Nielsen - Complete Symphonies | Decca - Collector's Edition 4786469

Nielsen - Complete Symphonies

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Label: Decca - Collector's Edition

Cat No: 4786469

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 6

Release Date: 18th August 2014

Contents

Artists

Nancy Wait Kromm (soprano)
Kevin McMillan (tenor)
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Lars Pedersen (tenor)
Michael W Hansen (baritone)
Bo Anker Hansen (bass)
Aage Haugland
Susanne Resmark
Gert-Henning Jensen
Bo Skovhus
Michael Kristensen
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Danish National Radio Choir
Copenhagen Boys’ Choir
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Herbert Blomstedt
Ulf Schirmer

Works

Nielsen, Carl

Aladdin: Suite, FS89
Hymnus amoris, op.12 FS21
Little Suite in A minor for Strings, op.1
Masquerade, FS39
Symphonies 1-6 (complete)

Artists

Nancy Wait Kromm (soprano)
Kevin McMillan (tenor)
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Lars Pedersen (tenor)
Michael W Hansen (baritone)
Bo Anker Hansen (bass)
Aage Haugland
Susanne Resmark
Gert-Henning Jensen
Bo Skovhus
Michael Kristensen
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Danish National Radio Choir
Copenhagen Boys’ Choir
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Herbert Blomstedt
Ulf Schirmer

About

Contents:
CD 1

• Symphony No.1, FS 16
• Symphony No.2, FS 29 - “The Four Temperaments”

San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt

CD 2
• Symphony No.3, FS 60 - “Sinfonia espansiva”
• Maskarade, FS 39 - Overture
• Aladdin, FS 89 - Suite

Nancy Wait Kromm (soprano), Kevin McMillan (tenor)
San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt

CD 3
• Symphony No.4, FS 76 - “The Inextinguishable”
• Symphony No.5, FS 97

San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt

CD 4
• Symphony No.6, FS 116 - “Sinfonia semplice”
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt

• Little Suite for strings, FS 6
• Hymnus amoris, FS 21

Barbara Bonney (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Lars Pedersen (tenor), Michael W Hansen (baritone), Bo Anker Hansen (bass)
Danish National Radio Choir, Copenhagen Boys’ Choir, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer

CD 5/6
• Maskarade, FS 39
Cast:
- Aage Haugland (Jeronimus)
- Susanne Resmark (Magdelone)
- Gert-Henning Jensen (Leander)
- Bo Skovhus (Henrik)
- Michael Kristensen (Arv)
Danish National Radio Choir, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer

Blomstedt is not a glamorous personality, but to my mind he ranks high among the living giants of the podium. A low-key, undervalued, underestimated giant perhaps – but listen to those Nielsen discs and there's no doubt about his stature.” - Gramophone

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