10 CD / Scandinavian Classic / 2012-01-31Works: Carl Nielsen: Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op. 7; Symphony no 2 in B minor, Op. 16 "The Four Temperaments"; Symphony no 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva"; Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"; Symphony...
Performers: Cold, Ulrik; Hansen, Johannes Soe; Jarlsfelt, Frank; Kruse, John; Mikkelsen, Johannes; Most, Rune; Oland, Anne; Stewart, Malcolm
Conductors: Bostock, Douglas;
Ensemble: ; Scandinavian Chamber Players
Carl Nielsen is one of Denmark's most prominent composers. Nielsen developed his own musical language, which sometimes borders on atonality, from the starting point of...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2008-11-25Works: Carl Nielsen: Aladdin Suite, Op. 34
Performers: Lemsser, Franz; Paevatalu, Guido
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: Danish National Chorus
Full of exotic delights, this colourful score is reminiscent of both 'Prince Igor' and 'Sheherazade', but still very much Nielsen's own. First released by Chandos...continue...
1 CD / MSR Classics / 2005-10-01Works: Carl Nielsen: Maskarade, FS 39; At the bier of a young artist, FS 58; Helios Overture, FS 32/Op. 17; Saga-dream, FS 46/Op. 39; Pan and Syrinx, Op. 49; An imaginary trip to the Faeroe Islands, FS 123;...
Performers: Karlsson, Karl Lennart; Lembeke, Vibeke Karsgaard
Conductors: Friedel, Lance
Ensemble: Aarhus Symphony Orchestra; Jutland Opera Chorus members
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-08-16Works: Carl Nielsen: Aladdin Suite, Op. 34; Amor og Digteren (Amor and the Poet), incidental music, FS 150 (Op. 54); Saga-dream, FS 46/Op. 39; Helios Overture, FS 32/Op. 17; Maskarade, FS 39; Pan and Syrinx...
Conductors: Willen, Niklas
Best known for his 'Six Symphonies', Nielsen's other orchestral pieces and his incidental music for theatre is among the finest of its time. 'Aladdin' was...continue...