg. Featured is the ever-popular Peer Gynt Suite, Holberg Suite and the immortal Piano Concerto. Each work is given a first-class performance under the direction of the legendary Neville Marriner.

BBC Music Magazine, June 2012
Strong, sinewy performances of Holberg and Peer Gynt suites, and the Symphonic Dances. Garrick Ohlsson is imperious in a tensile Piano Concerto.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, London (1994-02-16_1994-02-18&1996-).



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Works Details

>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (02/16/1994-02/18/1994)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (02/16/1994-02/18/1994)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (02/16/1994-02/18/1994)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (02/16/1994-02/18/1994)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (2) for orchestra (orchestration of Op. 68/4 & Op. 68/5)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (02/16/1994-02/18/1994)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Grieg, Edvard : Symphonic Dances (4), Op. 64
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (12/04/1996-12/06/1996)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1896-1898

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
  • Performer: Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (12/04/1996-12/06/1996)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, London (12/04/1996-12/06/1996)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1896